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Demand for housing in Kenya is estimated to be 150,000 units annually against a supply of 30,000 houses per year resulting in a shortage of approximately 120,000 units. High interest rates have also locked out most investors who require credit from commercial banks to invest in the real estate. Kenya’s rising housing market is based on the fundamentals of supply and demand.
There is something about a well dressed woman that sets her apart from the rest of the crowd. You probably know that woman. This is the woman who stands out no matter the situation or occasion she always looks the part and owns it. She knows who she is and what she stands for. Her internal core and outer presentation are in sync. She is aware of her personal brand. She gets it. She understands the power of a pulled together look.
Diaspora banking is the operative word nowadays within the banking and insurance sector, with many Kenyans working and living outside the country who are either remitting funds for family upkeep, investment or to help build a school/clinic in their communities. These remittances are enormous amounts of dollars flowing back to Kenya and the rest of the developing world, the flow is significant and has the World Bank paying attention and so are the local financial institutions.
I love to see women do well in everything, whether work, life, love or marriage, it just leaves me in awe and inspired and most importantly the feeling that I can also do well. So it really irks me when I see women engage in “PHD” antics. Plainly put. “Pull Her Down”.
Corporate organizations and celebrities hire brand strategists, marketing consultants and research professionals to help them build, maintain and monitor their brand image. We are our walking advertisements, our personal brand that markets and conveys information about our credibility, intelligence, self image and confidence.
Finance as a subject can be quite boring for many individuals, however being savvy about personal finances allows you to create an exciting and rewarding life. It can sometimes be complex and intimidating however, defining your financial goals is the first step to advancing your position in life. So stop putting off financial planning as that boring task on your to-do-list, get involved in the process and start reaping the benefits of a more rewarding lifestyle.