2019 retrospective and new year’s resolutions
I never liked making new year’s resolutions, mainly because most of the time they’re just items on a list that remind me of my failures. The bigger the list, the bigger the disappointment at the end of the next year.
Daniel Dec 31, 2019
Personal finance and the shameless act of selling
A few weeks ago my company invited an external speaker and he held this course named “Financial Intelligence”. In essence, it was a good initiative. Teaching IT geeks getting paid high salaries that life is not all about spending. Our schools used to teach us math, chemistry, physics, history, geography, biology, and nothing about real life. For the generations brought up under communism, money didn’t have any value. When we finally graduated to democracy, our teachers didn’t know anything about personal finance. Since they didn’t understand its importance, they never bothered to learn and then teach us about it.
Daniel Nov 24, 2019
The state of fintech in Romania
I’ve built a list of all the fintech startups I could find in my country. Some of them don’t even have a working product yet, others were cannibalized by the competition, while a few others are quite interesting
Daniel Nov 17, 2019
A Monethera review after 6 months
Monethera is the newest player in p2p business lending town. You can invest in real estate projects, business loans, green energy, logistics or technology companies and earn up to 22% per year in interest.
Daniel Nov 8, 2019
Wisefund – a simple review after 3 months
Wisefund is a new and promising p2p business lending platform from Estonia. With an average interest rate of 18% on its loans, it promises its investors good returns. The company was founded only in March 2019, and as of November, it has around 1500 investors who invested a bit over 3 million EUR on the […]
Daniel Nov 6, 2019