- NAV Difference – Direct Vs Regular Plans
- LTCG Surcharge capped at 15%
- 30% Tax on Cryptocurrencies in India
- Quoted in Economic Times – Mutual Fund SIPs
- Restriction on International Funds (RBI $7 Billion & SEBI $1 Billion Limit – 2022)
- Quoted (Morningstar) – Do you need Silver ETFs in Portfolio?
- Nasdaq 100 Vs S&P500 – Choosing between the two for international funds
- Arbitrage Vs Liquid Funds
- ULIP vs Traditional LIC Endowment Moneyback Policy
- How many times can you extend your PPF account?
- Quoted in Economic Times – Silver ETFs
- Just one loss in last 10 years of Nifty (2012-2021)
- All Equity Fund Returns 2021
- Asset Allocation Quilt
- Quoted in Economic Times – Mutual Funds for Early Retirement
- DeFi and Yield Farming
- Quoted in Economic Times – Surrendering LIC Policy
- Say No to BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later)
- Using EMI cards for Shopping
- 10 Years of Stable Investor
- How ULIPs are taxed in India?
- 7 money saving tricks
- Where is your EPF money invested by EPFO India?
- Quoted in Morningstar – Investing in Credit Risk Funds
- Renting Vs Buying
- Should you open PPF account for minor children?
- Can Bitcoin be a good money-making opportunity?
- Point to keep in mind when applying for Personal Loan
- Lumpsum or SIP in mutual funds?
- Best ways to save tax in FY2021-22
- Best ways to save tax in FY2021-22
- Not working for Money – The most important financial goal
- Risk of Mutual Fund Apps in India
- I can invest Rs 50,000 per month. How to start?
- Investing isnt like speculating in Casino
- Accept market falls if you want to create wealth
- Invest Rs 1.5 lakh in ELSS for 10 years and then do Nothing
- Boosting your chance of getting a home loan approved
- Doing SIP of 1% Home Loan Trick
- How will EPF above Rs 2.5 lakh be taxed using 2 accounts?
- Good CIBIL score can get you a personal loan fast
- Is Rs 5 Crore enough to Retire in India?
- 5 and 7-year Nifty Returns
- Home Loan EMI vs SIP in mutual funds
- Should I reduce equity % allocation now?
- Using Rs 1 Crore FD interest as monthly SIP
- Does India need a Sovereign Wealth Fund?
- Your Inflation Vs. RBI Inflation
- Best NPS Funds (2021)
- 7 best investment options for Salaried Indians
- Silver ETFs in India
- Selling unused household gold to retire early
- Returns of Premature Withdrawal of GSB Gold Bonds
- Quoted in Economic Times: Ask The Experts (August 2021)
- Claiming deduction on Home Loan Interest for Under-Construction House?
- I am 30. Want to Retire at 50. How much to Invest Monthly?
- Pre EMI Vs. Full EMI in Home Loan: Which is better?
- Power of Equity: Simple Example of Wealth Creation
- SIP Investing – Advantages & Facts
- Don’t Worry about Returns from your Emergency Fund
- How to build a Retirement Corpus of Rs 5 crore?
- Is Cheap (low) NAV better in Mutual Funds?
- How much Gold to Invest in your Portfolio?
- Quoted in Economic Times: Ask The Experts (July 2021)
- Investing in REITs in India
- Ready-to-Move-In Vs. Under-Construction House?
- How do Stock Tip Frauds happen in India?
- Best SIP Date
- ESG Funds in India
- Will PPF see Rates Cuts now?
- Don’t invest in Lowest Cost Index Fund!
- Should I invest in mutual fund NFO?
- Mutual Funds Vs Real Estate: Which is better? (2021 Update)
- Can Bitcoin help you in Retire Early?
- Bitcoin-Ethereum Ratio and When Will ‘Flippening’ Happen?
- NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) – Should You Invest in them?
- How much Bitcoin do you need to Retire?
- How to live off Dividend Income?
- Ethereum Vs Bitcoin: Which is Better to invest?
- Can I buy and hold Bitcoin for 10 years?
- Don’t have too many mutual funds of one AMC
- Cost Inflation Index (CII) FY2021-22 is 317
- How to save for Holidays using Travel Fund?
- Quoted Economic Times Wealth: Ask The Experts (June 2021)
- Emergency Fund: How large? Where to park?
- How to split Crypto portfolio % between Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins?
- Do health insurance premiums increase with age?
- My advice to a Bitcoin Crorepati (Hint: Didn’t work. He is Richer now!)
- Bitcoin Price Crash History
- Altcoin: Which crypto other than Bitcoin to invest in?
- What portfolio percentage to invest in Bitcoin?
- Nifty50 Vs. Nifty Next50 Index Funds
- Is Bitcoin legal in India?
- How much can you save if you quit smoking?
- Credit Risk Funds’ 1-year Returns are Good. But still Avoid them.
- My Debt Funds giving Poor Returns. What to do?
- Life is Too Short to Save Everything
- Should you invest in Bitcoins and Cryptocurrencies?
- Should you invest in new schemes of new AMCs?
- Credit Card is not Emergency Fund
- Sovereign Gold Bond FY 2021-22 Calendar
- Covid-19 & Me: An Update
- Index funds raising expense ratio. What to do?
- Should I invest in Startups?
- Should you invest more than Rs 1.5 lakh in ELSS funds?
