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Interest rates for cash ISAs are finally on the rise – but it’s still early days
Posted on 14/03/2018, by Joe Jones
For the first time in seven years, cash ISA rates have actually gone up. But there’s a catch....
House prices in London feel the chill
Posted on 01/03/2018, by Joe Jones
Last week, Rightmove reported that average asking price for homes in London were down by 1% year-on-year. It’s probably left some Octopus Choice investors with a few questions about how this could affect their portfolios.
A portion of my portfolio has been put on hold – what does it mean and should I be worried?
Posted on 14/02/2018, by Joe Jones
At Octopus, we take a robust approach to lending. Sometimes, though, you might find loans in your portfolio have been put on hold. If this happens – don’t panic, it’s a normal part of the lending experience and shouldn’t necessarily be a cause for concern.

But what do we mean when we say a loan has been put on hold? And, more importantly, what does it mean for you?
Global stock markets shocked by prospect of rate rises and inflation
Posted on 15/02/2018, by Joe Jones
Last week, the Dow Jones fell by 4.6% in a single day – the highest amount in six years. It signalled the beginning of a shake-up around the world, as equity markets from Europe to Asia began to see big drops overnight.
What's all this about NPS?
Posted on 15/02/2018, by Joe Jones
Octopus Choice takes a rigorous approach to collecting internal and external customer feedback.
And this is how we do it...
Choice triumphs at 2018 AltFi awards
Posted on 26/01/2018, by Joe Jones
In just one year, Octopus Choice has lept from AltFi’s People’s Choice nomination up to winning this year’s awards for Most Innovative Product and Property Finance Platform Of The Year.
Octopus Choice reaches £100 million of assets under management
Posted on 26/01/2018, by Joe Jones
In what is a huge milestone, Octopus Choice – our peer-to-peer lending product – has managed to break £100 million of assets under management.
Economic bloom: rising inflation doesn’t have to be a big dill
Posted on 25/05/2017, by Joe Jones
As Britain’s keenest horticulturalists geared up for the third day of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this morning, it was revealed that growing inflation has continued to put the squeeze on Britain’s economy.

For those considering investing in P2P lending to stem the tide of rising inflation, here’s our quick guide of what we think you should know.
Safe as houses? What Brexit could mean for property investors.
Posted on 30/03/2017, by Joe Jones
Now that the wheels of Brexit have been set in motion, should property investors be worried? We would argue, no.
The 10 tech trends that will shape our future
Posted on 22/04/2016, by Stuart Sheppard
We asked Morgan, our CTO, to pick out the five tech trends that he thinks will shape the future. He gave us 10...