Sunday, May 22, 2022
By nature, humans are very emotional beings; although, we love to think of ourselves as rational, logical beings. A chunk of our daily decisions emanate from a place of emotions rather than from any logical standpoint. From the colour of shirt we choose to wear and even to the...
But economies dependent on flows from Russia will see major declinesOfficially, recorded remittance flows to low and middle-income countries (LMICs) are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this year to reach US$630billion. This follows an almost record recovery of 8.6 percent in 2021, according to the World Bank’s...
Margin refers to buying shares of stock or other securities with a combination of the investor's own funds and borrowed funds. The buyer pays only a percentage of the asset's value and borrows the rest from the bank or broker.The bought securities are used as collateral on the loan. The margin is...
Debate over free secondary school education (SHS) has remained on the national agenda five years after implementation of the policy, despite its huge relief for parents and its impact on the youth of Ghana. Statistics from the Ghana Education Service indicate that so far 1.6 million youth have benefitted...
The question of “where do I invest?” is always on the lips of many Ghanaians (and in the ears of investment professionals). The inquiry has been prolific, especially on the back of the recent financial sector crises and the eventual loss of confidence in the industry. The current adversities...
2022 is an anniversary year for Opel: the company has been making innovations affordable for everyone for 160 years, and at the same time one of its biggest bestsellers is celebrating its 40th birthday. The Opel Corsa revolutionised the small car class with its premiere in 1982 and today, in its...
On May 4, the United States Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point in an aggressive attempt to curb surging US annual inflation, which currently stands at a four-decade high of 8.3%. And eurozone inflation reached a record 7.5% year on year in April,...
Many of us have encountered a life insurance agent at some point in our daily interactions - and although we had no plans for a life insurance policy as part of our financial plans, it began to weigh on us to make room for it. Nevertheless, the decision to...
(recruitment and induction)“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed”Dear readers, last week I refreshed the topic of preventing internal fraud in banks through effective induction programmes for new entrants. In addition, there is a need for existing staff to be refreshed regularly while coaching and...
In my quest to become a great leader, I have had to read and research into what leadership is all about and how to be great one. I have combed through the Bible to books written on leadership. In the process, I bought any book that I came across...
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