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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 22, 2018

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Innovative Finance Isa

The highest paying P2P property IFISAs of 2018/19

May 21, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER property platforms are rapidly overtaking non-property platforms in terms of the returns available. And when these returns are invested within an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper, they can quickly mount up.

Many platforms are now offering double-digit returns as … Read More

Assetz Capital boosts returns for investors

May 16, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lender Assetz Capital has announced its first-ever rate rise across its access accounts.

The rate increase, which took effect at the start of May, increases target interest rates for the Quick Access Account from 3.75 per cent to 4.10 … Read More

LandlordInvest almost doubles loanbook thanks to IFISA boost

May 9, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST has almost doubled the size of its loanbook in the first five months of 2018, the platform’s latest data shows.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let lender has released its latest loanbook statistics, for the period between the start of January and … Read More

EasyMoney calls for cash ISA risk warning

May 5, 2018 |

EASYMONEY, part of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s easy family of brands, has called for low-interest-rate ISAs and savings accounts to carry risk warnings.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Saturday that savers need to be alerted to the threat of value … Read More

Funding Circle opens IFISA to transfers

May 2, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to transfers, meaning that all of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lenders now offer this capability.

The UK’s third-largest lender to small businesses said on Wednesday that investors can transfer any existing … Read More

Majority of UK adults misunderstand benefits of IFISAs, says ArchOver

May 2, 2018 |

NEARLY two thirds of UK adults recognise that Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) can offer higher returns, a tax-free wrapper and greater diversification, according to ArchOver research.

However, the peer-to-peer business lender found that while 61 per cent recognised certain benefits … Read More

How to become an IFISA millionaire in 25 years

May 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investors could become Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) millionaires within 25 years, research claims.

Figures from P2P analyst 4th Way suggest if a lender invests £10,000 each year across several platforms and aims for nine per cent interest after bad … Read More

RateSetter IFISA has attracted ‘high tens of millions’ of pounds

April 30, 2018 |

RATESETTER has revealed that its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has already attracted “high tens of millions” of pounds from investors, in less than three months since launch.

A spokesperson from the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lender told Peer2Peer Finance News that … Read More

Zopa executive: “Savers are abandoning the cash ISA en masse”

April 27, 2018 |

SAVERS are “abandoning the cash ISA en masse”, as the personal savings allowance (PSA) makes the tax-free wrappers less relevant for consumers, a Zopa executive has said.

New data from UK Finance showed that investment in cash ISAs fell from … Read More

Zopa sees £100m boost from IFISA investors

April 24, 2018 |

ZOPA saw more than £100m invested through its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in the last tax year, the platform has revealed.

The amount easily surpasses the total subscriptions of £17m in the 2016/2017 tax year, when Zopa, and other major … Read More