4thWay Expects IFISAs to Boost P2P Lending

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Peer-to-peer lending ranking site 4th Way has published a guide to the IFISA market in 2017, and predicts the new Innovative Finance ISAs will  lead tol an explosion in P2P loans. We are generally sceptical when a crowdfunding platform blows its own trumpet, but 4thWay is a bit different: it's a service that compares offerings from many lenders; and it is governed by a Panel of Peers - users of the site who are themselves experienced peer-to-peer investors.

Great Savings Robbery Continues In 2017

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Britain's savers are missing out on £21bn of interest, reports Alt-Fi News today. The claim is made by platform CEO Chris Hancock, of Folk2Folk.

Back in 2014. we called in the Great Savings Robbery. The shockingly low rates of return avaialble to UK investors were among the factors that led us to set up Another Crowd to focus on the needs of ordinary savers and investors.

Peer-to-Peer Good News Travels Slowly

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We consider it our job to report the news about crowdfunding and alternative finance, accurately and in plain language, so that our readers can make up their own minds about what they do with their own investments. 

The good news - that opportunities are plentiful for investors who are willing to take a more active role in managing their own money - is still not reaching enough of the right people. So we check the facts, and put them into context.