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Dear African Girl, let’s talk about money

Lifestyle Stories February 11, 2018 3 Comments

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Growing up in Nigeria and in an African household, men and women are raised to think about money and finance different. Men are taught to pursue wealth more aggressively than women are. Men are the head of the home which means they ‘have’ to be the main providers so they were always accustomed to looking for and building wealth to take care of their family.
That’s all well and good, great even.

The only [big] problem is that while men are given all the financial literacy, a lot of women are lagging behind because they’re dependent on their husbands.
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