Personal Finance, Investment and Money Management

10 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Estate plans are not just for the rich and famous, but their celebrity highlights and indeed exaggerates powerful estate planning lessons that can apply to everyone. We were all shocked that Aretha Franklin died intestate. One would assume that someone so accomplished, with considerable wealth, and who most likely had access to a team of…

Funding your child's education

How Are You Funding Your Child’s Education?

“Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rests the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.” – Kofi Amman [Father’s and money matters – is your family financially secure] As parents and guardians, it is our greatest desire to give our children and wards the best possible start…

healthy food

Child Nutrition Part 4 – Healthy Food for Optimal Nutrition

I am sure that after learning all of the previous information regarding nutrition and how important it is for your child, you are wondering how you can go about making sure that you are providing your child with these nutrients. As mentioned before, there are many people who are completely unaware of what foods contain…

Unemployment survival tips

12 Unemployment Survival Tips For Graduates

Thousands of young Nigerians are unemployed. After the grandeur of the graduation ceremonies, the bachelors and masters degrees, and then NYSC have not translated as expected, to employment for scores of young people. It could be a while before you secure a job. Until it comes, how will you survive? No money is coming in,…

Fathers And Money Matters – Is Your Family Financially Secure?

Yesterday was Fathers Day. Fathers Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. It is also a good time for fathers to consider the critical role they play in the family; to take stock and to carefully consider their responsibilities by implementing important financial steps…

Kid Entrepreneurs Apprentice Show

New Reality Show – Kid Entrepreneurs apprentice Show

  Kid Entrepreneurs Apprentice Show is a first of it’s kind reality television programme in which 10 of Nigeria’s brightest business minded kids and young entrepreneurs compete against each other in a series of business related challenges to multiply the seed fund of 50,000 naira given to them by the host of the show. [How to…

three generations

Will Your Family Wealth Survive “Three Generations”?

We’ve heard of the expressions from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations, in the United States. And from rice paddies to rice paddies in Asia. Does anyone know the Nigerian term? These expressions are so common regardless of culture or country. According to a study, “wealthy families across countries lose about 70% of their wealth…

Back to School

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

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