Sweden – One of the World’s Most Innovative Economies. Ready to Invest in Its Loans?

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Not long ago we listed a new loan originator from Sweden, which is now at your disposal on VIAINVEST platform. Credit line loans issued by Swedish VIACONTO.se are available with 9% annual interest rate, and they are without exception secured with the Buyback Guarantee. Now it’s your turn to take advantage of it, but before you jump into Swedish loans, let’s take a closer look at the country which is a rockstar in terms of just about everything. Sweden genuinely has every reason to be proud of its achievements, and now you have yet another diversification opportunity available to boost your investment portfolio. Continue reading Sweden – One of the World’s Most Innovative Economies. Ready to Invest in Its Loans?

Will 2019 be the Year of Fintech Acquisitions?

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Looking at the trend of the last two years when financial institutions have started investing big money in fintech firms all around the globe, hence significantly increasing the number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As), it really seems this could be the boom year. Seeing banks and large financial institutions investing in and acquiring financial technology companies appears quite natural when in the recent past they have not been able to keep pace with fintech newcomers and with the needs of their own customers, despite of their efforts to modernize their services and develop digital innovations internally. Continue reading Will 2019 be the Year of Fintech Acquisitions?

5 Apps To Help You Save Money

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There are many ways to track your expenses, create a personal budget and save some funds for literally anything –  your next amazing trip, for your retirement, some really cool gadget, you name it . Thanks to new regulations, in particular PSD2, as well as open banking regulations in the UK, that entered into effect earlier this year, individuals are now able to have their bank account data shared with third-party companies that have started to develop specific services, to take advantage of this opportunity. This has resulted in a rising number of apps that can help you put aside some funds. Here are our top picks among those currently available in Europe. Continue reading 5 Apps To Help You Save Money

Reasons Why Younger Generations Invest in P2P Lending

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Every generation has the same rhythm. The old are always baffled at how the younger ones adapt and use new technological innovations with such ease while the older one’s battle.

Take smartphones as a good example; older generations often need someone to help set it all up and show them how it works. Give a toddler that same phone and you will be amazed to see how they figure out how the setting work and they even show you a thing or two.

The same goes with investing. Older generations trust what they know. The saying goes, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Investing was traditionally limited to banks, share trading, and opening your own business. Continue reading Reasons Why Younger Generations Invest in P2P Lending

Stablecoins – the Next Big Thing in Crypto Sector?

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This year was pretty crazy for fintech. We have seen serious developments with blockchain, artificial intelligence, open APIs and open banking, the big increase of mega funding rounds as well as some substantial growth in P2P lending and other alternative finance channels. Plus, we had the opportunity to witness consolidation and maturation of the whole fintech industry, while observing the incredibly quick rise of ICOs followed by fall in numbers, together with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on a rollercoaster with their valuations.  Continue reading Stablecoins – the Next Big Thing in Crypto Sector?

Money Saving Tips for Your Investment

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Most of us were taught that saving money is wise, yet as we grow up, we often forget the golden cardinal rule. Much of the world’s economies rely on consumerism to grow and this perpetuates a culture of debt.

Saving money isn’t possible if you are not able to have money left to save. So, let’s bring it back to the basics by laying out a few money saving tips that will put more money back into your pocket and allow you to set some of it aside.

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Fintech Events Worth Attending in Q1 2019

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The end of the year is a few weeks away and the holidays’ craziness is already in the air, but there’s still some time to properly prepare your agenda to jumpstart the exciting new year ahead that is attending us! Here we compiled a list of fintech events you should consider attending in the first quarter of 2019. Continue reading Fintech Events Worth Attending in Q1 2019

Five Fintech Trends to Look Out for in 2019

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Since the start of the twenty-first century, technologists and many working in the financial sector have been redefining how financial services are being delivered in today’s digital age. How we save money is changing. How we repay friends and family has gone from writing cheques to firing off digital currency with a single tap on an app. Continue reading Five Fintech Trends to Look Out for in 2019