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Octopus Choice nominated as Peer-to-Peer Loan Provider of the Year 2018
Posted on 10/08/2018, by Joe Jones
We are pleased to announce that Octopus Choice has been shortlisted for a MoneyAge Award at this year’s prestigious event....
Will my interest rate increase on the back of the Bank of England’s decision to raise the Base Rate?
Posted on 09/08/2018, by Joe Jones
Not immediately, no. That’s because the loans in your portfolio are all fixed-rate (the interest rate that each borrower pays is locked for the entirety of the loan term). While your personal interest rate is variable, this is because the individual loans that make up your portfolio will change over time.
Unlocking the power of compound interest
Posted on 11/07/2018, by Joe Jones
When should you begin making investment plans for the future? And what’s the best way to start investing for your retirement? They’re questions many of us put off answering – either for lack of time or because we’re not quite sure how to go about it.
Octopus Choice hits £200 million invested
Posted on 04/07/2018, by Joe Jones
Some big news here at Octopus Choice. We've now had a total of £200 million invested on the platform by our users. An increase of over 50% since the start of the year.
What is the Internet of Things?
Posted on 02/07/2018, by Joe Jones
The average home has 11 or 12 devices connected to the Internet of Things, and that's set to go up to 30 by 2020. But, what is it? And how will it affect you?
Refer a friend to Octopus Choice and you’ll both get £25
Posted on 11/06/2018, by Joe Jones
At Octopus, we think a good mate deserves a good rate. That's why we've introduced our new referral scheme – giving anyone with at least £500 in their account the chance to get paid for introducing their friends!
What could be the best peer-to-peer lender for me? Zopa, Ratesetter, Funding Circle, Octopus Choice – a comparison
Posted on 17/05/2018, by Joe Jones
It can be tough sometimes to tell your Funding Circle from your FundingSecure – or your LendingCrowd from your Lending Works.

So, to help you find your way, here’s our quick comparison of some of the bigger brands out there – Zopa, Ratesetter and Funding Circle – o Octopus Choice.
Top 10 things you can do on the Octopus Choice app
Posted on 14/05/2018, by Joe Jones
We want Octopus Choice to be as easy-to-use as possible. And that includes when you’re out and about. 

It’s why we launched the Octopus Choice iOS and Android apps – available on your phone or tablet – to make managing your accounts while on-the-go simple.
Meet the team: Chloe Vaughan, Customer Success
Posted on 04/05/2018, by Joe Jones
Our customer success master Chloe discusses what she's most looking forward to for Octopus Choice, and her penchant for a glass of wine.
Bank of England interest rate rise in May looks less likely
Posted on 03/05/2018, by Joe Jones
Expectations that the Bank of England would raise interest rates this month took a blow this week. A surprise turndown in the UK’s economic growth meant a number of banks pushed back their predictions for when we could see an increase in the base rate.