Monthly Archives: January 2018

Your Guide To Wise, High-Yield Investment For This Year’s ISA Season

We are heading into the ISA season. Comment platform Your Money reprises the situation, as investors and savers look to commit cash ahead of the end of the tax year in April. There are currently six different types of ISA available, falling broadly within the cash or investment arena. The most suitable will vary, depending […]

An Overview Of Alternative Lending – Plus Podcast and Loan Latest

The new week will bring a new podcast, on the subject of cryptocurrencies, including and led by Bitcoin. There will also be two new loans on site. Meanwhile, here’s a handy overview of the alternative lending ecosystem (see infographic, above), courtesy of our friends at Orca. Money&Co. Podcast: We asked David Buik of London investment […]

Ready, Steady, Crypto! Plus New P2P Loan Latest

There’s a lot to say about the volatile cryptocurrency market. Our friends at Orca Money, a P2P commentator and analyst, share our curiosity. They profess themselves “fascinated by the dramatic rise of cryptocurrencies in the past year. It’s taken Nutmeg, the UK’s leading robo-adviser 5 years and substantial marketing spend to reach 50,000 users. At […]

Seeking Security From Cryptocurrency Issues – Plus Loans Latest

Cryptocurrencies, with Bitcoin to the fore, are inescapable these days. As we reported yesterday, many of our colleagues in the peer-to-peer (P2P) alternative lending market are beginning to offer credit using their own tokens via an initial coin offering (ICO). We think it’s an interesting idea, but we do have some concerns. The markets in […]

The Year Ahead In 2018: Your Money Matters Blog And Podcast

Hello. Catch our Out With The Old, In With New podcast HERE. It features lively debate amongst Baroness Kramer, Treasury spokesman for the Lib Dems in the House of Lords, David Buik, spokesman for Panmure Gordon, and Money&Co. CEO, Nicola Horlick. The conversation is hosted by author and journalist, Martin Baker, who also runs Money&Co.’s […]

P2P Flotation News – Plus Loan Latest

The long-expected stock-market flotation of Funding Circle is finally getting underway. Here’s how our friends at P2P Finance news report the news. FUNDING Circle is readying to hire advisers to prepare for a £1bn-plus float later this year. The peer-to-peer business lender has reportedly told investment banks that it will hold a beauty parade before […]

P2P: Saving And Investing Compared – Plus Loan Latest

Question: When is saving not really saving? Answer: When it’s an investment. We have long been mindful of the need to highlight the difference between savings and investments. The differentiation of the two is something that the Financial Conduct Authority has stressed in various guidance notes. Our care to highlight the risks inherent in peer-to-peer […]