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P2P Lending Surges By 20% In A Year

Peer-to-peer lending platforms seem to be veering away from pooling funds from consumers in favour of taking money from  institutional investors. As the market matures,...

How Does Crowdfunded Peer-To-Peer Lending Work For Investors?

Peer-to-peer lending comes as two models - lending or investment. Lending is to businesses, to ease cashflow or finance stock or capital spending, or to...

How To Lend Money To Your Family

Lending money to friends and family often comes with a huge guilt burden rather than a feelgood factor for helping someone out. You either caved...

Watchdog Tightens Rules To Safeguard P2P Loan Investors

Investors and borrowers face dealing with new rules for peer-to-peer crowdfunded loans. The industry regulator has stepped in with proposals to update rules for lenders...

Savings Experts Want P2P Lending Option For SIPPS

Financial experts want the government to allow peer-to-peer lending as an option for SIPP pension investors. Trade body the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) is...

P2P Lender Sells Off Bad Debts Worth £2.1 Million

A British peer-to-peer lender has become the first platform to sell non-performing debt. RateSetter has completed a deal with undisclosed terms to 1st Credit, a...

Bad Debts Trigger Online Lender To Stop Dealing

Ripples of fear are spreading across online peer to peer lending and crowdfunding platforms as more signs of failing investments become public. The latest victim...