- Model Mutual Funds Update (Apr-Jun 2021)
- Asset Allocator Update (Apr-Jun 2021)
- Rs 1.5 lakh (+ Rs 500 more) needed get full Rs 1.5 lakh ELSS tax benefit
- TDS on PPF Withdrawals
- Which is the Next Bitcoin?
- How to calculate interest on EPF account balance?
- PPF Rate cuts withdrawn. But take the hint & be ready
- How to get Same Day NAV for MF investments?
- Cost of Foreign Education for your Children?
- Monthly SIP in Bitcoin
- Sensex & Nifty Financial Year Returns
- Quoted Economic Times: Ask The Experts (March 2021)
- Rs 1 crore corpus with ELSS Funds
- Why invest Rs 1.5 lakh in PPF before 5th April?
- Biggest One Day Sensex Falls
- Biggest One Day Nifty Falls
- How many ELSS funds do you need to invest in?
- Don’t invest in new ELSS fund every year
- Want to invest in ELSS on 31st March? Beware of this new rule
- SIP vs Lumpsum in tax saver ELSS funds
- IPO Mania. Looks like Easy Money. Be Careful
- Joint Home loan Repayment Tax Benefits
- 1729 MF schemes. How to pick the right one?
- Debt Fund vs Fixed Deposit Taxation
- Can you open both Sukanaya Yojana and PPF account for daughters?
- 8 investing parameters of Gold Bonds (My views in Morningstar)
- How are Gold Bonds (SGB) taxed?
- Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, your Finances & FOMO
- Sensex at Rs 1 lakh: By when?
- Sensex @ 50,000: How to manage your long-term investments?
- How to get Rs 1 crore on your child’s 18th Birthday?
- How to benefit from home loan rate cuts?
- EPF Rate 8.5% for FY2021
- Gold Bond Issue Price History (Updated 2021)
- Home loan at 6.7%. Should you buy a house?
- Gold down 15-20%. Time to buy Gold?
- EEE or ETE or EET tax exemptions
- Quoted Hindustan Times: Look beyond physical gold (towards Gold Bonds & ETFs)
- Who is an Accredited Investor in India?
- Petrol at Rs 100/litre and You
- 1000 point Sensex Fall is not a big deal any more
- You may not get MF units at your investment day’s NAV
- How to choose the best credit card in India?
- Quoted Hindustan Times: Maximize your Retirement Corpus
- Is just EPF enough for retirement?
- Market up 100% since March 2020 Lows!
- Don’t buy ULIPs (my column in Morningstar)
- Nifty Vs. Sensex: Which to choose for Index funds?
- Is taxable PF interest (Rs 2.5 lakh) rule applicable to PPF?
- Dynamic Asset Allocation Vs. Multi-Asset Vs. Multi-Cap Funds: Differences
- Top 20 HNIs have Rs 825 crore in EPF!
- Bitcoin Vs. Gold – Is Bitcoin the New Gold 2.0?
- Which date NAV is applicable for mutual fund purchase?
- Should you still invest more than Rs 2.5 lakh in EPF?
- ULIPs vs. Mutual Funds
- EPF Interest on contributions above Rs 2.5 lakh now taxable
- Maturity proceeds of ULIPs with Rs 2.5 lakh premium to be taxed
- Home loan tax deduction benefits (FY2021-22)
- No ITR Filing for Senior citizens above 75 years
- Latest Income Tax Slabs (FY2021-22 AY2022-23)
- List of International Mutual Funds (2021) in India
- Common Man’s Budget Wishlist
- What if you missed your SIP for few months?
- Bitcoin Taxation in India
- Income tax on switching mutual funds
- Bitcoin Vs Mutual funds
- Shariah compliant Halal Mutual Funds in India (2021)
- 2020: Not just about Simple Annual Returns
- Asking Questions about money
- Gold FAQs: Gold Bonds & Gold ETFs
- Quoted Hindustan Times: Why MFs should be household product in India?
- You did what you could till now. But…
- How to pick Liquid Funds?
- Stories we tell ourselves and want to believe in
- Liquid Funds Vs. Overnight Fund
- Why Save? Maybe for this UNSEEN reason
- Don’t buy ‘Return of Premium’ Term Plans
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- Laddering Life Insurance policies
- Alternative to Fixed Deposits in India: Debt Funds
- What is the best time to prepay home loans?
- Quoted Economic Times: Ask The Expert section (Nov 2020)
- Increasing Gap between Retirement Age of Life Expectancy
- Pleasure of Walking Tall
- Health insurance or life insurance: Which to buy first?
- Top Mutual Funds for SIP in 2021
- Which multicap funds have become Flexi-cap funds?
- Stable Investor is 9 Years old!
- Which are safe banks of India?
- Why home loan principal gets paid off slowly in intial years?
- Buying house up to Rs 2 crore? Nex tax benefit for you is here
- Gold ETF Vs. Sovereign Gold Bonds: Which is better?
- How to quickly repay Rs 50 lakh home loan?
- Are debt funds safer with new 10% in Liquid Assets rule?
- Get indexation benefit of 4 years in just 3 years
- Cut off timing for Mutual Funds (2020-21)
- Difference: Multicap Funds Vs Flexicap Funds
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- Nifty50 Constituents Weightages – October 2020
- NRIs planning to retire in India
- Rs 50 lakh Home Loan EMI
- Financial Tips for working professionals planning for MBA
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- (Quoted: Hindustan Times) Emergency & Contingency Funds
- Home loan Rates Falling. Property prices down. Should you buy a House Now?
