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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.

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...
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These are the best performing mutual funds for the week ended April 6, 2018

Data from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website shows the Net Asset Value (NAV) of mutual funds increased by 2.49% from N529 billion for the week ended March 29, 2018 to N542 billion for the week ended April 6, 2018. Equity and money market funds delivered largely negative returns, while bond and fixed income […]

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Three quick ways to find out if a stock is overvalued

Deciding what stock to buy can be a challenge especially in a bullish market. Bullish markets are characterized by higher returns on the average...
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This is the best Mutual Fund in Nigeria this year so far

Data from the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) says there are 73 Mutual Funds in the country as at March 29, 2018. The Mutual Funds...
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Don’t have kids until you’ve hit these money milestones

Bringing up children in Nigeria, as with any country of the world, is a full-time job. You need to prepare in advance before contemplating...

4 reasons why some entrepreneurs succeed when they build their startups at this age

Sometimes, people (entrepreneurs) get lucky with their business plans and strategies before they get to the age of 30. They are able to pay...