Personal Finance, Investment and Money Management

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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…

The gift of financial security on Mother’s Day

Contributed by Nimi Akinkugbe Mothers make huge sacrifices for their families and often neglect their own needs in the process. One area that is often entirely ignored is their financial security. A lack of financial skills has the potential to negatively impact not only a woman’s future, but also that of her children. Women face…

Yours, Mine, and Ours

Contributed by Nimi Akinkugbe As two individuals merge all their worldly goods there are many things to consider. After the excitement of the wedding ceremonies, it is time to face your financial future together. Have you effected your name change on your documents? Will you have joint or separate accounts? How will you manage your…

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Are you prepared for this year’s life events?

Are you prepared for this year’s life events? What are the major life events you anticipate this year? Are you prepared for them financially? Our lives are shaped by various life events that come with financial consequences. Many people get swept up in such events without being financially prepared. Life events range from the significant milestones…

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Planning For Your Child’s Education – Part I

By Nimi Akinkugbe Naturally it is the desire of every parent or guardian to give their children the best possible start in life. One of the best ways to build a foundation for a secure future is through a sound education. Education opens doors to many opportunities, and is a necessity in today’s global economy.…

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