The Risk of Living too Long

As per "The 100-Year Life" a book by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott a baby born in the west today is likely live till a ripe old age of 105. Similarly the life expectancy in India has been steadily been increasing over the last many decades. As per a World Bank study it was a shade …

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It Depends

Invariably when I start talking to people about their financial health, most people within the first few minutes want to know the next big "Investment Idea". Some of these people are smart investors have collected a lot of money but still are always looking for that one tip which can make them money faster. All they ever …

It’s a Marathon

Some of you, who know me well, know that once in a while I run a Full Marathon and people usually ask me how you make it to the end of the 42.2km. My answer always is "One Step at a time". Taking one step, putting one foot in front of another - remembering the …

Waiting for Perfect Information

We are all waiting for that perfect investment opportunity where the risks are minimum and the returns are phenomenal. Looking for the best deal,  the best stock, best mutual fund, best car...the analysis goes on forever. The second best is not good enough. With the Internet, 24x7 TV channels with non stop commentary of the pundits, …

If you don’t know where you are going…

You must have heard this famous quote "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there" in context of planning of a number of things in life starting from Career to Life Goals. This quote which is paraphrased from an exchange between Alice and the Cheshire Cat in Lewis Carroll's Alice in …