Category Archives: Finance

Book Review: Capital and the Common Good

When markets fail to produce broad-based and sustainable public goods,  it is up to governments, multilateral agencies, philanthropists and well-wishers to step in and save the day through innovative finance. Advertisements

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Non-Fiction Books That I Would Like To Read Post-Studenthood: Economics Edition

In line with my word for 2016: mature, I would like to enrich my professional knowledge so that I am able to explain academic jargon to  a diverse audience.  In my line of work, words like “sustainable” “good governance” “development” … Continue reading

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The Top 14 Smartest Purchases in your 20s

A few weeks ago, Google reminded me that I had taken another spin around the sun and that the big 3-0 is just around the corner.  With birthdays and end of year celebrations comes self -assessment and as I have tried sharing before … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Personal Finances Work

This is one of those posts that I have mulled over  for a very long time especially  after reading  Suze Orman’s  book Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny.   After transitioning graduate school and living on coffee, … Continue reading

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If you had to watch one Youtube video…

*Editor’s note: Centonomy is a Kenyan organisation that  promotes  personal  finance literacy.   I am not affiliated with them or Ms. Caroline Mutoko in any way. I believe that this video from one of  their sessions is a powerful message to … Continue reading

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