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Corona virus

The Coronavirus And Your Personal Finance

We all crave a level of certainty and predictability in our lives. This period with the coronavirus pandemic can have an effect on your personal finances. These clearly are uncertain times and it is easy to become anxious. We cannot be in control of everything that happens around us, but what we can and should…

lost job

Help! I Lost My Job

Whether we call it restructuring, downsizing, rightsizing, retrenchment, being laid off or just plain being fired, losing one’s job ranks as one of life’s most challenging events; these include the loss of a loved one, divorce or serious illness. In January, thousands of Nigerians woke up with the news that they had lost their jobs.…

Passive income and financial independence

Passive Income: A Pathway to Financial Independence

Recently there has been talks of “financial independence”. What does this mean to you? Most people live in the cycle of active income, which ties their time to their income; the salary you get from the work you do is as a direct result of your efforts at work. Active income can be earned only…

Financial Goals For 2020

Have you ever accomplished anything big with your money or are you waiting until you have enough? The hard truth is that there is rarely enough to accomplish a big goal right from the start; it takes time, consistency, discipline and focus. Don’t have too many financial goals or you may never achieve them. So, what…

going cashless

The World is Going Cashless: How Ready are You?

The world is going cashless whether you are ready or not. All the signs are towards encouraging everyone to go cash-free. Increasingly, these initiatives will impact everyone.  The Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) cashless policy commenced on January 1, 2012 in a phased approach that featured Lagos as the pilot state. In a circular, dated September…

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