Introducing the Money Talks Series – addressing financial issues young African women face

She Leads Africa and FSDH Asset Management partner to bring you an 8 episode web series focused on common money issues young career and businesswomen face.

Want to make serious money moves in 2019 and start taking steps to reach your financial goals? Whether you are getting married or are married, part of the bridal team, just started working, planning to pursue your master’s degree and more, the Money Talks series is here to help you!

With each episode focused on different financial issues most Nigerian women face, the Money Talks series aims to help women reach their financial goals through various FSDH product offerings.

The Money Talks series is brought to you by She Leads Africa in partnership with FSDH Asset Management and will be hosted by She Leads Africa’s Head of Content, Hilda Awomolo.

Each episode will feature successful career and businesswomen, including our co-founder – Afua Osei, who’ll share their insights and provide tips on each topic.

Watch the trailer here:

Through this series, viewers will:
  • Gain tangible advice on how to deal with various financial – related issues.
  • Have access to 4 Quick Math guides to help make money moves at the end of each episode.
  • Participate in a LIVE chat during the premiere of each episode on She Leads Africa’s YouTube channel.
  • Be provided with an opportunity to discuss topics in a Twitter chat every Tuesday on  She Leads Africa’s Twitter page.
The episode guide is as follows:
  • Episode 1 – Who gets your first salary? You or your parents?
  • Episode 2 – Are you a bad person if you don’t buy Aso-Ebi?
  • Episode 3 – Should you have a separate investment/bank account from your husband?
  • Episode 4 – What’s the actual cost of having a baby?
  • Episode 5 – How do people fund their master’s degrees?
  • Episode 6 – How do you react to friends and family who borrow from you? 
  • Episode 7 – Do your friends help you spend or save your money?
  • Episode 8 – Does your spending personality match your account balance?

The first episode will be released on Thursday, 28th February 2019 at 6pm WAT on the She Leads Africa YouTube and Facebook pages. Brand new episodes will go live every Thursday at 6pm WAT from 6th March on both platforms.


More about FSDH Asset Management

FSDH ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD – FSDH AM is a wholly owned subsidiary of FSDH Merchant Bank Limited. They are one of Nigeria’s leading asset management and financial advisory firm.

FSDH AM is versatile in financial transactions and investment strategies that meet the need of investors in an emerging economy like Nigeria. They recognize that today’s investors need the services of dedicated and expert professionals to provide them with intelligent investment counsel.

Therefore, their strategies are dedicated to preserving investors’ wealth while maximizing the value that they receive.

WEBINAR WITH FBNQUEST TRUSTEES: DISCOVER THE POWER OF ESTATE PLANNING (DEC 5)

Wealthy or nah, we all have an estate and it’s important to have a plan for it. 

Without a solid estate plan, your friends and relatives can spend a lifetime scrambling over your assets – we wouldn’t want that to happen would we?

While you’ve worked super hard to build a secure and comfy lifestyle or are still working towards it, it’s time to protect those assets with a proper estate plan.

Tune in on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 for a LIVE webinar with certified Estate Practitioner – Mofoluke Keshinro, in partnership with FBNQuest Trustees.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover

  • Why you need Estate Planning
  • Keeping your wealth within the family
  • Planning for your loved ones
  • 10 Common Estate-Planning Mistakes Women Make

Register below to access this opportunity and submit questions that you would like Mofoluke to answer.

Webinar Details:

Date: Wednesday, December 5th 2018

Time: 2pm Lagos // 3pm Joburg // 4pm Nairobi

Location: We’ll send you the link to watch once you register

Watch the webinar here:

About Mofoluke

Mofoluke Keshinro is the Head of Private Trust at FBNQuest Trustees Limited and is one of only two certified Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) in Nigeria.

Her experience includes roles at Liberation Partners, Wema Trustees Limited, and Great Nigeria Insurance Plc.

