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LandlordInvest Review

Here’s the LandlordInvest review, written by one of our specialists. You can find more reviews in our comparison tables. 4thWay’s LandlordInvest Review LandlordInvest has been building an excellent record, although we wish for more data. What is LandlordInvest? LandlordInvest mostly does residential bridging loans, but also some commercial-property bridging (e.g. loans against pubs and hostels), and… Read more

List Of All The Peer-To-Peer Lending Companies In The UK

The number and type of P2P lending companies operating from the UK changes regularly. We keep this page updated every quarter. On this page, you’ll find: Full alphabetical list of the peer-to-peer lending companies in the UK. Which includes: – What types of lending they offer. – Whether they provide enough statistics publicly to lenders… Read more

Funding Circle Review In 2022 For Investors

4thWay’s Funding Circle Review Key findings for my Funding Circle Review My gut feeling about Funding Circle is sort of positive, but sadly not supported by enough information. With less information now coming from Funding Circle, it’s become a touch too difficult for lenders and independent analysts to assess its performance and ability. Funding Circle’s… Read more

What We Learned From Kuflink’s First Profitable Accounts

Kuflink* has just reported its first ever profit of about £400,000, off the back of real earnings of about £3 million, for 2021. This is the first profit for the group since it launched its P2P lending arm, after results previously improved from a £3 million loss in 2019 to a loss of just £100,000… Read more

Invest & Fund Review

Here’s the Invest & Fund review, written by one of our specialists. You can find more reviews in our comparison tables. 4thWay’s Invest & Fund Review Invest & Fund is the only P2P lending company that has a combination of five things, leading to excellent risk-reward balance… Invest & Fund Review: their best-rated product This… Read more

Proplend Launches New Lending – Effectively To The Government

Visit Proplend* has only ever introduced one new type of loan in its seven-year history. Everything it has done over the years shows that it prioritises quality lending that it understands above rapidly growing its own business. For just the second time, it’s just introduced a new type of lending: VAT loans. I interviewed both… Read more

Loanpad Now Profitable After Tripling Loan Book

Loanpad*, the bridging and development P2P lending company with the strictest lending standards in the industry, has tripled the total amount lent through its platform in 12 months to reach profitability in June 2021. It has reached this stage very quickly, as it only approved its first loan in 2018. Are profits stable? Loanpad tells… Read more

Proplend Team Gets Another Upgrade

Every year, or so it seems, one of 4thWay’s specialists conducts an interview with a new head of credit at Proplend*. The 4thWay team then throws in some additional background research. Each time, the conclusion is that the key decision maker in the lending team has been substantially upgraded. This time, 4thWay’s specialists think it’s… Read more

Lending Works Trustpilot Reviews By Lenders Are Hostile In 2021

I’ve looked through Lending Works Trustpilot reviews to find all the ones written in 2021 by its customers who have lent money. Trustpilot combines reviews from all customers, making it hard to distinguish between comments from its borrowers and lenders. The overwhelming majority of reviews are from happy borrowers. It’s nice as a lender to… Read more

Update On Kuflink’s Financial Results And Auditor Reports

Kuflink* is now up-to-date in publishing all its company accounts at the UK’s companies registrar, after long delays. I’ve looked into its recent financial results, its independent auditor reports – which were especially important this time round – and other matters. Recent results Kuflink’s latest accounts are made up to 30 June 2020, which we… Read more

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Why are Wellesley’s interest rates different?

Wellesley’s P2P lending rates appear higher on its own website than on 4thWay®.

This is because we calculate Wellesley’s interest rates the same way most other P2P lending websites do. We do this so that you can compare the rates more easily and so that they show a more accurate picture of what you’ll earn.

Important information before you visit Wellesley & Co.

Wellesley & Co. is primarily a P2P lending website.

But, when you visit the Wellesley website, you’ll see that it also offers “bonds”. Unlike its P2P lending service, its bonds don’t allow you to lend directly to 100+ borrowers.

Instead, you lend to Wellesley and it lends to other borrowers.

We have not risk-rated either of those bonds, but we expect that their structure makes them more risky, particularly because you’re lending to just one borrower.

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Why are Wellesley’s interest rates different?

Wellesley’s P2P lending rates appear higher on its own website than on 4thWay®.

This is because we calculate Wellesley’s interest rates the same way most other P2P lending websites do. We do this so that you can compare the rates more easily and so that they show a more accurate picture of what you’ll earn.

Important information before you visit Wellesley & Co.

Wellesley & Co. is primarily a P2P lending website.

But, when you visit the Wellesley website, you’ll see that it also offers two “bonds”, one of which is available as an ISA.

Unlike its P2P lending service, neither of these bonds allows you to lend directly to 100+ borrowers.

Instead, you lend to Wellesley and it lends to other borrowers.

We have not risk-rated either of those bonds, but we expect that their structure makes them more risky, particularly because you’re lending to just one borrower.

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Why are Wellesley’s interest rates different?

Wellesley’s P2P lending rates appear higher on its own website than on 4thWay®.

This is because we calculate Wellesley’s interest rates the same way most other P2P lending websites do. We do this so that you can compare the rates more easily and so that they show a more accurate picture of what you’ll earn.

Important information before you visit Wellesley & Co.

Wellesley & Co. is primarily a P2P lending website.

But, when you visit the Wellesley website, you’ll see that it also offers two “bonds”, one of which is available as an ISA.

Unlike its P2P lending service, neither of these bonds allows you to lend directly to 100+ borrowers.

Instead, you lend to Wellesley and it lends to other borrowers.

We have not risk-rated either of those bonds, but we expect that their structure makes them more risky, particularly because you’re lending to just one borrower.

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Why are Orchard’s interest rates different?

Orchard’s lending rates appear higher on its own website than on 4thWay®.

This is because we calculate Orchard’s interest rates the same way most other P2P lending websites do. We do this so that you can compare the rates more easily and so that they show a more accurate picture of what you’ll earn.

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Why are Wellesley’s interest rates different?

Wellesley’s P2P lending rates appear higher on its own website than on 4thWay®.

This is because we calculate Wellesley’s interest rates the same way most other P2P lending websites do. We do this so that you can compare the rates more easily and so that they show a more accurate picture of what you’ll earn.

Important information before you visit Wellesley & Co.

Wellesley & Co. is primarily a P2P lending website.

But, when you visit the Wellesley website, you’ll see that it also offers “bonds”. Unlike its P2P lending service, its bonds don’t allow you to lend directly to 100+ borrowers.

Instead, you lend to Wellesley and it lends to other borrowers.

We have not risk-rated either of those bonds, but we expect that their structure makes them more risky, particularly because you’re lending to just one borrower.

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