Your Financial Vows! – a bakers dozen!

Not exactly financial vows, but there are certain things that you are much better off talking about financially speaking! A couple may fall in love or have an arranged marriage, but they surely meet before their marriage…so these are things which they should talk about. 1. Spending habits: The chances are that the boy and […]

Advise to boys…before they marry!

  Hi guys, something that you should know before you marry…. Tomorrow you may get a working woman, but you should marry her with these facts as well. Here is a girl, who is as much educated as you are;     Who is earning almost as much as you do; One, who has dreams […]

If you had an attack….

  If you had a heart attack or a paralytic attack, what would your family do? I am assuming that I am addressing the head of the family. Now if you are NOT the head of the family, ask yourself the following questions: 1. Do you know who all to call if there was such […]

Children’s attitude towards money!

Our children’s attitude towards money is largely fashioned by our attitude towards money. So if you and your wife fight about money, or argue about money or hide things from each other, rest assured your prince or princess is watching you. One needs to be very clear in the communication with the kids. Keeping an […]

Talking to children about money responsibilities…..

  I meet all kinds of kids – and it is worth seeing their attitude towards money and their parents. Of course their attitude is a function of what they have seen – and they have seen you. So if you are irresponsible, hey they too will be. Some kids think that their parents owe […]

Who should pay for higher education?

Who should pay for the higher education of our children? Ideally somebody else. Like a scholarship. My niece is on her way to Harvard – and is being partly funded by a scholarship which is meeting about 50% of her TOTAL COSTS – and completely covers her tution fee. However not everybody gets admission and […]

‘Entitled Generation’

There is Gen X which believes that the next generation – Gen Y – is the ‘entitlement generation’ . I have a slightly different view. The Gen X has in many cases exploited their parents – right from looking after their children, using their services like a servant, occupying their houses – there has been […]