Tag Archives: Great Savings Robbery

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 […]

P2P The Antidote To ‘Toxic’ High Inflation, Low Deposit Rates

P2P Finance News reports on a “toxic combination” of rising inflation and low cash-deposit rates for savers. Recent statistics show retail price inflation shooting up to 2.3 per cent. That outstrips the returns available from cash deposits. According to Money Facts, the best instant-access deposit account pays just 1.1 per cent. To get a return […]

Time To ‘Wake Up And Smell The Coffee’ For Cash Deposit Savers…

It’s time to “wake up and smell the coffee” for investors and savers, according to a report from our friends at P2P Finance News. A recent article (from which we run an extended excerpt below) reports on troubling times for income-dependent savers: “Savers are being urged to “wake up and smell the coffee” as inflation hit […]

Yield Obsessives? Opinions Divided On P2P Investors’ Motives

We start the week by examining contradictory signals as to where the alternative finance industry is going, and what is driving it. We have consistently stated that investors in the peer-to-peer (P2P) asset class (known in plain English as “lenders”) should consider security and access to capital, as well as the yield that P2P loans […]

The Search For Income: Great Savings Robbery Revisited

As interest rates remain stubbornly in the Doldrums, the search for income becomes more of an imperative. Money&Co.’s CEO, Nicola Horlick, looks at this imperative from the perspective of the pension saver in today’s blog. And we thought we’d revisit our news coverage of what we have consistently described as the Great Savings Robbery. Here’s […]