Every week, Zikoko asks anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira. Some will be struggle-ish, others will be boujee–but all the time, it’ll be revealing.
This #Nairalife story was pulled off in collaboration with mycashestate.com. In this story, a guy who manages to balance la vida loca with altruism.
Relationship Status: Single
Net Income: ₦1.3 million
Remember your first gig?
It was in Uni, at the end of my first year–wait, that’s not how it starts.
What happened next?
To be honest, I was already earning that, but I took it because I thought .
That’s quite the start.
Okay, let’s look into your current monthly damage.
First of all, I don’t really track things less than ₦5k. Also, my net income now is about ₦1.3 million. I just started tracking and planning in 2018 when I realised I was earning much and still going broke.
That’s a lot of green.
Let’s talk about saving
I’m looking at your breakdown, and there’s a ₦500k that I can’t place
What’s something you want but can’t afford?
How much do you imagine you’ll be earning in 5 years?
₦21k to ₦1.3 million – what has that done to your perspective?
When do you think you’ll retire?
What will you consider as rich?
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NB: All the conversations in this series are based off real conversations with actual people. The dialogue is edited for clarity and ensuring that the identity of the subject is kept as discreet as possible.