The Endowment Effect

I moved house about 2 years ago and the worst piece of furniture – I got it made to order – has to be my book shelf. When you have a bookshelf, you fill it with books. Worse thing is there are books which if I read cover to cover..and do NOTHING else in life, […]

Inflation: What’s YOUR inflation number….

One of the most important things to know while planning your finances is of course inflation. NO. Not many financial planners can help you with that figure. Wonder why? Well it will take some reading. Bear with me. Inflation is relentless. It is like facing the West Indian bowling attack of the 1970s. There were […]

Where is the market headed?

Where is the market headed? Should you book your profits now? Is it a time to be buying or selling? I am asked these questions on a regular basis, and the problem is ‘I actually do not have an answer’. I am as helpless as any of you, but I am sure about one thing. […]

Personal finance workshop at Chennai!

On 24th June, at Chennai will tell you the details…it is a full day program…say 9.30 to 5pm… give you the link soon. priced at Rs. 2950..including GST… class capacity is 70 people… see you there Chennai!!       Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

Mutual fund industry and Passporting!

Sebi is not just a regulator, but is also a super business manager. In its wisdom it recently decided against “passporting” of the mutual fund industry. What is ‘passporting’ did you ask? Passporting would have allowed Indian funds to be sold abroad – say in other Asian countries without much regulation. Sebi in its wisdom […]

debt is slavery – a reader’s story

an anonymous reader’s story…read on… Background : During 2002-06, I was in comfortable job in one of the Tata Companies and loved my work, team and organization. Happily married and blessed with wonderful daughter. 10 years in to the employment, had zero knowledge of personal finance. In 2004-05, went into the show off mode that […]

Knowledge is not enough…

Most Indian children know that Saraswati is the Goddess of education. Or knowledge. However, for success in life you need the blessings of 3 Indian Gods. Saraswati – Goddess of learning. This means you should know. Like you know – smoking is bad for health, exercise is good for health, you should eat healthy,….in the […]