Finance of America is a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender that provides loans and lines of credit to borrowers. Unlike most other peer-to-peer lenders, it does not rely only on user donations or “social lending,” which, in turn, means that it doesn’t have to charge very high interest rates.
Finance of America: Making Personal Finance Simple What Is Finance of America? Continue reading “Finance of America”
Investing in gold is still a risky investment, even with a licensed professional. Since the world adopted a dollar-based monetary system after World War II, the value of gold has been fixed at $35 per ounce. In January 1975, the link between the dollar and gold was removed and gold became a free commodity. Continue reading “Is investing in gold risky?”
Compound interest is a simple concept, but it can pay off in a big way. The more you have to invest, the more compound interest will impact your returns. Continue reading “How does compound interest work?”
The term “fintech” was born out of the 2008 financial crisis, and essentially refers to a startup using technology to provide finance-related services. The scope of fintech has broadened over the years and now encompasses virtually all financial services players, from banks and insurance companies to peer-to-peer lending platforms or digital wallets. Continue reading “What is a Fintech?”
There are three different things you can look at to see if a stock is being manipulated, here are the details: Continue reading “How do you know if a stock is being manipulated?”
You may consider investing in an REIG if you wish to invest in a real estate project, but do not have the time or resources to oversee the management of your investment. Continue reading “What is an REIG?”
There are many advantages to investing in a REIG because it is a company that owns real estate assets and is listed on the stock exchange. It is managed by a management company approved by the AMF. The REIG has a board of directors that ensures compliance with its investment policy and regulations. Continue reading “Why invest in a REIG?”
The allocation of your stock portfolio is one of the most important investment decisions you will make. In most cases, your stock portfolio allocation will determine your success. After all, the higher your returns, the more comfortable your investments will be. But, how do you allocate your stock portfolio for maximum returns? Continue reading “How do you allocate your stock portfolio for maximum returns?”
The best time to buy stocks varies from person to person. The general rule is to buy stocks when they are on sale. Continue reading “When is the best time to buy stocks?”
There are different types of REIGs (Real Estate Investment Group) in the tax system, specific real estate investment vehicles that are created to share certain real estate risks with their investors. Continue reading “The different types of REIG”
An exchange traded fund (ETF) is an investment fund made up of shares or bonds from several hundred (or even thousands) of companies (or bonds from several countries). Continue reading “What is an ETF?”
Any investment has risks, but an REIG is a real estate company that manages assets on behalf of a large number of investors and one of the main advantages of an REIG is that it is a flexible investment that can be sold at any time. There is no minimum investment period required, and you can make a profit with a small initial investment. Continue reading “What are the risks of REIGs?”
The difference between a physical and a synthetic ETF is the method used by the fund to replicate the performance of an index. Continue reading “Physical or synthetic ETF : what is the difference ?”
The crisis in Ukraine is having a profound effect on the Russian economy and global markets.
The main economic consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine are higher energy and commodity prices, slower economic growth and turbulence in global financial markets. Continue reading “How will Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affect global markets?”