Peer to Peer Lending News Roundup – November 3, 2012

During the week I share the latest p2p lending news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.

Random Thoughts – Lending Club Loans – Borrowers’ FICO Score and Bad-Loan Experience Index (Correlating credit scores with risk – no real surprises here)

Atlanta Bargain Hunter – Ways to earn more on your savings (Good to see p2p lending get a mention here)

The Economist – Shut down Cumplo (You might think p2p lending regulation is tough in this country, be thankful you are not in Chile)

Money Help for Christians – How to Get Started Investing at Lending Club (New Lending Club investor demonstrates the quick and easy way to build a portfolio)

Financial Samurai – Investing In Peer-To-Peer Lending With Prosper.com (Long time financial blogger provides an in depth look into his decision to invest with Prosper)

Random Thoughts – PeerCube Update – Comprehensive Details for Lending Club Loans (The new Lending Club investor tool, PeerCube, now provides even more information)

From the Lend Academy Forum

The Lend Academy forum is where investors go to discuss p2p lending. Below are some topics that were being discussed this week.

Error on Folio – Looks like an update this week was causing some strange behavior on Lending Club’s trading platform

Charged Off Payments – Why some Lending Club loans are charged off despite a recent payment

Bankruptcy Notification – Notes canceled immediately on Prosper’s Folio platform because of a bankruptcy

  • Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.

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