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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Person-to-Person Lending by Curtis E. Arnold, Beverly Harzog

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Chapter 22
Managing Your Loan Portfolio
In This Chapter
• How you benefit from a portfolio approach
• Managing your Prosper portfolio
• Portfolio approaches on other P2P lending websites
• Using Smart Bids to diversify on Fynanz
• Diversifying your portfolio on Kiva
• Questions to ask yourself before you reinvest your returns
 
Does finding the loan listings that meet your criteria seem like a headache to you?
Some people enjoy the process. But if you’re one of those people to whom the destination is more important than the journey, then you might consider trying the portfolio approach. Most of the P2P lending websites have this option. In fact, Prosper and Lending Club have quite a sophisticated way to establish your portfolio and keep tabs on it. ...

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