Monthly Archives: March 2014

So here are a couple of things you’ll want to keep in mind when engaging with peer-to-peer lending as an investor.

Investor’s Guide to Peer-to-Peer Lending

While peer-to-peer lending is a trendy undertaking that’s attracting a lot of entrepreneurs, you can bet that it’s also benefiting the other party – the lenders. Otherwise, the market wouldn’t be filled with them, looking for opportunities outside the four corners of the traditional banking institutions. Continue reading

Tips for Borrowers in Peer to Peer Lending

Tips for Borrowers in Peer to Peer Lending

The rise of peer to peer lending is slowly empowering a huge number of borrowers – individuals and businesses alike – who need a good source of capital that they can’t get from traditional banking or financing institutions. But because the system is currently far from regulation (which is probably why it’s there in the first place), it’s fair to expect that the investors will be wise with whom they invest money with. Continue reading

Peer to Peer Lending in UK

Peer to Peer Lending in UK

There’s a huge market for borrowers and lenders in the UK, and they come with the need to bypass banking regulations and find immediate lenders and borrowers online for countless purposes. Since then websites like Zopa, Funding Circle, MoneyEgg.com and Rate Setter, along with 40 other platforms that keep on adding up every week, have come to the rescue. The projection is that by 2015, the industry will have more than £1 billion in loans. This increasingly popular industry is called Peer to Peer lending. Continue reading