Financial Literacy

Articles and analysis on Financial Literacy from a Nigerian perspective

Resume

12 Words You Need To Delete From Your Résumé

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

10 pricing strategies you need to know as a small business owner

10 pricing strategies you need to know as a small business owner
Relationship talks - Money questions you must ask

Relationship talks: Money questions you must ask

Money questions you must ask in relationship talks
how to measure the performance of your investments.

This is how to measure the performance of your Investments

In my last piece, I talked about why you should measure the performance of your investments. I also promised to talk about how you can calculate the performance measurement metrics needed to appraise your investments.
Employee vs Independent contractor

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Differences you need to know

When Mr X got hired, he was excited about his new job but the person who hired him called him something he did not...
MONEY NAIRA - Nigerian Treasury Bills

Nigerian Treasury Bills: Learn everything about Tbills

Learn how to make money from Nigerian Treasury Bills [A-Z Guide]
Startups

Watch your step: These 3 habits are startup killers

Watch your step: These 3 habits are startup killers
when NOT to INVEST

9 TIPS to KNOW when NOT to INVEST

Experts will advice that you invest more and save less if you are to attain financial freedom. But should one really invest all the time? Will the world come to an end if I do not invest? Find out in this post. #investing #money #saving #financialeducation
Emerging Market and a Frontier Market

Difference between an Emerging Market and a Frontier Market

This explains the difference between an Emerging Market and a Frontier Market
income - expenses

What to do when your expenses are more than your income

What to do when your expenses are more than your income
Virtual startup Office

How To Run A Successful Virtual Startup Office

Combining a full-time 9-5 job with owning a burgeoning online publishing outfit such as Nairametrics can be a very difficult task without some help
retirement ideas

5 post retirement ideas you should share with your parents

5 post retirement ideas you should share with your parents
Mutual Fund

Financial Expert explains why you should really consider mutual funds now

Popular financial expert, Kalu Aja, recently took to his Twitter page to explain why investing in mutual funds are beneficial.
interim dividend, final dividend

Difference Between Interim Dividend and Final Dividend

Difference Between Interim Dividend and Final Dividend
Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here’s How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth
return on assets

How To Use Return On Assets As A Great Investment Tool

How To Use Return On Assets As A Great Investment Tool
BAD LOAN

9 easy steps to negotiate out of a bad loan

Anything more than that sets you on the path of financial crisis as the risk of default is mostly higher. But how then does one get out of financial crisis related to the burden of loans? I will attempt to give tips. #LOANTIPS #DEBTS
quit your job, career

How To Quit Your Job With Class [Free Guide]

Quitting your job and switching to another is a very common phase in our careers. Sometimes we quit jobs acrimoniously and sometimes we quit and are offered a send forth party. #Career #Quittingtips
All you need to know about target saving plans, specifically an education plan

All you need to know about target saving plans, specifically an education plan

How can you save to meet a predefined target in the future? For example, if you want to save to hit a future target sum for the education of your child, how can you implement a target Saving Plan?
monetise your hobbies

Are quick loan banks good or just necessary evils?

A financial expert shares his experience with one of the quick loan banks in Nigeria.
Delist a company

What It Means To Delist A Company

The Term "Delisting" is the removal of a security from the official list of a stock exchange on which the company trades. Reasons Why Companies...
kill a business

How To Kill A Business….Quickly

Several factors affect the survival of a business no matter how big or small. However, some factors are within the control of the managers of the business and the other outside the control of the business.

How To Monetize Old Share Certificates and Locate Missing Stocks

Are you one of those people with dozens of share certificates and dividend warrants stashed in a drawer or safe in your house? Let's teach you how to make them useful again.
Clean Prices and Dirty Prices | Bond market

Difference between Clean and Dirty Price of a Bond

In fixed income markets, traders think of bonds in terms of clean and dirty prices, and this is how bond prices are quoted. #bonds #fixedincome
reducing expenses

Beginners’ Guide: How to compute capital gains tax in Nigeria

Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit obtained from disposal or exchange of certain kinds of assets. In Nigeria, Capital Gains tax is 10% of the profits from the sale of the qualifying assets.
interview

How to interview the person hiring you

I’ve found more often than not, job candidates often neglect to “interview the company” they are meeting with in order to find out whether the organisation is a good fit for them.
how to measure the performance of your investments.

Why you should measure the performance of your investments

Investment performance is best understood after understanding what an investment is. Simply put, investment is the initial forfeiture of something of value, now, in exchange for the anticipated benefit of getting back more than what was forfeited.
Estate Planning

INSIGHT: Understanding estate planning, asset protection, and asset transfer

Estate Planning is all about planning for risks such as ill health, inability to earn income, untimely death, etc. It is also about the transfer of property
MMM Cooperation

Nigerians are falling yet again for MMM as it makes a come back

Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM), the Russian-founded Ponzi scheme which wrecked the lives of so many Nigerians in 2017 is back in business.
Getting a loan

Financial Expert lists 5 things to consider before taking any loan

Financial Expert, Kalu Aja, has enumerated what anybody who wishes to get a loan should consider before getting one. According to Aja, there are five things that must be considered prior to getting a loan. 
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FBI arrests Invictus Group’s Obinwanne Okeke, Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list nominee

The Chief Executive Officer of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, who in 2016 made it into Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 List, has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for conspiracy to commit computer fraud. 
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FRAUD: FBI’s arrest of Invictus Group’s Okeke stirs controversy

The FBI's arrest of Forbes-celebrated Invictus Group CEO, Obinwanne Okeke, has stirred controversy in the media space.
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DPR goes hard on oil marketers

Eight illegal filing stations operating in Uyo, Akwa Ibom capital have been completely sealed off by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for failing to renew their licenses.