6 Reasons to Invest in Peer-To-Peer Financing

6 Reasons to Invest in Peer-To-Peer Financing

If you own a small, growing enterprise, getting funding from your peers through peer-to-peer (P2P) financing can be a great substitute to applying for bank funds. On the other hand, if you are an investor, P2P financing can be a great way to earn returns while helping out SMEs. The …

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8 Principles of Investing for Beginners and Beyond

8 Principles of Investing for Beginners and Beyond

To start, there are no investment hacks and shortcuts. Investing requires time, research, and maintenance. Effort? Depends on the instrument. Stocks, for instance, would need more vigilance than bonds, which is mostly a ‘buy and wait for maturity’ affair. However, there is no instant fix to get you high investment …

Types of Investments

types of investments

If it is long-term financial security you are after, you will have to start investing – and better sooner than later. Here is a quick guide to the different types of investments: 1. Fixed deposits A fixed deposit is a bank deposit with (i) a higher interest rate than a …

8 Steps to Creating a Smart Financial Plan

8 Steps to Creating a Smart Financial Plan

Financial planning may not be the most fun chore in the world, but it’s not a scary uphill battle either. If you are relatively vigilant, disciplined, and willing to do research, crafting a personal financial plan and sticking to it isn’t troublesome. There really is no cons in making a …

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Budgeting: Balance Your Spending

“My money keeps spilling out like water.” Many of us have experienced the frustration of having too many expenses to track. We have to pay for housing, utilities, taxes, transportation, food, the list goes on. Sometimes we can’t catch a break despite bringing in a reasonably good income. It’s normal …

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Why Invest in P2P Financing?

Why Invest in P2P Financing?

Many people are new to peer-to-peer (P2P) financing as an investment option. Questions arise. Is it trustworthy? Does it fit my needs as an investor? Who else have invested in it? All valid concerns. Nearly no one wants to jump in blind when it comes to investing hard-earned money. Not …

The Best Advice We’ve Heard about Crowdfunding and P2P Financing

best advice about crowdfunding and P2P financing

Don’t invest in a person or a company on the basis of its name and fame The rise of crowdfunding and its offshoots have attracted big names. Celebrity artists like Neil Gaiman and Whoopi Goldberg have utilized crowdfunding campaigns. Businesses more familiar to our ears have tapped into peer-to-peer (P2P) …

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How to Differentiate Money Games from Credible Investment Platforms

How to Differentiate Money Games from Credible Investment Platforms

Money game operators are having a big moment in the local media these days, though most of us would rather they disappear. Notable schemes such as MBI Group and JJ Poor to Rich (JJPTR) dominated recent news. The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives, and Consumerism recently froze RM 177 million …

Investing in P2P Financing: Myths vs. Facts

Investing in P2P Financing: Myths vs. Facts

Thanks to FinTech, fulfilling financial needs is now easier than ever before. One of the hottest industries within FinTech is peer-to-peer (P2P) financing, a business model where you can finance individuals or businesses through online services that match investors directly with P2P issuers (the party that requires financing, in this …