Marketplace Lending Securitizations are Killing the Retail Investor Market

Securitizations are providing important liquidity to marketplace lending platforms. And that sucks for us retail investors. Back when marketplace lending was peer to peer lending, retail investors (small investors like you and me) had the promise and the opportunity to pick from many loans. They all came from the fractional loan pool for investment. Since … Read more Marketplace Lending Securitizations are Killing the Retail Investor Market

How To Create a Successful Trade on Paxful Part 2: Payment Methods

If you haven’t read it yet, please read Part 1, where we go over the mechanics of setting up a trade listing that will be secure and profitable. Today, we will talk about payment methods on Paxful. While there are over 300 different methods, most of them fall into one of these 5 categories. Scammers … Read more How To Create a Successful Trade on Paxful Part 2: Payment Methods

10 Accounts to Follow on CryptoTwitter (Besides Mine)

Make Your Twitter Feed More Informative w/These Accounts Certain people and industries gravitate to certain social media platforms. For instance, models whether they are professional, amateur, or just aspiring-to-be flock to Instagram. Gamers go to Twitch. And cryptocurrency goes to Twitter, or cryptotwitter as it’s called. I love Twitter for following the cryptoeconomy. Do you … Read more 10 Accounts to Follow on CryptoTwitter (Besides Mine)

SEC Releases Bitwise ETF Research

This article is reprinted from my paid newsletter Crypto News Over Nonsense. Do you subscribe yet? It’s great actionable information. Here’s the article. The conversation between the SEC and the crypto-economy continues. The SEC released a presentation from Bitwise that addressed some of the SEC questions and concerns from the Bitwise ETF submission request in … Read more SEC Releases Bitwise ETF Research

Which Type of Marketplace Lending Investor Are You? I’m #3

When I started investing in marketplace loans in 2013, it was still called peer to peer lending or p2p lending. There were also only 2 options. Professional and accredited investors have many more options for investment. Banks have gotten on board since then offering platforms of their own. For retail investors we now have more … Read more Which Type of Marketplace Lending Investor Are You? I’m #3