The beautiful intersectionality Of African Culture with Personal Finance

  • Long term goals and my immediate bliss, when did I start mixing them?
  • How long should I target to invest for? What will I invest in; social capital, passion projects, businesses or self investment? What has more value for me at this point and a year or two from now?

Experience .

This brings to memory the go-to phrase for a disrespectful remark, “Respect your elders”. The importance of seeking out an experienced globe trotter in any family is the benefit of life lessons; getting access to advice and options for circumstances of crisis. Taking the time to ask people who have travelled a similar path to your own path definitely takes the weight off the pressure. and makes the pressure and anxiety we face towards our decisions, less difficult and exciting.

  • Market opportunities that are unique to your situation. We make friends along the way; connections and communities. We tend to express and exchange ideas with our social networks. They in turn help us find purpose and avenues of revenue that a market place may need or that a market place we are situated in has better facility for.
  • A long term ‘attainable’ investment plan: Understanding assets with value and risk you are willing to bet on is an important step for anyone. Considering items of value tailored for one’s unique life journey that is available when important the milestones in one’s life come up.

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