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'''[[w:Peer-to-peer lending|Peer-to-peer lending]]''', abbreviated '''P2PL''', is the practice of [[w:loan|lending]] money to unrelated individuals, or "peers", without going through a traditional [[w:financial intermediary|financial intermediary]] such as a bank or other traditional [[w:financial institution|financial institution]]. P2PL is not to be confused with [[w:peer to peer investing|peer to peer investing]] (P2PI). This lending takes place online on peer-to-peer lending companies' websites using various different lending [[w:Computing platform|platforms]] and [[w:credit check|credit check]]ing tools. Many also use the abbreviation "P2P" when discussing the peer-to-peer lending or investing industries more generally. Peer-to-peer lending is also known as crowdlending. ( Wikipedia )
 
'''[[w:Peer-to-peer lending|Peer-to-peer lending]]''', abbreviated '''P2PL''', is the practice of [[w:loan|lending]] money to unrelated individuals, or "peers", without going through a traditional [[w:financial intermediary|financial intermediary]] such as a bank or other traditional [[w:financial institution|financial institution]]. P2PL is not to be confused with [[w:peer to peer investing|peer to peer investing]] (P2PI). This lending takes place online on peer-to-peer lending companies' websites using various different lending [[w:Computing platform|platforms]] and [[w:credit check|credit check]]ing tools. Many also use the abbreviation "P2P" when discussing the peer-to-peer lending or investing industries more generally. Peer-to-peer lending is also known as crowdlending. ( Wikipedia )
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= Europe =
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== Lists of P2P financial services in Europe ==
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* [http://www.crowdfundbeat.co.uk/2015/06/11/top-15-european-peer-to-peer-lending-services/ Top 15 European peer-to-peer lending services list by crowdfundbeat.co.uk]
  
 
== Finland ==
 
== Finland ==
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=== List of UK alternative financial services lists ===
 
=== List of UK alternative financial services lists ===
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=== Lists of P2P financial services in UK ===
 
* http://www.p2pmoney.co.uk/companies.htm
 
* http://www.p2pmoney.co.uk/companies.htm
 
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* [http://www.theguardian.com/money/2014/feb/15/major-peer-to-peer-lenders-profiled Guardian profiled major peer-to-peer lenders in 2014 story]
=== List of P2P financial services in UK ===
 

Revision as of 23:07, 27 September 2015

Consume(er)ium list of alternative financial services lists

This is the Consume(er)ium list of w:alternative financial services lists.

Often the spectrum is from basically loan sharking operations known as w:payday loans all the way to almost respectable interest taking of non-collateralized loans.

In EU all loaning operations must show the w:annual percentage rate or APR for their example loans in their marketing. This can range from hundreds of percent to few tens of percent. Credit card debt is approximatelly the 10-15% zone.

Peer-to-peer lending, abbreviated P2PL, is the practice of lending money to unrelated individuals, or "peers", without going through a traditional financial intermediary such as a bank or other traditional financial institution. P2PL is not to be confused with peer to peer investing (P2PI). This lending takes place online on peer-to-peer lending companies' websites using various different lending platforms and credit checking tools. Many also use the abbreviation "P2P" when discussing the peer-to-peer lending or investing industries more generally. Peer-to-peer lending is also known as crowdlending. ( Wikipedia )

Europe

Lists of P2P financial services in Europe

Finland

List of Finnish alternative financial services lists

List of P2P financial services in Finland

Lists of P2P financial services in Finland

UK

List of UK alternative financial services lists

Lists of P2P financial services in UK