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Peer-to-peer lending is not risk free

August 21st, 2014
Peer-to-peer lending does involve taking some risk, and they are not currently covered by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation Scheme).  The value of a lender's loan book will vary and can fall as well as rise, with the possibility of a complete lo… more »

LendIt London 2014

August 10th, 2014
LendIt has announced details of their European conference in London on the 17th November.  Tickets cost £295 (£354 including VAT) per person, but with the discount code p2pmoneyvip attendees can purchase these tickets at the reduced price of £250.75 (£3… more »

Landbay offer 2% cashback

July 25th, 2014
Landbay, one of the newer peer-to-peer companies, are offering 2% cashback on funds lent before 31st July.  The interest rate for an A+ loan is currently 4% per annum over 3 year years, which is comparable with Zopa.  Their A+ lending rates are a little… more »

MoneyWeek survey on peer-to-peer lending

July 3rd, 2014
RateSetter, one of the leading peer-to-peer companies, has published a survey of MoneyWeek readers on the topic of peer-to-peer lending.  Interestingly 93% of respondants indicated they believed peer-to-peer offers better value than banks, and 87% belie… more »

RateSetter comment on ISAs

June 22nd, 2014
RateSetter, one of the leading peer-to-peer companies have provided an update on ISAs.  RateSetter is involved in discussions with industry peers and the Treasury on how best to allow savers to include P2P in their ISAs, ahead of a government consultati… more »