Personal Finance, Investment and Money Management

How To Survive The Recession in 5 Easy Steps

The economists have finally announced that Nigeria is officially in a recession! In reality, this is not news to most of us as we have been living with increased prices and reduced cash flows for a while already. Based on all the macro-economic indications and projections, the state of the economy is not likely to…

Esusu and Access to Credit

The International Day of Cooperatives was marked by the United Nations on 2nd July 2016. “I urge Governments to create an enabling environment for cooperatives to thrive and grow. Let us harness the power of cooperatives to achieve the SDGs and create a world of dignity and opportunity for all.” – Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary…

Who Will Take Over The Family Business?

Family businesses are the backbone of any economy and Nigeria is no different. Indeed, family-owned businesses have long been part of Nigerian business life and history, yet so many of the prominent businesses in the early 50s and 60s are no more. What happened to them? In most family controlled businesses, there comes a time…

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Money Mindset

What do you think of when you hear “rich woman”? There’s really no need “beefing” that woman who just has so much money…or like we call them “money miss road” women. Believe me, it’s not worth it envying that other woman with tons of cash to spend away. You might have even said to yourself…she…

Women Do What Is Right and Earn Your Rights – The Renaissance

Transforming the Female Mind- The Renaissance! Nigeria’s Senate recently threw out a proposed bill aimed at seeking equal rights for women. Women Rights activists say the bill was designed to promote women’s equality in Marriage, Inheritance, Job and Education. The Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill was aimed at promoting equality, development and advancement of all…

Your Financial New Years Resolutions

Have You Made Your Financial New Year Resolutions The complex nature of our nations turbulent economy has impacted all Nigerians and leaves many feeling confused and anxious. The good news is that no matter how challenging things may be, the basic fundamentals of personal financial management still apply so stay focused on this. Have you…

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Coping with the pressure of Christmas

Coping with the pressure of Christmas Most Nigeria families have been badly affected by the economic downturn. Debo Peters has recently been laid off by his employer, an oil service company that was forced to shed sixty percent of its work force. He is the primary breadwinner; his wife Anne works part time as a…

What is it about LagosMums? Being a Mum means that you are many things at the same time…

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