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As its our practice on The Business Resources Section of The Spread Media Business Blog, we’ve got a new book as our Business Book of The Week. This Book covers the beginning to end of something which is very important in our everyday lives, not just that but also in Business. You might be wondering what that is, it’s Personal Finance.

Personal finance is the financial management which an individual is required to do to obtain, budget, save, and spend money over time, taking into account various financial risks and future life events – Wikipedia. In simple terms, Personal Finance basically covers how we spend and manage our money.

Whether you are just starting out and in your first job, or you are approaching retirement, or somewhere in between, you need to take your personal finances seriously. Our Business Book of the Week, provides you with important practical information and useful tips on matters concerning you and your money.

Our Business Book of the Week is A-Z of Personal Finance by Nimi Akinkugbe

A-Z of Personal Finance by Nimi Akinkugbe


A-Z of Personal Finance by Nimi AkinkugbeNimi Akinkugbe is a someone I really admire. There’s so much to learn from her. She is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bestman Games Ltd. In December 2012 her company launched the City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly, the first African city edition of Hasbro’s world famous board game. Prior to this, she enjoyed a successful banking career spanning 23 years during which she served as General Manager and Head, Private Banking at Stanbic IBTC Plc and subsequently as Regional Director (West Africa) for the Wealth & Investment Management Division of Barclays Bank.  She regularly contributes articles that are featured in a host of prominent publications including Genevieve Magazine, The Punch Newspapers, Business Day, and Forbes Africa. She is a much sought after speaker and guest on television and radio programs. Through these fora she has been able to create greater public awareness and understanding of personal finance and wealth management issues.

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In her own words, 

 I am very excited to share my new book with you. A – Z of Personal Finance is a collection of words, topics, and terms that are associated with the subject of personal finance. In this book, I focus on some of the most significant principles in my saving and investing philosophy. It provides a comprehensive guide and will walk you through your finances as you pass through the various stages of life from childhood, through business/ career to Retirement and beyond.


The purpose of this book is to remove the mystique surrounding savings and investments and dispel the misconceptions attached to them, while providing you with concise information and tips on matters concerning the management of your money.

A-Z of Personal Finance covers the following:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Bommerang Generation
  • Cashless Society
  • Conspicious Consumption
  • Debt
  • Education Planning
  • Family Finances
  • Guardian
  • Happiness and Money
  • Homes
  • …………….and so much more, up to letter Z  :-)

Some praises it has received…..

In this book, Nimi has shared many useful tips and practical strategies in a step-by-step guide without leaving the reader overwhelmed. She offers frank, practical insights and advice to create a greater awareness and understanding of personal finance and wealth management issues.”
-Arunma Oteh, Director General, Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

“In the many years I have known Nimi, one thing that stands out about her and brings a glimpse of light to her eyes is her passion and commitment to making women and children financially literate. Parents, children and young adults will be better financial managers after reading this book.”
-Ibukun Awosika, acclaimed Nigerian entrepreneur, host of the popular television program Business – His Way, and the author of a bestselling book of same title.

“Nimi Akinkugbe has a nice writing style, and a very solid grasp of personal finance issues. I’m sure her book will be very helpful-to both Nigerians and Americans.”
-Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach, personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom, Your First Home The Smart Way to Get It and Keep It and Perfect Credit 7 Steps to a Great Credit Rating.

There you have it, remember like I said there’s so much to learn from Nimi. Why not head down to the nearest bookstore and get a copy. A-Z of Personal Finance is available on: Jumia, Terra Kulture, Pattabah Bookstore and Amazon.


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Titilayo Ama is the Co-founder of Spread Media, a #SocialMedia Coach and also a #GeekinPink. She is a passionate Business Blogger who loves helping small businesses with practical digital marketing strategies to help their businesses grow. An amazing Public Speaker on Youth Empowerment| Entrepreneurship| Girl & Tech. She is the Author of ”How Social is your Business‘” The Social Media Guide for Nigerian Businesses. Follow her on twitter: @teeteelayo

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