Updates

I feel really bad for neglecting this space. I loved and still love blogging here, sharing my experiences with you all and learning alongside you as we embark on this investments journey. Life got really busy and writing here has suffered for it but lately I’ve been looking for ways to get back into it. […]

“Let Us Keep That For You.” Do Nigerian Parents Train Their Children to Be Financially Irresponsible?

There’s a huge contrast between the way, say American parents raise their children when it comes to money and the way Nigerian parents do. I’ve started to wonder if this feeds into the way we relate to finances as adults. For instance, I read John D. Rockefeller’s biography,┬áTitan.┬áHe describes his dad giving him weekly allowance […]

Nike May Lose the Battle, But They’re Winning the War

Yesterday, Nike revealed the new campaign marking the 30th anniversary of their “Just Do It” marketing slogan, with NFL player Colin Kaepernick as the face of it. The Internets, understandably, went to shits. For one side of the culture, the campaign was a massive hit and a salute to American athletes who have been taking […]

The Nigerian Bond Market: How Progress Happens (Or Doesn’t) – DoubleEph

Below is a transcript of a thread shared on twitter by Feyi Fawehinmi about the Nigerian bond market and how a country develops or fails to, or even reverses course. I think it contains many lessons for us and I decided to share them here. I’ll repost his tweets with minimal edits/comments. Thread reads: I […]

Robinhood, Square Cash and More Are All Coming for Coinbase

Coinbase has long been the only way to most convenient way to buy crypto currencies in the US, making over $1 bn last year in fees and revenue from people buying and selling Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. Now, that comfortable dominance is being challenged by none other than Robinhood and Square Cash. I opened my […]