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From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom... A common man's journey
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Happiness Unlimited...How to be happy..always !!
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Dream On...Every setback is a little nudge from HIM to Dream On
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The Autobiography Of A Stock
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A Father's Diary
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Thursday, January 07, 2021

What is Alpha and Beta in Mutual Funds

Rohan scored 45 marks, while Vinay scored 80. Does that tell you who is a better performer? Actually, it does not, unless you know the benchmark score for both of their scores. And that is where investors get mislead in the chaotic world of mutual funds. 

The two most commonly used instruments in the financial markets - alpha and beta - quantify the performance, response, and interaction of mutual funds in the market. 

Thursday, December 10, 2020

43 fabulous financial lessons from the book "The Psychology Of Money" by Morgan Housel

Doing well with money isn't necessarily about what you know. It's about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really smart people.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Is India headed towards a Gig Economy?

Last month, one of my senior executive friends lost her MNC job, had to upskill herself, and after some serious searching, accepted the new offer - albeit a little unwillingly. She was on contract this time, and she is being paid more than what she got in her earlier permanent job. Welcome to the Gig Economy. Risks are of course higher, and so are the rewards.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

31 Stunning Lessons from the book "Quiet" by Susan Cain

'Quiet' is a 2012 non-fiction book written bSusan Cain. She argues that modern Western culture misunderstands and undervalues the traits and capabilities of introverted people, leading to a colossal waste of talent, energy, and happiness.

Friday, October 09, 2020

ESG Investing : bright future, but a timid present

Global pension funds and other large investors are moving their money to ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing. The Indian mutual fund industry has started rolling out ESG funds too. You need to be aware.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Restructuring of Multi-Cap Funds as regulated by SEBI

[Last Update: 27-Nov-2020]
Multi-Cap Funds have been a hot topic of discussion off-late. SEBI has regulated how multi-cap mutual funds can be operated. Let us look at the details.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

24 Immaculate Examples from the book "Innumeracy" by John Allen Paulos

This is a 1988 book by mathematician John Allen Paulos about "innumeracy," a term he embraced to describe the mathematical equivalent of illiteracy: incompetence with numbers rather than words.
Read on to some interesting examples of innumeracy that you will surely find very interesting.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Manage Your Day to Manage Your Life

Life is nothing but a collection of approximately 32,850 days, each one starting afresh every morning. If you can learn to manage your day, you are more likely to end up with a satisfying life.

Friday, July 24, 2020

11 Factors that drive the price of Gold Commodity

There is something about Gold that makes it a part of every balanced and well thought out portfolio. It has a history, is real money, provides a hedge against inflation, and above all, is an all-weather friend. 
But did you know the factors that influence the price of Gold in the markets? Awareness of these factors can influence your wealth creation skills.

Friday, July 17, 2020

25 Deep Lessons from the book "Deep Work" by Cal Newport

Depth is where the magic is. DEEP WORK makes a compelling case for cultivating intense focus and offers immediately actionable steps for infusing more of it into our lives.