Category: Money

P2P Lending Providing Market-Beating Yields for Joe Sixpack

P2P (Peer-To-Peer) Lending is becoming an increasingly popular investment choice with retail investors. This is not surprising, as investing in P2P loans provides an opportunity to earn market-beating yields in the 8%+ range. Some...

Revolut launches a Robinhood-style Stock Trading Service

Commission free stock trading is now also available to EU users with Revolut launching their commission free stock trading service, essentially making a similar offering as US Robinhood. Revolut user can now: Buy and...

Invest in Change Through Tickr

Tickr is an impact investment app built for ‘the next generation’ of investors. Tickr is on a mission to prove that you can earn money and have a positive impact at the same time....

When Can I Retire?

I have a friend, who has hardly begun his career, but is already CRAZY about retiring. I think what he is really after, is financial independence, giving him greater discretion over his time. And...

Playing with FIRE: The Documentary

Have you heard of the FIRE movement already, or are you perhaps already part of it? For the ones who aren’t, FIRE stands for ”Financial Independence Retire Early”. You can read about the concept...

Venture Funding In Brazil Soars To $1.3B In 2018

Brazil’s startup scene is on fire as according to LAVCA, the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, venture funding in Brazil exploded in 2018 to $1.3 billion, representing nearly two-thirds of all...

Economy vs. Markets

This is an excellent explainer as to why economic data and the markets have such a low correlation. You have got to love the man walking his dog in the park analogy!  The stock...

The Biggest Money Laundering Scheme in History

How can a regular bank clerk at Danske Bank in Estonia, uncover a US$230 billion money laundering scheme you ask? Well, all it took was a simple search on the British company register, Companies...