It is speculated that the first recorded use of money was by the Lydians in 600 BC. Incidentally, the first coin that was ever made had featured a roaring lion. Looking at the world today, the concept of money is still basked in the exact tone of intimidating aggression an ancient tribe had once deemed…
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!
Most of us celebrate like there’s no tomorrow when we earn an MBA or Master’s degree. No doubt, it’s an achievement! But ever wonder what it’s like to earn 20 different degrees?! That’s exactly what Shrikant Jichkar did, the Indian politician so well-educated that he held the Limca Book of Records for the Most Qualified Person in India!
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 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.