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Retirement this year doesn’t have to be boring

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This is a big year for you. You’re retired now and it’s time to rest from all your years of hard work. You are excited to take the much-needed relaxation but somewhere in your heart, you can’t shake that feeling that you may get bored along the way. But don’t overthink it. You can still have a retirement free of boredom. Here are some tips to get you going: Think big, act bold The fact that you have retired doesn’t mean that you cannot set new goals and aim for new accomplishments. You can pursue a passion you’ve always wanted…

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Five financial goals to set this year

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It’s another year and we’ve promised ourselves all sorts of things – I want to be bigger, thinner, eat more veggies and maybe eat less sugar.  That said, we can all agree that we all need more money and sometimes the key lies in managing what you already have. So here are 5 financial goals you should set for 2018. Why 5 goals? You can count them on one hand (obviously), and the less you have to focus on, the more chances of you succeeding at becoming financially fit.   Don’t shoot yourself in the leg – It’s not enough…

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6 things to prioritise during your NYSC Year

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One year is a long time, yet it can pass by very quickly. Don’t let the one-year compulsory youth service year pass by without adding some value to yourself. On that note, here are 6 things you should do during your NYSC year: Prepare your CV and start sending out: If you don’t have a CV yet, use this time to sit down and draft one. Do your research to see CV writing tips and use them to craft a stellar CV. Keep it to two pages. Once you have your CV, start circulating to family, older friends and to…

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New Year, different you?

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With the New Year in full swing, what plans do you have to make 2018 better and different from last year? Yes, there are still books to read, the crew to hang with, Valentine’s day to plan for and social media to slay for – but really, are these the only things this year should be about for you? How about using this year to set plans in motion for the future you dream about? Now don’t roll your eyes, I know you’re still a student but you’ll one-day graduate and you don’t want to be among the growing list…

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Abu’s journey (4): Get rich, stay rich

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In Episode one, Abu was just passing out from the compulsory 3-weeks orientation camp. Episode two sees him counting the days until NYSC is finished. In Episode three, Abu goes full mode job seeker. Now in this episode, the job market tide turns favourably for Abu. Read on… *********************************************** Work had started in earnest for Abu and he was enjoying every bit of it. The first week, all official bits with Human Resources had to be taken care of. While other new intakes searched the ceilings when it was time to choose their Pension Fund Administrators (PFA), Abu proudly filled out his ARM Pensions…

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