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Peer-to-peer lending exceeds £300million

July 31st, 2012
P2P Money
The P2P Money website can exclusively report today that peer-to-peer lending in the UK has now passed the £300million mark.  This is another milestone in the peer-to-peer industry which is currently growing at a rate of approximately 60% per annum. T… more »

Lies, damn lies and statistics

July 20th, 2012
We have all seen the advertisements “8.8% gross yield”, “earn 8.6% AER", "average gross rate was 10.4%", "returns typically above 8%", "average interest... 10.49%".  One of the reasons the P2P Money website came into existence was to provide a level com… more »

Could Zopa move into P2B lending ?

July 2nd, 2012
In Zopa's weekly email they asked an interesting question: Zopa savers currently lend money to individuals. If Zopa also allowed small businesses to apply for loans, would you be interested in lending to them? As per individual loans, we would conduc… more »

Cashback still available

June 26th, 2012
Cashback offers are still running on Zopa, Funding Circle and RateSetter for new lenders and borrowers.  These range from £10 for lending a mere £100 on RateSetter to £250 for borrowing a £100k on Funding Circle. These offers (subject to terms and cond… more »

Zopa and RateSetter in "Most Trusted Loan Provider"

June 22nd, 2012
Zopa and RateSetter take first and second place in the Moneywise customer service awards for "Most Trusted Loan Provider". Zopa has now won the award for three years in a row, and RateSetter received the "Highly Commended" second place. The contenders… more »