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The jiffy that changes everything

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It was a day like every other. I had closed from my office in Victoria Island and made my way to the bus-stop to get a cab home. 5.30pm was the usual rush hour in Lagos so I anticipated the heavy traffic- and grudgingly accepted it too. I didn’t wait too long before I got a cab and my long ride home started. After several hours of snail-speed movement, we got to ‘Cele Bridge’. My cab driver announced that the road ahead was blocked, and it would take more than the expected time to reach my destination. I knew what…

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Six changes you should consider making in 2018

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Please don’t call it New Year Resolutions – because that tag seems to have been jinxed with many never being able to achieve their resolutions. Instead call it your 2018 commitment to self. How about that? Commit to making these six changes in 2018 for a better year: Be more positive There is so much negativity everywhere, but when you choose to see the positive in every situation, you’ll be shocked how your life seems filled with joy and happiness. Be intentional about your state of mind and what you dwell on in 2018. Be realistic Don’t allow yourself to…

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Your phone or your life?

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How long can you stay without your phone? If you answered honestly, probably not too long. For many of us, our phones have become our besties. A day without our phones feel like something important is missing. If you lost your phone today without any sort of backup to the contacts you have or the files you saved in it, it would feel like starting life again with a new phone. Not only will you be spending extra, you may never recover your lost files. This is why it is normal to see a lot more people backup their files…

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It ends this November!

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I’ve followed ARM on Facebook for some time now, thanks to my wife. Every month, they post something (meme or article) about ‘payday’ that taunts me to no end. It’s almost as if they are looking me in the eye and speaking to my very soul. I am constantly made to evaluate my choices especially regarding saving and investing…which really isn’t a bad thing. I have been bad at managing my salary and the small change that comes in from my side hustle. As a husband and father to two lovely children, I spend every dime that comes into my…

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6 Christmas money-saving tips for 2017

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With the year fast winding down and Christmas barely 55 days away, have you started preparing for the festivities? Christmas is that time of the year that swallows up a huge chunk of our money leaving most of us apprehensive as the New Year approaches. It is common to hear people lament being broke in January, but this doesn’t have to be so for you if you follow these tips.   Be organized Know what you want to spend money on and create a budget to match your planned expenses. If you’ll be gifting people or travelling, find out the…

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4 reasons to get life insurance

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The topic of getting life insurance is one you may not want to talk about. But because it is important that you ensure the financial security of people that depend on you, it is worth dealing with. First, let us break down why you need one. If you’re a breadwinner, you need a life insurance Let’s be real, if you are the main financial backbone in your family and anything happens to you, your partner, children and anybody else that depends on you, will probably suffer financially. This is one of the major reasons people get life cover; to ensure…

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