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P2P Lending 2016 Update

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It’s been a while since I gave an update on my P2P lending account at Prosper. That’s because I’m not as enamored with it anymore. I started investing in P2P lending with Prosper.com in 2011 with $1,000. Eventually, I increased my investment to $10,000 and it’s been a generally positive experience over the last 5 years. [...]

Reader’s Question: How should Chris invest?

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Hey Everyone, Today we have an email from Chris. His household is making a nice income and he’s wondering if there is anything he could do to improve his personal finances. Let’s see if we can help him with some useful advice. My age: 31 Wife’s age: 29 Total take home gross salary of ~$125K.  [...]

Retiring In A Bear Market

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It’s not even a month into 2016 and the stock market is already in turmoil. The S&P 500 index was down by double digit percentage and who knows where we will go from here. A few major stock indexes around the world already entered a bear market (20% decline) and I suspect that 2016 will [...]

Reader’s Question – Is Greg Saving Enough?

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Hey Everyone, Today we have a question from Greg. His household income increased greatly over the last two years and he has some questions. I'll try my best, but I don't have any experience with this level of income. My advice might not be on target so I'd love some help from everyone. Greg's Questions [...]