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Shantideva on investing !

Yesterday, by any parameter was a remarkable day, every year we get few remarkable days like this, sometimes the news is good but often not. Britain voted in favor of exiting the European Union and this brought down the markets the world over.  This is like a country divorcing from a common union and will […]

Healthy, Wealthy and wise !

Today the media will have a field day as equities crashed by over ‘1000’ points or 3% to put it correctly !. These are normal and Prashanth Krishnan in twitter mentioned that this has happened 55 odd times in last 15 years, I’m sure you don’t remember the last 3% fall, forget the first one […]

3 Simple steps to stress free investing

  1. Check and collate all of your investments : Be it Insurance, Mutual Fund, shares, bonds, FD, anything. Put it all one folder, use a good spreadsheet or software ( we use Mprofit)  to track all of it in one place. This will not only help you know where you stand but also help […]

Play now and pay later !

Better be a ploughman (worker) on your legs than a gentleman on your knees (seemingly rich but in debt) – Benjamin Franklin Muthu recently wrote a blog on what is short and long term http://wisewealthadvisors.com/2015/05/24/short-term-and-long-term/ thought i will expand on it a bit. Short Term : Play now and pay later Long Term : Think […]

From 1 to 100, How 1% change can bring success.

What did Dave Brailsford , a British cycling coach, do to make his team win the famed Tour de france cycling tournament? And, how can it make you a better investor? We all know “Save more, Invest better, Spend less” is the solution to our financial problems. Don’t we? We need money for various reasons including […]

Simple yet powerful formula to get rich

“My wealth has come from a combination of living in America, some lucky genes, and compound interest.” – Warren Buffett   Though we learnt it in the 6th standard or so, understanding this is not easy, small shop keepers have understood it to make millions while many with degrees in finance struggle to understand it. […]

One kick, 10000 times

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once but one kick 10,000 times – Bruce Lee. Best selling author Malcolm Gladwell wrote that it takes around 10,000 hours of practice for anyone to be an expert. Bruce Lee seems to have found that out much before with the above quote! As investors […]

The forgetful investor

Wish you a happy and forgetful new year 2015 !! Let me explain 🙂 Fidelity Investments did a study of their investors to find out who made the best returns, one would like to think that those who made the best returns were either most educated, or people who carefully analysed their investments and went […]

Saving Investors from themselves.

Saving investors from themselves “Dear investor, the fault, is not in our stars – and not in our stocks – but in ourselves,” said Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing, and better known as Warren Buffett’s Guru. In early 2000, a business newspaper carried a front-page picture of a big crowd in front of a […]

Of Uncle’s and Aunt’s.

  What uncles and aunts can teach you that the business newspapers will not. If you are going to invest in stocks over the next five years, would you hope for a higher or lower stock prices during that period? Many investors get this one wrong, they are elated by higher prices and depressed when […]