Tag Archives: risk

Spreading Investment Helps Limit Risk: Here’s How

Today, we revisit a timeless classic of our repository of investment wisdom: the benefit of spreading risk. Conveniently enough, we have an investment product that facilitates just such an outcome. Diversification in your loan portfolio We run an excerpt from an earlier, home-grown piece here in News on the benefits of diversification. Clients of the […]

P2P Portfolio Service Set To Spark Migration From Cash ISAs

Hello. The new year is in, and we welcome 2019 with renewed emphasis on Money&Co.’s just-launched Portfolio Innovative Finance Individual Savings Account, which is managed by Bramdean Asset Management (an FCA-regulated fund management business). This service has already attracted significant volumes of business (in the final quarter of 2018) – and the prospects look excellent, […]

Jury Still Out On Funding Circle IPO

Funding Circle is the oldest and biggest player in the peer-to-peer (P2P) market. It recently announced its intention to float on the UK stock market and raise £300 million by selling shares in the company. Funding Circle has facilitated loans of more than £5 billion to over 50,000 small businesses. The initial public offering (IPO) […]

Keep Charges On The Leash! P2P IFISA Returns Must Not Be Blighted

Peer-to-peer (P2P) returns can be excellent. For risk-aware lenders looking for good returns on capital by lending to carefully vetted small-business borrowers, P2P is well worth a close look. The average gross return on loans facilitated by this site is just under 9 per cent (that’s 8 net – taking off our 1 per cent charge). […]

New P2P Loan Offers: It Never Rains, But It Pours

It never rains, but it pours. Following a long period without loan offerings, we’re delighted to have been able to bring two well-received loans to the Money&Co. platform in less than a fortnight. In both cases, the borrower has exercised the option to close early – the second loan is closing today, within a matter […]

Before The Flood: Get To Know Risks And Rewards Of P2P

There’s much talk of alternative finance entering the mainstream. But what does that really mean? It’s difficult to provide a comprehensive answer, but acceptance and understanding of what altfi provides is certainly a big part of it. As far as Money&Co. is concerned, we have to spread the word about peer-to-peer (P2P) lending to small businesses (matching […]