Investments are a good way to plan your future. Future proofing the financial security of your family through intelligent investment ventures is a very safe way of keeping your money flow healthy. The only problem is caution has to be on the forefront of your mind when choosing the right investments. Getting duped out of…
Credit cards make our lives easier. There are no two ways about that. The ease of use, the amount of money a single plastic card holds rather than carrying wads of cash is amazing if you think about it. But as we all know, all great things have a flip side to them. In the…
Nobody wants to retire poor. Everybody wants their twilight years to be as comfortable and cushy as it can be. But nothing comes free of cost. Most people consider retirement planning to be the most important financial goal in one’s life. A little effort and prudency on your part today can ensure a worry-free tomorrow.…
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.
Have a great job with a decent pay but been putting off investing? If you just answered yes, then this article is for you. Investing even small amounts and making a habit of it is just as important as finding a great job. Read on to find out how to get started with investments so that you are in a financially strong position down the road.
Haven’t we all been through situations when you don’t have a single penny in hand and all of a sudden your bank balance is not in single digits anymore? Be it a hike, a good business deal or a kind relative who is the reason behind this sudden influx of money, those moments certainly do make us feel good, don’t they? Being the responsible mature adult that you are (or try to be), you curb your impulses to splurge all that money and instead set it aside, untouched. But of what use is it if it just sits in your savings account earning a paltry interest that is akin to your month-end bank balance? Let us introduce you to some options to invest that money and earn great returns!
Weddings, especially in India are an expensive & extensive affair. The shenanigans, fun, frolic and festivities is what makes an Indian wedding. The ‘Vows’ obviously is the foundation of any wedding but Indian weddings go much beyond and deeper. The Confluence of two families, the preparation that goes on for months, the food and its glory with the added extravaganza of lights, colors & Bollywood is what makes it absolutely worthwhile.