Peer-to-peer lending is undoubtedly the new kid on the block, but this kid is here to stay. P2P lending is picking up the pace in the FinTech market. P2P lending platforms act as mediators between people seeking loans and people who need to invest their money. P2P platforms let you invest and borrow from the […]

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Payday loans are short-term loans designed to provide financial support until payday. Popular in the USA, UK, and other Western Countries, these loans seem attractive to people who are in a financial crunch and want quick cash. The money comes directly in your account and you are liable to pay back the full amount with […]

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Since its inception, Peer-To-Peer lending has picked up the pace quite rapidly. There are several P2P firms all over the world that provide solid and convenient alternatives to traditional banks and business loans. This form of funding and investing offers various benefits such as zero penalties, no higher rates of interest for borrowers, easy and […]

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TachyLoans is a financial innovation that offers a platform for Peer-To-Peer funding. This platform directly connects lenders to borrowers and cut the middlemen and saves the turnaround time. P2P lending is growing at an astonishing pace in India. The increased awareness about P2P loans has led to more and more people being interested in platforms […]

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Peer-to-Peer lending is the newest asset class that is attracting investors and borrowers because of its technologically advanced platforms and the plethora of benefits that it offers. P2P lending, also known as a marketplace or online lending is a platform that works well for almost everyone. It is easy and effortless. Lending out money online […]

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Festivals hold a great significance in Indian culture. They mark the spirit of joy and celebration. The festivals are celebrated with great zest and sumptuous feasts. Festivals are an amazing time where families and friends get together and exchange gifts and best wishes. Besides celebrations, festivals are also an auspicious time to start something new. […]

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Diversification is commonplace in every investor’s dictionary. The benefits of creating a portfolio with various asset classes are aplenty. To begin with, it reduces risk. Or rather, it assists with aggregating formidable returns despite one’s risk appetite. Every investor chooses a level of risk based on financial goals, a period of investment and tolerance to […]

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In matters of finance, the personality matters. It might sound ambivalent, but there’s abundant research to purport the claim. Financial Psychology has been the sole interest for a fraction of academicians and practising psychologists, who believe investing is closely linked to one’s persona. In 1947, Von Neumann and Morgenstern concluded that the major influence on […]

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A U.S based P2P Company has stated that nearly 67% of the loans on its platform is to refinance existing debts or pay off credit card debts. While relatively new in India, peer-to-peer lending is already a popular asset class and is on its way to becoming a favourable debt management tool. The advantages are […]

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Since the dawn of the demonetization regime, there has been an interesting turn of events. Disastrous for some, but mostly interesting for the rest. Notably, the real-estate sector went for a toss and is still recovering. Interest rates on fixed deposits started reducing. And gold became a viable option again, but it also became quite […]

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So far, gold, real estate and fixed deposits have remained India’s sweethearts when it comes to investments. Some have included mutual funds into their diet, based on their risk appetite. Only the esoteric go after stocks, which has almost always been volatile. Except for mutual funds, which can give reasonable returns in the longer run, […]

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A Max Nielsen report states that India ranks first in the AEGON Retirement Readiness Index (ARRI), scoring 7.3 amongst 15 other countries. So, it’s true: Retirement is an imminent possibility for us all. Sure, retirement can be real. But who said it can’t be rich? Here are 7 steps to make that happen: 1. Set […]

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According to a LinkedIn study, only two in five of Gen Y have brokerage accounts, and three in five have not even started saving for retirement. But a faction of millennials has invested in mutual funds much earlier than the previous generation. We’re not there yet, but we’re on our way, in ‘our’ way. Indian […]

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Investing in the stock market requires a deep understanding and research of the market. Being an investor you need to consider various factors such as risk tolerance, time horizon, returns, investment strategy, etc. It’s not easy though. So, if you are a risk-averse investor and is not willing to spend your precious time in the […]

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If you’re one to believe in the sun signs and their attributes, and if you think you’re not saving enough, you must keep on reading. Astrologers believe that the sun signs deal with money in different ways, owing to their characteristic personality traits. On that note, Aries are dangerously prone to impulse buys, Leo; lost […]

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Mr. Anil Gupta, a software engineer by profession received a bonus from his company and wanted to do some investments. After going through a list of investment options like FDs, RDs, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Real Estate and Gold, he could not figure out the viable investment option. After a detail discussion with his peers […]

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The time is ripe for fintech start-ups to make an actual difference in today’s economy. They might be gradually expanding their horizon, but they are already doing three things right: Identifying specific pain points to deliver high impact solutions, actualising the shift in user behaviour towards a digital economy, and most importantly, they are going […]

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