What is the biggest factor that does not let investments perform?
Technology is changing the landscape of personal finance. This post shows the different facets of Fin Tech and how to apply to your personal situation.
Who doesn't know of Dave Ramsey? Even my 10 year old kid has been taught about Dave in elementary school mathematics. Dave Ramsey is America's trusted voice on money and business. Well he is popular for a solid reason. In this post, I will describe why he makes perfect sense to me. When I immigrated to … Continue reading The universal truth about Dave Ramsey’s 7 baby steps
What is your net worth? Let me see, probably close to a million. So what? Are you financially independent? No. Why? 'cause I don't have enough cash flow to replace my W2 income. Ok then, net worth is a worthless metric. But it projects my comfort into the future. And so it goes on and … Continue reading The Net worth vs. Cash flow debate
I am back after a long hiatus, as I enjoyed a fabulous vacation in India. These are times when I can introspect and know myself better and deeper. Nothing to do with the spirituality of India, but just an opportunity to separate my mind from the daily rat race, and consider what is really important. … Continue reading Know yourself and your investments
If you are just starting off with organizing your personal finance, or restarting from scratch, here is a step by step way to get started. Most of the times, we get started haphazardly, the first account in the local bank or the ad-hoc insurance policy or even the next stock tip forces us to open … Continue reading The Starter Kit
How are emotions and investments linked? Or should they? The two are actually intricately linked in our financial lives. Emotions define investments, and investments define emotions. For example, most people who invest in stocks buy the next stock based on hot tips, be it from the last night party or the media channels doling out … Continue reading Emotional Investing