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Financial literacy is a complex topic that varies with regional and demographic contexts.
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ENSURING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMS

Financial literacy is a complex topic that varies with regional and demographic contexts. Before putting on financial literacy training it is important to study the level of financial literacy across different groups. Targeted financial education…
The more you spend on unnecessary purchases, the further you dig yourself into a debt hole.
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HOW I ALMOST WENT FROM A JET-SETTING MILLIONAIRE TO A PAUPER

HOW PROCRASTINATION ALMOST TURNED ME INTO A PAUPER It is common knowledge that we always know the right thing to do in most circumstances. What we lack is the willpower and resolve to carry out the decisions. After my university studies, I…
Are you operating without an emergency fund?
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HOW CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT PROVED TO BE A TURNING POINT IN MY LIFE

After graduating, I was lucky to be hired as a medical representative for an international pharmaceutical. This was a time when a majority of my peers whom I went to school with were still attending interviews and getting rejected. The aura…
Faceless multinational corporations have moved to least developing nations where regulations are lax
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THE RATIONALE FOR CAUSE CAPITALISM

Cause Capitalism is a call to action for corporate organizations to exercise deliberate social compassion by proactively pledging humanitarian assistance to communities around them. Between seeking to maximize profits, fulfill shareholder expectations,…
It is important that we cherish those close to us
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STABLE FAMILIES PROMOTE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

SOCIAL STABILITY STARTS WITH THE FAMILY I view the family as a relatively permanent group of people related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption, who live together, form an economic unit, and take care of their young. This implies that a family…
Plan for success
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HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST BUSINESS VENTURE

WEALTH TIPS: YOUR GUIDE TO FINANCIAL FREEDOM It is the dream of many to start a business and become their own bosses. Given the low success rate of  start-ups, I sought advice from the serial entrepreneur, Steve Down.  Down founded…
Steve Down through the Goat foundation envisages transformed livelihoods through offering sustainable economic solutions.
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EFFORTS BY STEVE DOWN TO COMBAT ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS The UN identifies eradicating poverty and hunger, access to quality education, gender equality, health, and well-being as the leading goals for sustainable development worldwide. Even…
Partnership for growth
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WINDS OF CHANGE

The impact of Cause Capitalism as a vehicle for change has created an indelible mark in societies across Kenya. Steve Down conceived the idea of for-profit organisations donating a percentage of their gross income to non-profits who would use…
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A NEW WAY FOR CORPORATES TO BE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE

Today, the clarion call for corporate accountability towards the destruction of the environment, exploitation of cheap labour and their contribution towards climate change is unanimous. However, few or any governments dare take notice. The drive…