Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is a journalist, recipe developer, children food blogger, and the Founder of August Secrets Nigeria, a baby and toddler food solutions company. Toyin, who holds a B.A in English and Literature, and Masters in Public and International Affairs, gives a peek into her journey to entrepreneurship in this interview with me.
I’m not wealthy yet, not by a long shot. Editors don’t earn much, and writers are paid even less, so when a client I have great respect for invited me to a real estate investment seminar last week, I wondered why.
Perhaps she has seen into my future and I’m about to come into money! After all, investing in real estate is for rich, financially free people, isn’t it?
Since she was inviting me on her own account, I gladly went, eager to learn something I could use in the not-so-near future.
It turns out I was wrong. Real estate isn’t just for the rich and established! Real estate is for me, a young woman in her 30s trying to build a career and raise a family. Real estate is for you, too. And we can start now. Continue reading…
- What can I do, right now, to increase my income?
- How can I reduce my expenses? In what ways can I cut spending?
- Apart from my main income stream, what do I have that is of value to others, and how can I polish and package it to earn income for me?
- What am I naturally good at? What are my talents and gifts? How many of them have I honed into skills?
- Do I know people who have walked my chosen path to wealth? How can I learn from them?
- What opportunities for earning more and building wealth have I missed in the past and why? Can I salvage any?
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While some entrepreneurs quit their jobs to start their businesses, others choose to straddle both worlds, running successful, impactful businesses without giving up their 9-5. Iretiogo Oke, a marketing professional who is also the CEO of Protouch Janitors, talks to me about being a career woman and an entrepreneur, and her passion for sanitation intervention in this interview.
“Please how are you guys coping?” has been a common question amongst close friends since Nigeria went into recession. While a lot has been said about why money causes so much friction in marriage, embracing frugality, and fixing your finances in 2017, couples can achieve more working as a team.
Lifestyle changes have been known to produce better results than resolutions. You need to take action each day if you will make progress.
Everyone usually looks forward to a better year each time January comes around, but what will you actually do, or do differently, to be productive and achieve more in 2017? Here are a few suggestions.
So 2017 is the year you get your finances in order, right? That sounds nice, unless it’s the same thing you said in 2016, and in 2015, and in 2014…
When it comes to managing your money well, you can’t just fail and then decide to try, try again. You need to learn from the money mistakes you made previously, and come up with a practical plan to avoid doing the same things this time. Here are some tips to help you do that.
We know that marrying a dreamer who enjoys talking big without corresponding action, or who counts his chicks before they are hatched, is setting oneself up for a marriage fraught with disappointment and frustration. However, while it is true that not having enough money can and does put strain on a marriage, money issues in this honourable institution go way beyond that. Read more…