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Money and emotions

By Sylvia Juuko Money evokes very interesting emotions. It can be a source of happiness, as well as stress. Emotions could be one of the biggest stumbling blocks to changing from your current to the ... Read more

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Write a will to protect your investments…

To make sure that your money and property is going to the people you want to when you die, write a will. A will is a signed document which spells out how, and by whom, you want your property to be managed after your death and who should benefit from it. Don’t forget to update your will whenever you ...

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Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Invest in different projects in order to spread the risk or earn from different investment opportunities: If the basket breaks you could lose everything. It is a good idea to balance high and low risk investments or savings – this is like mixed cropping: if beans don't germinate, then the maize coul...

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How much of your income do you save every month?

None - 18.2%
0 to 10% - 34.1%
More than 10% - 40.9%
I do not know - 6.8%

Total votes: 44
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Dec 2014 - 00:00

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How I learned to tame the money beast…

How I learned to tame the money beast…

Financial literacy has never seemed to me a very pertinent topic before I started working with the GIZ AGRUFIN Programme. Especially not among those that have received tertiary education. I mean, thos... Read more

Waswa - Love for a local delicacy turned…

Waswa - Love for a local delicacy turned into a financial lesson

Wasswa, from Mukono, tells how a simple love for a local delicacy turned into a financial lesson he'll never forget: I was lucky to have a job by my first year in university and was earning some extr... Read more

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