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My peer-to-peer story

February 27th, 2014
I was really looking forward to speaking at the P2P Finance Association conferance on Tuesday, but unfortunately the flu had other plans for me! My peer-to-peer story began in 2005 when I read an article about a new website where you could lend direc… more »

Earn cashback with peer-to-peer lending

February 17th, 2014
P2P Money
The P2P money website is pleased to announce that there are now five cashback schemes for new lenders, and four cashback schemes for new borrowers.  Lenders are able to earn up to £40 with Funding Circle, and personal borrowers are able to earn up to £2… more »

Is RateSetter a bank?

January 30th, 2014
RateSetter
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 »

Zopa introduce Rate Promise

January 9th, 2014
Zopa
Zopa have today announced they are introducing a Rate Promise which ensures that lenders earn an average return of 5% AER over the lifetime of 5 year loans originated within the offer period.  If lenders prefer a shorter period, Zopa are promising a 4.1… more »

Companies exiting P2P market

December 15th, 2013
Encash
With no less than thirteen new peer-to-peer companies launching in 2013, there are two companies that have effectively exited the P2P market this year.  These companies are Encash (YES-secure) and Squirrl.com. Encash has only arranged three loans in 20… more »