Paul Stallard: Why should advisers recommend peer-to-peer lending?

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Peer-to-peer lending is growing in popularity among borrowers and investors but where could financial advisers fit into the picture? Paul Stallard has some thoughts on the matter

Peer-to-peer lending is growing in popularity among borrowers and investors alike, offering a flexible alternative to traditional investment products. In particular, peer-to-peer lending is catching on among property investors, with platforms offering attractive returns without the associated hassle and risk of traditional buy-to-let investing. But where do financial advisers fit into all of this? Some we talk to currently feel cautious about recommending peer-to-peer-to-peer lending platforms to their clients. For them, peer-to-peer investment products such as Innovative Finance ISAs se...

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