UK P2P returns index launches as Zopa opens up its loan book for all

27 Feb 2015

What level of returns do you expect to get when you lend through a peer-to-peer platform?

How to stop driving-up costs with your car

25 Feb 2015

If you’re planning to buy a new car when the March registrations appear in showrooms next week, you are unlikely to be alone.

How can P2P unleash real capitalism?

24 Feb 2015

An excellent piece by the Evening Standard’s Anthony Hilton earlier this week looked at the potential for peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding to revolutionise the world of banking.

Are we set for deflation across the nation?

17 Feb 2015

There is a strong possibility that later this year the UK economy will experience its first serious spell of deflation – where average prices are falling rather than rising – in more than half a century.

Finances and fiancées

12 Feb 2015

You may not have noticed, but we are currently part way through National Marriage Week, which incorporates St Valentine’s Day tomorrow.

UK pension changes - beyond the annuity

10 Feb 2015

In less than eight weeks’ time, new rules will come into effect to transform the way people take their pensions.

FCA warns over P2P and crowdfunding promotions

06 Feb 2015

We wrote recently about the risks attached to various forms of saving, lending and investing, pointing out that each has its own risk profile and that P2P lending is by no means risk free.

P2P lending 101 - What are the risks

05 Feb 2015

If you have some spare cash to invest, the rate of return you get – or can expect to get – will depend on the amount of risk you are willing to take.

Sharing economy - what about the tax?

05 Feb 2015

Media coverage of sharing-economy services understandably focuses on the benefits they offer and how innovative and exciting they are.

Zopa goes with the Flow – Launch update

27 Jan 2015

Zopa is pleased to announce this week that its collaboration with gas and electricity supplier Flow Energy has now launched to help introduce a new wave of innovative money- and energy-saving boilers to UK households.

Zopa does the double – Moneyfacts Awards 2015

23 Jan 2015

Forget your Golden Globes, BAFTAs or Oscars. It’s all about the Moneyfacts Awards here at Zopa and today has started on a rather celebratory note after we won two awards at the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2015 last night!

Cashtags – January social media moans

23 Jan 2015

Social media is a great tool for finding out what people are thinking and what current concerns are around the country.

It’s business time – how P2P could help grow your business

20 Jan 2015

The impact of the financial crisis on the availability of credit for consumers has been significant. But for businesses and entrepreneurs it has arguably been worse.

Why your credit score matters

16 Jan 2015

The financial crisis brought with it low interest rates and some of the cheapest loans, mortgages and credit cards in history.


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