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 – 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”

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?

Ode to a Mother

Mother’s Day is celebrated across the world with great fanfare. The dates may vary from country to country, but the feelings expressed are similar irrespective of the geographies. In India, we celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May every year. The day is celebrated by acknowledging the contributions made by mothers in theContinue reading “Ode to a Mother”

Book Review – Yours Financially by Kalpesh Ashar

We all remember the periodicals like Champak or Nandan. These periodicals published stories that provided strong lessons in morality. We may also remember our classes on moral science during our schooldays. These classes were strong on storytelling and finding the moral lessons conveyed in the stories. Strangely for unknown reasons, such classes are not conductedContinue reading “Book Review – Yours Financially by Kalpesh Ashar”

Importance of the Right Advisor

गुरु गोविंद दोऊ खड़े, काके लागू पाय । बलिहारी गुरु आपनो, जिन गोविंद दियो बताय ।। (The word ‘Guru’, in today’s context has many connotations like advisor, coach, mentor but for the sake of ease of understanding in the context of this article we will use ‘Advisor’) This couplet by Sant Kabir speaks profoundly on the importance of an Advisor in the lifeContinue reading “Importance of the Right Advisor”

Every Arjuna Needs a Krishna

Every individual, howsoever big or small, needs an advisor. Someone who can look beyond returns and mange risk. Even Arjuna, the greatest archer and mighty warrior took advise from Lord Krishna which was the reason of his success