It’s no mean task; to rescue and rehabilitate children who’ve had a bad start in life. And that is exactly what Sarath Babu, a former railway clerk at the Nellore station does through his organisation, CHILD Ashram. Some of the rescued children have grown up to become scientists, police officers and professors while the 120 children at his organisation lovingly call him “Daddy” because he believed in them when no one else did. Such is the power of guidance and love!
Habits are undeniably powerful. They say that if you practice or follow something for 21 days, it becomes a habit that remains with you for a long period of time. Humans are creatures of habit but the problem with most of us is that we give up too soon before we make positive actions a habit. Habits take some time to show results. If it were that easy, everybody would be successful! All you need to do is make small changes to your day-to-day life and stick with it. And just like that, you’ll see your life transform for the better! Here, we introduce you to some of the powerful habits of successful people that you too can incorporate into your daily routine.
We’re only about a month into 2017 and it seems to be a successful year thus far. To help you keep this prosperity going we’ve shortlisted seven books from the world of finance. In fact a recent study revealed that 88% of rich people spend at least thirty minutes everyday reading to improve their knowledge! We hope our list of classics and new releases will help you stay on top of your finances this year!
The story of every middle-class Indian kid growing up is pretty much the same. Those monthly shopping and movie trips with the entire family in tow where your parents picked out the baggiest jeans for your ‘outings’, those Bata shoes before the new academic year began, those “tu kitni badi ho gayi hai, kal hi tho kareedha tha” everytime mom realises you’ve outgrown your school uniform. And amidst all that there is dad. Unflinching. One thing common to most dads is their financial wisdom. Haven’t we all watched our dads do the family accounts, budgeting and spending hours poring over sheets of numbers that made absolutely no sense to us as kids? But through it all, we pick up certain pearls of financial wisdom like the ones below.
The Union Budget was announced on February 1, 2017 amidst great hope. The public hoped for a Budget that would address the dull after demonetisation. And it did not disappoint. The government focussed on expanding the tax net while rewarding the honest taxpayers of the country. Let’s take a look at the key taxation reforms announced in the Budget for the common man.
The story about a wealthy businessman in Brazil who wanted to bury his beloved Bentley became an internet sensation in 2013. But the real reason he pulled such an absurd stunt left many speechless. Here’s the story of Thane Chiquinho Scarpa and the beautiful reason behind the ‘funeral’ of his car.