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It has never been easier to become a digital lender

By Andy Davis  

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is one of the few genuinely new opportunities for retail investors to emerge in recent years and has attracted growing numbers of people seeking new ways to generate income from their capital. Based on websites that bring together investors with cash to deploy and borrowers seeking debt funding, P2P is usually divided into two camps: sites that arrange loans for private individuals and those that cater for businesses, although in practice the lines are becoming blurred…

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