A Singaporean’s Guide to P2P investments with Funding Societies

A Singaporean’s guide to P2P investments with Funding Societies

What is P2P investment? P2P investments or more commonly known as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is a type of debt-based crowdfunding enabled by digital platforms that connect borrowers with investors  without going through a traditional financial intermediary such as a bank. This concept will see investors lending to borrowers (i.e. SMEs) …

How SMEs Can Survive and Thrive in the New Normal

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  One in two small businesses across ASEAN faces cash flow challenges as a result of the pandemic, and Singapore is no exception. While an optimistic V or U shaped economic recovery is possible, the recovery may be L-shaped if the world is unable to control the virus outbreak. This …

P2P Lending’s Growing Potential in Singapore

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What is FinTech  Financial Technology, or FinTech, first flourished during the Internet explosion in the early 2000s when e-commerce models were the rage. It has since evolved into the sophisticated use of specialised software and algorithms to automate the delivery of financial services and optimise operations for businesses and consumers …

How to invest in Singapore with $100

How to invest in Singapore with $100

Summary Budding investors can start investing with $100 across a wide variety of investment vehicles. Shares, Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Regular Shares Savings (RSS) plans, unit trusts, and robo advisors are just some examples. Portfolio diversification is also something that investors can look into as a form …

Online Banking: Easy Tips To Prevent Cyber Attacks And Safeguard Your Money

Online Banking Easy Tips

When faraway princes are after your heart and Insta-buddies are after your OTP, the best thing you can do for your life’s savings is to follow these life-saving tips. The Internet has brought us an unprecedented level of convenience but not without new dangers. Fraudsters are increasingly taking advantage of …

Invoice financing VS Traditional loans: What is the difference?

Invoice financing

Invoice financing VS Traditional loans: Content Summary: Invoice financing is different from traditional loans, and it has its own set of pros and cons. Companies can choose from the five major types of invoice financing available, namely invoice factoring, invoice discounting, selective invoice financing, spot factoring and auctioning online, based …

All new Property-Backed Investment with Guaranteed Returns

Introducing GPI - Property-backed Investment with Guaranteed Returns

What are guaranteed returns on investment? Every investment comes with different levels of risk. An effectively guaranteed return on your investments simply means that investors are promised with some levels of certainty that they will receive a return on their investment in any circumstances.  Funding Societies’ new Guaranteed Property-backed Investment …

3 Reasons Why SMEs in Singapore should Go Digital

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3 Reasons Why SMEs in Singapore should Go Digital It is no longer an option. From 2010-2018, Enterprise Singapore launched several programmes aimed at increasing SME productivity. As the nation embarked on a major innovation drive, the Government introduced the Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme (PIC) in Budget 2010. The …

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How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

How to Manage Your Investment Portfolio Like a Pro

Tips to managing your investment portfolio Managing an investment portfolio is a lot like managing a business. With a disciplined, patient, and proactive approach, you can preserve and protect your wealth while attaining financial independence. Your investment strategies might differ, but you can bear in mind some principles that are …