Roundup of Social Lending News – June 4, 2011

Every Saturday I bring you the latest news from the world of peer to peer lending. These are the best of the news articles and blog posts from around the web that I shared on Twitter this past week. Have a great weekend.

US News & World Report – The Future of Money (Hint: It’s Virtual)

Prosper – Prosper.com Reports Double-Digit Compound Monthly Growth for Eight Consecutive Months (Press release)

Management Today (UK) – New Generation Moneylenders

Wall Street Journal – More Start-Ups Seek Peer-to-Peer Loans

Prosper – Five Strategies of Successful Prosper Lenders — Part One

P2P Lending News – $24.1 Million in Loans Facilitated by U.S. Peer-to-Peer Lending Companies in May

Financial Happiness Project – Peer Lending vs Bank Lending

Wiseclerk – $390,000 P2P Loan Funded via Rebirth Financial

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