Tag Archives: pensions

Crowdfunding Savers – No “Terrifying Possibility” Just “Decent Rates”

Geeting our point across – Money&Co. CEO Nicola Horlick spreads the word on crowdfunding  The message is clear: low interest rates are creating huge problems for savers and investors dependent on deposit account yields (as reported here earlier). People dependent on income from annuities (fixed-income instruments that used to be an automatic accompaniment of a […]

Crowdfunding Eager For NISA Moves

Crowdfunders to offer a slice of investment pie – but when, how? One of the great benefits of crowdfunding investment is its immediacy. Investors and lenders get to make a direct connection, via the crowdfunding platform, with the company soliciting funds. You get to see who wants money, and why. And things seemed to get […]

Telegraph: Crowdfunding Boon For Pensioners

Yours to control The mainstream media is slowly coming round to the notion that alternative sources of finance may not be so alternative after all. The Telegraph runs a feature on the potential impact of peer-to-peer (P2P) and peer-to-business (P2B) finance on the pension reforms announced in the last UK Budget. The argument runs that loans […]