Guides, Reviews & Tips
Why do peer-to-peer lending? It offers inflation-beating returns with lower risk than the stock market even when you commit your money for less time.
4thWay provides candid information about all the risks and benefits, so that you can decide for yourself whether it's right for you.
Here are five great ways to learn about peer-to-peer lending, including P2P IFISAs, and how to earn more money, more safely.
1. Read our 10 Core P2P Lending Guide pages
Plus, read our mini-guides, including Can Your Business Lend Through P2P? and many more.
And for expert lenders
You want even more info? You really must get the basics above first, but after that, if you're a seriously active investor putting lots of time into this, think about diving into our more detailed guide: How To Assess P2P Lending Sites.
2. Compare lending products and IFISAs
3. Visit our five most popular website pages
4. See 4thWay's Quick Expert Reviews
There is probably no better way anywhere on the Web to quickly learn about each individual P2P lending opportunity than by reading reviews from our experts.
Read our popular and educational Quick Expert Reviews for each P2P lending site by going to the compare page and then clicking on the reviews that interest you, so that you can see other key information side-by-side, such as their 4thWay PLUS Ratings.
Or you can click on the links here if you just want to read individual reviews in peace:
- ArchOver Review.
- Assetz Capital Review.
- BLEND Network Review.
- CapitalRise Review.
- CapitalStackers Review.
- Crowd2Fund Review.
- CrowdProperty Review.
- Downing Crowd Review.
- Flender Review.
- Funding Circle Review.
- FundingSecure Review.
- Growth Street Review.
- HNW Lending Review.
- Kuflink Review.
- Landbay Review.
- LendingCrowd Review.
- Lending Works Review.
- Loanpad Review.
- MoneyThing Review.
- Octopus Choice Review.
- Proplend Review.
- RateSetter Review.
- Zopa Review.
5. Read our latest research and articles
You can also add to your knowledge by signing up to our newsletter below, or by looking through our P2P lending tips, research, buy and sell tips, and candid opinions. You'll find it all in our articles and research section.
Here is a snapshot of some of our latest pieces sent out to our newsletter subscribers:
After Crashing 70%, Are Funding Circle Shares A “Buy” At Last?
Funding Circle's share price started to slide as soon as it went public and it has relentlessly descended downwards pretty much ever since. What does this mean for investors? Find out if Funding Circle is a buy.
Is Institutional Lending Really Good For You?
For good or ill – institutions lend alongside you through P2P lending sites. This is an in-depth and fascinating guide to the many ways that banks and other institutions do that, and how it can affect you. We give you lots of real examples. Read more.
Does Landbay's £1 Billion Deal Affect You?
We single out Landbay's massive new institutional lending deal for more analysis. Is it good or bad for individual lenders? Read more.
Six Lessons For P2P Lenders From Neil Woodford
Neil Woodford has invested directly in peer-to-peer lending, but it is his fall from grace as a fund manager that provides P2P lenders with six big lessons. Read more.
10 Ways To Get Your P2P Lending Money Back!
We've updated our guide that helps you increase your chances of getting more of your money back earlier, if you want to sell your loans to other lenders before borrowers have fully repaid them. Read more.
25 Property Peer-to-Peer Lending Websites
Last, but not least, we have updated our popular guide into all the main property P2P lending sites. Read more.