Archives for: January 2014

Is RateSetter a bank?

January 30th, 2014
We recently received a question from one of our readers about peer-to-peer lending: I have lent money on a variety of P2P platforms but mainly on Zopa and Ratesetter.  It never occured to me to look at the borrowing side of these sites until today.  … more »

Madiston LendLoanInvest launch

January 29th, 2014
Madiston Lend Loan Invest
Some lenders may be aware of the peer-to-peer provider LendLoanInvest, as this company has been in development for several years.  The company has finally launched with a new name "Madiston LendLoanInvest" and logo to avoid confusion with LendInvest.  T… more »

Estimated return after bad debt

January 23rd, 2014
P2P Money
There are several "reputable" websites now trying to publicise peer-to-peer lending.  These sites are showing a figure for "estimated return after bad debt".  Unfortunately it is not possible to calculate this figure unless you know the tax rate for the… more »

Zombies attack London

January 16th, 2014
Zombies have attacked London!  Unlike the typical zombie, these type of zombies can seriously affect your wealth. We are - of course - talking about zombie accounts.  These are accounts which are dead to new funds, and wher… more »

RateSetter take on zombies

January 13th, 2014
RateSetter have declared war on zombies.  Not the undead, you may be pleased to read, but the type that are all too common these days.  The type that you may well have yourself.  It started life as something decent, something you were glad to have, but… more »