- Can Gold ETFs, Gold Funds & SGB for part of Long Term Portfolio?
- Should I shift from Large Cap funds to Index Funds?
- How much money PM Narendra Modi has?
- Top-5 = 44% and Top-10 = 62%: Concentration Risk in Nifty50?
- What are Large Cap Funds & where do they invest?
- Should I invest in Sector Mutual Funds?
- How indexation reduces tax in Debt Funds?
- Should you take a Personal Loan for House downpayment?
- New Risk-O-Meter for Mutual Funds
- Dividend option of Mutual Funds Renamed
- Is your 9To5 in reality 24×7?
- Asset Allocator Update: (Oct-Dec 2020 Quarter)
- Model Mutual Funds Update: (Oct-Dec 2020 Quarter)
- Taxation of switch from regular to direct plans of mutual funds
- Multi-cap Fund Asset Allocation rule Change (2020) & Impact on your MF Portfolio
- My Interview with Wealthy
- How are Arbitrage funds taxed?
- Is it OK to take a personal loan to clear credit card dues?
- Taking personal loan for emergencies?
- You only need to see the next 200 feet
- Quoted: Cosmopolitan June 2020: Panicking about Markets?
- Nifty P/E Ratio: 2 Important Facts
- Save tax with Capital Gains Bond 54EC on selling house property
- How Women can get on Driver’s Seat of their Finances?
- HODL Vs. HOLD
- Why Indian market’s PE Ratio scaling New Highs?
- Don’t Confuse Good PE Ratio Of Index VS Good PE Ratio For Stocks
- Take Risks. But have Proper Expectations. Plus, know your Limits
- Launched: Asset Allocator + Model Mutual Funds (Premium)
- Passive DYI or Robo-Advisors for the long term?
- List of Index Funds in India (2020)
- Home Loan EMI Calculator (Free Excel Download)
- Double Money in 5 Years
- One Non-Financial Lesson from the Best Investor Ever
- This is more important than Stock Picking
- A Tool to become Better-Than-Average Investor (Premium)
- Liquid Funds Instant Redemption: Is it Good?
- Gold Bond FY2020-21 (SERIES 3): Should you invest?
- What Debt Funds are NOT? (my column in Morningstar)
- Taxation of Gold Capital Gains (2020) in India
- Which are safe banks for Fixed Deposits (2020)?
- Sweep In Account facility (2020): When saving account rates are falling?
- Pause SIP before Stopping
- Pick a Strategy You can stick with + Premium Strategy Tool
- Stable Model Mutual Funds (Premium): Details
- SCSS Vs. PMVVY Differences (2020-21)
- PMVVY Pension Scheme Extended till 2023: Changes & Details
- Where to invest based on Risk Appetite?
- How EMI Moratorium increase Interest + Tenor? (Examples)
- 46 Thoughts on F.I.R.E.
- 3-Month Extension Loan Moratorium (March to August 2020)
- Announcing: Stable Asset Allocator + Model Mutual Funds (PREMIUM)
- Is Categorization 2.0 required for Debt Funds?
- SBI WECARE Deposits for Senior Citizens (Special Scheme 2020)
- High EMI Vs. Low EMI in Personal Loans
- How to think CORRECTLY about Debt Funds?
- (Quote: Morningstar): How leading advisors handling Debt Funds now?
- State of Indian Markets (April 2020)
- (Quote: Mint) How to tide over pay cuts & layoffs financially
- Covid-19 Personal Loans: Should you take it?
- Lockdown Expenses Vs Regular Expenses (Free Excel)
- PPF still attractive after Rate Cuts
- (Quoted: Mint) Dealing with Pay Cuts
- Franklin 6 Closed Debt Funds: When do you get back Money?
- Franklin India winds down 6 debt funds: What it means for investors?
- Sovereign Gold Bond FY2020-21 Calendar
- Take 20% Pay Cut
- (Quote: Mint): Tips for Fresh Graduates in Post-Coronavirus Economy
- Retiring in Bull Market Vs. in Bear Market
- Normal Living Expenses are Low: Lockdown Realization (for F.I.R.E.)
- PPF Invest Before 5th Vs. After 5th Every Month (5th April)
- March 2020: An Unforgettable Month
- Big Cuts in Small Savings Scheme (PPF, Sukanya): Apr-Jun 2020
- 3 Month Moratorium & Credit Cards: Why to still pay dues on time?
- Coronavirus Reminds: Emergencies don’t wait for Emergency Fund
- RBI’s 3-Month Loan Moratorium: Should You Opt for it?
- Extension for Tax Saving in FY2019-20: Up to 30th June 2020
- Savings Account Interest Taxation in India
- Free Updates on WhatsApp & Telegram
- Don’t Forget this ONE THING about Mean Reversion
- What After -20% Correction? [Short Analysis]
- As markets fall, Don’t Forget…
- State of Indian Stock Markets (March 2020)
- 5-year Nifty Return Analysis (+ ‘Next’ 2-year Returns)
- Monthly Interest on Rs 5 Crore fixed deposit
- Avoidable Investment Products!
- In a Cash Crunch? Check Personal Loan Eligibility before applying
- Monthly interest on Rs 50 lakh fixed deposit?
