Personal finance

Take off to the aerial view

Today I am flying to India. I am very excited and looking forward to visiting what is my second home now. As the long flight from US started very early this morning, a few thoughts on personal finance hovered around my mind. Before the flight takes off, there are a number of events that take… Continue reading Take off to the aerial view

Budgeting, Investing, Personal finance, Savings

The Starter Kit

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

Budgeting

Budget – Grow the tree upside-down

Many people cringe at the thought of a budget. Budgeting sounds like nit-picking about finance and a lot of work to keep tabs on expenses, planning etc. It sounds highly restrictive in the traditional sense. However there are ways to simplify it and make it automated, so that once you set it up correctly it… Continue reading Budget – Grow the tree upside-down