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A guide to endless wealth -A review of Emmanuel Olatunji’s how to never be broke again

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Nigeria’s dealing with some serious challenges right now — living costs are going up, the currencies all over the place, and fuel prices are shooting through the roof. But in the midst of all this chaos, stumbling upon a book like “How to Never Be Broke Again” by Emmanuel Olatunji is like finding a golden ticket for those trying to figure out their money game.

Before diving into the book’s five parts, you’re probably itching with curiosity, eager to soak up the author’s nuggets of wisdom. But here’s the kicker: instead of jumping straight into money-making secrets, the author kicks it off by talking about habits you have to build up before hitting that wealth status. Think basics, principles, skills, and strategies – it’s all in there.

Don’t beat yourself up if you’re knee-deep in a money mess because the author’s been there too. And he’s not just admitting it; he spills all the details on his struggles, dropping some real tips and lessons he picked up while clawing his way out of financial chaos.

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The author’s narrative is magnetic, drawing you in and making you wish you could sit down for a coffee and hear the whole story in person. It’s not just about understanding it; it serves as a vivid illustration that with courage and strategic actions, you can successfully recover from a financial rollercoaster. To keep things engaging, the book is filled with captivating stories to ensure you stay hooked and avoid any moments of boredom.

Despite the abundance of chapters that could fill a library, the author could have conveyed the entire strategy without unnecessary details. However, if you are genuinely dedicated to bringing about real change, your focus should be on the substance rather than the extensive nature of the book. If you lean towards concise information, the summaries provided at the end of each chapter serve as dependable shortcuts.

The essence of the book lies in its practicality—it goes beyond mere dos and don’ts, serving as a hands-on guide for effectively accomplishing tasks.

And of course, you’ll find the usual suspects – motivational quotes. The author’s like friends with all the motivational heavyweights in Nigeria, and he’s not shy about dropping their wisdom bombs throughout the book.

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The author is straightforward in emphasizing that merely noting down the steps isn’t sufficient; you must translate those actions into real-life practice. Without taking action, this book becomes nothing more than a way to pass the time.

The author cheers you on for your billionaire potential. However, you might start wondering if the author is actually rich too, adding a curious twist to your thoughts about the book’s talk on wealth. On the other hand, you could decide that those details don’t really matter and just dive into putting the practical tips into action. This way, you’re not just thinking about it; you’re actively working to improve your finances and tackle any money challenges you’re facing.

About the reviewer

Titilade Oyemade is a business executive in a leading organisation and holds a degree in Russian Language. She’s the convener of the Hangoutwithtee Ladies Event and the publisher of Hangoutwithtee magazine. She spends her weekends attending women conferences, events and book readings. She loves to have fun and to help other women have the same in their lives. Email: [email protected] Social: @tiipreeofficial