Squirrel Money Investor Reviews

About this Company

Squirrel is not a tech start-up. We’ve been in the business of helping Kiwis borrow money since 2008.

 

Squirrel was born during the Global Financial Crisis so we’ve got a natural cynicism about the economy and being prudent. We’ve worked hard for our clients and built a strong and trusted brand in the Auckland housing market, arranging over $2 billion in mortgages. And along the way we’ve also won a heap of awards.

Our business is all about helping Kiwis make better financial decisions.

Peer-to-peer – or as we like to call it, person-to-person lending, was an obvious next step for us. It gives everyday investors better returns at the same time as saving borrowers their hard-earned money. By putting Reserve Funds in place and building a world class IT platform (the Squirrel P2P Marketplace) we also take looking after our investors’ money seriously.

Squirrel Investing is about us challenging lending traditions to create more value for our clients. It’s not revolutionary or scary, it’s just personal lending, done better. We believe in total transparency and you’ll find we’re honest and open about how we work, where our funding comes from and what’s happening with your money.

 

 

Visit squirrel.co.nz/invest

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4.0

Overall Star
Rating

5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
34
(34%)
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
40
(40%)
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
19
(19%)
2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
4
(4%)
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
3
(3%)

Would Invest Again
4.4
5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
63
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
22
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
6
2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
5
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
4
Price Satisfaction
4.1
5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
35
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
46
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
16
2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
1
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
2
Would Recommend
4.1
5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
43
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
31
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
18
2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
5
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
3
Customer Service
4.0
5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
21
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
10
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
6
2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
2
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
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Investing Process
3.7
5 Shopper Approved - Review Star
33
4 Shopper Approved - Review Star
28
3 Shopper Approved - Review Star
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2 Shopper Approved - Review Star
12
1 Shopper Approved - Review Star
8

About This Company

Squirrel is not a tech start-up. We’ve been in the business of helping Kiwis borrow money since 2008.

 

Squirrel was born during the Global Financial Crisis so we’ve got a natural cynicism about the economy and being prudent. We’ve worked hard for our clients and built a strong and trusted brand in the Auckland housing market, arranging over $2 billion in mortgages. And along the way we’ve also won a heap of awards.

Our business is all about helping Kiwis make better financial decisions.

Peer-to-peer – or as we like to call it, person-to-person lending, was an obvious next step for us. It gives everyday investors better returns at the same time as saving borrowers their hard-earned money. By putting Reserve Funds in place and building a world class IT platform (the Squirrel P2P Marketplace) we also take looking after our investors’ money seriously.

Squirrel Investing is about us challenging lending traditions to create more value for our clients. It’s not revolutionary or scary, it’s just personal lending, done better. We believe in total transparency and you’ll find we’re honest and open about how we work, where our funding comes from and what’s happening with your money.

 

 

Visit squirrel.co.nz/invest

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Antony
05/05/2021 , Auckland

Tried to open a/c - provided all the correct documents. When I tried to complete Step One I couldnt. No explanation what was wrong. Tried Helpdesk - no reply, no help. Very poor service. I cancelled my account, but still can login to my account even after I was sent a confirmation the account was closed. Am deeply concerned they have all my personal details. No response from Squirrel about my concerns and am contacting the FMA about the way they seem to be data mining.

Would Recommend
1/5
Price
1/5
Customer Service
1/5
Investing Process
1/5
Would Invest Again
1/5

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Angela P.
04/30/2021 , Canterbury

Great to see money coming my way.

Would Recommend
5/5
Price
4/5
Investing Process
5/5
Would Invest Again
4/5

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John
03/17/2021 , Wellington

So far so good, good interest rates and plenty of information about what you are investing in. A great product!

Would Recommend
5/5
Price
5/5
Investing Process
5/5
Would Invest Again
5/5

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Kay
01/27/2021 , Canterbury

Squirrel is very easy to invest in. I like the informative emails that tell me what's happening with my investments and if I want more detail, it's simple to log in to the website and click on each investment. It's great to get an interest rate that's way above the banks' rates. I'm glad I joined Squirrel and I'm pleased with my first year's results.

Would Recommend
4/5
Price
4/5
Investing Process
5/5
Would Invest Again
5/5

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Chris
11/22/2020 , Canterbury

Requiring direct debit authority to my bank account is a non-starter.

Would Recommend
1/5
Price
3/5
Investing Process
1/5
Would Invest Again
1/5

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