Where I Invest

My Peer to Peer Lending Investments, November 2021

Total P2P Portfolio Annual Rate Of Return Since 2015: 6.1%

My return rate doesn’t include any new customer cashback incentives or investments held within Collateral, Lendy, Funding Secure, Moneything and The House Crowd which are in administration. Administration processes take time to complete so I will adjust these numbers once the results are known.

You can see how my return rate has fallen over the years as I’ve diversified into more companies to spread the risk and lost money to due failed loans. I’ve also drifted away from the higher risk p2p loan platforms opting for more stable investments.

Here are my current p2p investments:

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Recap: I continue to rebalance my investments into a more balanced lower risk p2p lending portfolio and as I reduce investments in higher-risk loans. Continuing to withdraw interest payments.

Added Investment:

None

Reduced Investment:

Lending Works (Reducing)
Mintos (UK investors unable to continue investing)

When I began investing in peer to peer lending, it was overwhelming. There were so many options and I had so many questions. Which peer to peer sites were reputable and which were the safest? Were they profitably operated and if not, could they sustain losses? Could they recover money from non-paying borrowers? It took months of research to answer these questions and I’m happy to offer my experiences and opinions on Financial Thing.

If you are new to peer to peer lending, I recommend reading my Peer to Peer Lending Guide before you make any decisions or contact me with any questions.

My Current Stocks, Shares, Funds & Crypto Investments

Here are my current holdings in my portfolio (Any holdings in bold were recently added):

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Index Trackers / ETF’s
Vanguard UK US Equity Index Tracker Fund
Vanguard USA VTSAX
Vanguard USA VTI
Vanguard USA VO
Vanguard USA VTIAX
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners Etf (GDXJ)

Stocks (This changes constantly as I look for opportunities)

Apple (AAPL)
Antero (AR)
Alibaba (BABA)
Barrick Gold (GOLD)
BHP Group (BHP)
Bicycle (BCYC)
Centrus Energy (LEU)
Crescent Point (CPG)
Comstock (CRK)
Diamondback Energy (FANG)
Enbridge (ENB)
Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Facebook (FB)
Flex (FLNG)
JP Morgan (JPM)
Intellia (NTLA)
Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Laredo (LPI)
Marathon (MRO)
Occidental (OXY)
Palantir (PLTR)
Pubmatic (PUBM)
Rio Tinto (RIO)
Transglobal (TGA)
Vermilion (VET)

Trading 212 £5,500 Portfolio (This changes constantly as I look for opportunities)

Alibaba (BABA)
Centrus Energy (LEU)
Cleanspark (CLSK)
Comstock (CRK)
Diamondback Energy (FANG)
Flex (FLNG)
Meta / Facebook (FB)
Hut 8 Mining (HUT)
Laredo Petroleum (LPI)
Lloyds Bank (LLOY)
Occidental (OXY)
Olin (OLN)
Palantir (PLTR)
Tullow Oil (TLW)
Vermilion (VET)

CryptoCurrencies

Bitcoin (Majority)
Ethereum (Majority / partially staking)
Decentraland
Solana
Chainlink
Cardano
The Graph
Binance Coin
Polygon (staking)
XRP
Derace
Shiba Inu
Vechain
The Sandbox
Bloktopia
Synthetix (staking)
Ren
Harmony
Litecoin
Chainguardians
Enjin
Origin
Vulcan Forged
Audius

Dogecoin
BitTorrent

This is a list of the cryptocurrencies I currently hold. This is not a recommendation so please do your own research. Read my Cryptocurrency 101 guide here. Bitcoin is the safest coin. All other coins are speculative and may become worthless. My plan is to hold Bitcoin long-term and to use altcoins for short-term profit. Profit from the altcoins will eventually be invested into Bitcoin.

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