#4: Diary of a Peer to Peer Lending Investor with Haven Investor

October 17th, 2015|

I saw the headline during the week ‘Trustbuddy ceases operations – under investigation’.

I was not surprised as I never did understand their lending model. I considered buying shares in their firm earlier in the year as they are one of the few peer to peer lending platform in the world that are listed on the markets. […]

Haven Investor: Diary of a P2P Lending Investor #3

October 2nd, 2015|

Following Funding Circles new fixed rate offering, which reduces the returns for experienced investors – I have now begun to substantially reduce my lending with the platform and have now focused on lending to ‘personal asset secured lending’ basically a modern day/digital age pawnbroking. There are a few new growing platforms in this area within […]

Haven Investor: Diary of a P2P Lending Investor #2

September 14th, 2015|

Hi all,

It has been a busy period in the peer to peer lending world, following Funding Circle’s announcement to switch from a traditional auction based model to a fixed interest model. Judging by the feedback from investors there is a lot of disappointment with this decision, even Funding Circle have stated that 29% of investors […]

Haven Investor: Diary of a P2P Lending Investor

September 5th, 2015|

Our diarist, has £250k (€370k, $400k) to invest and is wary of the volatility of traditional shares and bonds and disappointed with less than a 1% return from a typical bank’s saving account – as he is seeking a steady, secure income above 10% per year to fund his early retirement. After researching numerous investment […]