Posts Categorized: Commentary

Peer-to-Peer Lending: Sprint or Marathon?

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Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts where I’m offering my thoughts as to the role of peer-to-peer (or “direct”) lending within the broader context of the investment landscape. I ran the Philadelphia Marathon last weekend – 26.2 miles of pounding pavement gave me lots of time to think about the fast-evolving […]

Peer-to-Peer Lending: Why You Won’t Lose Money

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Note: This is the third in a series of posts where I’m offering my thoughts as to the role of peer-to-peer (or “direct”) lending within the broader context of the investment landscape. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing the role of peer-to-peer lending in an investment portfolio.  The conversation started around the advantages […]

Why Peer-to-Peer Lending Makes So Much Sense

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Note: This will be the first in a series of posts where I’ll offer my thoughts as to the role of peer-to-peer (or “direct”) lending within the broader context of the investment landscape. Much attention has been garnered in recent months by the evolution of peer-to-peer lending.  Mainstream press and major financial institutions are paying […]

Bears & Bonds

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Readers: Here is an interesting NY Times commentary highlighting the need to re-think our traditional methodologies for generating income within the portfolio.  Clearly, we at Birchmere Advisors are in agreement with many of the observations highlighted in the article.  This sentiment is increasingly visible to the public eye – and rightfully so, as the wave […]