Author: Seun Adeyemi

Getting Married? 5 Financial Steps to Take Before Walking Down the Aisle

First of all, let me be among the first to congratulate you! Marriage is a beautiful thing and I hope you enjoy all the benefits it has to offer. My role as a financial advisor is to ensure the financial well-being of my clients. However, statistically speaking, “money problems” are among the top ten reasons for divorce. Therefore, you might also call me a kind of marriage counsellor. Who knew right?! Allow me to share some premarital counselling (financial) tips with you. Let’s be honest, people don’t get married with the intention of getting divorced. The decision to marry...

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The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compounding Returns, and the Importance of Starting NOW! “The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.” – Albert Einstein” Well, of course it makes sense that we should start investing sooner so that we can retire more comfortably. However, most people fail to realize just how powerful compounding can be, and what a difference it can make in our long term financial health. So, what do I mean by compounding? In its simplest form, compounding is simply the phenomenon of earning interest on interest. If I have $1.00 in my savings account that is...

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The Simple Truth About Financial Planning

Almost all people struggle with finances at some point in their lives. If you wish to completely resolve – or even avoid – financial problems, financial planning basics will help you immensely. As difficult as financial planning may sound, it isn’t that complicated. With all courses of action, the emphasis is in the “planning”. A financial plan is like a road map. It is what will help you take your finances from one place to another. Based on statistics, and according to professional financial planners, only one-third of their clients have defined goals. This just shows that most of...

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4 Steps to Successful Family Financial Planning

Family financial planning is more than just cutting down expenses and depriving yourself and your family of certain luxuries; it takes serious preparation. If you’re successful, the benefits are worth the time and effort. Here are four simple steps to successful family financial planning: Fresh Start Before you can move on with your family financial planning, it is best to go back to the start of the line by getting rid of your debt. After you are done with it, you can start saving money for your family’s future. To effectively manage your debt, it is important that you...

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The Makings of a Financial Consultant

Have you ever wondered just what a Financial Planning Consultant does? Read on to find out more… Financial Planning Consultants As their title implies, financial planning consultants are professionals who “consult” clients on what ideal actions should be taken to maximize a client’s cash flow. They have a certificate, at the very least, in relation to the field, and the best of financial planning consultants boast impressive interpersonal skills, which is the most important qualification for the nature of their work. Essentially, financial planning consultants utilize their knowledge of investments and tax laws to suggest financial courses of action...

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