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8 Effective Ways to Raise Capital for Your New Business

There are effective ways to raise capital for your new business that you don’t know about. You are not alone! Getting the needed funds to get his ideas off the ground is every aspiring entrepreneur’s nightmare – well may be not all.  If you happen to be a beneficiary of a large inheritance, you probably will not have any difficulty raising capital for your new business.  For majority of others, however, finding the initial money to finance their business ideas is not as easy as having the idea in the first place. If you plan to get people to put…

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10 Online Businesses You Can Start Immediately with Little or No Money

Are you looking for a smart business to start right now that requires little or no capital investment? Many online businesses offer you that chance to make your mark as an entrepreneur without having to invest so much in terms of cash. Truth is, the internet has become an equalizer providing opportunities for the high and low, educated and illiterates, rich and poor.  All you need is a computer and a good internet access.  You don’t even need to have much technical knowledge, nor understand programming to do an online business.  You don’t need a brick and mortar presence (an…

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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 instrument which requires a level of knowledge that may not be easily available to the average man on the street.  Hence, companies that issue bonds usually target institutional investors like pension funds, asset managers and insurance companies. These institutional investors…

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Blogging: How to Set Up A Blog And Make Money With It

Blogs are increasingly becoming popular tools for the dissemination of information. Beyond that, blogging has become a simple but effective online business model that can make you rich if you put your heart at it and do it properly.  And for many people, having a blog is the first step towards setting up a lucrative media career. Here in Nigeria blogging has produced many millionaires. Talk of the likes of Linda Ikeji, Makinde Azeez, Jide Ogunsanya, Uche Pedro, Japhet Omojuwa, and so many others. Blogging is one activity that can easily be scaled to incorporate other business strategies.   What A…

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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 are generating the fear that there might yet again be another round of economic crisis and people are beginning to look for more stable, crisis-proof investment options. The asset class that offers this kind of protection is Gold. Some may…

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What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency – A Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin, litecoin, onecoin and all that coins you keep hearing that are future of money, what are they?   They are members of a big family called cryptocurrency.  Let’s talk about this new fad, cryptos as they are often called for short and lets see how you can make money from it. If you trace the evolution of money as means of exchange, you will begin to have an idea why cryptocurreny is said to be the future of money. Then, lets first consider:

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Start a Car Wash Business And Smile Regularly to the Bank

Car Wash is a business you can start with what you have right now and still make a lot of money out of it.  The business involves setting up a facility where busy car owners come in to wash their cars for a small fee.  Whether you are a retiree looking for a business to keep you busy, unemployed who is not ready to dust your CV once more, or you have your day job but desires to have a system to earn passive income; even if you are a student who is looking for a way to put your…

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Easy Steps to Register A Business In Nigeria

Whatever be its nature, to register your business is one of the very important steps you must take to bring your business idea to reality.  Some people would have commenced trading before registering their businesses but it is advised that you do this at the preliminary stages of your business planning process. This post Easy Steps to Register Your Business highlights the advantages you derive from registering your business and how entrepreneurs can register a buisness in Nigeria. Generally, business registration comes with a lot of benefits:

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How to Choose a Stock Broker And Have A Wonderful Investing Experience

The stockbroker is one important investment professional that you must have to deal with if you are desirous of investing in the capital market.  Stockbrokers are experts trained in securities trading and thereafter certified by the Stock Exchange as dealing clerks.  This certification qualifies them to trade on the various floors of the Exchanges. Usually stockbrokers are employed by stockbroking firms that are trading members of the stock exchanges and are authorised to buy and sell securities on behalf the investing public.