Tag: Money matters with Nimi

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…

Children's Finance Fair

Children’s Finance Fair May 26 2018

  Following the huge success of the 1st Children’s Finance Fair in 2017, Bestman Games and MMWN Consulting are hosting the 2nd Children’s Finance Fair to mark Children’s Day 2018. This novel event will hold on Saturday, 26th May 2018 from 10.00 am – 2pm pm Saturday 26th May 2018 at Lagos Prep School, 36-40…

fatherhood and finances

Fatherhood and Finances

Yesterday was Father’s Day. It is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, and their influence in society. It is also a good time for fathers to consider the critical role that they play in the family, to take stock and to carefully consider their responsibilities. One such responsibility is financial, and it is important…

Whistle blowing, Value And Values?

Whistle blowing brings to the limelight, the case of value and values. “The Federal Ministry of Finance’s (FMF) whistleblowing programme is designed to encourage anyone with information about a violation of financial regulations, mismanagement of public funds and assets, financial malpractice, fraud and theft to report it.” The primary goal of the FMF Whistleblowing Policy is to…

Female Breadwinners and The Head of the Household

Economic realities have meant that most families must rely on more than one income to meet the family’s current needs and future aspirations including educating children, decent housing and a secure retirement. There has been the traditional premise that men were the breadwinners and women stayed home “in the kitchen,” or did not pursue a…

Esusu and Access to Credit

The International Day of Cooperatives was marked by the United Nations on 2nd July 2016. “I urge Governments to create an enabling environment for cooperatives to thrive and grow. Let us harness the power of cooperatives to achieve the SDGs and create a world of dignity and opportunity for all.” – Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary…

Raising Financially Literate Children – Take Part

Raising Financially literate children starts with you, today 14th March 2016 marks the start of Global Money Week with the theme  “Take Part: Save Smart” GMW is a celebration, with local and regional events and activities aimed at inspiring children and youth to learn about money, saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment, and becoming an entrepreneur…

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

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