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Asalu: Learning from a man of stocks

Asiwaju Akintunde Asalu; pronouncing the name elicited different feelings depending on who was doing the listening. To some, the elderly man was a socialite extra ordinary, to others on the boards and management of many of Nigeria’s quoted companies, a trouble-shooting shareholder, yet to others, he was a crusader of sort. To many, however, he was readily recognised as the ... Read More »

Six lessons from the 20% Egypt saved

For age and want, save while you may; no morning sun lasts a whole day. –          Benjamin Franklin (1758) Genesis chapter 41 of the Holly Book relates the story of Pharaoh’s dream concerning the economy of his land, Egypt. While you are probably well acquainted with the story, it is instructive to point out certain things that pertain to the inevitability ... Read More »

Time-tested principles of wealth creation

Let us now consider some of the principles and philosophies that have ruled the process of wealth creation through the ages. Like author Hauwa Audu has pointed out in her book, ‘Can every Nigerian be a millionaire’?, these points are referred to as principles, because they would work for any one at any time if correctly applied in spite of ... Read More »

Overcoming limiting money beliefs

There is a secret psychology to money. Most people don’t know about it, that’s why most people never become financially successful. A lack of money is not the problem; it is merely a symptom of what’s going on inside you. Harv Eker Limiting beliefs are thoughts ingrained in our consciousness, either to the effect that something good is difficult, impossible ... Read More »

10 steps to writing a Will

Follow this blueprint to ensure your loved ones are taken care of after you’re gone. By Geoff Williams It may be unpleasant to think about, but crafting a will can help to ensure your possessions are left in the right hands. The hardest part of writing a will is often finding the will to write it. After all, it’s a document ... Read More »

Steps to help you manage your personal finances

By Miriam Caldwell It would be nice if you could have one magic formula or one easy trick that made it so you never had to worry about money again. If you are tired of being stressed out about money all of the time, you need to get a hold on your personal finances. There are five keys that can help you ... Read More »

567 NPA staff bag awards for long service, merit, bravery

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman on Saturday in Lagos commended all staff for their contributions and dedications. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the 2017 long service award, Bala Usman said in spite of the outlook of the economy at the beginning of this year, “the management of the Authority set out certain goals ... Read More »

Check your money habits

Most financial advisers are rightly of the opinion that most people fail to see that their problem is not necessarily their income (or lack of it), but rather their money habits. Savings and investments are not necessarily functions of your earnings but rather functions of habits just like other habit-driven issues like smoking. The ‘science’ of habit formation Habit formation ... Read More »

Overcoming limiting money beliefs

There is a secret psychology to money. Most people don’t know about it. That’s why most people never become financially successful. A lack of money is not the problem; it is merely a symptom of what’s going on inside you   Harv Eker  Limiting beliefs are thoughts ingrained in our consciousness either to the effect that something good is difficult, ... Read More »

Six lessons from the 20% Egypt saved

For age and want, save while you may; no morning sun lasts a whole day. -Benjamin Franklin (1758) I have received inspiration for many of my write-ups from several of my mentors. And one of such mentors is the highly erudite and successful managing director of Amyn Investments Limited, Ms. Hauwa Audu, who actually formed the inspiration for this current ... Read More »