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Articles and analysis on Financial Literacy from a Nigerian perspective

MMM Ponzi Scheme

Sad reason why Nigerians keep falling prey to Ponzi Schemes

This explains why Ponzi Schemes continue to popular in the country, despite the disappointment aftermaths often associated with it.
Cryptocurrency

This is how Cryptocurrency works

Cryptocurrencies are decentralised, encrypted digital assets that may be exchanged over a public ledger and verified through a process known as mining.
Customer service, customer satisfaction, brand loyalty

why customer service is the new marketing strategy for your brand

All these companies pay out for customer service because they believe that it pays off. And it does.
Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain

7 interesting uses of cryptocurrencies & blockchain

Anyone even slightly aware of cryptocurrency has heard of the myriad ways it could make them wealthy overnight.
How to save money in 2019

How to Save More In 2019

2018 has come and gone and some of us are still wondering what we did with all the money we got in 2018.
Budgeting

Have you prepared your 2019 budget yet?

Budgeting is the process of creating and following an explicit plan for spending and investing the resources available to you.
Shopping on a budget

How you can shop on a budget this Christmas season

A visit to some of the major shopping hotspots in Lagos, revealed just how much Nigerians are willing to splash money all in the name of Christmas
C&I Leasing Plc, Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Suspension

How does the capital restructuring of C&I Leasing affect me as a shareholder?

Following the proposed and ongoing capital restructuring and the subsequent suspension of trading on the shares of C&I Leasing Plc,

Differences between an Angel Investor and a Venture Capitalist explained!

Venture capitalists tend to have financial management or professional investment backgrounds, while angels tend to be former or current entrepreneurs.
Severance package

What you should not do when you just receive a severance package

Through the experiences of people who have squandered their severance packages and those who made very good use of it, we provide you a step by step guide.

Investment options for the salary earners

Since salary is assumed to be the only source of income for the salaried, it is advisable that such an individual fortify himself financially before investing.

PenCom releases guidelines on voluntary contribution under the contributory pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) recently released guidelines (the Guidelines) to provide clarity on voluntary contributions (VCs) under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

Understanding dirty vs clean price in bond investing

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

Understanding stock trading orders

Stock investing is so different from going to the market to buy groceries or electronics.
Investing in stocks Photo by Mark Finn on Unsplash

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...
i-invest nairametrics

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.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

This is where the disparity between the trade and settlement date occurs.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

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.
Nigerian stocks

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.
Nigerian Stock Exchange - nairametrics

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.
Nigeria's election delay

How to make quick money in the 2019 elections

2019 is just around the corner. With the political season heating up.
Stanbic IBTC Guaranteed funds

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

All mutual fund investment companies are required to register in Nigeria.
minimum wage in Nigeria, How to save money in 2019, 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...
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