She is a full and certified Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has attended STEP seminars/conferences in Johannesburg, Dubai, New York and Singapore.


FBNQuest Trustees is part of FBN Holdings Plc, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa.

They assess your needs and provide tailored solutions for the safekeeping of assets. From estate planning to government bond issuance,  FBNQuest Trustees holds a solid market position as a leading trustee services provider.

 

Webinar with FBNQUEST ASSET MANAGEMENT: The balancing act – managing debt and building long term wealth (Oct 11)

“Staying out of debt is staying out of danger”. We don’t remember who said this, but its true!

Not all of us make six figures today, and even when we try hard to maintain financial discipline, this economy sometimes makes it hard to stay out of debt or even pay what we currently owe.

If you want to walk in financial freedom, it’s important for you to have a plan on how to manage your finance effectively and tackle your debts.

Most importantly, you need to make sure you’re not uncomfortable around your friends if they have RIRI’s song as their ringtone everytime y’all are hanging out.

In our previous financial planning webinar’s, we taught you How to make your first investment and how to Save and slay. Now, it’s time to go in deeper as we teach you how to improve your finances by managing your debts and building long-term wealth for yourself.

She Leads Africa, in partnership with FBNQuest Asset Management is inviting you to a 45-minute webinar with skilled wealth advisor and financial planner – Emmanuella Ekhaguere, on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 3 PM WAT.

Emmanuella will be giving some tips on how to balance your finances, how to manage your debts better and how to build long-term wealth for yourself.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • Understanding financial fitness and measures
  • Managing your cash flow, budget and time value of money
  • Top 10 ways to live a debt free life.

Webinar details:

Date: Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Time: 3PM Lagos // 4PM Joburg // 5PM Nairobi

Location: We’ll send you the link to join the session once you sign up!

Watch the webinar here:

About Emmanuella

Emmanuella Ekhaguere is Investment Advisor with at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc.  She has over 15 years of Agricultural banking and financial planning experience from various Financial Service Institutions.

Emmanuella started her career at Kakawa Discount house Limited as a Client Relationship Officer.  She later moved to Oceanic Bank (now Ecobank Nigeria).

In deepening her passion and experience in Wealth and Investment Banking, Emmanuella joined Metro Capital Advisory Group in 2008. She has an MBA from Aston Business School Birmingham, United Kingdom, and is a certified financial Planner (CFP), from Florida State University (FSU)


FBNQuest Asset Management is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa.

They work with individual and institutional investors to provide a strategy best suited to your investment goals and portfolios, from mutual funds to liquidity management etc.

 

Quick Maths (4): How to build up an emergency fund for yourself with FSDH Asset Management

Save for the rainy day… it might take a little longer for the sun to shine!

Welcome to the final part of our Quick Maths series by FSDH Asset Management, where we’re giving you simple personal finance tips you can master, to achieve your financial goals.

In the last three series, we showed you how to generate income to start your business, how to diversify your income and how to get the best out of your net income and now we want to teach you how to save for the rainy day.

What do you have saved for the rainy day? Nothing?

We can plan for a lot of things in life, but sometimes, the unexpected just happens. These are the times you face bigger-than-expected bills, but having an emergency fund can make it easier.

An emergency fund is money kept aside in case there are emergencies or problems in the future. 

Now, listen! An emergency fund isn’t for your everyday needs or special wants, so leave your sinful indulgences out of it, and no! flash sales are not emergencies either.

We partnered with FSDH Asset Management Ltd to bring you this guide to help you understand why you need to have an emergency fund and how to start building up your emergency fund(s).

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Topics this guide will cover:

  • What is an emergency fund?
  • How much money should you have in an emergency fund?
  • The difference between emergency funds and investments
  • Ways to set aside emergency funds

After reading this guide, you would be one step closer to achieving your financial goals. If you want to keep slaying in your finances, be sure to read up on our previous quick maths series, you’ll be glad you did!
FSDH ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD  – FSDH AM is a wholly owned subsidiary of FSDH Merchant Bank Limited. They are one of Nigeria’s leading asset management and financial advisory firm.

