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A Primer On Investing

Published by admin on Sunday, April 14th, 2013 in Investing
 
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In our society, we need money in various aspects of lives, to fulfill most of our aspirations. Individuals try and save money to serve as a cushion in a number of cases, such as to acquire new assets, to purchase goods, for emergencies, etc. Universally, banks are the preferred medium for holding our savings. This is because:

1) Security: Your money is better safe-guarded by a bank than yourself.

2) Interest: You also earn a stable return for holding your money in the bank.

3) Liquidity: You can withdraw your money at any instance that you desire.

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A Primer On Crowdfunding

Published by admin on Sunday, August 12th, 2012 in Crowdfunding/Crowdsourcing
 
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Crowdfunding can be defined as raising funds from the general public usually through internet platforms in order to support a project started by an individual or an organization. Social media websites play a primary role in this regard, as individuals or organizations looking for funds use these websites to reach out to the general public. Instead of asking a small number of sophisticated investors for large amounts, crowdfunding allows an individual or organization to reach out to a large number of people for smaller amounts of money. Incentives such as profit sharing, free products and samples can also be associated with crowdfunding activity. Upcoming platforms such as iFunding give investors access to real estate investing via crowdfunding. This way, crowdfunding might change the way we invest in Real Estate. (more…)

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