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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…

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,…

Should You Bring Your Children Into The Family Business?

Should You Bring Your Children Into 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? Family businesses face unique challenges. In fact, statistics show…

motherhood and money matters

Motherhood and Money Matters

  Mothers make huge sacrifices for their families and often neglect their own needs in the process. One area that is often entirely ignored is their financial security. Sadly, the lack of financial knowledge has the potential to negatively impact not only a woman’s future, but also that of her family. Women face some unique…

10 Deadly Sins of Investing

From time to time, we will all make some financial blunders. Some people make bigger ones than others. What is more important than making such mistakes, is learning from them. Here are 10 deadly sins of investing that investors should avoid at all costs. Jumping on the bandwagon If everyone else is buying it, it…

Love and Money: Handling Awkward Conversations

Whether you are seeing someone, are in a serious committed relationship, are married, or remarried, money is one topic that will keep coming up either in conversation or certainly in your minds. Have you ever chatted about money, even occasionally? At a certain point in a relationship, it is clear that things are getting serious,…

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