What is bitcoin and why is so popular?

Bitcoin is widely accepted as being the first cryptocurency or virtual currency. The concept was first conceived by an unidentified group of programmers known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. In 2009 it was made available as open source software.

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Posted by runted on in Personal Finance

P2P Lending vs Stocks and Bonds

Peer-to-peer lending, or most-commonly known as P2P lending, is a financing method that matches individuals and businesses who need to borrow money with others who want to invest their money without the need for any financial institution as an intermediary at an agreed fixed interest rate.

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Changing the World through Peer-to- Peer Lending

As an investor, if you have cash that you wish to invest you have a number of options, including savings accounts, bonds or riskier investments like stock markets or complicated derivatives.

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Transparency: The Cornerstone of P2P Lending

Transparency is something that the financial service sector has long been lacking. In fact, peer-to-peer lending rose to prominence on the back of a loud public call for more transparency and less corporate greed. Traditional P2P marketplace lending has transparency at its core.

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Posted by kentemad on in Impact Investing

impact investing

There has been a long existing, alleged trade-off between return on investment and allocation of financial capital towards positive environmental and/or social impact. Investing doesn't need to be so one sided. The world witnesses do investors that are good, pursuing a strategy called Impact investing today.

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Posted by canythould43 on in P2P Lending

Europe the new frontier in P2P Lending

P2P Lending, also known as peer to peer lending or crowdlending is the new practice of giving money to businesses or individuals on the understanding that it will be repaid back.

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