How to Grow Your Ang Pow Money

How to Grow Your Angpao Money

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and it is an exciting season for many reasons – it’s the best time to catch up with your family over good food, to do house visitations and of course to receive Angpaos.(Chinese red packets containing money gifts) However, many people do not …

Step-By-Step Guide to Investing With Funding Societies in 2019

Step by step guide to investing with Funding Societies

Are you interested to start investing in SMEs with us but have no idea how to start? We have created a step-by-step guide to facilitate your sign up process. Step 1: Create your profile on our sign up page. Step 2: Upload a scanned copy of the relevant documents for investor …

Top 5 Investment Articles that You Should Read

Our Top 5 Investment Articles in 2018

2018 has been a big year for Funding Societies – as we successfully crowdfunded over S$300m of SME loans across the region with investors like you! As we wrap up the year, here is a list of our top 5 investment-related articles in 2018 that you may find useful, covering …

How To Maximise Your P2P Investments

maximise p2p investments

Maximising your P2P Investments By using the concept of compound interest, you can maximize your returns by reinvesting the repayments from your investments. Investors receive repayments in the form of a monthly or bullet basis depending on the product invested. Therefore you can compound your returns by reinvesting the repayments …

The 3 Fintech Apps you need on your mobile phone today

The 3 Fintech Apps you need on your mobile phone today

Keeping track of your personal finances and managing your budget used to mean tedious hours spent writing down every expense and adding up the numbers. With new technologies from these Fintechs, you can now accomplish those same tasks right in the palm of your hand at any time of the …

5 Types of Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments

Stocks and bonds are not the only things you may invest in. There is a range of alternative investments available which fits one’s investment profile, risk appetite and investment capital. What are alternative investments? Alternative investments refer to any investment which does not fall under the traditional umbrella of stocks, …

Why (We Think) Millennials love Alternative Investments

Why (We Think) Millennials love Alternative Investments

Millennials are the first generation to grow up with the internet. They are born after 1982 and before 2004 and they are used to relying heavily on the internet and digital technologies to do almost everything including online shopping via Qoo10, Amazon and Taobao, listening to music and watching media …

What is an Escrow? How does it work?

Funding Societies Escrow

When conducting important transactions that involve numerous intricacies, it is essential that safeguarding measures are in place to protect the interests of both parties. One efficient and common approach is none other than utilising an escrow account. What exactly is an escrow account? Now what exactly does escrow imply, and …

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 …