Articles

Provision Funds: Delivering Value or Marketing Message?

4 October, 2017
Are provision funds a reliable security measure protecting investors in peer-to-peer lending or simply a marketing ploy? We explore.

Why Is Diversification so Important in P2P Lending?

27 September, 2017
Diversification at a platform, sector and borrower level is a sensible way to mitigate risk in p2p investing and p2p lending. We explain more here.

Zopa Review: Operator Health

13 September, 2017
Zopa UK is a leading platform in the P2P lending market. We look at the platform's structure, management, and financial health to help investor research.

5 Ways to Avoid Risk When Investing in P2P Lending Platforms

7 September, 2017
P2P investments comes with significant risks. But, you may avoid P2P lending risks by watching out for these 5 key factors...

Wellesley Product Update

6 September, 2017
Wellesley & Co paused its peer-to-peer lending operation earlier this year, currently offering a property bond and mini-bond. More in our review here.

LandlordInvest Review

25 August, 2017
Orca analyses LandlordInvest, considered a new entrant in the peer-to-peer (p2p) industry. This review includes analysis of loan book, borowers and more.

Lending Works Review

23 August, 2017
Lending Works review is a deep dive into Lending Works Ltd, a consumer-focused UK peer to peer lending platform including cashflow, returns and security.

RateSetter Review: How Safe is Ratesetter?

16 August, 2017
RateSetter is in a period of growth and investment... But, how safe is RateSetter? The Orca RateSetter review looks at the financial/operational health..

RateSetter Review: Loan Book Analysis

11 August, 2017
An in-depth RateSetter loan review. Orca analyses the peer-to-peer lender's alternative finance returns, defaults and loan book breakdown, plus more.

Flender €100 Bonus

10 August, 2017
P2P cashback incentives are a great way to boost your returns. Flender is offering 10% extra on top of your first year returns.

P2P Cashback Offers: Get 6% Bonus Returns with No Added Risk

9 August, 2017
P2P lending offers, such as cashback incentives, are a great way to boost your rate of return from the 4-6% ranged to 10-12% in your first year lending.

P2P Lending Seminar for IFAs: Time to Learn (8th September)

4 August, 2017
Are your clients asking you about peer-to-peer lending but you're not quite comfortable enough to advise? Join for a free educational seminar on P2P lending.