Month: July,2017

Is your fixed deposit making you wealthier?

Is your fixed deposit making you wealthier?


July 31, 2017
Last week, I met a lawyer on my flight to Delhi. Since I had nothing better to do, I broke the ice and soon, we started discussing about my favorite topic – how do we get wealthier over the long run. So I asked my new found lawyer friend, what does he do with his surplus […]
9 financial mistakes I wish I had not made!!

9 financial mistakes I wish I had not made!!


July 26, 2017
“I do not regret the things I have done, but those I did not do” – Rory Cochrane I cannot agree more to the statement above. Through a large part of my working 20s I believed that we earn a living to live an enjoyable life in the present. Makes perfect sense. But it was […]
Do you get attracted by market forecasts?

Do you get attracted by market forecasts?


July 24, 2017
“Bullish on market, see Sensex at 32000 by December 2016″ – Citi Jan 13, 2016 “Citi’s December 2017 Sensex target at 31500, implies 5% upside”- May 05, 2017 We often come across news headlines such as above. The “expert” forecaster’s ever changing goal posts. Forecasts are everywhere. The financial markets are inundated with forecasts by […]
5 things about investing that we learn from Mahabharata

5 things about investing that we learn from Mahabharata


July 11, 2017
We all derive values from the great stories of our past! Turns out, we can learn a little something about investing from them too! Don’t gamble with your money: Take palatable risks The root of all problems in Mahabharata arises from the eldest Pandava gambling away the kingdom. This caused the Pandavas a lot of […]
Are you taking the right investing decisions?

Are you taking the right investing decisions?


July 2, 2017
Much like the overconfident hare in the fable of “The Tortoise and the Hare”, people can well fall prey to the exaggerated notions of their own infallibility. Are you then, the tortoise or the hare, when it comes to handling your money or investing? What if we were to tell you that overconfidence bias can […]