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October 23, 2018

Lessons from Aretha Franklin: Why Nigerian Celebrities Should pay Attention to Distribution of the Wealth they Leave Behind

Looking beyond the fame: How can celebrities leave a lasting legacy? For most people, the passing of a loved one is underlined immediately by grief. However, when a famous person dies, an additional layer is added to the feelings loved ones have to deal with…  Was the cause of death natural? What becomes of all they left behind? Who gets what? What is fair and what most honours their memory? When globally recognised Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin passed, fans wept, colleagues applauded her artistry, critics published ‘untold stories’ about her career, while relatives and close friends mourned and celebrated her life. In the midst of these, curious revelations surfaced; Aretha died intestate – which simply means she did not leave a will! Celebrities tend to sometimes get so caught...

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September 12, 2017

Three reasons why all Muslims should have a Will

Religion often influences decisions on wealth distribution and management. Islam is no different. The Qur’an prescribes that all Muslims should...

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August 3, 2017

What you need to know about Executorship

Peace of mind comes with knowing you have plans in place to address the inevitable, plans that will ensure your...

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July 25, 2017

Secure your Wealth and Legacy with Estate Planning

Too often, people plan how to acquire assets and grow their wealth, however, very few plan how to secure that...

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