Personal Finance, Investment and Money Management

Avoid Making These Money Mistakes In 2018

Avoid Making These Money Mistakes In 2018. From time to time, we will all make some financial mistakes. What is more important than making such mistakes, is learning from them. Here are some financial mistakes to avoid this year. Failure to plan Financial success rarely happens overnight. The adage if you fail to plan, you plan…

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5 Budgeting Tips To Avoid Over Spending This Holiday Season

5 Budgeting TIPS To Avoid Over Spending This Holiday Season The holiday season is fast approaching and for many, it is a season of spending. Christmas is about spending quality time with the people we love and showing them that we love them. Gift giving is one of the most special and recognized way of…

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Whistle Blowing & Windfalls

Whistle Blowing & Windfalls Earlier this year, the Federal Government announced a Whistle Blowing policy, which offers a maximum of five percent financial reward to any whistle blower whose information leads to recovery ‎of looted funds obtained through fraudulent means. The programme is designed to encourage anyone with information about a violation of financial regulations,…

“I DON'T EARN ENOUGH TO SAVE!”

“I Don’t Earn Enough To Save!”

31-year old Laitan Johnson has dreams and aspirations. There are goals that he wants to achieve such as renting an apartment, buying a car, and getting married next year; it seems almost impossible with his income of N125,000 a month. Naturally, when money is so tight, saving tends to be the last thing on your…

Post-Recession: “Too Early to Cheer”

Post-Recession: “Too Early to Cheer”

According to the recent GDP report released by The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the economy recorded a positive growth after five consecutive quarters of contractions since Q1 2016, signifying that Nigeria is technically out of recession. As the economy begins to emerge from recession,so too should consumer confidence in the market, which will lead…

Should You Lend Money To Friends?

Shakespeare’s Polonius offers the sage advice to his son Laertes in Hamlet; “Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend”. Consider this scenario: A friend calls you and needs to see you urgently. It can’t be discussed on the telephone; she must visit you personally. You oblige and…

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