Invest for a second income
It was great to hear of Binita Jain, a teacher from Assam winning Rs 1 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati recently. I was moved by the story of a homemaker who not only completed her education, but also started a coaching practice to support her family, while having faced the traumatic experience of having her
Why we need a higher education savings fund in India
Having the right amount saved for your child’s education is always a challenge. An even bigger challenge is to make and track the investment. There are a few common problems which guardians or parents face while investing. First, they plan for and save the amount in an ad-hoc manner. I still find that people don’t take into
Robo investing: From the pot to the frying pan
Of late, there has been a lot happening in the mutual fund space. Whether it is reduction in the total expense ratio (TER) in mutual funds or advent of robo advisors who are offering direct plans. Flushed with private equity funding, direct robo advisors have raised the marketing pitch to such a level that every investor feels
FINANCIAL PLANNING: Should you plan the wedding or marriage?
For most parents, marriage of their children is a happy time, but for the bride’s parents, it is a trying time with taking care of all arrangements and keeping everybody happy and satisfied. Over the last 10-15 years, inspired by Bollywood, weddings are becoming jazzier and like mini movie productions. With multiple functions spread over