Owning a blue car, preferring to listen to Radio 2 and a dislike Marmite are some of the quirks the peer-to-peer lending platform's data show.
A new study, commissioned by Europe’s largest peer-to-peer consumer, Zopa, has released the unique and unusual quirks shared by British investors.
The P2P lending platform has had a busy year having reached the milestone in January of lending £3bn to UK consumers. This figure has continued to grow to over £3.5bn since.
The study surveyed 2,000 people with investments of at least £2,000 to discover what quirks they might possess. The results found that 20 per cent of those who invest are likely to own a blue car, 33 per cent prefer listening to Radio 2 and over half dislike Marmite. A few other honourable mentions of superstitions shared by investors include only using odd numbers, refraining from touching 1p coins and never doing laundry on New Year’s Day to avoid washing away their years good luck.
Promoting the company’s services, Lawson continues to say, “One option could be P2P lending with Zopa, where investors can receive a well-diversified portfolio of low risk loans and a reasonably predictable, stable, and attractive return on their investment.”