My orientation¬† is to try to write LARGELY on wealth. I suddenly realized that to get wealthy you need seed capital (!!). For the real young ones who have JUST started earning (aged 22-25) they need to know about: funding buying an asset, credit cards, credit score, some career moves, educational loans, ….the real basics. […]

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Many kids or most kids should I say aspire to do their MBA. Sadly the MBA degree in India has too damn high a standard deviation. From the top range IIMs to the ones at the bottom, the gap is too much. The question is – if you are doing your MBA or have done […]

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Not sure whether all the readers know / understand / appreciate in writing a book or a blog. So I thought I should share some thoughts at least: 1. No clue about the audience: I have NO clue at all about who reads my blog. Even if I know some names, I have no clue […]

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If you thought only Indian politicians talk through their hat…see what Obama said… “The Buffet tax will help us bridge the deficit”. This is exactly what a Pranab Mukherjee or a P Chidambaram tell the PARLIAMENT when they talk about the deficit. The truth is NO politician is worried about what he says because he/she […]

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‘The biggest risk in a portfolio is the portfolio creator’s inability to understand risk’ I have no clue whether Mark Twain, Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, Taleb, or anybody else has made this statement…if they have not, here is a original statement from Subramoney. As originals are very rare, please remember you read it here first. […]

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Not sure why..but too many kids who meet me (their parents ask them to talk to me, gutsy parents!) tell me ‘I do not want to do CA, sir’. The reasons are: – it is too tough, and the pass percentage is low – compulsory articles for 3 years is too taxing – attending college, […]

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Let me start with the caveats. I am a shareholder of L&T, and have been a shareholder for a very long period. I did my articles in Sharp and Tannan, which means I have done the audit of L&T. It was a great audit to be in – you got good food, good work, lot […]

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