Why do People Invest in Stocks?

One of the questions that really torment my mind is the one as to why people invest in stocks. Whenever I look at the dividends that various companies pay to their shareholders on an annual basis, I always come to conclusion that those sums are pitiable. Peanuts. You find a person who paid $100 per […]

How I Have Benefited From the Contacts I Got at Business School

In my last blog post, I made it clear that for me, business school was not a total waste of time. I pointed out that through business school, I was able to gain, among other things, invaluable contacts. In today’s blog post, I will go a step further, and tell you about some of the […]

Is Business School a Total Waste of Time?

A few years ago, I found myself faced with a situation where I had to make a decision on whether or not to go to business school. It is at that point that I came across the popular argument to the effect that ‘business school is a total waste of time’. The people who proffer […]

Can Poverty Be Completely Eliminated?

Can Poverty Be Completely Eliminated?

The question as to whether poverty can be completely eliminated is a difficult one. We can start by posing this question in one of the first world countries, where some considerable ground in the fight against poverty has been covered. In that case, we are likely to find optimistic answers: given the ground that has […]

Why I Have Come to Dislike Credit Cards

Why I Have Come to Dislike Credit Cards

I was among the first people to start using credit cards, several decades ago when the credit card was introduced to the masses as a way of paying for things. My enthusiasm for the cards has, however, waned over the years. And today, I can actually assert that over the years, I have actually come […]