Financial Thing Investing Essentials Podcast EP003 – Stephen Findlay / Bondmason


Financial Thing Investing Essentials Podcast EP003

Guest: Stephen Findlay / CEO & Founder of Bondmason

Welcome to episode 003 of the Financial Thing Investing Essentials Podcast.

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My guest is Stephen Findlay, the CEO and founder of Bondmason, one of the companies I used to invest through. Unfortunately, when Bondmason raised their annual fees and upped their minimum investment amount to £5,000, I decided to exit Bondmason.

I thoroughly enjoyed my chat with Stephen, despite his lack for ready to go dad jokes.

Here are some of the things Stephen and I chatted about:

  • The art of telling dad jokes
  • Why was Bondmason created
  • How Stephen keeps lenders’ happy
  • The importance of Director and staff experience
  • How Bondmason is funded and whether it’s a profitable company
  • Lender interest rate projections for the next 12 months
  • The single biggest challenge Bondmason faces
  • Stephen’s assessment of how risky investing in Bondmason really is
  • How much liquid net worth Stephen thinks should you put into peer to peer lending
  • Future Bondmason plans and products

If you want to learn about my personal experiences of investing through Bondmason along with the reasons I decided to exit, you can read my comprehensive Bondmason review here.

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