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 […]