My biggest financial Mistake….

I have written a lot about my mistakes in the past, this post is about financial mistakes made by others! Most of the people were past their 60’s. I asked a few people about their BIG financial mistakes and I heard the following: 1. NOT investing early: Almost everybody had a regret that they did […]

Some stunning money mistakes

I am myself not so sure whether I have done such a post. However being a consultant, a sales person and a trainer is really an unfair advantage for being a blogger / author. I normally deal with people in the wealth category – people wanting to invest. When somebody wants to borrow, I am […]

A lesson in Risk this diwali….

At the outset, a happy diwali. Will I lose an opportunity to highlight risk during diwali? Here is a repeat post – had posted it a couple of years ago…and here it is..once more! I have been bursting crackers now for a few decades and obviously have some ‘cracker’ wounds, but nothing serious. About 3 […]

Money: A child’s point of view

Reposting this article after 4 years….as my daughter understood personal finance in class 4…. I had got Amar Pandit’s book for Children. Here is my daughter’s understanding of the book. She is in 4th standard, Apeejay School, Nerul, Navi Mumbai..here it is in her own words. I had posted a part of the article earlier […]

Buying a house AFTER you retire?

In every class on retirement planning one question which I always get a wrong answer is: “Will you buy big assets like house, car, etc. AFTER you retire?” It is met with an “obviously no. why do you even ask”. Well the obviously no is said and ‘why do you even ask is in the […]

Mutual fund listen to you?

  Why do people not invest in mutual funds? Well I am sure that the world is willing to pay a huge price to get THE CORRECT ANSWER. Sadly there is no single answer. but let me make an attempt. 1. Mutual funds do not have ears: Have you see any mutual fund ever asking […]