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Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

Some months 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 Mutual Fund Account

How to Open a Mutual Fund Account

In this article, I’ll guide you through the process of opening a Mutual Fund account with Stanbic IBTC. You can use the same steps for most Mutual Funds in Nigeria. Before I begin, you should probably read this article, which explains what a Mutual Fund is. In...
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...
Lessons About Money

Lessons About Money

Here are some important lessons about money. Money is not meant to be kept in a bank account, beyond your running expenses. It’s supposed to actively work for you to create wealth or to positively impact your world. Those that are wealthy and happy know this....
Should You Invest in Treasury Bills?

Should You Invest in Treasury Bills?

Every now and then, people ask me how to invest in Treasury Bills. I respond by asking if they’ve heard of Mutual Funds. In this article, I explain both investment options and leave you to make an informed choice. You should make investment decisions based on...