If you are intrigued to know what makes a person write, this may not be a great post to read. I can only tell you why I write – and would ask you to pick up something challenging for your Retirement – anything – to make your retirement more interesting. In my 11th year of […]

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Passion has an enemy – Prestige. What you do in life is largely to earn money..however there are certain things that society wants you to do. These are pretty thankless and not very paying jobs, so the creators of these jobs have attached the word “prestige” attached to it. The word prestige is what attracts […]

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It is amazing that a Chartered Accountancy firm can do consulting work too. Makes no sense. When I did my CA with Sharp and Tannan, it was clear that S&T Associates could not do any work with the clients of S&T. This was 1984 and the world was perhaps far slower and satisfied than it […]

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One of the theories of a good life is that calm people are happier. I have no way to know because I have never measured happiness. I had a dad who could be absolutely calm and an uncle who could never sit calmly. I have no clue about who was happier. My dad was surely […]

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It is easy to get carried away when you have a blog that attracts 8000 people a day. You have written a book that has sold upwards of 170,000 copies. You have 13000 Twitter connects and 5000 FB connects, and 4000 LInked In connects. No. I am not trying to boast – these are facts […]

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What a topic to write on…on Women’s day! Right? Hell, no. This is just a click bait! I just choose this title because I think many women will search for this line – and hey I have your attention, do I not? Well here is a list. Believe me..if I had said what MEN should […]

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Our monthly income is ₹2 lakhs  (post tax, no Emi) and monthly expenses are to the tune of ₹60k. We have 18 lakhs in shares and 4 lakhs in PPF. We have 12lakhs in savings account. We are doing a SIP in elss tax saver growth fund direct plan of ₹5000(45K invested). We have no […]

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