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See two key factors that can affect the value of your assets

An asset is any resource that is owned by an individual or by a business which is expected to produce positive economic value.
Nigeria’s Pension Fund Asset Value

Nigeria’s Pension Fund Asset Value Crosses the N9 trillion Mark

As more and more Nigerians begin to take their retirement planning more seriously thanks to growing awareness campaigns, the total asset value of pension fund assets has hit a new all-time high.
Retirement Savings Account

Everything you should know about the Retirement Savings Account

The Retirement Savings Accounts are powerful accumulators of compounded investment returns because they have a tax-exempt advantage for cash contributions and investment returns.
the value of your assets

A look at 8 countries Nigerians can invest in

One of the best ways to diversify your investments is to invest internationally; be it investing in the stock market, startup, or simply setting up a business.
pension plans

About 160,000 more Nigerians registered to participate in Pension Plans in Q1 2019

Efforts by the National Pension Commission and other stakeholders through radio jingles and other enlightenment campaigns seem to be yielding results, as more and more Nigerians are joining the bandwagon of pension participation.
Central Bank of Nigeria

How to get the Central Bank of Nigeria to credit your account

Doesn’t it feel good to be a lender of money? Yes, it does, especially if you know the borrower is creditworthy and would repay you with interest as at when due. The Central Bank of Nigeria could always borrow money from you and repay you when the time is due.
Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Miscellaneous Fees

In my first article on the issue of understanding mutual fund fees, I expounded on what management fee is, how to calculate it and how to reduce the burden by negotiating better rates if you are in a position to do so.
Money Market

How to calculate interest on a money market fund investment

I recently received an email from one Stephen A (last name withheld), who asked if I can shed more light on how investors can calculate interest on their money market fund investment.
investment bias

Understanding Investment Bias: What influences investors’ decisions?

The benefit of behavioural finance is that investors are able to recognize these behavioural biases and take corrective actions to avoid financial losses.
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

Here are some 3 investment options you really should consider

Since there are different investment options out there, you need to weigh all your options carefully before laying down a kobo of your hard earned money.
Foreign investors in Nigeria, FDI in Nigerian Stock Exchange, X-Academy e-learning, NSE capital market and Financial literacy, NSE Rules, Nigerian Stock Exchange,

Things to consider when investing in shares (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed the intrinsic value of a share compared to its market price. Today, we continue the analysis.
Dividends

Things to consider when investing in shares (Part 1)

Every time you invest in a company by buying its shares, you become a part owner of the said company. Now, investing in shares has so many moving parts. Here, we will break them down.
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...
Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

Understanding Mutual Fund Liquidity and Redemption Penalty

What are the best and trusted foreign currency denominated mutual funds that offer good returns with low minimum withholding period?
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.
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-
Naira currency

If you have N1m today, how would you invest it?

21-year old Ade, was gifted N1m by his rich aunty. He wants to save this to fund his wedding in 10 years. How should he deploy this fund? Find out via the link below...
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

What to know in order to become an International Investor

If you are reading this, I am very sure you have dreams of becoming rich and successful, with investments scattered all over the world.
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

10 quotes that would help you invest better

Not everyone has the patience to read 640 pages of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, or John Bogle's The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.
Mutual Fund fees

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Management Fee

Mutual fund managers, hedge fund managers, pension fund managers, and other fund management companies, all charge fees. This is how they get rewarded for managing your money.
Treasury Bills

Daily Update on Bonds, Treasury Bills, Forex, and Oil Price.

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, etc.
Digital Banking

This is why Nigerian Fund Managers deserve a pat on the back

Nigerian fund managers deserve some bottles of Champaign and a pat on the back for a job well done in 2018.
financial security

If you’re in your 20s & 30s, here are some ideal investments

It struck me that I have peers who are struggling and confused about how and what to invest in while young, in order to ensure financial security at old age. So, I wrote this article...
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Nigerian Stocks, Daily market summary

Important tips on how to profit in a bearish market

Do you want to achieve financial freedom? If yes, then you need to know how to make wise investment decisions in both bull and bear markets.
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

Managing “emotional returns” in investments is key to staying on track

Let’s examine the recent performance of a couple of different asset classes in recent times to demonstrate the importance of managing emotional returns in investments...
How to save money in 2019

Nigerian lady narrates how the FGN bonds helps her save properly

FGN Bonds are considered the safest of all investments in domestic debt market.
Opportunity cost of your investment

Why you must consider the ‘Opportunity costs’ before investing

In investment, opportunity cost has to do with the cost of choosing one investment over another one, which has the potential to earn a higher return.
How young Nigerians invest

Exclusive: A look at how young Nigerians invest their money nowadays 

As his phone finally buzzed with the notification of his salary payment, John pondered whether to stick to his investment plans or cheat for the last time. 
Nigerian Equity Market

Market/economic insight: the weekly brief ( November 5th – 9th 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market returned bullish last week with the index (NSE ASI) up by 0.23% WTD to close at an index level of 32,200.21 and Market capitalization of N11.76 trillion.
Eurobond

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

eurobonds are bonds that are denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer.

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