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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…

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…

Financial Windfall

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,…

#LMEvent2016 - Your Finance and You; Fostering Financial Success

#LMEvent2016 – Your Finance and You; Fostering Financial Success

There’s a low key general notion that family financial matters belong to the husbands, but we differ on this notion. This was what one of our guest speakers at our 3rd Annual LagosMums Parenting and Networking Event #LMEvent2016, last year December, 2016; Rolayo Akhigbe explained! In her words “Life can be unpredictable and so women must face the reality…

identity

How Secure Are Your Personal Finances

Is your personal financial information secure? How secure are your personal finances? Have you ever had to endure the painful experience of being a victim of fraud or identity theft in which personal documents are stolen and the data is used fraudulently? Your financial information is very personal and must be carefully protected. In today’s…

The Power of Investments

If you took time to take stock of your expenses in the month of March, you may notice that at least a third of the monies spent might not be accounted for especially on those ‘little-little’ items. The ones we think do not matter and as such we do not need to have a budget…

life

Are you prepared for this year’s life events?

Are you prepared for this year’s life events? What are the major life events you anticipate this year? Are you prepared for them financially? Our lives are shaped by various life events that come with financial consequences. Many people get swept up in such events without being financially prepared. Life events range from the significant milestones…

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