Peer-to-peer investments inherently carry some risks. Any portfolio no matter how well set up has those same risks, but not always to the same degree. The difference? Diversification. For investors that want to keep their return expectations high while minimizing risks, diversifying their options is one of the best ways to take advantage of P2P investments. Continue reading What Is Diversification and Why Is It Important?
It’s the age-old question, yet with each rising generation it never loses its luster: How much money do you need to retire? The answer comes down to several factors, ranging from the type of living you earn, the size and diversification of your investment portfolio and/or pension scheme, and the lifestyle you seek to maintain following your career swan song. It’s very likely that in addition to any pension-related income you may be entitled to that you may want to bolster your retirement savings through additional streams such as peer-to-peer (P2P) investing. Continue reading How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
When it comes to finances, it’s always good to get a second (or third, or fourth!) opinion on where you should be investing your money. If you’re seeking investment advice or want a fresh take on an investment opinion or decision, reading investment blogs can be extremely eye-opening.
There are a lot of investment blogs out there these days. In this post, we’ll look at some of the top favorites. Continue reading Personal Finance Blogs Worth Checking Out
There have never been more opportunities to invest your hard-earned money than there are today. Mobile investment apps such as Robinhood have taken the internet by storm, making it possible to buy and sell assets with the click of a button.
But without learning how to save money first, it will be extremely difficult if not impossible to capitalize on any investment opportunity. Before you are in a position to allocate even 1% of your budget to investments, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve socked away enough money for a rainy day so that it won’t cramp your lifestyle. Continue reading How to Save Money So You Can Invest
As the end of the year is approaching unbelievably quickly, we are thrilled to announce that our parent company VIA SMS Group has just launched a new business direction, and is now offering business loans intending to finance various business ventures. That’s not all – from now on business loans issued by the Group will be available for investments on VIAINVEST. Continue reading VIAINVEST Adds A New Loan Type to its Portfolio
As many of you may have already noticed, VIAINVEST has experienced some long-anticipated visual changes. Over the past few months, our design team has worked long and hard on giving VIAINVEST a fresh new look. As the saying goes, change is inevitable, and there is no industry more prone to change than fintech, isn’t it? So, we decided to embrace it in our special way.
Those who are new to investing often experience a strong sense of trepidation and fear. After all, when your idea of “investing” involves crazed London Stock Exchange investors screaming to buy and sell, or memories of past stock market crashes, who wouldn’t be scared to invest?
These extremes don’t paint the real picture of what it’s like to invest, however. The typical investor is an everyday person who keeps a patient watch over the market. It’s also good to know that over the past eighty years, the stock market has returned an average of 9 percent on an annual basis. Continue reading Overcoming Your Fear of Investing
This autumn came with some really great news – our Swedish loan originator VIACONTO.se has been granted a Gold Certificate by Sweden’s leading business and credit reference agency – UC. Continue reading Swedish Loan Originator VIACONTO.se Gains Maximum Creditworthiness
VIAINVEST is a platform that enjoys high levels of trust displayed by its ever-growing investor community. One our primary goals is to make investing experience on our platform as seamless as possible, and we believe that the proper way to do it is by asking users for insights, suggestions and a fair share of criticism. Year after year we reach out to our clients to ask them to fill out our annual investor survey, and this year was no exception. Continue reading Investor Survey 2019: Results
Most of us have been told that it’s better to buy than to rent a home. Rent money tumbles down a massive black hole while mortgage payments build equity and financial security. Owning a home offers greater stability while renters outside of rent-controlled areas may find themselves forced to pay ever increasing rents—or the increases may eventually force them out of their beloved rental property.
But times have changed. The cost of real estate in major cities has skyrocketed to exorbitant prices. Contrary to popular belief, paying rent is also not akin to “throwing your money away.” Continue reading Renting vs. Buying a Home: When and Why One May Be Better Than the Other