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Do You Really Need an Emergency Fund?

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Yes, you really do. It can’t be overstated: having an emergency fund is one of the most important financial decisions you can make. Before you think about investing or putting your money at risk, you would be wise to ensure your security with an emergency fund in the case of an extraordinary event. Think you…

Investing from outside the EEA

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If you live in a country outside the European Economic Area, you may be wondering if you are eligible to invest with Bondora. In general, we do not provide investment services for residents outside the EEA, Switzerland, or the UK. But, with every rule, there can be exceptions. If you reside in an approved country…

September: Spanish Origination Market Relaunched

Market & Pricing

Investors will be thrilled to know that we’ve relaunched the Spanish origination market in September. Thank you for being patient with us as we ensured that we’re 100% ready to relaunch and go bigger than ever in Spain. In August, Bondora saw a trend-reversal in originations, but originations were back to their growing ways in…

💰 5 tips to teach your kids good money habits

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Money is an essential part of your daily life; from buying groceries, to paying for fuel. Helping children learn good money habits at a young age will put them on a path to becoming financially literate, which gives them a head-start to their adult lives! Here are 5 tips on how to teach your kids…

🙋🏾‍♂️Your Top 5 Questions in August – Answered!

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Hi there, I’m Temiloluwa from Bondora’s Investor Relations team. Every month, we round up all the most-asked questions we received from investors in one blog post. You can find all the answers to these top questions right here. It’s just another way we provide first-class customer service.  Let’s go through the top 5 questions we…

Frugal living and how it can help you save money

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“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” – Charles Dickens The term ‘frugal’ often has a negative connotation. But in reality, frugal living is a great way to turn a little into a life of abundance. By…

A recap of our videos in August 2021

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And that’s a wrap for August! Missed one of our weekly videos? Here’s a recap for you. This month, we explained the differences between active and passive investing, showed you how to close your Bondora account, and introduced you to the Bondora blog. Jump in below for more. Differences between active and passive investing When…

Another Month of Strong Return Rates

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Bondora returns are holding strong. In fact, investor returns for 2021 originations were higher in July compared to June. Here is our main takeaway for July’s portfolio performance: Key statistics Originations returned a higher rate of 15.2% for 2021 originations There was a 1.3% increase in returns for 2021 Q2 originations An outlier in Estonia…

Bondora Originations Continue to Top Previous Months

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It’s seven months and counting of monthly increases to Bondora originations. And in July, a total of €11,818,925 in originations puts Bondora another step closer on the path to 1 billion, while providing the best customer experience for both borrowers and investors. Country breakdown In July, originations grew by 7.1% over June, to a total…

Let’s Talk about Inflation and How You Can Beat It

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Inflation. In the past year, you’ve probably heard everyone, from central bankers to heads of state, discuss inflation. That’s because it has become a hot topic of conversation and financial experts and the general public are worrying about inflation. This economic factor, if left unchecked, can leave individuals with less purchasing power over time, thereby…

Bondora blog – the news source for everything Bondora

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In addition to our YouTube channel, we also have a blog where we share valuable content for our investors. Visit bondora.com/blog to check it out. Here you can find a wealth of information about personal finance, Bondora, and how to make the most of your account. There are 9 different sections, such as: Market &…

Over €11M Invested on Bondora in July

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🙌 July brought yet another month of increased investment on Bondora. Investors flooded the platform with €11,628,988 in investments. This is a steady 7.5% growth rate compared to June. It’s also the fifth consecutive month of growth for Bondora investment funding. This month, all four product categories increased. This shows how strong all our Bondora…

Recent notable fintech mergers and acquisitions

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The fintech industry is filled with promising startups, established companies, and everything in between. There’s one thing all these enterprises have in common; their desire to grow. One way that companies grow is to acquire competitors or companies offering complementary services to their own. Recently, there has been a slew of notable mergers and acquisitions…