Life is filled with unsung heroes — people that you will never hear of or from. They are like the kidneys — you don’t do anything with them or hear from them until they stop doing what they are supposed to do. Nobody compliments the kidney for its beauty nor its shape. But the kidney becomes a big part …

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My dad neither smokes nor drinks. “Impressive!!” you would say. I used to think so too, but recently he told me why he does not smoke nor drink. He intimated me that it was an economic decision. He had calculated how much he would need to spend on drinks and smoking in a month and …

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When the word “Budget” is thrown around in Nigeria, we almost always think about the state and national budget. Very few, think about the fact that that word applies to them. We recuse and excuse ourselves from the conversation. We blame others for not planning and how they have done this and that. Unfortunately, most …

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In prosperity preaching circles, one of the rockstars in the hall of fame is the widow of Zarephath. Nameless, faceless but she is an icon; often referred for her great service to the prophet. Her faith is always talked about as out of this world. Oh … she believed the prophet and rest was … …

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I was in the bank some days ago, and for some reasons, my signature could not click with what was on the system. The only other way to ascertain if I was the real McCoy was to use my fingerprint and match with what was on the system, aka biometrics. What they were basically doing …

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“The Commonwealth requires the education of the people as a safeguard of order and liberty” — Quote on the North-side of the Boston Public Library I went to the Boston Public Library (a subtle way of telling you I have been to Boston!) and this quote caught my imagination. I must admit it stayed with me. …

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Then He said to the crowd, “Don’t be greedy! Owning a lot of things won’t make your life safe.” — Jesus in Luke 12:15 Somehow the Gospel came down to … get money, give it to church or an anointed pastor/minister and then prosperity will come. We shall eat and be fat and make merry. Though …

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I promised some weeks ago that I will continue the life skill of asking and go further to show you “how to ask.” Asking is a skill. You have to graduate from the “spirit of gi’mme” that babies acquire from the womb and mature to making life-changing requests — requests that will make a difference …

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As you go on in life, you will notice that it seems some people have a magnet to know those that matter. Or they know those that know what is going on … ALWAYS. Looking at it at the surface level, it might seem like a natural gift or the person was born that way. …

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This should be my last installation on the “Money Mistakes” series. As we have seen in the “episodes” before now, some money mistakes are avoidable, some grew out of ignorance and some practically jumped on you. Anyway, the mistake was engendered, one thing is definite — there are consequences. As you already know, terrible financial …

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