Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Next Big Thing?

Peer-to-peering lending via companies like Prosper and Lending Club continue to draw the attention of yield-hungry investors.

In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer take a question from their mailbag about the viability of peer-to-peer lending and the risks involved.

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The article Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Next Big Thing? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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