In the IPL Season, check your Score too!

IPL matches must be keeping you busy in the evenings these days. Keeping a watch on the scores and the points table is indeed important for the people in a country where Cricket is treated like God. However, it often helps to keep a watch on your credit score too. They hold the key to…

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Stepping Stones to Startups!

‘Startups’ are the buzz word these days and lot many people do wish to chase their dreams and be their own boss. When one is busy in making it big, one must not forget to build on a steady foundation by doing their homework well. Here’s how one may go across the stepping stones to…

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An Affordable way to Invest in Real Estate!

Have you ever thought of investing in real estate? With the bumper returns witnessed till a couple of years back, the answer might be yes but your pocket might not have allowed you to buy a house or commercial property. Now, with the evolution of securities market, investing in real estate will soon be possible…

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Quit these Habits for Better Financial Future

When we talk of building a better financial future, we always talk of the financial resolutions we are taking for the times ahead. We focus on the future but what we don’t realize is that the past might be equally guilty for our not-so-good financial health. So, once for a while, let’s focus on quitting…

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Race to be No. 1 in a Negative World – Raakshas

Book Review of ‘Raakshas – India’s No. 1 Serial Killer’ Author : Piyush Jha Publisher : Westland Books Genre : Crime/ Thriller One sentence for the book This is a story that gives you a deep insight into the psychology behind serial killing. About the Author Piyush Jha has already made his name into the bookshelves being…

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Marriage and Money Matters!

Money is often the most neglected part in the conversations happening especially between the newly weds or those who are just about the board that train. However, it is indeed imperative to engage your spouse/ fiancée in all the financial decisions you make because now, it will be not about ‘mine’ or ‘hers’ but always…

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Liquid Funds – Hard Working Brother of Savings Account!

Having a healthy corpus of atleast 6 months’ expenses towards emergency funds is always desirable, for it gives you enough cushion towards any unforeseen event in future. However, in absence of much financial awareness, a significant proportion of our surplus cash is parked in savings accounts which generally yield very low returns of 4%, though…

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Keep it Simple, Stupid!

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius said it once, and one must copy that to the art of investing too. Managing money has to be simple or one tends to deviate from the right track and that’s why the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid!) principle finds its way into money…

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Just the Right Time to Invest in Markets – Never!

Many people ask this question, when it is just the right time to invest in markets. If at all, someone asks me, I reply ‘Never’. This might be a pessimistic answer but it is indeed the hard reality. Markets move more on the basis of underlying fundamentals than following rigid mathematical equations. Timing the market…

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Be an Informed Investor!

When it comes to managing our money, lack of knowledge about various investing opportunities available comes in our way to achieve returns that can atleast beat inflation. Ignorance to keep track of your money often allows leakages from your investment portfolio.   Being an informed investor is the most important way to protect your money and…

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