Monthly Archives: October 2017

Income-Dependent Investors Need To Target Yield – Plus 8% Loan Latest

Income-dependent investors need to target yield like never before in recent years. Our friends at P2P Finance News report that “interest-starved savers have been hit with more bad news after inflation hit a five-year high.” This latest news piece is written on the back of retail-price inflation rising to three per cent, and it calls […]

SME Start-Up, AltFi Revolution Continues – Plus Loan Latest

The UK start-up revolution shows no sign of ending, according to a recent report in The Financial Times. The newspaper cites various sources in stating that “last year nearly 660,000 companies were established, up from 608,000 in 2015, according to the Centre for Entrepreneurs, a think-tank. This year it looks likely that the record will […]

Equity And P2P Crowdfunding Asset Classes Reprised – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we look at the important and legitimate asset class on the other side of the crowdfunding fence – equity raises. We have long argued that equity raises are a a useful and interesting part of a balanced portfolio of investments for risk-tolerant investors. The upside of equity investment is potentially very attractive, but the […]

P2P Moves Heads To Centre Of Pension Stage – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we bring news of a welcome development, as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending becomes ever more widely accepted as an important and legitimate asset class. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider offer a report of Linked Finance, an “Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending company”, which has announced the launch of a new type of pension account. “The account allows holders […]

FinTech Is Putting Banks’ Noses Out Of Joint – Plus Loan Latest

Financial technology (FinTech) is creating more and more disruption in the banking sector, according to a report from our friends at AltFi. “Big banks need to respond to rapidly changing customer preferences, digital interfaces and platform businesses to thrive post-crisis, according to a new report from Oliver Wyman… “Whatever their progress on the restructuring agenda, […]

Timely P2P ISA Investing Can Beat Seasonal Rush – Plus Loan Latest

We’re heading towards what’s known as “ISA season”. That’s the last quarter of the tax year, ending in early April, when investors commit the majority of the many billions invested in Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) – the vehicles that allow you to commit up to £20,000 free of any tax on income or capital gain. […]

SME Lending Must Go On, Brexit Or No Brexit – Plus Loan Latest

Small- and medium-sized companies are the lifeblood of the UK economy. Irrespective of what kind of Brexit we get, it remains the role of Money&Co. to bring individuals looking for good return on capital together with small business looking for capital to grow. It does look, though, that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit is not helping […]