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Entertainment of Monday, 22 June 2020

Source: MyNigeria

I bought my first dream house at 35 - Toke Makinwa

OAP Toke Makinwa has revealed that she bought her first house at the age of 35 and it wasn't her first property.

In a post on Instastories, the OAP revealed that she desires to see women make it in life and also changing the narrative.

Toke Makinwa also advised women to ensure that they make their own money even if their spouse is rich,

She wrote: "Dear women, I see you, you rock, Keep raising the bar. Keep shattering the ceiling, keep pushing that envelope. Financial freedom is a must for us women, being able to do for yourself certainly has to be the goal. It's nice to have help, it's nice to come from wealth but it is important to raise women to believe that wealth is not gender-based.

"I am super proud of all the women out there steady building. I bought my dream home at 35 (not my first property), while there certainly isn't an age cap, seeing young ladies doing it in their 20s is an inspiration. I love you all, keep doing you.

"No pressure! Everyone's goal, timing is different. 20s, 30s, 40s and even 50s. Be hella proud of yourself. Be proud of those things you think are little. Be proud of your journey, celebrate you.

"It's ok to have help, it's ok to have a wealthy inheritance. Don't let anybody shame or make you apologize for how you were born. Instead thrive to be able to do the same for your own kids. Do not let it stop with you, keep pushing.

"Even if your husband/boo has money, think outside the box, woman. Not praying for bad days but life can visit you and you don't want to be able to stand on your own. I just want to see women change the narrative, gain confidence and live. Start that business, write a plan, save a little here and there, stay ready. A day called changed can visit any day now. Opportunities are there, open your eyes, value relationships. Faiht it till you makes it, speak it, dream it and do it".

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