I blog about the marriage between Finance and Technology (FINTECH) in my usual jargon-free, straightforward and humorous manner. MONEY and LIFE matters delivered with humour and sarcasm. Financial journalism doesn’t have to be boring!
About a week ago, the once very respected smartphone giant, BlackBerry, announced that it will discontinue the production of phones. Yes, we will soon be showing our kids BlackBerry phones at the museums. That’s kind of funny because I recall scheming to buy my first BlackBerry Phone and it was a dream come true when … Continue reading The Death of BlackBerry: How to Future-Proof Your Career
Reckless Capitalism is not new to us. Cutting corners is probably as old as time. But the scale of our mindless pursuit of profit is becoming worrisome. In every area of life, we have somehow managed to cheat others and find ways to enrich ourselves at the expense of others and the environment. Wells Fargo … Continue reading Wells Fargo Scandal: The Lesson for Nigerian Banks
As you probably know by now, the Central Bank of Nigeria just announced the outcome of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting about two hours ago. I am doing this piece to help you cut through the jargon and make sense of it all. First of all, the technical jargons: MPR is a just … Continue reading Making Sense of the MPC Meeting Held Today Sept 20, 2016
Once upon a time, he was rich who had plots of land, cattle, and slaves. That changed. The top guns became manufacturing giants. The likes of Andre Carnegie, Henry Ford became lords. In a world where data is king and information is priceless, all that has changed and is changing faster than many predicted. 20-year-old … Continue reading Data is the New Oil: How Tech Companies Have Taken Over!