Whatever the mind can conceive; the body can achieve I have heard and always thought that I understood the meaning of this quote since my childhood days. Contrary to my belief, I understood the meaning last month when I successfully completed my dream run on my golden birthday. It was in December 2017, I desiredContinue reading “My Centurion Run”
Author Archives: Vivek Damani
Lessons on Wealth creation from my running experience
Completing the first marathon (for the uninitiated, marathon means running 42.195 Kms) is an overwhelming experience for any runner. Imagine being someone who has never participated in any physical activity since childhood due to health constraints. With time, lifestyle disorders start impacting the body adversely, and one fine day you are diagnosed with elevated sugarContinue reading “Lessons on Wealth creation from my running experience”
Book Review – There’s Always a Financial Solution by Steven Fernandes
There are two knowledge-based narratives used by authors to put forward their point of view. One that emanates from academic knowledge gained, and another that is acquired from practical wisdom gained from personal experience and observing others. The author of this book, Steven Fernandes, has gained enormous experience and insights while writing financial plans forContinue reading “Book Review – There’s Always a Financial Solution by Steven Fernandes”
Book Review – Let’s Talk Money by Monika Halan
There are, supposedly, two distinct paths to tread when someone approaches you seeking financial help. Either you help the person (financially or suggest an appropriate solution) or understand and empower them to deal with the challenge. The former option may provide immediate relief, but the challenge may resurface since you did not address the rootContinue reading “Book Review – Let’s Talk Money by Monika Halan”
Lessons from a Secretary who created Millions
Let me ask you a simple question. How much wealth a person, who has worked for 43 years as a secretary all his/her life, can create? The condition is that all the wealth is created out of his/her own earnings and not any gift or inheritance or speculation. Don’t have an answer? Read below toContinue reading “Lessons from a Secretary who created Millions”
Book Review: If God Was Your Financial Planner by Suresh Sadagopan
Personal financial management can lead to many undesired, sometimes disastrous, outcomes if not handled properly. Ask yourself the following questions: 1. What will happen to the family if its sole earning member dies untimely, and the surviving members do not have a clue on the financial front? 2. How will the family cope with upcoming major expensesContinue reading “Book Review: If God Was Your Financial Planner by Suresh Sadagopan”
Book Review: Financial Planning for the Families Having Children with Special Needs by Jitendra Solanki
Experience has no parallels and empathy has no substitute. When a person, rich in experience and empathy decides to write a book we get a masterpiece called Financial Planning for the Families Having Children with Special Needs. About the Author This book is written by Jitendra Solanki, who is a SEBI Registered Investment Advisor (Regn.Continue reading “Book Review: Financial Planning for the Families Having Children with Special Needs by Jitendra Solanki”
Do you have the will to write your WILL?
When Nakul Sharma and Niharika Pinto planned their Diwali vacation trip from Mumbai to Goa along with their eight-year-old son, Nayan; they anticipated this to be a memorable one. However, while moving in their car early in the morning, they collided head-on with a truck, and unfortunately, they both died on the spot. Luckily, NayanContinue reading “Do you have the will to write your WILL?”
Book Review: Mindful Retirement by Kiran Telang
The moment we discuss retirement, the first question occurring in our minds is whether our financial corpus will outlive our lives or not? Volumes after volumes have been written and dedicated to the financial life post-retirement and how one can secure one’s financial needs for old age. While there is no denying that the financial aspect is extremely important and should not be overlooked, the question that comes to the fore is whether the financials should be the only aspect we should focus upon as we approach retirement?
Yoga & Wealth Creation
The question is whether this unison or oneness can arrive in our wealth creation process wherein we are completely focused on our investment process, we don’t get drifted by the market noises, have a sense of equanimity in our volatile journey amidst risk and return, and reach a stage wherein our life, life’s objective, and our investments are all in synchronization and giving us the feeling of Oneness?