Beginners Guide to Personal Finance and Investing

How to standout in a saturated market

How to standout in a saturated market

One of the most effective ways to break into a saturated or oversaturated market is by offering a product that is new to the industry or improving upon one that already exists.
Investors closing the bell on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

How to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

This article provides a step by step guide on how to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange. We will also highlight a number of...
Amateur Investors

For Amateur Investors: SCM Capital shares 5 mistakes to avoid as a beginner

Often times, amateur investors make mistakes that could have entirely been avoided if they had prior knowledge about how investments work.
Net Worth

A Fixed Income Expert shares thoughts on how to grow one’s net worth

A Fixed Income Manager, identified as Igho Alonge on Twitter, recently shared some insights on how to grow one's net worth.
Real Estate in Lagos

Everything you need to know to become a real estate investor

If you are looking for a way to invest your savings, why not consider real estate? See details how by clicking the link below-
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

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

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.

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

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

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. It explains the meaning...
This Is the Portion of Your Salary Exempted/Deductible from Tax

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.

12 Words You Need To Delete From Your Résumé

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

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...
How to build a profitable Mutual Fund Portfolio

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...
Old 50 kobo note

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...
Avoid paying taxes

How to avoid paying excessive taxes in Nigeria

Taxes are statutory obligations of every citizen and businesses in a country. It is thus a major factor in determining how much income you...

Best money making gifts to get for bae on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and everybody is already thinking about what he or she is going to give out as a gift to...

How much stockbrokers charge for buying and selling shares

Purchase - Stockbrokers in Nigeria will charge an investors a maximum of 1.855% of the purchase consideration whenever you want to buy stocks ...
Company Prospectus

What every retail investor must know about Company Prospectus

A company prospectus contains vital information about companies looking to source funds from the public. Retail Investors often ignore reading the prospectus and...

Investment Clubs: Have they run out of fashion?

How many times have you had to bite your finger at the disappointment of passing up a business opportunity for which you were financially...

Guide to Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution

This article explains what you need to know about Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution. It addresses; How much to contribute ...
A case for investing in dividend stocks

A case for investing in dividend stocks

  This article explains why investing in dividend stocks is a good idea. If you are a long-term investor in the stock market then owning stocks...
mutual funds

A guide to how Mutual Funds work in Nigeria

This article breakdown investing in Mutual Funds in Nigeria. What is a Mutual Fund? A mutual fund can be defined is an entity that pools...
Investing in FGN Bonds

Frequently asked questions about investing in FGN Bonds

I'm sure you've probably come across the word "Bonds" before. Either in the news, online or on the pages of a newspaper. I can...
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

Investing in Nigeria’s FGN Bonds Explained

This articles explains what an FGN Bond is and how you can invest in one. What is a Bond? A bond is a contract between a...

Mergers and Acquisitions: a new business tool for a new Nigerian business age

Okay, so we know that the McBrain & Company business model is dedicated mainly to fostering small business growth, but hey! Let’s face it,...

Why your stocks can be placed on full or technical suspension

Movement in share prices is caused by a lot of factors. Some of these factors are external and beyond the control of a company....
copyright symbol

Use of your copyright symbol

What does copyright Protect? Copyright protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software,...
Starting a business

10 Mistakes to avoid for Start-Ups

Congratulations on starting your business. It feels good and exhilarating to form a vehicle with the potentials to live your dreams. However, where good...
Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc

Company Indoor Management: What CEO, MD and Chairman of a company actually means

It’s no news that the average Nigerian enjoys title more than anything else. Some see it as a form of identity and failure to...


Murtala Muhammed International Airport

FG concludes plan to demolish Lagos Airport, reconstruct with N14bn

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has revealed that plans have been perfected to demolish the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, in order to reconstruct it.

Billionaires club: The current owners of MTN who need to sell for you to...

If you are one of those very active social media enthusiasts on WhatsApp, Twitter or Facebook, then you must have come across the image...
CBN begins process for proposed Payments System Vision 2030

CBN begins process for the proposed Payments System Vision 2030

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun the process of developing the Payment System Vision 2030 strategy, which will define the strategic agenda for the Nigerian Payments System for the next ten years.