Articles tagged "A brief guide to peer to peer lending"

  • Working out peer to peer
    Last updated: 07/11/2016 - 12:27
    Article by Danielle Levy

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has continued to find favour amongst income-hungry investors who are fed up with the low interest rates on offer from deposit accounts.

  • tax calculator
    Last updated: 31/10/2016 - 12:42
    Article by Danielle Levy

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms allow investors to lend money directly to individuals and businesses. In return, they receive an attractive yield - provided the borrower does not default.

  • On a tightrope
    Last updated: 04/11/2016 - 13:24
    Article by Danielle Levy

    Rates on offer from deposit accounts continue to disappoint, pushing investors beyond the mainstream in search of a healthy yield.

  • Five fingers
    Last updated: 31/10/2016 - 10:59
    Article by Danielle Levy

    The UK’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market has grown exponentially since first mover Zopa launched in 2005. P2P allows investors to lend directly to individuals and businesses. In return, they receive an attractive yield - provided the borrower does not default.

  • Peer to peer
    Last updated: 15/11/2016 - 13:56
    Article by Moneywise staff

    Welcome to our guide to peer to peer lending. Our four articles in the series explain what peer to peer lending is, how it works and what you should look out for.