FSDH AM is versatile in financial transactions and investment strategies that meet the need of investors in an emerging economy like Nigeria. They recognize that today’s investors need the services of dedicated and expert professionals to provide them with intelligent investment counsel.

Therefore, their strategies are dedicated to preserving investors’ wealth while maximizing the value that they receive.

Once you’re through with this guide, visit FSDH Asset Management Ltd to know more and get all your pressing questions answered.


Getting access to this guide is easy: just fill out the form below to join our community and get access to this guide. This is the final part of our series but you can get all three series here. By joining our community, you also get to enjoy our AWESOME weekly content as well.

Quick Maths (3): How to use your salary/business net income with FSDH Asset Management

Having a money moves mindset means thinking big when it comes to your finances.

Welcome to the third part of our Quick Maths series where we’ll be giving you the lowdown of how to master your personal finances in simple ways.

We’ve talked about how to generate income to start your business, and how to diversify your funds (even as a low-income earner), now its time to dive even deeper.

So… you’ve received that alert now and paid all your bills. What do you do with the rest o the money? Cash out? Call up your girls for a breezy weekend? Nah girl, you need to take a step back, there are more pressing issues.

As a career or businesswoman, it’s important to know your bottom line and use it wisely. Your bottom line is what remains after you have removed all expenses from your income. What does your account balance look like after deducting expenses? Is it smiling back at you?

Now ask yourself, have you thought of using your last bottom line to increase your next bottom line?

We partnered with FSDH Asset Management Ltd to bring you this guide to help you understand ways to use your business net income, known as “bottom line” to your advantage.

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Topics this guide will cover:

  • Bottom line – what it means, why it is important and how to make it work for you.
  • What you can do with your bottom line – how to improve your finances by using your bottom line wisely.

Figuring out how to make your bottom line work for you might seem difficult, but we are here to make it easier for you. We’ve gotcha, boo!

After reading this guide, you’ll understand how to manage your income better and use it to get more resources to keep increasing your bottom line. You’ll also learn to track your spending and get excited about checking your accounts.

If you want to keep learning ways to grow your money significantly over time, you shouldn’t miss the next guide because, with every guide, the lessons get deeper.

FSDH ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD  – FSDH AM is a wholly owned subsidiary of FSDH Merchant Bank Limited. They are one of Nigeria’s leading asset management and financial advisory firm.

FSDH AM is versatile in financial transactions and investment strategies that meet the need of investors in an emerging economy like Nigeria. They recognize that today’s investors need the services of dedicated and expert professionals to provide them with intelligent investment counsel.

Therefore, their strategies are dedicated to preserving investors’ wealth while maximizing the value that they receive.

Once you’re through with this guide, visit FSDH Asset Management Ltd to know more and get all your pressing questions answered.


Getting access to this guide is easy: just fill out the form below to join our community and get access to this guide, remember this is only part 3, there’s more to come – so stay updated. By joining our community, you also get to enjoy our AWESOME weekly content as well.

Webinar with FBNQUEST ASSET MANAGEMENT: How to Save and Slay (Aug 3)

How exactly do you indulge in sipping champagne on a beer budget? You gon’ learn today!

First, we’ve taught you How to make your first investment, now its time to learn how to save and SLAY simultaneously.

Saving money may sound like one of the hardest things to do when it comes to your finances especially if your income isn’t breaking the bank. But hey, you only need as much as you have right now to save!

If you’re wondering how to save money without your slay mode depreciating, then this webinar is for you.

SLA in partnership with  FBNQuest Asset Management is inviting you to a 45-minute webinar with skilled wealth advisor and financial planner – Emmanuella Ekhaguere, on Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

Emmanuella will be giving some tips on how you can to start planning and investing for your future with your current income.

