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Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

A while ago, Nigerian Twitter trended #RedFlag, an allusion to warning signs. It reminded me of the headaches I’ve been having for the last 2 years over a few of my investments. Some institutions my investment company did business with, defaulted on their...
Long-term Planning or Short-term “Hammering”?

Long-term Planning or Short-term “Hammering”?

One of the greatest investment lessons I have imbibed, is the value of long-term thinking. If you want to create enduring wealth, think in 5-year, 10-year or even 15-year horizons. Don’t be fixated on immediate returns alone. Imagine if parents hadn’t held...
How to Open a Money Market Fund Account

How to Open a Money Market Fund Account

In this article, I’ll guide you through the process of opening a money market fund account with Stanbic IBTC. You can use the same steps for most mutual fund accounts in Nigeria. Before I begin, you should probably read this article, which explains what a money...
Focused Wealth

Focused Wealth

I have a diverse network, thanks to social media. I know incredible people that I first met online. Some of them are accomplished investors. There’s a gentleman who’s focused on venture funding in the renewable energy sector. My eyes glaze over when he goes on...
Some Lessons About Money

Some Lessons About Money

Money is not meant to be kept in a bank account (besides running expenses). It’s either supposed to be actively working to create wealth or to positively impact the world. Those that are wealthy and happy know this. Money is a means to an end. The reason why...