After sweltering temperatures in Europe this summer and warm autumn, cooler temperatures are just around the corner. Meanwhile, as the Russian war in Ukraine drags on, a winter of another kind is quickly emerging in the European economy. While soaring inflation has become a common thread in the global economy, it has become especially burdensome for European countries, where an energy crisis of epic proportions has reared its head. With a recession a possibility before the year is over, Europeans are getting pushed to the brink. Continue reading How to Invest and Save in Midst of Economic Winter
Sky-high inflation has gripped the global economy and thrust saving money into the spotlight. Meanwhile, just as the pandemic is finally seemingly starting to wind down, the events in Eastern Europe have ratcheted up the uncertainty factor. The one-two punch of inflation and the potential for rising interest rates have exacerbated an already precarious situation. We thought now was a good time to explore ways to save money and potentially add additional revenue streams in 2022.
During the best of times, Europeans are disciplined savers and under sock away 12% of their earnings, according to the IMF. Between 2020 and 2021, at the height of the pandemic, the savings rate increased to nearly 19% as lockdowns and social distancing measures cut into spending. Put another way, during that time frame, Europeans are estimated to have saved close to $1 trillion more than they otherwise would have were it not for the restrictions, setting a new record as savings rose to the equivalent of 8% of the eurozone’s GDP. Continue reading Ways to Save & Make Money in 2022
You may be looking for some road-map to help you understand what to expect from your investments during the health and financial crisis brought on by COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. While nobody knows for certain how things will play out, there are some common themes that are unfolding in the financial markets that we can explore, as well as the historical precedents from previous crises. Continue reading What Can I Expect to Happen to My Investments During the Coronavirus Crisis?
This is the kind of post that you’d expect to see at the end of the year or at the beginning of January, but things tend to change very fast in fintech. Its structural trends are unfolding at a pace that is not showing any signs of slowing down, wherever you might look – from investments and evaluations to new startups, attempting to disrupt the incumbents and get new market shares. Let’s get to the point and explore what are the latest market-shaking trends in fintech at the moment!
All of us could use a bit of extra cash in our pockets. Whether you’re looking for a full-time, part-time, or casual gig, today there are more ways than ever to legitimately make money online.
We’ve explored several of the options and have compiled a list of the five best and most realistic ways you can start earning an income by harnessing the power of the World Wide Web. Continue reading Five Legit Ways of Making Money Online
Here we go again, the last quarter of the year is just a few weeks away, and these are usually some of the most intense months of the year. What you will find in this post, is our selection of some of the fintech events that we think are worth checking out. Do the planning part now, so you can relax later. Continue reading Top Fintech Events of Q4 2019
The number of investments in the sector of financial technology is continuing to grow at an enormous speed. The same is happening with the valuation of fintech companies operating in this ever-growing business domain. But while it was once possible only for Asian and American firms to reach billion dollars in valuations, it is now becoming more common for companies in Europe, where the ecosystem is now consolidating and playing an increasingly bigger role in financial services. Continue reading Most Valuable Fintech Startups in Europe
The relationships between employers and their employees has experienced a major upheaval over the past decade. While it was once common for an employee to step foot into a place of employment and remain there until retirement, today’s workforce is being increasingly drawn into what is known as a “gig-based economy.” Continue reading Is the Gig Economy Right for You (And How to Make the Most out of It)?
The Baltic region, which consists of the three countries in northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, namely Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, has seen its fintech scene grow significantly in the past few years.
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VIA SMS Group has been operating since 2009 and operates in 5 countries (Latvia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, Spain) and it has issued more than 1 million loans. Through their platform, you can now participate in their business.
InvestItIn.com appreciates the detail which VIAINVEST has answered our questions. We are sure that this in-depth interview will help you learn more about p2p investments and the specificities of VIAINVEST platform.
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