- Personal Loans Vs Credit Cards
- If all Income Tax Exemptions are Removed?
- New Vs Old Tax Slabs FY 2020-21: Which is Better + Calculator
- Why do you keep getting Pre-Approved Personal Loan offers?
- My Interview with Morningstar
- Best Investment options for Regular Income for Senior Citizens
- Why do you need to improve your CIBIL Score?
- Should SEBI revisit MF Categories: To widen Large & Mid Cap Categories?
- How is Credit Card Dues Interest Calculated?
- Why paying Minimum Amount Due on Credit Cards is Wrong?
- Prepayment Strategy if you have Multiple Personal Loans
- First Life Insurance. Then Investment.
- What is NPS + How NPS Works in India: Detailed Guide (Updated 2020)
- VPF Vs. PPF: Which is Better to invest?
- Bharat Bond ETF: Should you Invest?
- In Old Age, having only Health Insurance is Not Enough
- Mutual Fund Taxation Rules (Updated 2020-21) – How MFs are Taxed in India?
- Don’t look at Returns of NPS (Equity Scheme E) in isolation. Here’s Why?
- NPS – Difference Between Auto & Active Choice (Updated 2020-21)
- Retirement Vs Child’s Future
- NPS Exit & Withdrawal Rules (Latest 2020-21)
- Have Rs 25 lakh? Don’t Invest in PMS
- Don’t be your Adult Child’s Dip-When-They-Want Emergency Fund
- Income tax Benefits – Life Insurance Premiums & Maturity Amount
- Why Fee-Only Financial Planner Best for You?
- Is a Group Health Insurance Cover sufficient in India?
- A Portrait of the Crore (Quoted in OPEN Magazine)
- What is Graded Exit Loads in Liquid Funds? (2020-21)
- How to build a Retirement Corpus of Rs 10 crore?
- NPS Rs 50,000 per year – Retirement Corpus & Pension Calculation
- Returns of Direct Plans are higher than Regular MF Plans
- F.I.R.E. – Is going Very Fast any Good?
- Benefits of Fee Only Advice in India today
- Angry Investor. Good Returns a Birthright. Feature not Bug
- Cost Inflation Index (CII): FY 2020-21 AY 2021-22: For LTCG Indexation Calculation
- Explained – all Nifty Indexes (Nifty 50, Nifty Next 50 and 11 more)
- State of Indian Markets – August 2019
- How to use Different Mutual Funds for different Goals?
- PMS or Mutual Funds – How to decide?
- EPF Calculator – Free Excel Download
- Mutual Fund Investment Tips for Millenials
- Provident Fund EPF Interest Rate History (Updated 2020)
- State of Indian Markets – July 2019
- Can you Retire with Rs 1 crore in Indian today?
- NPS Calculator in Excel – Free Download
- PPF Maturity Options after 15 Years & Rules (Updated)
- PPF Withdrawal before 15 years & Loan from PPF Account (Updated)
- How are Debt Funds Taxed with Indexation? (Calculation & Latest Rules)
- Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Interest Rate History (Updated 2020)
- Can NRI invest in PPF? New PPF Rules for NRI (2021)
- Mutual Fund vs Real Estate – which is Better for Investing in India (2019 Update)
- Fee-Only Financial Planner in India (Updated 2020)
- Difference between Large-Cap, Mid-Cap, Small-Cap Stocks – SEBI Categorization (Mutual Funds)
- Rs 25 lakh Home Loan EMI
- Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Calculator (Free Download Excel based SSY Calculator)
- NPS Tax Benefits & Maturity Taxation Rule (Updated 2020)
- NPS Tier 1 account vs NPS Tier 2 account – Difference (Updated)
- Do you want a Free Financial Plan?
- Rs 90+ Lakh anyone? A simple example of Wealth creation from Indian Equities
- Rs 30 lakh home loan EMI: Full Details
- Voluntary Provident Fund VPF Interest Rate History (Updated 2020)
- Debt Fund Categories (SEBI Categorization) in India – Updated 2020
- NPS vs PPF: Which is better?
- NPS vs ELSS: Which is better?
- Strong Early Returns Vs. Strong Late Returns
- Health Insurance Tax Benefits (Section 80D)
- State of Indian Stock Markets – February 2019
- Real Cost of Free Financial Advice
- SIP vs Lumpsum Investing
- How do life insurance requirements change with age?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – January 2019
- ELSS vs PPF – Which is better for tax saving investments?
- Zero Income Tax on Rs 5 lakh Income?
- SIP isn’t Perfect; but it’s small investor’s Best Bet
- How to be a PPF Crorepati – Saving Rs 1 crore in PPF
- Confused with Different Term Plans? Here is how to choose the Right one
- Nifty P/E Ratio & Return: Detailed Analysis 20 Years (1999-2019)
- Answers to 20 Important Questions about Term Life Insurance
- My Interview – Stock & Ladder
- Picking a Fund with 15% p.a. in 10 years OR fund with 25% p.a. in 3 years?
- Home Loan tax Benefits – How much do you really get?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – November 2018
- The ‘Secret’ – How to Accelerate your Financial Freedom?
- Till what Age should you take Life Insurance for?
- Involuntary Early Retirement?
