Overseas Payments and Remittances for SMEs: Where to Start?

Overseas Payments and Remittances for SMEs: Where to Start?

Cross border money transactions are showing an upward trend in Malaysia. More money is being sent abroad and more is received from overseas. Yet for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), overseas money transactions can be a tough issue to figure out. Various financial institutions offer remittance services, from banks to …

The ABC of P2P: A Concise Guide to P2P Financing

Peer-to-peer (P2P) financing is a revolutionary FinTech innovation, with the potential to address the lack of SME financing in Southeast Asia. Since traditional middlemen like bankers aren’t part of the system, it increases profits for investors and decreases resistance for SME issuers. Let’s see how the model benefits both investors …

Types of Investments Available

If it is long-term financial security you are after, you will have to start investing – and better sooner than later. In this post, we will focus on the types of investments available. Major instruments include: Fixed deposits A fixed deposit is a bank deposit with (i) a higher interest …

How Crowdfunding Is Making the World a Better Place

Let us begin by telling you a tale. Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past (2008, to be precise), a young writer started a crowdfunding experiment called The Omikuji Project. She needed earnings to supplement her household income between novels and wanted to thank those supporting her budding career. …