Tags: ratesetter

P2P companies allows lenders to sell early

January 18th, 2013
RateSetter
RateSetter has added new functionality that allows lenders to cash-in individual or multiple micro-loans early.  Also this month ThinCats introduced a similar feature.  This brings these two P2P companies into line with Zopa, Funding Circle and Encash (… more »

RateSetter increases cashback to £20

January 11th, 2013
RateSetter
RateSetter has increased their cashback offer to an amazing £20 for new lenders who invest and lend out £100 or more by 31st January 2012, which represents up to a massive 20% return on investment.  With rates on the 3 year and 5 year fixed rate loans s… more »

Rates fall on peer-to-peer lending

January 8th, 2013
Zopa
Rates on on main peer-to-peer lenders Zopa, Funding Circle and to some degree, RateSetter, have fallen over the last few weeks with lending supply currently outstripping borrower demand.  Over the next month this trend will be reversed with an increase… more »

Why peer-to-peer should be regulated

December 8th, 2012
After the recent announcement that peer-to-peer lending is to be regulated, people may ask why an industry wants to be regulated.  Peer-to-peer lending has come a long way since 2005 when Zopa started the concept.  Lenders have been burnt several tim… more »

Peer-to-peer to become regulated

December 7th, 2012
P2P Finance Association
The government has announced that peer-to-peer is to become a regulated activity in the latest Financial Servics Bill.  While other industries are resisting regulation, the leaders within the peer-to-peer industry, and consumers alike, have been pushing… more »