Posts by Shruti Agrawal

Women and Money: A Long Distance Relationship

Women and Money: A Long Distance Relationship


January 31, 2019
A large part of our belief system is based on how we are conditioned since childhood. I come from a time when most grand – mothers around me were quintessential homemakers. They were entrusted with the responsibility of taking care of the home, family and kids, while the men in the family were solely and […]
Aditi’s Money Story: I Was Always Conditioned To Save First

Aditi’s Money Story: I Was Always Conditioned To Save First


December 21, 2018
Aditi is one of my earliest female clients. And the reason I chose to write about her money story today, is because she inspires me. A couple of months back, a common friend gave me her contact and we decided to meet at her place. She was newly married and I had almost barged into […]
Everything about Top Up Health Insurance Plans

Everything about Top Up Health Insurance Plans


November 30, 2018
What are Top Up Plans? Also known as Deductible Plans, Top Up Health Plans provide a cover over and above a certain base cover. This base cover in most cases come from existing policies. Some Top Up Plans allow deductible options even without an existing insurance policy. In cases where there is an existing insurance […]
The debate between Term Insurance and Endowment Plans is finally over!

The debate between Term Insurance and Endowment Plans is finally over!


August 21, 2018
Yesterday, I was scrolling through Facebook and chanced upon this really funny ad starring Akshay Kumar and Sumeet Vyas. While the deceased Sumeet pleads the new age Yamraaj (aka Akshay) to give him another life in lieu of “behen ki shaadi, beti ki padhai, ghar ka kharcha, gaadi ki EMI”, he is asked a very […]
Who will be paying for your old age?

Who will be paying for your old age?


June 14, 2018
Shrivastava uncle is 72 and his wife, Manjula aunty is 68. They are my next door neighbours. Extremely sweet and affectionate, they love to talk. They have three kids – all married and employed. Uncle himself was a tax consultant till a few years back. As he grew older, his ability to work 8 hours […]
Is trading in stock markets your answer to create wealth?

Is trading in stock markets your answer to create wealth?


May 21, 2018
I grew up watching the black screen with constantly changing green and blue tickers. For a little while, I even used to handle my father’s clients who used to call every 15 minutes with a new “Buy” or “Sell” order to be placed. I was a kid just out of school then, with very little […]
What we ought to learn from our mothers!

What we ought to learn from our mothers!


May 10, 2018
The last time I went back home, I noticed something I had never noticed so far. My mother who happens to be a quintessential homemaker was scribbling something on what looked like a pocket diary. I have always been a curious kid. So after she was done, I asked her to explain her earnest efforts. […]