November 14, 2013   by

How do you handle a situation as a Chama leader where one member of the Chama seems to dominate the conversation during meetings? How often have you been in a Chama meeting and said to yourself “Why don’t they shut... View Article

November 13, 2013   by

When investing and trading in the Nairobi Stock Exchange, losses are inevitable sometimes. You are going to lose money if you invest in stocks. Sooner or later, it’s bound to happen. In its simplest and perhaps most painful form, you... View Article

November 12, 2013   by

Your Chama has done all the right things. You have made money, invested wisely, saved, and been smart with your money thus you are a well-established, wealthy Chama. But here’s your problem: All of you in the Chama are in... View Article

November 11, 2013   by

As Chama investors, it is important to have a plan on how you are going to do your investments. Since your group consists of different people with different ideas and goals, it is very easy to drift from one investment... View Article

November 04, 2013   by

As you begin to make investments in the Nairobi Stock Exchange as a Chama, you’ll be setting up your stock investment portfolio. This is a record of everything you’ve invested in, how much you’ve invested, and how much you’ve gained... View Article

November 01, 2013   by

As your Chama continues to build its investment portfolio, you should think about bond investment. Bonds can benefit your Chama in a number of different ways, but they are definitely not for everyone. Here are a few things to consider... View Article

October 31, 2013   by

Meetings are an indispensable part of Chamas. Members must meet every week or every month to conduct affairs of the Chama. If you lead Chama meetings or attend them as a participant, you know that some people do things that... View Article

October 30, 2013   by

Many Chamas are involved in a saving scheme or another. It could be a regular Chama savings or even a fixed deposit account. What do you do, when you are just starting out and you have very little money to... View Article

October 25, 2013   by

How safe are your Chama investments? You are generally exposed to three kinds of risk with your investments, no matter whether they are risky or safe. The first is a possibility to lose money. The second is loss of purchasing power,... View Article

October 23, 2013   by

Chamas today and getting more sophisticated when it comes to investment and one vehicle of investment that is bound to give you regular income is Dividends. These are payments that are made from a company to the shareholders of the... View Article

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