#MoneyByZikoko: Do you need a safety net?

October 31, 2022
Also: How much is a bottle of wine these days?

Vol 2 | 31-10-2022

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Good morning, 🌞

It’s the last day of October and today’s letter is all about safety nets.

If you are anything like the subjects of the stories I’ll share today, then safety nets are not foreign to you.

I think life hits different when you know you can experience many things without worrying about ending up broke.

We approach the concept in various ways; saving, investing, and even buying NFTs…

At the end of the day, we all just want the softest of lives, no?

In this letter:

  • The Fearless #NairaLife of a Tax Collector
  • The Money of Love: Polyamorous in Ogun State on ₦400k/month
  • Money Meanings: What is a “Safety Net”?
  • Game: #HowMuchLast (Make sure you play o!)
  • Where The Money At?!

#NairaLife: This Tax Collector Has Never Had to Make Money to Survive

If the 34-year-old in this #NairaLife stopped working, she’d be very fine. But even with free ₦4.3m yearly and wealthy parents, she enjoys being independent while catching business owners who try to evade taxes.

My favourite part of the story is where David asks her if she’s ever had to earn money to survive and she replied “Not yet. No.”

Internal monologue: God, when exactly will it be my turn?

Read the rest of her Naira Life

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The Money of Love: Polyamorous in Ogun with ₦400k/month

Oh to be young and in love and be able to say: “I used to sleep with my debit card under my pillow, so if I had a bad dream, I’d wake up and buy something online.”

Onome* is a 21-year-old polyamorous woman who spends recklessly on her partners because her love language is gift-giving. In this interview, she tells Zikoko how money moves in and out of her relationships, while on a ₦400k monthly income and an envious financial safety net.

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Money Meanings

Game: #HowMuchLast

#HowMuchLast is a game where we show you an item and you tell us (and the world) the highest amount you’d pay for it.

Some weeks will be Okin biscuit, some others will be SUVs.

This week, we’re keeping it simple, #HowMuchLast for a bottle of wine.

What’s the most you’d pay? Tweet at us here.

Where The Money At?!

We can’t say we’re about the money and not actually help you find the money.

So we’ve compiled a list of job opportunities for you. Make sure you share this with anyone who might need it because in this community, we look out for each other.

Again, don’t mention. We gatchu.

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All good things must come to an end. But not this good thing. We’ll be back next week.

In the meantime, keep reading Zikoko’s articles and be sure to share the love.

Till next week…

Yours cashly,

Dwin,

The Other Mr Money

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