Ignore corporate virtue-signalling. The CITR is a more practical and tax-efficient way for investors with a social conscience to help struggling communities, says David Stevenson.
Alternative finance is the 21st century internet alternative to traditional banks. It includes peer to peer (P2P) lending and crowdfunding. There are plenty of opportunities for smart investors to profit. And while it may carry more risk than some other forms of investing, the potential returns are huge.
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Innovative Finance Isas have been around since April 2016, but are only now becoming widely available. Here, we present a comprehensive list of IFIsas available to invest in now.
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Peer-to-peer lenders are waking up to the potential of providing finance for social housing. David Stevenson explores two new offerings.
Exo Investing can help you eliminate the natural behavioural biases that are deeply ingrained in the human brain, and which can cost you dear when making investment decisions.
A new equity crowdfunding platform wants to become the go-to place for investors in early-stage life science companies.
Apps on your mobile phone can help you salt away cash and manage your finances. But these tools may be less useful than they seem, says Ruth Jackson.
Property crowdfunding – including buy-to-let, P2P and debt crowdfunding – is a popular way to buy into bricks and mortar. But think carefully before putting your money in.
Robo-adviser Exo merges technology, investing and risk control to make individualised investing accessible for all.
A new wave of robo-advisers has entered the digital wealth-management market, but investors should still demand more choices and lower fees.
Exo is a “robo-adviser” investment service that offers personalised portfolio management and the sophisticated tools that go with it, minus the expense.
Challenger banks have been disrupting personal banking for a while. Now they’ve got their sights set on business accounts.
Open banking brings with it many advantages, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just be sure your privacy is a price worth paying.