By Oyinlola Oresanya (@oyinnlola) Making a Financial Plan Create a vision statement. In the book, the Smart Money Woman, Arese Ugwu talks about creating a vision statement. “We get so bogged down with the reality of our everyday lives, bills, bills and more bills that we forget to focus on the vision. For most people…

By Oyinlola Oresanya (@oyinnlola) As the proverb says, “Money does not grow on trees!” Money can however grow when you wisely save and invest. Securing financial well-being is one of the most important things one needs in life. It doesn’t take a genius to do this. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) release of January…

Written By @oyinnlola You have to figure out how to spend money before you can make it. Yes, you got that right. It is just the same as saying “Failing to plan is planning to fail”. A budget is a plan to control your finances. It is an unpleasant experience to run out of cash…

How well you are able to manage other people will determine whether or not your business is successful. This includes finding the right place for yourself in the company’s actions and for hiring employees. Choosing employees who are capable, competent, compatible, committed and who fit into your company’s culture will ensure that the day to day aspects of your company…

Once you have determined that you have the necessary traits, skills and passion to become an entrepreneur, the next step will be to start up your dream business. #2 Getting Started Getting started with your dream business may be the easiest part of the process or it may be the hardest. It really depends on…

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Mr. Olaotan Soyinka, has urged young Nigerian entrepreneurs to embrace the culture of insurance during the current economic recession. He gave the advice at the sixth International Christian Business Exhibition and Conference held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. According to a statement, Marketplace Apostles…

The aim of investing in any kind of business is to make profit and anything contrary to that is unacceptable to entrepreneurs. One way to ensure that a business keeps growing is investing wisely and according to experts, this involves certain characteristics that an investor needs to have in order to build wealth. Business analysts…

Young people need to cultivate pro-success habits as they use social media to increase their entrepreneurial potentials as well as grow their small businesses online. The availability of the Internet and increased use of smart phones have heightened the magic and allure of social media. If not managed, it can become a tool of entrapment…