In episode 8 of Millennial Money Matters, we weigh up MoneyBox, a fintech app which rounds up purchases to the nearest pound and helps to invest the spare change via one of three tracker funds. On the surface, MoneyBox is a very simple tool, but there are a number of considerations relating to fees and investment horizons that users ought to consider before ploughing in. CEO Ben Stanway bought his first share aged 12, and was a successful fund manager in his early twenties – making this episode a must-listen for aspiring young investors.
AltFi is returning to Amsterdam for its second annual Summit in the city. The inaugural event last year was a roaring success, with key figures from across Continental Europe's alternative finance and digital banking sectors highlighted. These included Jeroen Broekema, managing director of Funding Circle Netherlands, and Mieke van Engelen, head of innovative partnerships at ABN AMRO's standalone lending platform, New10.