Archives for: June 2013

Peer-to-peer lending concept

June 27th, 2013
Folk2Folk
Folk2Folk is one of the latest companies to join the peer-to-peer arena, and is based in the South West of England.  They have published a useful document on peer-to-peer lending, which is worth republishing here, and gives us a mention too. Peer-to-… more »

RateSetter P2P returns

June 27th, 2013
RateSetter
There was a comment made on the P2P money blog recently with regard to the returns they were receiving on RateSetter.  Alex Gower, RateSetter's Marketing Director, asked if he could respond to this comment, which we were more than happy to facilitate.… more »

Funding Circle rate change comments

June 24th, 2013
Funding Circle
The change this morning to minimum lending rates has generated a lot of comments, with no less than 177 comments on the thread entitled introducing new minimum bid rates for new loans, most of them against this.  So why would lenders - who would potenti… more »

Funding Circle raise minimum lending rates

June 24th, 2013
Funding Circle
Funding Circle have raised the minimum lending rate from 4% to between 6% and 10.5% depending on the market.  Funding Circle state this change will "promote a sustainable marketplace for both investors and businesses".  This suggests that the lending ra… more »

Zopa loans at 4.9% APR again

June 18th, 2013
Zopa
Zopa, the leading peer-to-peer company in the UK, have loans of between £8000 and £15,000 over 36, 48 and 60 months at a record low of 4.9% APR for an A* borrower.  This is an extension to previous offer from May.  This is a market leading rate an shoul… more »