SAFEGUARDING YOUR FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Identity theft involves the method of stealing a person’s personal or financial information by another person with the intention of making unauthorized transactions. This can be committed through fraudulently obtaining financial information such as their bank account number, debit and credit card PINs and/or bank verification number (BVN or Social Security Number, as known in …

FUNDING MY STARTUP

Have you ever had that million-dollar idea you felt pretty good with, but could not pursue due to finance issues? How to set up a business and turn it into a unicorn company is one of several questions ravaging the minds of young entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Although the odds of startups being successful in Nigeria …

BUSTING INSURANCE MYTHS

Insurance is often ignored in African society. The insurance industry in Africa represents less than one per cent of insured catastrophe losses worldwide, although it is home to almost 17 per cent of the global population” (Statistia, 2021). Over 170 million Nigerians do not have any form of health insurance (Guardian Newspapers, 2020). Low disposable …

BESTING THE TAX LAW

I remember when I got my first job. I was so excited by the prospect of making real money that I made a common mistake most entry-level staff make which was dividing my annual pay by 12 and expecting the result to be my monthly pay. I was shocked when I got my first payslip …

WEEKLY ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENTS IN FOREX AND CRYPTOCURRENCY – JULY 19

Hello everyone, Here, we would be showing you the trend in the movement of some major cryptocurrencies and exchange rates over the last week. BITCOIN The price trend of Bitcoin over the last week spanning Monday, the 12th to Friday, the 16th of July is highlighted in the table below: Date (2021)Closing Price (USD)July 1233,155.85             July …

WEEKLY ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENTS IN FOREX AND CRYPTOCURRENCY – JULY 12

Hello everyone, Here, we would be showing you the trend in the movement of some major cryptocurrencies and exchange rates over the last week. BITCOIN The price trend of Bitcoin over the last week spanning Monday, the 5th to Friday, the 9th of July is highlighted in the table below: Date (2021)Closing Price (USD)July 533,746.00July …