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 …

Building a Portfolio for Retirement

Let’s be clear: investing is not a roadmap to instant wealth. Investing is a plan for the future. Your retirement years may be far ahead, but it is vital to start investing early as you will reap more benefits the sooner you start. Investing’s key ingredient is time. The same …

Investing in an Uncertain World

Here’s an example of how uncertainty can affect the average investor: prior to the 2016 US Election Day, most polls had projected a Hillary Clinton victory. The eventual result was different, not to mention unexpected. The shock impacted the markets even before the official winner was declared. As Donald Trump’s …

FinTech as Digital Solutions for SMEs

When it comes to managing finances for a successful business, gaining financing is only one part of the story for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Thankfully, various FinTech platforms provide solutions that can make the lives of small business owners easier. Mainly, FinTech helps through the three categories below: Online …

The Best and Worst Advice Business Owners Have Heard About Crowdfunding

Now that we’ve given some tips to investors, it’s time to show crowdfunding project initiators some love. First things first. Make sure you have differentiated your crowdfunding form. There are three big sections within crowdfunding: rewards-based crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding, and peer-to-peer (P2P) financing. Rewards-based crowdfunding is the favorite for creative …

The Best and Worst Advice We’ve Heard 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) …

2

Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Interested in raising capital through crowdfunding? We’re not surprised. After all, crowdfunding comes with some pretty sweet advantages. The crowdfunding process is quick and simple – often entirely online. Because crowdfunding requires no collateral, it is a great alternative to traditional financing products. There are three major forms of crowdfunding: …

4 Advantages of Crowdfunding and P2P Financing

Crowdfunding and P2P financing have recently gained popularity as alternatives to funding options from more traditional financial institutions, especially for SMEs and small businesses. Both crowdfunding and P2P financing are new methods to gain capital. Despite the relative newness of both these financing models, it seems they are here to …

1

Invest Together, Fund the Future

Be part of Funding Societies Malaysia’s Investor Referral Program and earn RM 50 for you and your friends – the more friends you refer to us, the more you earn! Our investor referral program couldn’t be simpler. To participate, just follow these 4 easy steps: Register as a Funding Societies …