- Real Financial Advisors
- AMFI MF AUM Data – Sept 2018
- State of Indian Stock Markets – October 2018
- Choosing & managing a Home Loan wisely
- How to build your Mutual Fund portfolio from scratch?
- Why linking Investments to Financial Goals helps?
- Short Term Personal Loans
- How is 2018 treating your investments?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – September 2018
- Why shouldn’t You ask your Bank for Financial Advice?
- Double your Money & Rule of 72
- Financial Independence vs Early Retirement
- Credit Cards in India: Complete Guide
- Featured in Mumbai Mirror (for How to Retire at 40?)
- State of Indian Stock Markets – August 2018
- How much Housing Loan should you take?
- Loan-Free Life – Possible and Worth It!
- Should you use ‘100 Minus Age’ for Portfolio Asset Allocation?
- Using Credit Cards to buy stock in India
- Are you making the most of your Savings Account?
- Getting Rich without getting into Unsafe Territories
- How much to Invest for Rs 1 crore in 20 years?
- How much is Rs 2 crore FIxed Deposit Interest per month?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – June 2018
- Do you even have the Right Mutual Funds in your Portfolio?
- Rs 40 lakh Home Loan EMI
- Rs 1 Crore Home Loan EMI
- How Interest on PPF Account is calculated?
- Got Featured in Times of India (for Financial Independence)
- State of Indian Stock Markets – April 2018
- Why Retirement Planning is called the ‘Nastiest Problem in Finance’?
- 3 Big changes that will impact Mutual Fund Investors
- Are Bank Fixed Deposits FD good for short term?
- Can a Financial Plan really Sort Out your Life?
- SEBI’s Mutual Fund Categorisation & Rationalization – Making sense of it for Long Term Investors
- Personal Loan – How to borrow when you can’t Avoid?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – March 2018
- Don’t Delay. Decide. A reminder to whomsoever it may Concern
- Life after LTCG Tax & You, the long-term equity investor
- Personal Financial Planning (Personal Finance Plan)
- State of Indian Stock Markets – February 2018
- Why MF Distributors give Wrong Financial Advice?
- How much is Rs 1 crore FIxed Deposit Interest per month?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – January 2018
- Result of Overestimating & Underestimating Risks in Investing
- Can you save taxes by Smart Financial Planning?
- Market Timing – Possible? [A Case Study]
- Credit Cards are NOT that Evil
- Nifty Annual Returns – Historical Analysis
- State of Indian Stock Markets – December 2017
- Book Giveaway Result (2017)
- 6 Years Completed! FREE Book Giveaway
- Great Indian Valuation Party continues. But…
- Investing for Short Term Financial Goals
- Are Mutual Fund Star Ratings any Useful?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – October 2017
- Accept Mean Reversion & Follow your Asset Allocation
- Useful List of Personal Financial Goals
- Being Really Wealthy!
- Nifty Monthly Returns (+ Quarterly, Half Yearly and rolling Annual Returns)
- Buying the new iPhone vs Investing [No Gyan]
- State of Indian Stock Markets – September 2017
- Your Tolerance for Market Falls is probably Not What You Think
- Interview – a Financially Independent Entrepreneur
- SIP Return Calculations – How much Wealth is created?
- Invest Rs 5000 per month
- Invest Rs 10,000 per month
- Invest Rs 15,000 per month
- Invest Rs 20,000 per month
- Invest Rs 25,000 per month
- Invest Rs 50,000 per month
- Invest Rs 1 lakh per month
- State of Indian Stock Markets – August 2017
- PPF Calculator in Excel – FREE Download
- Profiting + Saving Yourself by Recognizing Patterns
- Home Loans – How Shorter tenor can save you Lacs?
- It’s Your (& nobody else’s) Moral Responsibility to Achieve Higher Returns
- Is a Rs 50 Lakh or 1 crore Life Insurance Enough?
- 9-Point Investment Plan and 209 words Financial Plan
- State of Indian Stock Markets – July 2017
- Is higher cost of Active Management justified in Indian context?
- A Portfolio to ensure that Life doesn’t F*** You!
- 5 People. 1 Story. Reality of Indian Real Estate
- What’s the Right Portfolio Asset Allocation for Young Investors
- State of Indian Stock Markets – June 2017
- Interviewing a Rich & Anonymous Investor
- Running out of money before running out of Years
- State of Indian Stock Markets – May 2017
- FREE Download – Financial Goal Planning Excel Worksheet
- Financial Goals – How to Set + Not Mess Up
- Loans and Why we Borrow?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – April 2017
- Should you bother about GST so much?
- Do Indian Markets seem Overvalued?
- 70% Information
- Mid-Monthly April 2017
- Even after Rate Cuts, PPF is good for your Long Term Goals
- 6-ft tall and drowning in River of 5-ft average depth. How?
- Is it Sensible to Diversify your Portfolio Internationally?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – March 2017
- Advice You Didn’t Ask For – What to do as New Financial Year Begins?
- Saving 10% Salary – Is it Really Enough?
- Being Wise about Spending Today Vs Saving for Tomorrow
- PE Ratio Analysis of Nifty Returns – 2017 Update
- One Father’s Memo to Daughter about Portfolio Management
- State of Indian Stock Markets – February 2017
- Best SEBI registered Investment Advisor in India – How to Find?
- Mid-Monthly February 2017
- One Important Advice by a Chinese Man I met in Egypt
- State of Indian Stock Markets – January 2017
- Real Life Example – Tragic Consequences of being Under-Insured
- What is Goal-based Financial Planning Anyway?
