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Understanding dirty vs clean price in bond investing

Most Nigerian bonds quoted on FMDQ website are priced or quoted clean.

Understanding stock trading orders

Stock investing is so different from going to the market to buy groceries or electronics.
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Why do I need an insurance

5 years ago, one Saturday morning, I climbed a 27 feet ladder to clean the gutters on the roof of our house after the...
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What You Should Know About i-invest, the First Treasury Bills App In West Africa

Nairametrics has received a whole lot of mails pertaining to Sterling Bank's I-invest app.
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Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

This is where the disparity between the trade and settlement date occurs.
Initial Public Offering

What You Need To Know About The Term “Basis Point”

It is typically used to express differences in interest rates of less than 1% per year.
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How To Cut Your Losses in a Bearish Market

Consult an investment advisor or broker before taking investment decisions.

What the terms ‘Capital Gains’ and ‘Investment Income’ mean

The terms Capital Gains and Investment Income are explained via clear and easy to understand illustrations.

What is a Conglomerate?

A conglomerate is a large corporation that has a controlling interest in several smaller companies.

How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't true!

These are ways you can monetise your hobbies

If you play your cards right, there’s a chance that you can monetize it.

Relationship Between Revenue Reserves and Dividends

Investments in stock markets usually have two ways of providing returns to investors.
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20 Financial Terms You Need To Know In The Stock Market

Ever hear people use words relating to the stock market in a conversation or in the news?

FIRS could seal your office if you get these two notices

FIRS has made it clear to businesses in Nigeria that it is serious about tackling tax evasion.

Who pays for Value Added Tax and Withholding Tax?

Let's explain this once and for all.

How to make quick money in the 2019 elections

2019 is just around the corner. With the political season heating up.

Pay attention to this when you want to choose the right Mutual Fund

All mutual fund investment companies are required to register in Nigeria.
ATM, NIP, NBS, CBN, Inflation, Interest Rates

How Not To Invest In Shares

Meet Bright, the “intrepid" investor  Bright thought it was time to get into the stock market business and decided to open an account with a...

Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor

Investors will tell you different stories containing contrasting investment strategies, multiple inspirations and different risk appetites.

A-Z of how to invest in Nigerian Treasury Bills

This article explains how to invest in Nigerian Treasury Bills This is a beginner's guide to investing in treasury bills. ...

How to Calculate Deductions for the Employee Compensation Scheme

In 2011, the National Assembly replaced the Workmen's Compensation Act with the Employee Compensation Act (ECA).

This Is the Portion of Your Salary Exempted/Deductible from Tax

The Personal Income Tax Act was amended in June, 2011, to address some of the issues with the previous act.

How to make side money from the World Cup

Here is a quick list of things you can engage in during this period of the World cup that will sure get you some cash.

12 Words You Need To Delete From Your Résumé

Recruiters spend an average of 6.2 seconds looking at an individual's résumé.

A Better Way to Pay Your House Rent!

Having a roof over our heads is one of the most basic human needs, and this need is usually met in the form of owning a house or renting one.

The 3 disciplines for wealth building

Discipline to Save We are all limited by the number of years we have to be able to run around actively. A twenty-year-old today probably has...
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Books Every Nigerian Investor Must Read

There is a popular saying that goes, “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people...
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Understanding mutual fund cutoff time

I have read some complaints and observations from some mutual fund investors on forums like Nairaland about their mutual fund trading orders either not...

Money questions you must ask in relationship talks

Money revolves around all aspects of human endeavours and is a necessary modality to consider when going into a romantic relationship that will probably...

How to build a profitable Mutual Fund Portfolio

For those who do not have the time or expertise required to do the analysis involved in selecting good stock investments, mutual funds can...