Money Thing – 6 Month Results

6 Month Results

The first 6 months results of investing through the Money Thing platform are as follows –

Expected ROI 12.00%
Actual ROI 8.22%

I have calculated the ‘Expected ROI’ for this platform as an average between the stated rate of return, ’10-18%’ average being 14% and I have factored in the frequency of these returns level offerings, there is currently (1/09/2018) only one  18% offering out of 100 live loans so I have revised the average down to 12% accordingly.

As you can see the ‘Actual ROI’ is currently 8.22%. One of my loan holdings became ‘Non Performing’ in this period meaning the loan is either not paying interest as expected or at all . Cash drag is a factor too, a minimum of £1 buy in’s means you pretty much always have residual pennies on account, coupled with a relatively slow new loan generation (currently one about every 10 days), I’m actually quite happy with current ROI. There have been no other major platform developments to report at this time.

Conclusion

I have no reason to consider dropping Money Thing from my portfolio at this time, in fact based on ROI it’s currently one of my strongest performers. Loan generation could be quicker but at least they are assessing loan applications with adequate time and thoroughness.

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