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Investment Speed

I once wrote about an opportunity to invest in poultry farms which closed in less than three hours (albeit, with a three-day advance notice). In investment, as opportunities are being presented to you, they are also being presented to others. There’s also time-value of money. Those who invest early, make more when an opportunity is scarce, than[…]

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Where Can I Buy Property?

A while ago, I published an article on what you should know before buying property. Since then, I have received requests for property I can recommend, from those who wish to buy. I hesitated for a few reasons. I am a conservative investor. I recommended Money Market Funds because they are guaranteed by Federal Government securities. I recommended FarmCrowdy because it[…]

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Little Man

Let me share something about investing. In any investment scenario, the little man – the retail investor – always gets the shorter end of the stick. It’s just the way it is. Bulk money commands a higher investment premium than little sums. This is why investment clubs and mutual funds were created – to pool[…]

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Frequently Asked Questions About FarmCrowdy

Note: Since the time I wrote this post, FarmCrowdy’s return on investment has now become the lowest in the market. There are many other players. I have received quite a few questions about FarmCrowdy, the agro-investment company. (I wrote a personal testimonial about them here) Here are the questions and answers: Q: Where is FarmCrowdy’s physical[…]

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Agric. Investment: My FarmCrowdy Experience

Note: Since the time I wrote this post, FarmCrowdy’s return on investment has now become the lowest in the market. There are many other players. In 2016, I was privileged to visit groundbreaking projects by Ashoka Fellows in Lagos. Ashoka is an international organisation that is committed to identifying and investing in community changemakers. One project[…]

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Money: What I Wish I Knew 15 Years Ago

Following the recent economic upheavals in Nigeria, many have desperately searched for ways to “hammer”. Some have become unfortunate victims of get-rich-quick schemes. I decided to write this article to capture what I wish someone had taught me about money, fifteen years ago. 1. Money is seasonal; it comes and goes. This is not my[…]