- F.I.R.E = Financial Independence + Retiring Early
- Mid-Monthly January 2017
- Monk or Minister?
- Section 80C and How Salaried Young Indians can Save Tax & Grow Rich
- State of Indian Stock Markets – December 2016
- Nifty Annual Returns – Historical Analysis (2016)
- The 10 Best Articles of 2016
- You get Investment Returns you Deserve. Not What you Want or Need!
- Mid-Monthly December 2016
- State of Indian Stock Markets – November 2016
- Stable Investor turns 5
- Mid-Monthly November 2016
- Why you should convince your Close Relatives to get Insured too?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – October 2016
- Bad News Investor – Investing on Bad News
- Insurance is NOT Investment. Don’t Mix the Two!
- Timeless, Timely & Timing
- State of Indian Stock Markets – September 2016
- 10th Man Rule – Save Yourself
- Mid-Monthly September 2016
- Are Indian Stock Markets Overvalued?
- Free Book Giveaway – Warren Buffett’s Birthday – Results
- My Money works for Me – Can You Say That?
- Interview with Jonathan Clements (who has authored 1008+ Articles for Wall Street Journal)
- State of Indian Stock Markets – August 2016 (new additions)
- Free Book Giveaway – Warren Buffett’s Birthday Celebrations
- PPF Interest Rate History & What you should really know?
- My Interview with Wealthy.in
- Mid-Monthly August 2016
- Financial Independence Day
- 19 Practical + Simple Ideas on Wealth Creation
- Every Life Tip in 1 Simple Paragraph!
- Investing with Robo-Advisors in India – Will you do it?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – July 2016
- 66 Things Not to Do if You want to be Better off Financially.
- Done Your Tax Planning? But what about Financial (Investment) Planning?
- Stable Investor Mid-Monthly July 2016
- Update – Stable Investor Being Upgraded.
- Case Study – When investing for 10 years pays more than investing for 30 years
- 52 Week Highs & Lows – How to Profit from Fluctuations in Sensex & Nifty Stocks
- State of Indian Stock Markets – June 2016
- Sensible Measures without getting Too Ambitious
- Stable Investor Mid-Monthly
- Unnecessary Risks and Why Some People Always Lose Money
- You + Are Smart = Will Be Rich?
- Interview with John Huber – Part 2
- State of Indian Stock Markets – May 2016
- Interview with John Huber – Part 1
- Financial Principles by Jason Zweig. Guaranteed to Make You Smart.
- Pay Off Loans or Start Saving & Investing?
- Why are IPOs Overpriced & come in Rising Markets?
- State of Indian Stock Markets – April 2016
- Health Care Inflation: Are Your Prepared for this Future Horror?
- Interview With Mid-Cap Mogul Kenneth Andrade
- How much Life Insurance to Buy & How To Calculate the Right Amount?
- When to Choose a Not-So-Great Investment Strategy?
- 17 Disturbing Personal Finance Questions to Ask Yourself
- Getting Your Personal Finances in Order
- P/E Ratio Analysis of Nifty – February 2016 Update
- Why I Pray For A Long Bear Market?
- Are You Worried About Falling Bank Stocks?
- I Don’t Know. Just Say It.
- Interview with Morgan Housel – Part 3
- Interview with Morgan Housel – Part 2
- Interview with Morgan Housel – Part 1
- Not Planning for your Children-Specific Financial Goals? You will screw up your other Goals.
- I want to interview You.
- How changes in Index Constituents impact Index PE Ratios and PE Based Investing?
- Investing Lessons I have learnt from The Mahabharata
- To Compare or Not to Compare
- Auditing my 2015 Resolutions & making 5 New Ones for 2016
- How to Make Money in Stock Markets?
- Investing in Large-Cap Stocks. Don’t Ignore It.
- Fed Rate Hike and what Indian Investors can do about it
- No. Stock Markets Never go Up Straight.
- How to convince your Spouse to start investing in Mutual Funds and Stocks?
- Stable Investor Completes 4 Years – My Letter to You
- Your Parents are not your Emergency Fund. Your Children are not your Retirement Fund.
- A Small Guide I refer to when Investing in Stock Markets
- How do I accumulate Rs 1 Crore in 10 years?
- Yes. Buying Health Insurance protects Your Wealth, not Health.
- Why Time Value of Money is a Big Deal?
- 2 Colorful ‘Periodic Tables’ of Asset Allocation – Useful Visualizers for Financial Goal Planning
- “October Effect on Stock Markets” and Other Financial Nonsense
- What Would Happen If You took a loan of Rs 5 Lacs and Invested in Nifty?
- Had the 2003-2007 Bull Market & 2008-2009 Bear Market not been so Severe?
- Building Wealth through Systematic Investing in Mutual Funds – A Case Study
- Should You Buy Stocks after the recent 10% Crash or Wait More?
- What are your Systemically Important Investments?
- How can Narendra Modi help improve your Investment Portfolio?
- Case Study – How Wrong Assumptions Can Destroy Your Happy Retirement Plans?
- My Wife – The Value Investor (of Precious Metals)?
- An Open Letter to my 18 Year old Self
- Mutual Funds Vs ETFs in India – Which one to choose Today, And Which one in Future?
