Are you afraid of being broke? (I used to be)

Are you afraid of being broke? (I used to be)

I listened to a speaker at a conference recently and she said she was driven to work hard because she was afraid of being broke. I smiled because I remembered how I used to be afraid of being broke as well. One specific incident I’ll always remember is sitting...
Life lessons from my trip to Rwanda

Life lessons from my trip to Rwanda

Last week, I took a 5 day trip to Rwanda I have heard and read a lot of positive things about Rwanda, so I wanted to see for myself what the hype was all about. Rwanda is a small and landlocked country in East Africa. The country has a total area of 26,338km2 (Nigeria...
Life lessons from the Godfather of banking in Nigeria

Life lessons from the Godfather of banking in Nigeria

While on a tour of 5 universities recently, one of the students at a certain university asked the members of the panel why they were studying (in his exact words) Western books and trying to use tools from the western countries to solve native African problems. I...
Continuing our conversation on financial freedom…

Continuing our conversation on financial freedom…

I got the response below to my email last week Good day Tomie, I read the mail concerning financial freedom and I’m looking forwarding to subsequent mails regarding the same subject this month. For me personally, I believe financial freedom is achievable but at...
Here’s an excerpt from my recently published book

Here’s an excerpt from my recently published book

My first attempt to gain an understanding of the intricacies of investing started with reading the book, ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’. Digging further into his books series, I read the ‘Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing’. In this book, Robert Kiyosaki asked his rich dad what...