5 Personal Finance Tips for Fresh Graduates

5 Personal Finance Tips for Fresh Graduates

Congratulations on becoming a citizen of the world (and jumping headfast into personal finance for adulthood)! After countless nights of hitting the books and the library becoming your second home, you have finally graduated from the journey of formal education. We don’t mean to burst your bubble but here is …

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Credit Cards

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Credit Cards

Have you heard those around you saying “you only need one credit card” or “a card with an annual fee is expensive”? If you find yourself agreeing with any of these statements, you may be falling into the trap of common credit card misconceptions.  When used responsibly, credit cards help …

Funding Societies Investor Survey Summary 2020

Funding Societies Investor Survey Summary 2020

Investors are the backbone of our business – without you Funding Societies would not be possible. Despite a trying 2020, we had a group of supportive investors who believed in us and what we do. At the start of the year, we surveyed these investors to find out sentiments on …

What is the Future of Finance for Medium-sized Enterprises?

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70% of leaders in financial services said that the speed of change in technology was concerning. The time needed to go from breakthrough technology to mass market application, in particular, is decreasing rapidly. The telephone that we all take for granted today took about 75 years for half the population …

4 FinTech Trends to watch out for in 2021

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Introduction COVID-19 has disrupted businesses everywhere. Many industries are feeling the pinch from the pandemic, with tourism and aviation taking the hardest hit. But the e-commerce market is an exception; digital sales rode on the pandemic boom. According to the South China Morning Post, the e-commerce sector in Southeast Asia …

FinTechs must invest in cyber security early, here’s why.

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In Singapore, Asia’s number one Fintech city, 66% of Fintechs saw an increase in demand for their products and services during COVID-19, with 40% believing that this increase will sustain over a long period. This optimism is, ironically, brought forth by the pandemic, which created an environment that forced the …

2020: Let’s take a trip down memory lane

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2020, a year like no other, was a whirlwind to say the least. With the global pandemic leaving its mark on history and overhauling life as we know it, Funding Societies too, had quite a year to remember. We turned 5 years old in 2020 – marking a significant milestone …

How to Invest in Singapore

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Investing is one of the many important components in personal finance and educating oneself on it could bring you one step closer towards your financial goals. You may have come across some financial blogs online or simply had a chat with your friend. Whichever the case, do bear in mind …

Trade Financing: Gearing up SMEs for business growth in 2021

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Trade finance has been increasing in popularity as a tool to smoothen out financial demands and drive business growth for Small Medium Enterprises in Singapore. This article will give a brief background of what Trade Finance means, its benefits, as well as the four key types of trade finances in …

Understanding Supply Chain Financing for SMEs in Singapore

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Understanding Supply Chain Financing for SMEs in Singapore Supply chain ecosystems are like arteries of today’s globalised economy, allowing international trade flows. As world trade gets more and more complicated, competitive, and deglobalised, supply chain financing has evolved along to address the demands of buyers and suppliers. This article explains …