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:
Thoughts On Lendy And BondMason Closures
Two P2P lending sites have recently closed their doors for very different reasons and possibly very different results to existing lenders – but they do have one thing in common. Read about one of the most simple, but key signs to avoiding P2P lending sites that go on to close their doors. Read more.
Lending Works And HNW Lending PLUS Ratings Updates
Both these impressive P2P lending sites have seen changes to either their 4thWay PLUS Ratings or 4thWay Risk Scores, after the latest calculations by 4thWay's experts. Read an update on the PLUS Ratings.
Attractive Way Loanpad Finds Borrowers Vs Brokers
Jane Rey combines education about risks to lenders of loan brokers with a lesson in Loanpad's very strong selling point. Read more.
Big Updates To Two Expert Reviews
After updating Lending Works' and HNW Lending's ratings, along with some additional research, 4thWay experts have made many substantial changes to their reviews: