Posts Tagged: bond funds

LendIt 2014: Why I Can’t Wait

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The dawn of the 2014 edition of the LendIt conference is upon us, and I’m like an eight-year old kid on Christmas Eve.  In a few short hours, the best and brightest in the world of crowd and internet-based finance will descend upon the Hilton in Union Square, and we’ll be off to the races.  […]

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 […]

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 […]