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Don’t Let The Wedding Ruin Your Marriage (Part 2)

Nimi Akinkugbe, Money Matters with Nimi continues the discussion don’t let the wedding ruin your marriage. (See Part 1 here) Who pays for what? In the past, tradition was not financially kind to the bride’s family who was expected to cover most of the costs.Nowadays both families tend to play a role and the division…

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Don’t let the wedding ruin your marriage

Nimi Akinkugbe, Money Matters with Nimi discusses don’t let the wedding ruin your marriage in this 2 part series. Don’t let the wedding ruin your marriage From our earliest years we are conditioned to dream of a fairy tale wedding. Parents are often under a lot of pressure on themselves to give their children the…

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Financial Plans For The New Year

Have you set your financial plans for the New Year? It is clear that we face economic challenges with the decline in global oil prices, the devaluation of the naira, a volatile stockmarket, increased interest rates, serious security issues and a general air of uncertainty in the land. This will inevitably have an impact on…

Are You Smart Enough Financially?

Are you financially literate enough to raise a daughter who is financially empowered? Your daughter learns from you and how you see and handle finances. Start with asking yourself about your own finance? How well do you manage it? what about your family’s finances, are you responsible enough to handle it with care?Are you an…

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Are Your Children Financially Literate?

Are your children financially literate? Contributed by Nimi Akinkugbe, Money Matters with Nimi Our current educational system focuses almost totally on academic subjects and very rarely is any aspect of money management taught in the school curriculum. This is set to change in due course. At an event to mark Global Money Week held at…

How much of your money you are wasting?

Have you considered how much of your earnings you cannot account for? Apart from your needs, like groceries and wants like a new pair of black shoes, there is another real category called the “Unclassified and Uncaptured spending”. There are many ways to set a budget and to decide how much to spend on a…

Planning for your Child’s Education Part II

Planning for your Child’s Education Part II By Nimi Akinkugbe as a continuation to Planning for your Child’s education series, here for Part I.   “Save now, or you’ll pay later” Many parents pay school fees on an ad hoc basis without any advance planning. With the rising cost of education, if sound investments are not…

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