Monthly Archives: November 2019

Platform Loans – The New Kids On The Personal Investing Block

Call it platform lending, marketplace lending or peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, the loans facilitated in our sector are a new asset class. The novelty of platform lending has contributed to a classic case of the syndrome known as fear of the unknown. There have been some high-profile failures in the sector. The lesson we’ve learned from […]

Platform Lenders Heading For Increased Scrutiny – Plus Loan Latest

P2P lenders could be in for further scrutiny from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after the collapse of FundingSecure exposed client money failures, compliance experts have warned in a report by our friends at P2P Finance News. At Money&Co. we had a routine audit with the FCA a few months ago – and passed with […]

Principled Regulation The Key For Alternative Assets – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we offer an excerpt from an interesting take on regulation from our American cousins. This opinion, piece, in Forbes magazine, deals with the regulation of digital assets and financial synthetics – but it offers a different way of looking at things during a period of change in the regulation of financial markets, including alternative […]

Managed Portfolio Service Revisited – Plus Loan Latest

Regular readers will be aware we like to revisit our popular managed portfolio service. Here’s a brief reminder of its attractions. Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio Service have access to loans with a typical fixed return of 7%, without the need to manage a portfolio of loans. You will receive a quarterly statement with detail […]

Platform Lending: Vigilance, Like Charity, Begins At Home

Leading journalist Jeff Prestridge paints a damning picture of the UK’s “supposed financial watchdog”, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in The Mail On Sunday. The essence of the argument is that the FCA could and should do more. The failure to spot the shortcomings of the London & Capital Finance bond offering looms large. We’ll […]