Join SLA & @FBNQuest for a webinar on August 3rd to learn how to save and slay. Click To Tweet

Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • Understanding the psychology of money
  • Living your best life through personal finance management
  • Saving hacks for motherland moguls – daily, monthly and long-term
  • Getting S.M.A.R.T about goal settings and how to achieve them

Watch Video here:

About Emmanuella

Emmanuella Ekhaguere is Investment Advisor with at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc.  She has over 15 years of Agricultural banking and financial planning experience from various Financial Service Institutions.

Emmanuella started her career at Kakawa Discount house Limited as a Client Relationship Officer.  She later moved to Oceanic Bank (now Ecobank Nigeria).

In deepening her passion and experience in Wealth and Investment Banking, Emmanuella joined Metro Capital Advisory Group in 2008. She has an MBA from Aston Business School Birmingham, United Kingdom, and is a certified financial Planner (CFP), from Florida State University (FSU)


FBNQuest Asset Management is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa.  

They work with individual and institutional investors to provide a strategy best suited to your investment goals and portfolios, from mutual funds to liquidity management etc.

Facebook Live with FBNQUEST TRUSTEES: 5 reasons why you need an Estate Plan (Mar 28)

We’ve thought you what you need to do now, to reach your money goals and as the true MotherlandMogul that you are, we know you’ve listened.

Now its time to up your game!

Ever heard of an estate plan? No, we’re not talking about the estate you live in and its architectural structure. We’re talking about managing and continuous planning for assets you acquire in your lifetime.

Who says you’re too young to have an estate plan?

SLA in partnership with  FBNQuest Trustees is hosting a Facebook Live with certified Estate Practitioner – Mofoluke Keshinro, on Friday, March 23rd, 2018.

Mofoluke will be teaching you everything you need to know about estate plans, and why you need to have an estate plan now.

Register below to sign up for this Facebook Live and to get a FREE copy of our e-book on how to make your first investment.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • Why have an estate plan?/ Introduction to Estate Planning.
  • 5 things an estate plan will do for you
  • Benefits of a Living Trust
  • Why appoint an Institution as Trustee
  • Education Trust Planning 101

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, March 28th
  • Time: 1pm Lagos

Watch the Facebook Live here:

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 About Mofoluke

Mofoluke Keshinro is the Head of Private Trust at FBNQuest Trustees Limited and is one of only two certified Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) in Nigeria.

Her experience includes roles at Liberation Partners, Wema Trustees Limited, and Great Nigeria Insurance Plc.

She is a full and certified Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has attended STEP seminars/conferences in Johannesburg, Dubai, New York and Singapore.


FBNQuest Trustees is part of FBN Holdings Plc, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa.

They assess your needs and provide tailored solutions for the safekeeping of assets. From estate planning to government bond issuance,  FBNQuest Trustees holds a solid market position as a leading trustee services provider.

Webinar with FBNQUEST ASSET MANAGEMENT: What you can do now to reach your long-term money goals (Mar 12)

Have you thought about what you want your net worth to be in the next 10 years?

Before you begin to daydream of joining the 30 billion gang, understand that wealthy people today didn’t start planning, investing, and saving last month, or a year ago. You’ve got to start NOW!

If you’re not sure how to begin, we’re about to get you started.

SLA in partnership with  FBNQuest Asset Management is inviting you to join us for a 45-minute webinar with skilled wealth advisor and financial planner – Emmanuella Ekhaguere, on Monday, March 12th, 2018.

Emmanuella will be giving you some tips on how to start planning and investing for your future with your current income.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • What you need to know about financial planning.
  • The difference between short-term and long-term.
  • Steps you need to take to reach your long-term money goals.

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Monday, March 12th
  • Time: 12pm Lagos  / 1pm Johannesburg/ 2pm Nairobi

Watch the webinar here:

About Emmanuella

Emmanuella Ekhaguere is Investment Advisor with at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc.  She has over 15 years of Agricultural banking and financial planning experience from various Financial Service Institutions.

