CATEGORY: PERSONAL FINANCE

How to negotiate out of a bad loan

Every now and then I meet people howling about their debt burden and how it’s making life difficult for...


How to buy a business in Nigeria

Buying a business in Nigeria is common place as everyday people for several reasons decide to discontinue their present...


Insurance Company may not pay you claims if your brother bashes your car while driving it

I read an interesting article on page 35, businessday of 2/11/11 on why it is important to read the...



Meet The Women Running The Nigerian Economy

Someone once suggested it was time we get a female CBN Governor “after all women are running the Nigerian...


How To Calculate Your Taxes In Nigeria

*NOTE: The article for the above post is now outdated following the 2011 amendment of the Personal Income Tax...


Are Inverters really worth it?

This is one questions that has been on mind since I got an inverter. It’s hard to imagine life...


Is it wise to buy a car with a loan?

After my post about steps of getting a car loan, a friend wanted to know if it was wise...


“I Need A Car Loan” (How To Get A Car Loan In Nigeria)

Mike: Hi Ugo I need a car loan how do i get one? Ugo: Getting a car loan in...


A simple argument for borrowing over using your own money

This one some argument someone put up recently on the reason why he’d rather use a bank loan than...


Roaming into debt!! Why you should think well before roaming your phone!

I have decided to blog about roaming charges after a friend of mine recently threatened to dump one of...


Your wife is worth N32.7m a year!!!

It’s valentine day and the whole city is buzzing. From a male perspective today is a day to show...


My Child is starting school at 7 not 1! How do I convince my wife?

In Nigeria, the norm is for parents to enroll their kids into school at an early age. Early age...


A case between an ex employee and a bank – Justice delayed but served.

An Ikeja High Court recently ordered UBA to refund one Mr. Anyanwu a sum of about N1.4m in back...


With the unjustifiable high cost of elementary school fees, would I rather be a “bad parent” than a broke one!!

Don’t be dismayed by the apparent rude heading right above you, it’s just a reaction to the unrelenting rip...