CATEGORY: PERSONAL FINANCE

Feragamo Pumps or Insurance premium? What this young lady chose

“Beep, beep”. I glanced at my phone and sure enough it was a credit...


How to avoid borrowing to pay school fees

Inability to pay school fees in a recession can cause emotional & mental strain....


Financial Decisions You Shouldn’t Be In a Rush To Make As An Entry Level Employee

There are very few things in life that is as satisfying as getting a job soon after graduating from...




A-Z Of Investing In Bitcoins From Nigeria

Finally, a Nairametrics take on the world's leading Crypto...



Should I Invest In Fixed Deposits?

Should I be putting my money in a fixed deposit? This was a question put forward by a Nairametrics...


Three Reasons Why You Should Be Investing In Treasury Bills

For Nigerians with excess cash looking for where to invest can be nightmare. It’s a bit ironic considering that...


You could be financially screwed if this is your situation #NigerianRecession

Nigeria is right about neck-deep in a pit of recession and strangled in a hard to get out of...


A tale of two friends: One invested in stocks the other in forex

Two years ago and just when the Central Bank announced its first round of devaluation two friends talked about...



How recession affects ‘youth corpers’

Recession has been defined as a situation where a country experiences two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth rate....



A Bread Seller Explains The Concept Of Inflation

I met Olajumoke three years ago. She sold bread for a living in Lagos. We got talking about...


Use These Tips If You Want To Protect Your Retirement Income

Comfortable retirement is the desire of many and almost all retirement services company websites have calculators that will give...


Here’s How To Determine Your Net Worth

A typical discussion amongst guys during a regular hangout, most especially after a few drinks is on the financial...


Difference Between Interim Dividend and Final Dividend

Companies at the end of a reporting period may choose to declare dividends to its shareholders as part of...


Insurance As An Asset Class? Here Is How It Works

Over the past 8years, I have preached the message of multiple streams of income within my circle of influence....


How To Explain Why You Left Your Old Job

  A friend of mine was very crossed with himself following an interview he just attended. After doing so...


These Poor Investment Decisions Can Ruin Your Savings

On this blog I preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as...