Budgeting, Investing, Personal finance, Savings, Spending

The SAFE plan – Simple, Automated, Flexible and Efficient

Safety in financial world is an oft-repeated word, and is mentioned in contrast to risk and growth. We talk a lot about risk-return trade-off, safety of invested principal in long term and short term investments. There is another way of looking at Financial Safety. The SAFE plan described below is a way of setting up… Continue reading The SAFE plan – Simple, Automated, Flexible and Efficient

Investing, Liabilities and Debt, Personal finance, Savings

The universal truth about Dave Ramsey’s 7 baby steps

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

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