Should you pay someone else to manage your finances?

Should You Pay Someone Else to Manage Your Finances? Whenever people are unsure about something, want a second opinion, or just want clarification that they’re right, they tend to go to others for advice. This is such a common occurrence that there are jobs in the world specifically just for giving advice!  Perhaps one ofContinue reading “Should you pay someone else to manage your finances?”

How the Rich get Richer – Particularly in the Afterlife

It is said that most people don’t get serious about wealth-building until they are in their ’30s. But this is where most rich people are different. They start early in their ’20s. I used the term ‘rich’ rather loosely here. I don’t mean ultra-rich like Elon Musk, Mukesh Ambani, or Jeff Bezos, I mean anyoneContinue reading “How the Rich get Richer – Particularly in the Afterlife”

Eternal Conflict: Short-term vs Long-term

The other day I was speaking with a senior academician who teaches finance in a leading B-school and also plies his skills in the stock market. He proclaims to be a long-term investor whose mantra is: buy and forget. He says he is immune to the everyday insanity that plagues so many investors. After skirtingContinue reading “Eternal Conflict: Short-term vs Long-term”

How You Can Also Create a Multi-Variate Portfolio of Investments Like Rich People

Lately, in online culture and the real-life work world, there’s been this idea of hustling touted by entrepreneurs and growth hackers. A lot of people have woken up to the fact that depending financially on your day job is akin to committing harakiri. That’s why, everybody seems to have an increasing awareness to develop aContinue reading “How You Can Also Create a Multi-Variate Portfolio of Investments Like Rich People”

Is It Possible to Achieve Financial Freedom in 5 Years?

Financial freedom means different things to different people. Most people want to become financially independent to pursue their lifelong interests. Whatever those interests are – traveling, writing, cooking, woodworking, birdwatching, skydiving, underwater diving, teaching calligraphy, composing music, and so on. Others want to turn their hobbies into a business – big or small – inContinue reading “Is It Possible to Achieve Financial Freedom in 5 Years?”

8 Financial Mistakes That Are Preventing You from Becoming Rich

If you’ve been moping for a while about why you just haven’t hit the jackpot or are swimming in mountains of cash a la Scrooge McDuck, it may now be time to examine your habits.  That’s right – you could very well be sabotaging yourself.  Before you go beating yourself up, however, know you’re notContinue reading “8 Financial Mistakes That Are Preventing You from Becoming Rich”