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Will Osborne Abolish Tax On Savings Interest?

This is said in this article in The Independent.

Tax on income from savings will be abolished for millions of people in the Budget today as George Osborne woos pensioners and “hard-working taxpayers” ahead of the May general election,The Independent has learnt.

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P2P Investments and P2P Banking: Never the Twain Shall Meet

The rise of peer-to-peer banking has been rapid and well-documented. The software has supplied users with the opportunity to transfer cash to their friends without the hassle of a cheque or a cash deposit; in effect, friends sharing a meal have been able to split the costs whilst still finishing their dessert. 347 more words


Peer-to-Peer Lending And Retirement

This article in the FT, entitled Zopa To Launch Product For Retirement Savers is a must-read for anybody who is retired or thinking about it. 98 more words


My Zopa Summary For 2014

I’m publishing these figures, as in my view, they are very indicative of a mature Zopa account.

Remember that I started investing in 2008, so some of the money is possibly on its third loan. 265 more words


Zopa Goes With The Flow

This article on CrowdfundInsider talks of a tie-up between a boiler maker; Flow and a peer-to-peer lender; Zopa. This describes the link.

The Flow boiler will be launching in January 2015 and will be available to customers through a new finance package.

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Zopa's Courageous Decision

I have believed for a long time, that certain databases should be made public, so that they can be properly analysed.

Suppose for example that a suitably anonymised database of all road deaths, was to be made available. 85 more words


What Would I Do With £70,000?

A spam e-mail turned up in my Inbox asking me what I would do with a lump sum of £70,000.

I would have no hesitation and I would stick it into a peer-to-peer lender, that had a mechanism that protected my lump sum and gave me interest. 104 more words