Articles

The Shenton Asset-Backed Mini-Bond: Be Careful.

20 March, 2016
The Shenton mini-bond has recently caught our attention, offering a 9%, asset backed investment over a two-year period. The headlines seem attractive but evaluating exactly who Shenton are and how the funds will be spent is difficult to determine.

How Do Peer-to-Peer Platforms Charge Fees?

25 February, 2016
Exploring P2P lending platform charges.

Crowd2Fund Review

15 February, 2016
Orca Money reviews P2P lending and investment platform, Crowd2fund. Orca's Crowd2fund review is a professional assessment of the altfin organisation's loanbook.

P2P Lending: Best Investment of 2016?

11 February, 2016
Peer-to-peer lending, one of the best investment opportunities of 2016.

Compound Interest v Simple Interest in P2P Lending

4 February, 2016
Novice investors may calculate the net interest they will get on their investment per annum. Seasoned investors look for opportunities to earn compound interest, which is paid out upon ‘maturity’, and strategically invest to receive interest as income (on occasion). Regardless, whether novice or sophisticated you can achieve better rates on your money with peer-to-peer lending (P2P) and it is worth understanding how interest rates work and how they differ. Read about our top 5 reasons to invest

Innovative Finance ISA 2016: Overview

29 January, 2016
Orca Money thinks Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P) is becoming an even more attractive investment option with the introduction of the new Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). > The ‘Peer-to-Peer ISA’, as some are calling it, will encourage existing P2P investors, who may have only tested the waters with small deposits, to invest more with a government policy adding some relative comfort. If you are new to P2P lending and deciding on how to allocate your new ISA allowance, a P2P investment could be a good