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OFF3R launches index for AIM

OFF3R analysed major equity crowdfunding platforms including Seedrs, Crowdcube, Syndicate Room, Angels Den, Envestors and The House Crowd. The P2P lending platforms examined were Zopa, Landbay, RateSetter, ArchOver, Marketinvoice, Lending

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Thinking of becoming involved in P2P?

There’s a good reason why financial professionals prefer to talk about risk-adjusted returns: it’s impossible to work out whether a 5% yield represents a triumph or a disaster without considering

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The search for inflation-beating returns

The bad news for savers just gets worse, as declining interest returns cannot match the rate at which prices are set to rise. Savers face the continuing vicious circle of

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Treasury includes crowd bonds in Innovative Finance ISA

Originally launched back in April 2016 the Innovative Finance ISA at first offered the opportunity to invest in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. The remit has now been extended to include crowd

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10 questions to ask a P2P lender before investing

With more investors and savers considering P2P lending products in the continued low interest rate environment, and the prospect of further rate cuts to come, it’s vital they understand the platform

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Andy Murray invests in Landbay via Seedrs

Landbay is back for its fifth Seedrs raise since December 2013. The proptech lender focuses on prime residential mortgages and claims to be the UK’s fastest growing peer-to-peer platform. The

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Zopa update on the Innovative Finance ISA

From 6 April peer-to-peer lending platforms with a full FCA licence will be able to offer customers a new type of ISA, the Innovative Finance ISA, allowing customers to earn

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UK rents see seasonal slowdown

Buy-to-let peer-to-peer lender Landbay claims the “slight seasonal slowdown” took hold in London, where rents fell by 0.6%, pulling down the UK average. London’s rental market is particularly sensitive to changes

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Don’t bank on an inheritance from parents, warns study

Thousands of Brits could be facing disappointment if they’re expecting an inheritance – as almost one in four parents intend to leave just a small percentage, or even none, of