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Are you going too far for a double-digit return?

If you want high returns you need to do your homework and know what questions to ask – not just…
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If you believed the Bank of England, you’d never bank on the housing market again

It’s often quoted that economists have predicted nine of the last five recessions. But the Cassandra tendencies of most economists…
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CapitalStackers raises £750,000 in 15 minutes

A hugely viable building scheme that failed to launch through a pooled lending platform has raised all the funding it…
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It’s time to stop bashing landlords

It seems that staring at the same four walls every day has forced many of us to contemplate the nature…
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Our business model always planned for the worst. Well – so far, so good…

Of course nobody saw this COVID-19 situation coming. We certainly didn’t, and it would be pretty despicable to claim we…
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Why is the “Pink ‘Un” so blue about the housing market?

The FT is happily settling into its role as our nation’s most eager Prophet of Doom, rolling over and admitting…
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5 things the Government must do now to resuscitate the housing market

Who knows what kind of economic landscape we will witness when we finally emerge, blinking in the sunlight, from our…
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So how is it going as we crawl toward the end of the first week of lockdown?

Are the hands of your watch moving as slowly as mine? And pure irony, isn’t it – as soon as…
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Financial hygiene is even more important during the COVID-19 crisis

Total transparency has always been a core function to us at CapitalStackers, but in the current climate, just like handwashing,…
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CapitalStackers announces yet another layer of transparency

We’re delighted to add a new layer of transparency on the CapitalStackers website. On the new “Portfolio Statistics” page, members…
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If you think some UK platforms act badly, be thankful we’re not in Wild Westonia

If the recent, much publicised collapse of Lendy and FundingSecure has horrified you – and if it hasn’t, please don’t…
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As ThinCats bows out, who can fatten the savings of P2P investors now?

Is it any more than a coincidence that big players are pulling out of the retail P2P market at the…



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