- A Cheatsheet for Automatically accumulating Funds for Future Repeat Purchases
- Roti, Kapda, Equity & Makaan
- How Stock Markets can improve your Living Standard – A Stunning Example!
- Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Solution: Treat Savings as Monthly Bills
- Mutual Funds Vs Real Estate – Which is better for Investing in India?
- How to manage your finances when you get your first job?
- Becoming a Value Investor using Nifty PE Ratio
- Tell me Your Financial Problems, Questions & Concerns. I want to write more about Your problems & Help You with solutions.
- 17 Honest Facts You Might Not Know About Me
- Case Study – How a 10-Year delay can Destroy your ‘Get-Rich’ Plan?
- Rule 25-5 : And Warren Buffett’s Surprising Suggestion to his Pilot!!
- Focusing on Cashbacks & Reward Points Won’t Make You Rich – But There is Something Else that will
- A Short Story about a Mexican Fisherman and a Banker – To Convince You of Irrelevance of ‘More Money’
- Complete Guide – Sukanya Samriddhi Account (with Updated 80C Tax Benefits)
- Imagine what will happen, if This Guy is able to deliver on all his promises
- Don’t read this after 1st April 2015
- 5 Stock Picking Criteria for Those who don’t know much about Stock Analysis & Finance
- 40 Words To Question Your Notions About ‘Long Term’
- Case Study – Do You Have Surplus Money To Put Aside for 5+ Years? Then You Should Read This
- 3 Cs of Cash, Courage & Crisis – Read This Post Again When You Start Losing Money in Stock Markets
- Dividend Yield Analysis of Nifty in 2015 (Since last 16+ Years)
- P/BV Ratio Analysis of Nifty in 2015 (Since last 16+ Years)
- P/E Ratio Analysis of Nifty in 2015 (Since last 16+ Years)
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 9
- Power of Increasing Your SIP by 5% or 10% Every Year
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 8
- Case Study: How To Accumulate Rs 8.4 Crores? Starting Only with Rs 10K every Month?
- 18 on 30
- Thoughts – Money Linked Mindlessness, Valuations, False Hopes!
- Reader’s Story: How I Created a Corpus of Rs 3.7 Crores in 10 Years!! – Part 2
- Reader’s Story: How I Created a Corpus of Rs 3.7 Crores in 10 Years!! – Part 1
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 7
- Case Study – Combining HDFC Top 200 & Recurring Deposit – Part 4
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 6
- Case Study – Combining HDFC Top 200 & Recurring Deposit – Part 3
- How A Father Convinced His Daughter Not to Sell Her Stocks in Panic
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 5
- Case Study – Combining HDFC Top 200 & Recurring Deposit – Part 2 (Reader’s Reactions)
- The 6 Deadly Sins of Investing
- 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid while Buying Your Term Insurance Plan
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 4
- Case Study – Surprising Results of combining HDFC Top 200 & Recurring Deposit (Market Crash Fund)
- My 7 Resolutions for 2015 – No I Don’t Only Want to Save & Invest. I Want to Spend & Read too!
- Will the Next Big Market Crash Come Before 2016?
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 3
- Interview – Safal Niveshak’s Vishal Khandelwal – Part 4 (Final Part)
- Mailbag: What are DVR Shares which State Bank of India (SBI) is planning to issue soon?
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 2
- Interview – Safal Niveshak’s Vishal Khandelwal – Part 3
- A Short Story to tell why You shouldn’t Compare Your Portfolio Returns with Index Returns
- Boring Tuesdays – Three Things to Read Today – 1
- Had He Not Bought That House For Rs 27 Crores…
- If Other People Were Like Stock Market People – Thankfully, They Are Not!
- Stable Investor Completes 3 Years – My Letter to You
- Someone Said I Have Double Standards. My Reply – It Works For Me & I Will Stick To It
- A Short Story About Monkeys & Goats – To Convince You To Buy Stocks of Only Good Businesses
- 10 Stock PSU Banks Portfolio – 1st Year Performance Update
- Top 10 Hacks to Safeguard Your Money – # 1
- 10 Principles (actually 9) which ensure that First Financial Accident that occurs does not make You Bankrupt
- Proof(s) of How Small is India’s Largest Company – Last One is a Big Surprise!!
- Interview – Safal Niveshak’s Vishal Khandelwal – Part 2
- Money Saving Tip # 4 – Want To Buy It? Wait For 15 Days
- 37 Quotes from The Best Book on Investing Ever Written
- Interview – Safal Niveshak’s Vishal Khandelwal – Part 1
- One Disturbing Fact About AliBaba’s IPO And How It Cautions Indian IPO Investors
- Doctors Required For Financial Prescriptions
- What I told a Frustrated Guy in Job. At 37, He Retired few Months Back – Part 3
- Dissecting The 98 Most Powerful Words That Can Make You Really Very Rich
- 98 Words That Can Make You Very Rich
- After 47.2% between Feb & May, PSU Bank Tracker Portfolio takes a breather with 10.9% – Update 3
- What Not To Do With Rs 10 Lacs
- Proof (Using 24+ Years Data) that Market Timing May Not Be Worth the Effort…Atleast for Us
- One of the Biggest Reasons You should be Investing. Even if you can’t beat the Markets.
- P/E Ratio of Indian Markets in July 2014 – Is It Telling Us Something?
