Me & My Money: Sound financial planning is core tenet in his life

Fintech founder believes in investing with long-term view, tapping power of compounding

Mr Laurent Bertrand, 47, chief executive and founder of BetterTradeOff, which helps people build financial plans online, uses his business' platform Up to keep track of his family's accounts, assets and insurance policies. He also uses it to estimate
Mr Laurent Bertrand, 47, chief executive and founder of BetterTradeOff, which helps people build financial plans online, uses his business' platform Up to keep track of his family's accounts, assets and insurance policies. He also uses it to estimate how much money he will need when retiring.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Building solid financial foundations through investing for the long term is something that has stood Mr Laurent Bertrand in good stead over the years.

He also hopes to help others reduce financial anxiety through developing their own financial-planning road maps.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 02, 2020, with the headline 'Sound financial planning is core tenet in his life'. Subscribe