Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Money Market

The financial market provides the platform for mobilizing funding for all economic entities – government, businesses, and households. There are two main segments of the financial market, namely the money market and the capital market.  While the money market is structured to mobilize and distribute short-term funds to economic units, the capital market mobilizes funds for long-term needs. This blog …

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Top 12 Online Savings and Investment Platforms In Nigeria

Online savings and investment platforms, powered by fintech, are some of the positive disruptions in financial services. These platforms are making savings and investing easier for people who hitherto were unable to access financial services through the regular deposit money banks.  With these portals, websites and mobile apps, ordinary folks can now save effectively, invest profitably and even get loans …

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FGN Savings Bond: Another Alternative Way to Save

If you are considering an alternative way of saving to earn higher returns than what you will normally get from your regular savings account with your bank, then the FGN Savings Bond may just be what you need.  In case, you do not know, a bond is a financial instrument with which an entity borrows money from the public.  It …

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How to Invest in Corporate Bonds in Nigeria

One profitable way to make money in Nigeria is by investing in corporate bonds. The Nigerian corporate bonds market is generating quite a lot interest in recent time; unfortunately, most retail investors do not think about corporate bonds when they are considering their investment options. This apathy is not peculiar to Nigerian retail investors.  Corporate bond is a specialized investment …

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6 Reasons You Should Start to Invest In Gold

Why should you invest in gold?  This blog post will tell why. Many people are yet to forget the impact of the global financial crisis of  over a decade ago  (2007) and particularly the prolonged stock market meltdown that followed. Investors lost significant fortunes that many vowed not to invest in stocks ever again. Some developments in the global economy …

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Cryptocurrency: Understanding the New Face of Money

Cryptocurrency is gaining popularity as an asset class. Every day you hear people talk about bitcoin, litecoin, onecoin and so many more. In fact to most people in Nigeria, cryptocurrency is gradually becoming their most preferred investment option when considering asset classes to invest in. But what is a cryptocurrency? That is what this post tries to explain.  If you …

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How to Get Good Stockbrokers In Nigeria

Are there good stockbrokers in Nigeria?  How can I get one?  I hear people ask these questions very often. Many would be investors  are reluctant to start investing in stocks because of the sad stories they have heard about dishonest stockbrokers. Unfortunately, it is not possible to trade stocks without the stockbroker. By all means, there are many excellent stockbrokers …

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Why You Should Start Investing In Stocks Now

A reader of this blog once asked to know what alternative instrument he should be investing in, giving that yields are falling in the fixed income market. My answer was that he should consider investing in stocks if he wasn’t already doing so. In the same vein, for those of you who are not investing in stocks, I am giving …

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How You Can Make Money by Investing In Mutual Funds

If there is one simple, easy and less complicated way of investing in the financial markets, it is through Mutual funds. It gives just everybody the opportunity to invest even without the sophisticated knowledge that the financial markets demand. It is also one of the most effetive ways one can invest with a small amount of money. This is why …

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Your Best Investment Options In Nigeria

Are you looking for areas to invest money in Nigeria and do so with peace of mind? Then read on!  In this post, I tried to highlight the best investment options in Nigeria. Before I proceed with the list, please permit me to stress that this is not an investment advice and I have not been paid by any of …

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