Measuring Social Capital | P2P Lending, Peer to Peer Lending, People to People Lending

#1kd on 02.08.08 at 11:45 am

9% is pretty good for a 20k AA.

Personally I don’t like them AAs much. Too many of them pay off early.

#2Little Trollon 02.08.08 at 12:41 pm

Personally I don’t like them non-AAs much. Too many of them don’t pay.

#3Tomon 02.09.08 at 4:14 am

It was certainly worth something. The blog posts drove some traffic to your loan which other borrowers don’t have. I wouldn’t have noticed your loan without the blog posts, for example.

#4Prosper Roundup — P2P Lending Carnival #3 Editionon 02.10.08 at 8:22 am

[…] RateLadder attmepts to Measur[e] Social Capital […]

#5reza on 02.11.08 at 5:59 pm

Dear Friends,
A group of researchers at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, are investigating effects of Weblogs on “Social Capital”. Therefore, they have designed an online survey. By participating in this survey you will help researches in “Management Information Systems” and “Sociology”. You must be at least 18 years old to participate in this survey. It will take 5 to 12 minutes of your time.
Your participation is greatly appreciated. You will find the survey at the following link.
This group has already done another study on Weblogs effects on “Social Interactions” and “Trust”. To obtain a copy of the previous study brief report of findings you can email Reza Vaezi at

#6Lazy Man and Moneyon 02.21.08 at 8:30 am

I think having a website with more than a year of history is worth a lot of social capital. It’s a bonus that the website is about lending, but really a reputable blog in any niche would get my respect.

#7Living Off Dividendson 02.21.08 at 10:08 am

I think all those fishing trips in the sun have cooked your brains! haha.

#8What Is Social Capital?on 03.05.08 at 4:57 am

[…] great confidence in getting a return on their money. When he examined his loan, he realized that his social capital shaved about 2.5% off the average interest rate. These are examples of very real […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *