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2020 – The year of the big savers

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When you made your New Year’s resolutions back in January– saving more money might have been on your list. But did you actually believe that 2020 would be the year you’d save more? Well, turns out, all it took was a global lockdown and strict government regulations for everyone to find their inner money saver….

What 2020 is teaching us about P2P lending

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The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the guest blogger and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Bondora. In 2013 I started a Danish blog about personal finance and financial independence. I planned to reach early retirement, and I used the blog as a means to share…

Next stop: Financial freedom

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Imagine having enough money in your bank account so you don’t have to live from salary to salary. Or not having to stress about daily expenses and bills. How great would it be to go on holiday without going into debt? Or being able to retire early, knowing your financial future is secure. That’s the…

The 6 top misconceptions people have about money

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Money. It’s what we work for and can’t get enough of. It’s what buys everything from an education to a fancy car. With its high level of importance in society, why then, is money so misunderstood? Everyone has a story about why they don’t have as much money as they would like, and how it’s…

What to do in a financial crisis: A practical experience

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Who am I? My name is Lars Wrobbel and I am the founder of the biggest German P2P lending blog Passives Einkommen mit P2P. I have been posting about my investments in P2P loans since 2015 and have already gathered experience on over 20 P2P platforms, 15 of which are still active investments in my…

Top 9 pieces of investment (and life) advice from Warren Buffett

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To Warren Buffett, investing is similar to life. It’s a game filled with risk/reward prospects that require insight, determination, and the ability to distinguish between good and bad. Buffett has been so good at this game that he is the most prolific investor of our time, and has helped millions of people invest successfully on…

Working your way up the 6 levels of financial independence

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Imagine not ever having to worry about money again. It’s something that everyone wants, but few people ever achieve. Yet, the term financial independence probably has a different meaning depending on where you are in your life right now. To some, it might just be not having to worry about paying your bills, while to…

A career in fintech could be just what you’re looking for

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The field of fintech is a lot bigger than you might think. Fintech encompusses all of the technology being used to improve financial services for businesses and consumers. No matter the area of finance — including investing, banking, insurance, lending, and more — fintech products and services seek to provide more streamlined and cheaper offerings…

Here’s how emotions are making it harder for you to invest

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Emotions. They are good indicators when it comes to better understanding your relationships or enjoying your life, but they aren’t so useful when it comes to making financial decisions. Basing your finances off of an emotion — whether it be anxiety, anger, fear, or even excitement — can have devastating consequences. It’s not just that…

Lack of financial education is a global issue. Here’s how to fix it

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Compound interest. Credit rating. Budgeting. These are just a few financial topics that most of the world doesn’t understand. Why? Because financial education is lacking, leaving people around the world struggling to understand why their credit card interest is so high and they can’t afford the lifestyle they have dreamed of since they were young….