Lessons From Volatility & Life

I've learnt quite a great deal in the last 3 years of volatility in the Indian markets. I am lucky that I was 27 only when this volatility started. In this post, I try to reflect on how I have evolved as an investor and how I think about my money - I Can't Manage… Continue reading Lessons From Volatility & Life

100 Ways To Live Better

I am not an original thinker. I never have been. I am decent cloner. I pick up ideas which work and make them mine. Inspired by this post by Jacob, I thought of coming up with a list of 100 ways I use to make my life better than before. This is not a list… Continue reading 100 Ways To Live Better

Week 5 – Term Insurance, Thinking in Percentages, Corporate Cards & A Dividend Millionaire

One Personal Finance Lesson - To Increase Your Personal Finance Awareness Last week, we started discussing insurance. I mentioned how the industry cons us into buying the wrong products. We learnt that only two insurance products really matter. Term insurance and Health Insurance.  This week, let's see the key parameters one must keep in mind… Continue reading Week 5 – Term Insurance, Thinking in Percentages, Corporate Cards & A Dividend Millionaire

Week 3 – Of Emergency Funds, Home, Credit Cards & Sylvia Bloom

One Lesson - To Increase Your Personal Finance Awareness So far we have discussed what is personal finance and its components. We discussed briefly about emergency funds last week. I wrote -  "Setting up an emergency fund - This should be the first item in your financial plan. This is a fund set up to help you in case of extreme emergencies.… Continue reading Week 3 – Of Emergency Funds, Home, Credit Cards & Sylvia Bloom

Week 2 – Of Personal Finance Components, Consciousness, Debt & Mr. Read

One Lesson - To Increase Your Personal Finance Awareness What are the key components of Personal Finance? Last week, I briefly described what is meant by personal finance. This week, I want to dive a bit deeper and understand the key components of personal finance. I will pick up each component and discuss them in detail in the following weeks. a. Setting up an… Continue reading Week 2 – Of Personal Finance Components, Consciousness, Debt & Mr. Read

Week 1 – Of Personal Finance, Net Worth, Advisors & Grace Groner

One Lesson – To Increase Your Personal Finance AwarenessSince this is the first post, I want to start with the most basic question.What is Personal Finance?Everyone will tell you that “Personal finance is personal to each person. It is management of your finances”. But there is a lot more to it.The essence of the term “personal finance” is truly felt when you manage your financial… Continue reading Week 1 – Of Personal Finance, Net Worth, Advisors & Grace Groner

Three Things I Learnt From Morgan Housel

Risk is What You Don't See Our understanding of risk is understated. There is a great deal of history about catastrophic events and how humans reacted to such events. We are lucky to live in an era where we have an easy access to history. However, we are incapable of assessing how we would react… Continue reading Three Things I Learnt From Morgan Housel

Making the Case for Financial Freedom

You must have heard from your friends that there is no point of saving money today. We do not know anything about tomorrow. I have. Plenty of times. From friends and family alike. I thought that it is a good reason to present a case for financial freedom. Why do we really need to be… Continue reading Making the Case for Financial Freedom

#PickingBrains Interview With Route2Fi

I love the idea of financial freedom and wealth creation. There are many like me who love and adore the concept. However there seems to be a huge lack of awareness around us. Through my blog, I have taken a small step towards reducing the awareness. Picking brains of like-minded people is great first step… Continue reading #PickingBrains Interview With Route2Fi