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

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

Elon Musk’s Letter To Employees – Insights on Markets and Investing

Like I mentioned in the newlestter last week, I have been reading a lot about Elon Musk. I've covered almost 900 pages of material largely from the book written by Ashlee Vance (the book is heavily discounted on Amazon right now) and all of WaitButWhy's posts. I learnt a great deal about various things from… Continue reading Elon Musk’s Letter To Employees – Insights on Markets and Investing

Top 3 Money Locking Hacks

Even though my rate of savings have been on the higher side for the last few years, I have been constantly finding avenues to increase the rate of savings. I could save in liquid funds but that would not amount to long-term savings. Ofcourse there are people who can hold money for more than five… Continue reading Top 3 Money Locking Hacks

Very Boring. Works Like Magic.

Napoleon defined military genius as "The man who can do the average thing when all those around him are going crazy." Average things are boring. Boring things are not intellectually stimulating enough (in the wrong ways). They don't give us the adrenaline rush. My rules for a boring life. a. Mediocre skills required to create… Continue reading Very Boring. Works Like Magic.

Take Ownership Of Your Money – Grow Up or Die Poor

I will be 30 years old in 2020. I have learnt enough over the last 10 years about managing finances. There is a lot to learn yet but here are my tid-bits for anyone who wants to get serious about handling their money. Here it goes - Be A Literate - Learn to Deal With… Continue reading Take Ownership Of Your Money – Grow Up or Die Poor