• How to Save: An Incomplete Manual

    September 28, 2018 By: OWAAHH

    I don’t save well. I actually don’t save. A friend helps me with it. It’s partly because of who I am, and also because I am in jua kali. You know the process. No next cheque is promised, even if the work was done months ago and the Finance guy has been on leave ever...

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  • Nyaguthii

    September 18, 2018 By: Owaahh

    I bought my first car a week before I turned 23. I didn’t even know how to drive, or rather drive properly, so the same man who sold it to me also taught me how to drive. I named her Nyaguthii. Because she reminded my family of a similarly named tiny blue car my sister...

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  • How to deposit money into your CBA Loop account

    September 10, 2018

    Welcome to the rewarding world of Loop, the digital banking service that will change the way you bank. Once you have registered on Loop, you can load money inro your account via CBA Loop’s M-Pesa paybill number, 714777. The Procedure for depositing money via M-Pesa to your Loop account is as follows Go to M-Pesa...

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  • Money grows money

    September 6, 2018 By: Biko Zulu

    Three boys – graphic designer, animator and some guy who knows how to get people to give business – one day quit their jobs. They worked for a sour man who ran a multimedia agency in the lower parts of town, around Tom Mboya street. They had been planning it for almost a year. The...

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  • Can we really have it all?

    May 30, 2017 By: Kellie Murungi.

    Someone said, living a  fun life and good financial management are like water and oil they do not mix. I think about this quite often, especially when I meet people who from reading my articles online seem to think certain things about my attitude and approach to personal finance. “It must be nice to be...

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  • The Sweet Wrapper Markets

    May 30, 2017 By: Owaahh

    There was a time one confectionery paid kids back for saving sweet wrappers for recycling. It wasn’t a lot of money, just a fifth of what the sweet itself cost. But it didn’t matter. It wasn’t our money that bought the sweets, but it was ours when it came back. The problem is, I misunderstood...

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  • Banking for the Millenial: Something to do not somewhere you go

    May 30, 2017 By: Waceke Nduati Omanga

    I was recently invited to a bank product launch and it struck me how banking has evolved. Let’s look at two scenarios. Lucy is 48 years old.  Her introduction to banking was when she got her first job.  She physically went to the bank, filled in copious amounts of paper work and signed onto many...

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  • Unbanking with CBA Loop is the Coolest Thing in 2017

    May 23, 2017

    Achieving our passions and dreams can often be difficult and time-consuming if we are forced to deal with the red tape, long queues and numerous hurdles of traditional banking. Sure, mobile banking has come up and has made our lives easier, but we still have to deal with the horrific bureaucracy synonymous with banking. But...

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  • What Is Loop?

    May 23, 2017

    A new and edgy money management tool targeted at individual consumers and entrepreneurs. It is a full banking service delivered through a mobile and web application that allows you to be in complete control of your finances. The service is about delivering experiences through all customer touchpoints, both electronically and physically. It allows for financial...

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  • Loop Send Money

    May 23, 2017

    Loop Send Money presents to the user an option to send money to either Mobile or to Bank using the following channels: Send To Mobile Via Loop Via Pesa Link Via Mobile Money Send to Bank: Via Loop Via Pesa Link EFT RTGS

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