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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …