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Managing Zopa As A High-Interest, Instance-Access Deposit Account

The media is full of articles and comment moaning about the derisory rates that you can get on any savings. There is also the related moan, that if you sign up for some higher-interest account, your money is locked away for several years. 1,077 more words

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The Stability Of Zopa's Rates

Since Zopa brought in their safeguarding of lenders, the rates they’ve been offering for money lent over five years appears to have been pretty stable. 27 more words

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A Poor Article On Saving

The Money section in The Times has an article entitled, Safe Havens Are Offering A Poor Return

It contains this paragraph.

Why choose a two-year fixed-rate Isa offering a paltry two per cent return when you could be looking at far more for a stocks and shares Isa?

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What Effect Would A Yes Vote In The Scottish Referendum Have On Peer-to-Peer Lending?

I’m prompted to ask this question, as there is a feature in the Times Money section today about the implications of the Scottish Referendum on personal finance. 311 more words

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Should You Adjust Your Overdraft Limit To Your Peer-To-Peer Account?

I am going through a high spending period of the year at the moment. I’ve had a lot of expenses and my roof is being fixed. 162 more words

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Interview with Giles Andrew CEO of Zopa

Launched in 2005, and likened to eBay and Betfair by the UK press, Zopawas one of the first companies in an emerging group of peer-to-peer services enabled by the internet. 939 more words

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