Category: Borrowing

Funding Circle cashback on second property loan

May 19th, 2014
Funding Circle
Funding Circle have announced they will be extending the 2% cashback on property loans.  The first property loan was very popular, partly due to the cashback offer. Here is the statement from Funding Circle: Here are the details of the second formal… more »

Wonga move into peer-to-peer lending

May 14th, 2014
Invest and Borrow
The mention of Wonga will stir strong emotions amongst people.  Some see them as a saviour for helping people obtain short term credit where their bank or building society may have turned them down.  Others see them as parasites, praying on the poorest… more »

Unregulated P2P website shut down

May 9th, 2014
We believe that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), acting from information provided by P2P money, has shut down an unregulated peer-to-peer lending website.  The company in question had set-up a peer-to-peer lending site without registering with the… more »

Money&Co review

May 9th, 2014
After signing up to Money&Co last week, we've taken a look around the site.  How does this site compare with the likes of Funding Circle and Zopa? The overall look and feel of the site is quote impressive, but with any financial institution it is t… more »

Funding Circle to restrict some loans to instutional investors

April 25th, 2014
Funding Circle
Funding Circle announced they will be offering what they refer to as "whole loans".  These are loans that will be offered to institutional investors rather than lenders on the current Funding Circle platform. We were well aware that institutional inves… more »