Understanding the Loan Fact Sheet

Understanding the Loan Fact sheet from Funding Societies

Investors on our platform are provided fact sheets for each and every crowdfunding opportunity. The fact sheet provides all the pertinent information with regards to the investment opportunity. Funding Societies provides a risk-based assessment of the SME’s creditworthiness; based on the company’s business model, financials, directors’ credit scores, and its …

Why a Loan Default Does Not Mean a 100% Principal Wipeout

Why a Loan Default Does Not Mean a 100% Principal Wipeout

This blog post is contributed by CrowdFund Talks user, Bendahara. Bendahara is an avid user of our forum and describes himself as an ex-banker. He invests on the Funding Societies platform. In this guest post, he addresses two questions most often asked by investors on defaults and why a loan …

How To Become A Better Investor With Ray Dalio’s 5 Investing Principles

Learn how To Become A Better Investor With Ray Dalio’s 5 Investing Principles

Ray Dalio is the founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. According to an industry study, Bridgewater’s hedge fund has made more money for its investors than any other hedge fund ever. Having started Bridgewaters out of a two-bedroom apartment in New York …

5 Crucial Things to Look Out For in an Investment

5 Crucial Things to Look Out For in an Investment

We all know the benefits of investing. Investing allows your money to grow. But most people only focus on the positive side of things in investing. What about the things that you need to look out for in an investment before you commit to it? To help you be better …

6 Investment Options That Every Working Adult Should Know

Investment options that every working adult should know

After a long day at work, you might be too exhausted to even think about investing. However, investing is an important aspect of financial planning and cannot be neglected. Here is a quick guide to 6 investment options that every working adult should know. 1. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending Peer-to-peer (P2P) …

Marriage and Money: Getting Financially Organized with Your Other Half

Marriage and Money Getting Financially Organized with Your Other Half

If you ask psychologists the secret to a happy and successful marriage, they would probably tell you to be in the moment with your partner, always focus on the positive, keep the love alive, etc. In romantic relationships, especially when you are considering the next step, i.e., getting married, it …

4 Things You Can Expect When Investing with Funding Societies

4 Things You Can Expect When Investing with Funding Societies

Peer-to-peer lending, or P2P lending, utilizes technology and big data to connect investors and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking for business funding. To investors, it can function as an alternative investment that gives them an opportunity to earn passive income by financing business loans for SMEs. In Southeast Asia, …

Feeling Stretched for Time? 9 Ways to Find Time for Your Side Hustle

SG Bank Bazaar Blog Outreach (9 Tips Side Hustle)

The side hustle – a perfect way to bring meaning to an otherwise mundane existence. But how do you find the time to indulge a side hustle, considering that you are already boxed in on all sides with your regular job, family, and social commitments? Simple – any pursuit that …

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Auto-Invest: Why you should allocate your capital here

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Ever had moments where you would camp in front of your desktop or mobile screen at 11:58am, standing by during the last two minutes before a crowdfunding campaign opens at 12pm? You don’t need to do that, because there is Auto-Invest for our investors. What is Auto-Invest? Auto-Invest is a …

Investing into Property-backed Secured Crowdfunding

Funding Societies Property-backed Secured Loans

Debt crowdfunding is a concept where borrowers (usually SMEs) approach a crowdfunding platform for loans funded by a pool of investors. Investors earn interest, paid by borrowers, as returns on their investment. Investments are open to individuals as well as corporations and institutions with a minimum amount as low as SGD …