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?

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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

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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 …

Ultimate Guide: Investing During a Recession [2020]

(2020) Ultimate Guide: Investing During a Recession

Investing during a recession: COVID-19 has brought global economic activities to a near standstill, Singapore included. While effects of the pandemic have proven to be severe, with subsequent repercussions being difficult to predict, it is important to not disregard the opportunities that it can bring for some sectors. Investors should …

SME Grants Singapore: The Definitive Guide [2020]

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SME Grants Singapore: This is a complete guide to SME grants in Singapore in 2020. Readers can expect to gain a solid understanding of what qualifies as an SME, as well as various grants available locally. In light of COVID-19, pandemic-specific grants will also be explored. Lastly, actionable steps on …

Funding Societies Review:
5 Years and S$1.4b in SME Financing later

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And our renewed commitment to the local business community in future Let’s review Funding Societies: This month we turn 5 years old! From a wide-eyed newbie who burst onto the lending scene and quickly disbursed our first crowdfunded loan in 2015, to an experienced digital financing platform who is now …

Digital Financing Timely in a Period of Physical Isolation

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore has been on the rise. As of 6 April 2020, there have been over 1,300 cases, with 25 of the patients in critical condition. Singapore’s economy has contracted by 2.2% in Q1 as a result of the virus, with the construction and services …

Singapore’s E-Payment Roadmap

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Singapore’s E-payment Roadmap: Electronic payments (e-payments) are a convenient alternative to the use of cash and cheque as payment modes. Not only do they offer consumers like you and I a swift and efficient way to pay, they also help businesses enhance productivity. Cash and cheques cost the economy is …

Drivers of ASEAN’s Fintech Landscape

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According to UOB’s report on the State of Fintech in ASEAN, Singapore takes the lion’s share of fintechs in the region, at 39%. In Singapore alone, fintech investments crossed the billion-dollar mark, a figure that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has set for 2019 but has achieved within the …