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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 19, 2019

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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

The ultimate IFISA guide

March 15, 2019 |

Unsure about about transfers, tax and how many IFISAs you can have? Fear not, Marc Shoffman presents our comprehensive guide to IFISA investing…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDING is already well known for helping investors beat paltry savings rates and now it even … 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

EasyMoney: Become an IFISA millionaire in 22 years

March 11, 2019 |

EASYMONEY has calculated that its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) account holders could become ISA millionaires within 22 years, compared with 42 years using a cash ISA.

The peer-to-peer investment platform, which is a part of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s (pictured) easy … Read More

Zopa launches risk quiz to find UK’s “most middle” town

March 11, 2019 |

ZOPA has created a quiz to help people identify their risk profile and has compiled a “Risk and Safety Index” for the UK.

The peer-to-peer consumer lender’s quiz asks a variety of questions including how tidy your home is, what … Read More

Folk2Folk boosts investor rates in product overhaul

March 11, 2019 |

FOLK2FOLK has boosted its investor rates and has scrapped its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) arrangement fee as part of an overhaul of its product range.

The peer-to-peer lender, which offers secured business loans, said on Monday that investors can now … Read More

EasyMoney hails IFISA potential as ISA tax relief hits £3bn

March 11, 2019 |

INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) provider EasyMoney has paid tribute to the power of the ISA savings wrapper, as the total amount of tax relief passed £3bn for the first time.

According to the most recent HMRC data, tax relief on … Read More

Unbolted unveils P2P pawnbroking IFISA

March 6, 2019 |

UNBOLTED has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) with just weeks to go until the end of the tax year.

The peer-to-peer pawnbroker said investors can earn between six and ten per cent a year in the tax wrapper depending … Read More

Relendex: Savers more likely to switch their insurance than their ISA

March 6, 2019 |

HALF of cash ISA savers have never changed their provider despite recognising the benefits of switching other financial products, research shows.

A poll commissioned by peer-to-peer property lender Relendex found that while 82 per cent of UK adults prioritise shopping around … Read More