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

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

Household Investing Budget

I have one uncle. He invests like everyone else. However, he has a different approach to investing than most of us. Can you guess what? He considers his monthly investing as an expenditure. Let me explain how. We all have monthly household budgets. We plan all our expenses in advance. We plan our purchases in… Continue reading Household Investing Budget

Filling those behavioral gaps

"Chop Wood. Carry Water. Chop Wood. Carry Water." Wu Li, Zen Mater I understood early in life that you have got to increase your savings overtime to end up with enormous amounts of wealth. I never knew that behavior plays a large part in wealth creation that returns. It has been only in the recent… Continue reading Filling those behavioral gaps

Minimalism for Financial Freedom

Financial freedom is something you won’t understand until you have achieved it.  Financial freedom is a funny thing. Those who know about it, keep procrastinating to get on board and those who do not, continue to remain ignorant and live from paycheck to paycheck.  I meet people. I discuss finances with them. All they have… Continue reading Minimalism for Financial Freedom

Hacking how the rich think about money – Part 1

It is given that one should constantly keep change their perspective about money based on the status of their wealth during their lifetime. As you grow rich and create more wealth, it becomes important to learn to deal with the accumulated riches. I keep thinking about this topic and continue to read a lot about… Continue reading Hacking how the rich think about money – Part 1