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5 Reasons Why Borrowers Should Turn to Peer to Peer Lenders Instead of the Banks Modest Money7 Comments


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Since the economic crash of 2008, mainstream lending institutions have reacted by significantly reducing their lending to both consumers and businesses, contributing to the economic recessions the UK and the rest of Europe have recently endured. However, peer to peer lending has emerged in recent years as a viable alternative, and these are the key reasons why:

1. Faster approvals

Large traditional financial institutions typically take significantly longer to assess and approve loan applications than the new wave of alternative finance providers. The innovative technology and efficient business models employed by these alternative providers enables loans to be assessed, approved and paid out often within one to two business days.

2. Lower interest rates

Personal loan borrowing rates have increased sharply over the course of the last few years, making borrowing a very expensive, and in some cases unaffordable, endeavour. However, peer to peer lenders can offer extremely low rate loans by connecting borrowers directly to lenders, cutting out the traditional financial institution in the middle.

Peer to peer lending platform providers are able to offer market…

By : Adam | 4 Mar 2014
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