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Are you 58 with no savings

Are You 58 With No Savings?

Nigeria celebrates 58 years of independence next week. Sadly, we have not met our own expectations as a nation or attained the financial stability and security that we desire. What does 58 mean to you? Are you 58 with little in the way of savings and investments? Can you see where 30 or more years…

Will

Money Matters: Do You Have A Will?

“WILLS DON’T KILL” What are you leaving behind; a lasting legacy or a family feud?  How do you wish to be remembered? For the great work that you accomplished in your lifetime, or for World War III that erupted in your close-knit family after your demise? Here are some important issues to reflect upon regarding…

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…

Who Will Take Over The Family Business?

Family businesses are the backbone of any economy and Nigeria is no different. Indeed, family-owned businesses have long been part of Nigerian business life and history, yet so many of the prominent businesses in the early 50s and 60s are no more. What happened to them? In most family controlled businesses, there comes a time…

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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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