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Peer2Peer Finance News | April 25, 2019

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Five ways to add IFISA diversity

April 4, 2019 |

THIS WEEK is the busiest of the year for ISA providers and ISA savers alike. As the end of the tax year approaches, investors and savers are rushing to make the most of their annual ISA allowance, while ISA managers … Read More

P2P transparency under threat after investors flout privacy agreements

April 1, 2019 |

THE HIGH levels of transparency vaunted by the peer-to-peer lending industry could be under threat as platforms warn that investors are sharing too much information about bad debts.

Several P2P investor forums have launched in recent years, creating a … Read More

Five last-minute IFISA ideas

March 26, 2019 |

THE END of the tax year is fast approaching, so if you haven’t yet taken full advantage of your £20,000 ISA allowance to make tax-free returns, now is the time. The peer-to-peer lending industry is expecting to see an uptick … Read More

Cash ISA choice greater than ever but rates still disappoint

March 18, 2019 |

THE NUMBER of ISAs on the savings market has topped the levels seen during the peak of last year’s ISA season, research from Moneyfacts has found.

The Moneyfacts UK Savings Trends Treasury Report revealed that there were 399 ISAs on … Read More

FCA mulls exit fee ban amid platform consultation

March 14, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering a ban or a cap on exit fees, as part of a new package of measures designed to make it easier for consumers to switch investment platforms.

Some of these measures include a … Read More

The IFISAs you can open for £100 or less

March 13, 2019 |

ISA SEASON is upon us, and according to multiple peer-to-peer lending platforms, Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) inflows are growing fast.

However, amid the rush to take advantage of the IFISA’s tax-free savings, it is easy to forget the very real … Read More

Assetz: Savers must earn ISA returns of 1.84pc to beat inflation

March 12, 2019 |

ISA SAVERS will have to earn a minimum annual return of 1.84 per cent in order to ensure that their savings can keep up with the rate of inflation, according to a new study by Assetz Capital.

The peer-to-peer business … Read More

How worried should investors be in 2019?

March 8, 2019 |

INSOLVENCIES, credit crises, economic lag and – of course – Brexit. There are many reasons for peer-to-peer investors to worry this year.

Over the past few years, P2P platforms have worked hard to win over investor confidence and the results … Read More

Have YOU been throwing away your ISA earnings?

March 4, 2019 |

AS ISA season gets underway, many savers and investors would be forgiven for feeling a little despondent. New figures from Hargreaves Lansdown have revealed that Brits have missed out on at least £188bn in lost interest from low-yielding savings accounts … Read More

One in four baby boomers have zero risk investment appetite

February 27, 2019 |

ALMOST one in four (39 per cent) of baby boomers have admitted that they have zero risk appetite when it comes to their investments, while a further 28 per cent described their risk appetite as “low”.

Just three per cent … Read More