FBNQuest Encourages Parents to Plan for Children’s Financial Freedom

May 27, 2022
children's financial freedom

By Adedapo Adesanya

The investment banking and asset management subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, FBNQuest, has charged parents to take up investments to secure their children’s future.

This was part of discussions at a webinar themed Investing/Planning Towards Your Children’s Future which took place on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

According to the firm, this was done to commemorate Children’s Day. It further stated that the event was done through its Leading Conversations with FBNQuest webinar series.

This year’s webinar was designed to encourage parents to take the necessary steps needed when it comes to planning for their children’s future.

The session provided insights on how parents can commence their journey to providing financial freedom for their children through adequate planning and investment techniques.

Some of the key topics discussed centred around investing, preserving and securing the future financially for children.

The webinar featured an interactive panel discussion from experts that examined key issues in relation to the basic financial instruments such as children’s education trust and mutual funds needed to be effectively put in place.

The discussants featured seasoned experts from the FBNQuest team; Mrs Laura Fisayo-Kolawole, Head Equities and Alternatives, FBNQuest Asset Management; Mrs Anne Oragwu, Head Affluent, FBNQuest Asset Management; and Mr Rotimi Obende, Strategy and Business Development, FBNQuest Trustees with Ibrahim Suleiman, Actor and Co-Host, Due Parenting Podcast acting as the panel moderator.

The Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications at FBNQuest Merchant Bank, Mrs Barbara Ezeife, stated: “At FBNQuest, one of our pillars as responsible corporate citizens focuses on driving financial literacy, as we believe it is pivotal to building sustainable economic growth.

“We remain committed to contributing to this collective goal by participating and hosting more sessions that will enable us to add value to individuals across the country.”

Participants at the webinar session were equipped with strategies to implement that would give them peace of mind knowing their children will grow up financially secure, she added.

FBNQuest launched its Leading Conversations with FBNQuest webinar series in 2020. The series focuses on market, industry, lifestyle, consumer insights and analyses that are crucial for individual and corporate success.

These sessions feature seasoned professionals from FBNQuest, as well as other industry experts in corporate and private investment management, wealth preservation, financial advisory and other areas of interest.

FBNQuest is the unified brand name for the Merchant Banking and Asset Management businesses of FBN Holdings Plc, one of the strongest and most dependable financial service groups in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The businesses include FBNQuest Merchant Bank, FBNQuest Asset Management, FBNQuest Securities, FBNQuest Capital, FBNQuest Trustees and FBNQuest Funds.

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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