Kenyon Meadows is an advocate of investing in high-yield investments like peer to peer loans and crowdfunded real estate. His book, Alternative Financial Medicine, describes his experience and lays out the basics of these alternative asset classes.
I've decided to liquidate my Peer to Peer Loan investments, primarily at Lending Club. While I certainly made money, it's time to move on.
My Peer to Peer Loan investments continue to have great returns despite having plenty of defaults. The key is to automate the process to minimize the hassle factor.