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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 22, 2018

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Savings squeeze slows as inflation finally falls

January 16, 2018 |

SAVERS and households received some slight relief this morning as inflation fell for the first time since June, due to a slower increase in air fares, food and clothes.

The cost of living dropped to three per cent in December, … Read More

17th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

November 21, 2017 |

17th Real Estate Private Equity Summit

Date: 21-22 February 2018

Venue: Los Angeles, CA

There is more money in real estate than ever before, which introduces new challenges to keep up with demand. More foreign capital is flowing into US real estate, … Read More

Lendy: Savers missing out on £27bn of returns due to inflation

November 18, 2017 |

UK SAVERS could lose £26.5bn over the next year as inflation eats into capital in low-interest savings accounts, according to new research from Lendy.

The peer-to-peer property platform claims that savers collectively receive just £10.06bn of interest on the £1.3trn … Read More

Strain on households persists as inflation holds steady

November 14, 2017 |

INFLATION remained at a five-year high of three per cent last month, putting continued strain on the budgets of UK households.

Economists suggested Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) has now reached a peak, but warned the headline figure masks an increase … Read More

Consumer spending falls at fastest rate in four years

November 13, 2017 |

CONSUMER spending has fallen at its fastest rate in four years, displaying further evidence of the ongoing squeeze on household budgets.

IHS Markit and Visa’s UK consumer spending index revealed a two per cent year-on-year decline in spending during October.

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Inflation and interest rates worry investors more than Brexit

November 13, 2017 |

INVESTORS are more worried about inflation and low interest rates than they are about Brexit, new research claims.

A survey of over 1,000 UK savers and 500 high-net-worth individuals, commissioned by Rathbone Investment Management, found that 42 per cent of … Read More

Cash ISA savers left £4bn short by inflation

October 20, 2017 |

LOW cash ISA rates and high inflation have left UK savers £3.81bn short, research claims.

Investing platform Willis Owen claims the £270bn held in cash ISAs would be worth £273.5bn based on the average rate in September of 1.013 per … Read More

Savings crisis ‘looming on the horizon’

October 18, 2017 |

A FAILURE to put enough money away and a lack of financial education mean a savings crisis is looming on the horizon, a new report has warned.

A survey of over 2,000 UK employees found a third were saving less … Read More

The savings squeeze continues as inflation hits five-year high

October 17, 2017 |

INTEREST-STARVED savers have been hit with more bad news after inflation hit a five-year high.

The Office for National Statistics reported consumer price inflation (CPI) was three per cent in September, up from 2.9 per cent in August and the … Read More

Inflation hitting higher income households hardest

October 16, 2017 |

NEW analysis by investment and financial planning group Tilney has revealed that the wealthiest households have experienced a much higher rate of inflation over the last two decades than everyone else.

In its household inflation index report, Tilney calculated that … Read More