Tag Archives: P2P investment

Mainstream Fund Shows Signs Of Life – Plus Loans Latest

The troubled P2P Global Investments fund, on which we’ve reported here several times, has changed its name and finally reports some improved figure after some painful investment offloads. It’s long been our view that the best way to profit from platform lending is to choose a platform with a conservative selection policy and risk analysis, […]

Alternative Lending Review, Part IV: Be Secure – Plus Loan Latest

The final instalment of our brief review of alternative lending looks at the major similarities and differences between Innovative Finance Individual Savings Accounts and (IFISAs) “mainstream” Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs). IFISA – Similarities With Other ISAs The IFISA is an ISA like any other. The £20,000 annual allowance applies to all types of ISA: IFISAs, […]

Flat Rates Outlook Adds Lustre To 7% Managed Portfolio Service

All the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has built a consensus among analysts that interest rates aren’t going up any time soon. With that in mind, we thought we’d offer a brief reminder of the attractions of our managed portfolio service, with its net 7 per cent yield. Managed Portfolio Service Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio Service […]

SME Borrowing Costs Fall – Plus Loan Latest

Good news for borrowers in the alternative-finance sector. The total cost of short-term unsecured borrowing from alternative lenders for most credit-worthy businesses has fallen below 9.5 per cent since March, according to newly published independent research. Our friends at AltFi take up the story. Funding Xchange, which tracks the lending activity of 40 specialist SME […]