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Investment and Origination Statistics Cool Down in November


As the colder weather settled in, our originations and investment figures are also cooling. With a 6.4% decline in loan originations, as well as a 5.8% decline in investments. Spain, however, continues to increase its origination standing. There was also a substantial increase in new investors joining Bondora. Our amount of cash recovered increased to…

How to Save Money Fast

Finance Tips

Saving money is vital. Perhaps you’re saving money to build your emergency fund. Or maybe your financial goal is to buy property? Whatever your reasons for saving money are, establishing healthy savings habits is essential to your financial success. Are you looking for tried-and-tested savings tips to get you on track? Find them right here…

13 New Vacancies… (and Counting)


Are you job-hunting? Well, look no further because there are 13 vacancies available at Bondora! We’re looking for a wide range of talented individuals, from Lawyers and Data Analysts to Customer Experience Specialists, Software Engineers, Senior Talent Sources, and more! There are so many different positions available, so it’s impossible to summarize them all here….

Bondora Embarks on Ambitious Growth Plan: Announces New Developments


Bondora is a global financial platform providing mutually beneficial solutions for investors and borrowers. Since 2008, Bondora’s investor base has grown to over 200,000 customers who have invested more than €650 million and earned over €80 million to build their financial wealth. We are incredibly honored to have become such a popular and trusted investment choice….

5 Ways to Save Money While Inflation is Rising

Finance Tips

In May 2022, the average inflation rate in the EU reached a staggering 8.8%. While in France it didn’t exceed 6%, the 20% inflation rate in Estonia or the 15% one in the Czech Republic makes one wonder — will the situation stabilize? Here is the thing—whether it’s 6% or 20%—a growing inflation rate means…

What is a Recession?

Finance Tips

During the first half of 2022, fears of a recession seized headlines in Europe and the rest of the world. No one can predict the future, although many economists forecast an impending European recession. We often hear the word recession being thrown around casually, rarely with regard to what it means and why it is…

Explained: Secured vs. Unsecured Loans

Bondora video

Here at Bondora, we offer unsecured personal loans to our borrowers. And you may be wondering what an unsecured loan means. Keep watching to find out. A secured loan is a loan backed by collateral. The most common types of secured loans are mortgages and car loans, and in these instances, the collateral is the…

July 2022: Over €1M Recovered

Collection & Recovery

After a slow June, our collection and recovery figures rebounded as anticipated. The number of recovered loans, as well as the total cash recovered, increased. The total recovered cash also climbed to exceed €1 million once again! Read more: The count of loans grew by 0.5% to 79,395 loans in July. And the cash total…

How to Beat Inflation with 3 Easy Strategies

Finance Tips

‘The silent killer of money’—a synonym for inflation, and enough reason to want to overcome it. And there’s a good reason for it. If left unchecked, inflation can erode the value of your euro, meaning everything you buy becomes more expensive. Ordinarily, a little inflation – roughly 2% annually – is a normal part of…

Originations & Investments Increase to over €15M


Loan origination and investments showed a solid increase to €15,333,326 in July. This rebound in statistics was expected after the slow summer decreases in June. Collection and recovery statistics also grew, exceeding €1 million. Read more here: In July, we welcomed 1,821 new investors to Bondora—slightly more than in June. Our total investment has increased…

Secondary Market Activity Continues to Tumble

Market & Pricing

The number and value of Secondary Market transactions continue to tumble downward. This is in contrast to other activity on Bondora that has picked up after June’s summer slump, but the interest in market transactions has not rebounded yet. Activity decreased by 24.5% to a total of €104,846 transacted. Read more: Once again, all three…

3 Ways to Deal with Rising Inflation

Bondora video

Inflation has been a hot topic recently, negatively affecting people’s lives. The cost of everything from gas and fuel to groceries goes up, and our budgets become tighter each day. It can seem like inflation happens to us and is out of our control, but there’s hope. Here are 3 ways to deal with rising…