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MONEY MATTERS: SMALL STEPS TO 'SECURING THE BAG'



"I am chilling on the throne, I am an old man in a young body," were the lyrics a popular Nigerian musician lent to our approving nods and dancing feet a couple of years ago.

Little did I know that I 'd have to make reference to him at a point in time.  If you are a young person and you are at a loss on how to get your 'money game' rolling in this era then you are a young man in an old body.

'Man' here does not literally refer to the male gender. It points out to both genders.

Technology came with communication, social media, a spin around our not-so-great photography game but it came with Fintech too which is an innovative use of technology in the design and delivery of financial services and products. The application of fintech cuts across multiple business segments, including lending, advice, investment management and payments.   

Fintech is actually fast being chased by her brother TechFin. What are all these jargons that I am even talking about?

I will break it down like broken chinaware plates. With the aid of this innovation, you can create free invoices (for the entrepreneurs), get loans (if you are willing to pay back), make investments and receive payments. So why go about like you don't have resources when they are an inch away from your nose. Let me do a proper introduction!

Meet your financial partners;

PiggyBank helps you stop excessive spending by allowing you to save and invest money you would normally be tempted to spend. Another cool aspect of it is that you get to earn over 10% interests on your savings. 

Invoice.ng and Waveapps help you create invoices for your proposed clients and the best part is that Waveapps meets the accounting needs of your small business. 

Paylater  is a rainy day friend. It's a one-stop spot for your instant loans, payments and investment. This 'guy' requires no guarantors, no collateral. You get to apply 24/7 and receive funds in your account in as little as 5 minutes. You unlock higher loan amounts and lower interest rates by repaying on time.

Don't allow your projects lie cold like frozen beans because you have failed to make a move. 

Why did I share this? Well, I know how important it is for you to secure the bag😉😉. 

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Valentine for all times

"He just had to go", I yelled inside of me. Dele was too bossy and proud,the rest of the staff looked up to me to ensure he was fired. All I had to do was pull the manager into my seductive web and by morning, Dele would get his termination letter. Anyone who stood in my way always got burnt, I loved to revenge passionately and Dele was certainly not a sacred cow.

The subsequent monday was my birthday, I was hoping there would be a suprise cake or party for me but no soul even wished me a happy birthday. Work went on as every other normal day.
I bent to open my drawer then I saw a parcel with a note attached to it:

I boss you because I want you to be the boss
I have admired you since the day I knew you
Work has to get better but don't ever try to change you.
Lots of love
Dele.

I wept like a baby, that was the only gift I got that day.
Dele was not sacked and they are now proud parents of three kids.

Don't you just love to love? #winks.
Love everyone, everyday!
Happy…