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.

 

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.

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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

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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.

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.

10 ways to end a business year

In the course of the year, entrepreneurs can get consumed with loads of activities that it becomes difficult to keep track of all that’s happening.

The end of the year is the time when most business activities wind down,  therefore, it’s a good time to pause, take stock, plan and take a position for the year ahead

Here are 10 things to do to make that happen:

1. Review your financial statements (balance sheet, cash flow, income statement) and prepare tax returns.

You need to know:

  •  If your business is profitable
  • How profitable your business is
  • Where all the money that passed through your business in the year was spent
  • How much the business owns
  • How much the business owes
  • Exemptions you can get on taxes

2.  Review business expenses. Its important business expenses are directly linked to the bottom line of the business.

 

3. Compare financials from the year before to that of the current year. Pay attention to any rise or drop in figures, investigate reasons for them.

 

4. If you have made a very good profit for the year, this would be a good time to consider buying or replacing any equipment that will directly result in increased revenue.

 

5. Reconcile your goals for the year with your achievements; take note of goals you could not achieve. Also, be careful not to discard these goals instead try to find out why you were unable to, and devise new ways to go about achieving them.

 

6. List and celebrate major accomplishments, you can share with your staff, this should motivate them and make them emotionally invested in your business.

7. Reward your employees and customers, it does not have to be much, could be in form of bonuses, gifts, personal notes…

Also get in touch with your vendors/suppliers and inform them of any change in the business that might affect them.

 

8. Pay attention to your numbers; identify your metrics, this varies from business to business – website analytics, the source of customers, customer growth rate, customer return rate/retention, subscriber list, downloads, number of monthly orders e.t.c.

Identify patterns of growth in such areas, trace down these patterns to identify much bigger opportunities and devise ways to multiply effects of these patterns.

9. Review your systems, operations, and processes. This is a good time to review and update (if required) contracts, license agreements, and technology, Identify your strengths and work on your weaknesses.

 

10. Create a vision for the coming year, based on this vision, set goals, write down your action plan and ways you intend to implement these plans.

Hope these tips help you end the year with sufficient knowledge of your business even as you prepare and position yourself for growth and opportunities in the coming year.


How are you wrapping up the business year? Share your ideas with us here.

Webinar with Aisha Addo: How to start a non-profit organization (Jun 20)

Aisha Addo is the founder of Power to Girls Foundation, an organization that helps girls identify their true purpose and calling. Join us for a webinar with her on June. 20th, as she shares with us some of her tips on social entrepreneurship.


Entrepreneurship isn’t just one thing. You can be an entrepreneur in a small business, startup, large company etc.

But if you’re interested in making the world a better place, you’re on your way to becoming a social entrepreneur.

You need to ask yourself – What type entrepreneur do I want to become?

Aisha Addo is a social entrepreneur, who has dedicated her life to empowering women and young girls with her initiative – Power To Girls Foundation.

She offers them the mentorship, guidance and the resources they need to achieve their dreams and excel.

Join us for a 45-minute webinar with Aisha Addo on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. We’ll be discussing what it takes to become a social entrepreneur, and starting a non-profit organization.

Register below to get the exclusive link to the webinar.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • Starting a non-profit organization
  • Risk taking in social entrepreneurship
  • Having confidence in your idea
  • How to live your most authentic life doing what you love.

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, June 20th
  • Time: 11am Toronto / 3pm Accra / 4pm Lagos

Watch here:

 About Aisha Addo

Aisha Addo is a graduate in Business Administration Accounting, but her true passion and dedication lies in ensuring girls around the world are provided with the guidance and resources that’ll help them to reach their full potential.

Aisha founded Power To Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization to offer young girls the mentors and role models that were absent during her own youth.

She is a recipient of the Young Black and Gifted Award for Community Service, was named a Black Diversity Group Role Model and One of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada, and also among the 150 Black Women making history in Toronto.

Her latest initiative is DriveHER, the ride-sharing service for women by women.

Webinar with April Laugh: Earning profit in the fitness industry (Apr 26)

Lola Komolafe, founder of April Laugh  is a fitness enthusiast, a meal plan genius, and a healthy foodie. Join us for a webinar with her on Apr. 26th, as she shares with us how she progressed from passion to profit.


Are you passion driven, or profit driven? Wait a minute! Who says it isn’t possible to pursue both? For many people, working is about much more than simply paying the bills. It’s about having a full life, using talents and making a difference.

Understand that knowing your passion is a lot more easier than learning how to make money from it full time. Whatever it is you love to do, there are an incredible amount of ways to monetize your passion.

Lola Komolafe discovered her passion for fitness and a healthy living and started organizing fitness challenges online, before long she got positive testimonies from friends she’d helped and decided to do what she loved full time, thereby giving birth to April Laugh.

Join us for a 45-minute webinar with Lola Komolafe on Wednesday April 26th, 2017. We’ll be discussing how to discover your true passion and make money from what you enjoy doing. Register below to get the exclusive link to the webinar.

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Some of the topics we’ll cover:

  • Starting out in a non-traditional industry
  • Turning a hobby into money
  • Stages and steps to a healthy living
  • Juggling work, life and your finances while working from home.

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Wednesday April 26th
  • Time: 2pm UK // 2pm Lagos // 3pm Johannesburg

Watch here:

 About Lola Komolafe

Lola Komolafe aka April Laugh is a Fitness Entrepreneur, Certified Nutritionist, Meal Plan Genius and a Fitness Enthusiast who takes conscious efforts to live a healthy lifestyle. She helped her husband to lose over 40kg and has been inspiring people to adopt lifestyle changes with the #LifestyleChangeWithApril 12 Weeks Challenge.

She’s also a God-fearing wife and mom to Bryan and lives in England. You can read more about her on here and find her on Instagram: @fitmrsfats