An Autobiography of Patriotism

While the whole nation is celebrating its 70th Independence Day, I happened to notice someone at the Central Park, Connought Place, New Delhi, sitting silently and not interacting with anyone. When I got a bit closer, she seemed a bit upset. She introduced herself as Deshbhakti aka Patriotism. She put her heart out before myself…

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Reliving Old Days!

There was a time when we used to find meaning to our endless meaningless talks. There used to be a time when we need not check the time to meet our friends. While we have gotten so busy in our own daily routines, somewhere in our hearts, we always desire to get back to our…

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Accounting for Staff Loans

Financial reporting in India is expected to change tremendously due to applicability of Indian Accounting Standards since current Indian GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) are divergent from the notified Ind-AS in many respects. One of the articles written by me on the subject also got published in The Chartered Accountant May 2016 issue. The article…

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Zero Bank Balance!

Z stands for ‘Zero’ and since it is the last day of the month, this is the figure many of my salaried friends see when they check their bank accounts. this is a sad reality for many of my salaried friends. It often happens for them that the last 5-7 days of the month are spent…

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Avoid these Typical Y-Gen Habits

Money management can indeed be taken well care of especially when one is young. As one grows old, inspite of the growing earnings, the expenses grow multifold due to increasing responsibilities. So, while it is difficult to enhance the savings quotient at a later stage, it becomes difficult to control the expenses either. So, make…

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Wish to Travel Happy – Some Money Tips

While travelling is the love of the world, the money factor does not allow many of them to travel to the destinations they desire. However, it is more about managing the trip well so that you get the best value out of your money. What matters the most is how you plan your trip and…

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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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