Emmanuella started her career at Kakawa Discount house Limited as a Client Relationship Officer.  She later moved to Oceanic Bank (now Ecobank Nigeria).

In deepening her passion and experience in Wealth and Investment Banking, Emmanuella joined MetroCapital Advisory Group in 2008. She has an MBA from Aston Business School Birmingham, United Kingdom, and is a certified financial Planner (CFP), from Florida State University (FSU)


FBNQuest Asset Management is a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, one of the strongest and most dependable financial groups in Africa.  

They work with individual and institutional investors to provide a strategy best suited to your investment goals and portfolios, from mutual funds to liquidity management etc.

Facebook Live with Mapalo Makhu: Planning your personal finance and investments (Mar. 28)

Are your expenses greater than your revenue? You may have all the designer cloths and bags right now, but if your bank account balance is flashing red, then now is the time for you to start investing and planning towards your future.

Join us for a Facebook Live session on Tuesday 28th March, with one of South Africa’s  finance experts – Mapalo Makhu, founder of Woman & Finance. She’ll be talking extensively about planning your personal finance and investments.

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Some of the the topics we’ll cover:

  •  What you need to understand about investments
  • 3 financial questions every woman should ask herself
  • Planning a budget
  • Top 3 things to look out for when selecting an investment advisor
  • Identifying your investment goals (safety, income and growth)

Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017

Time: 1pm Lagos// 2pm Joburg// 3pm Nairobi

Where: facebook.com/sheleadsafrica/

 

About Mapalo

Mapalo is a financial planner, wealth coach and founder of Woman&Finance , a platform that empowers and educates women to make the best financial decisions for their current and future selves.

Having completed a Bcom finance degree from the University of Johannesburg and recently obtaining her post graduate diploma in financial planning, Mapalo created Woman&Finance to educate and inspire women to take charge of their finances and make the best financial decisions for their current and future selves.

Woman&Finance was established with the goal of giving power back to women and showing them how to have control when it comes to managing their personal finances.

Webinar with Samke Mhlongo-Ngwenya: Planning your personal finance and investments (Mar 23)

It doesn’t matter if you’re making a little or baller is your middle name, we all have to deal with important money matters such as investments and personal finance. If you’re climbing the corporate ladder, trying to launch your own business, or managing your family independently, join us on Thursday March 23rd as we discuss personal finance and investment options for young women.

We’ll be chatting with Samke Mhlongo-Ngwenya, one of South Africa’s most recognized personal finance experts who offers one-on-one personal finance consultations through her company TNC Wealth. Samke obtained her expertise in debt management and wealth creation during her 7-year tenure as a private banker, now she engages in corporate speaking, panel moderation, career management and women’s issues as well.

Register below to get the exclusive link to the webinar.

Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • What you need to understand about investments
  • 3 financial questions every woman should ask herself
  • Planning a budget
  • Top 3 things to look out for when selecting an investment advisor
  • Identifying your investment goals (safety, income and growth)

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Thursday March 23rd, 2017
  • Time: 12:00pm Lagos // 1:00pm Johannesburg // 2:00pm Nairobi

About Samke

Referred to by CNBC Africa as a “personal finance goddess”, Samke Mhlongo-Ngwenya is not just a personal finance expert, but also the youngest board member of State-owned mineral technology research council MINTEK, and founder of The Next Chapter “TNC” (coming soon) – Wealth Partners.

Samke is also a personal finance consultant, corporate speaker, thought leader, media commentator, and financial inclusion advocate.

Armed with an Accounting degree from the University of Cape Town, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Wits Business School, and an MBA from the same college completed with a research report titled “Factors contributing to over-indebtedness in black South African females”, Samke aspires to continue developing content that educates, entertains and empowers her audience.