- Mailbag: Should I take a Loan to Invest Now? (because Markets are making New Highs everyday)
- Tata Motors DVR – Why is it Rising Faster than shares of Tata Motors?
- Life @ 13.99%
- If You Want To Multiply Your Investments 2x, 3x or even 5x in a Year, then Please Don’t Buy This
- 7 Investment Strategies of A Non-Investor – Software Engineer Edition
- If You Are Not Super Rich & If This is What You Think About Investing, Then You Might Be Wrong
- The Wait Is Over – Launching the (Special) Ultra Long Term Stocks!!
- No. 1 Secret You Should Know Right NOW!!- Remember God & Not Stocks In Good Times
- Some Stocks in My Portfolio are Up More Than 100%!! But…
- This Stock is up 30,000% – So Why is my Relative Not Selling it?
- 10 PSU Banks which pushed up Portfolio Returns by 47% in last 3 months!!
- Important Details about soon-to-be-launched Ultra Long Term Stocks
- I like You. Do you Like me?
- If I Was Just Starting My Investment Journey in 2014, Here’s What I’d Do
- 292 Words to Change Your Financial Life…Today!!
- 3 Stories Which Helped Me Launch A (Special) Product To Make You Rich
- Money Saving Tip # 3 – Not For Those Who Are Married
- Sensex @ 40,000 in next 2 years!!
- Answer to the BIG question – “Why Am I Not Getting Richer?”
- What I told a frustrated guy in job. At 37, he retired last month – Part 2
- What I told a frustrated guy in job. At 37, he retired last month – Part 1
- Why I Want Indian Elections To Fail This Time?
- In 2 Minutes, I Can Tell You When You Will Retire!!
- Mailbag: I have a loan. Should I Pay It Off Before Investing?
- New Banking Licenses in India – The Winners
- Indian Markets At All Time Highs | Should You Buy? Or Should You Sell?
- Money Saving Tip # 2 : Turn Off Your Television!!
- Amazon To Buy Flipkart. Why?
- The Wealth Grid – A New Way To Track Your Money
- Can You Predict Stock Market Movements? The Answer Might Surprise You
- Money Saving Tip # 1 : An Evil Idea To Reduce Your Phone Bills
- Some People Are Making More Money than You & Me Because…
- PSU Banks are Losing Hell Lot of Money!! 1st Quarter Portfolio Update
- Why is it important to visit Graveyards of Dead Companies?
- One Big Lesson from the Wolf of Wall Street!!
- I Am Jealous Of This 29 Years Old Girl!!
- Need Help With Personal Finance Calculators? Meet Prof Excel!!
- PSU Holding Company – An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
- Is Holding Cash A Good Idea in Current Indian Markets?
- How To Become A Crorepati – The Ultimate Guide
- IOCL’s Disinvestment & How You Can Benefit From It?
- WTF… Wrist Watch On EMI??
- 2014 Would Be A Good One For Stocks. But…
- 5 Thoughts For Investing In 2014
- 100+ Warren Buffett Quotes To Inspire You
- One Big Problem With Compounding & Why You Cannot Become A Long Term Investor!!
- Long Term Investing Vs Short Term Trading
- You Only Have 20 Shots Left
- Stable Investor Turns Two
- 10 PSU Banking Stocks – A Tracker Portfolio
- Mailbag: I want to gift a Dubai trip to my wife. How do I fund it?
- Indian Market’s New Life Time High & Why Stable Investor Was Silent?
- 9 Stocks – Dead Monk Portfolio
- Stable Investor’s Interview
- Mailbag: How do I make an Emergency Fund?
- Mailbag: I am 45 years old & want to accumulate shares of good companies for next 20 years
- TATA Investments available at 50%+ discount to its NAV!! Should you buy?
- A trade that made Stable Investor lonely
- Latest P/E Ratio Analysis of Indian stock markets
- 200,000 Hits & A new page for your Personal Finance Questions
- What’s happening to stock markets, economy & your portfolio?
- Ability to Suffer
- Last 5 Years, Next 5 Years – A small study on Indian Stock Markets
- Mailbag: 22 years old & ready to invest for 25 years!!
- Mailbag: I want to invest Rs 10,000 every month
- If you are a Infosys shareholder, then you should read this…
- Top 23 Large Cap Indian Stocks
- Just Dial IPO – Better to give it a Miss(ed) Call
- How to use Recurring Deposits to make money in Stock Markets!!
- Unique way of investing in NSC (National Savings Certificate)
- Rethinking Dead Monk’s Portfolio – Part 2
- Rethinking Dead Monk’s Portfolio – Part 1
- Announcing the Winner of Stock-In-A-Mug!!
- A look at major Indian stocks during the bottom of 2009 stock market crash
- Message for RSS Readers & Those who want to win a Sleek Coffee Mug!!
- Free Stock Mug Giveaway!! – 100,000 Hits Special
- Is it a good time to accumulate SAIL – Part 2
- Is it a good time to buy / accumulate shares of SAIL – Part 1
- Applying Management Theories (BCG Matrix, SWOT Analysis) to Your Investments
- Mailbag: Why do you choose such simple criterias for shortlisting stocks?
- 10 Stocks to Buy in a Market Crash
- A Case Study on Balmer Lawrie & Co., its Book Value, Dividends & how to decide when to buy this stock?
- Pay Yourself First: What does it mean and How to do it?
- How to calculate Compound Annual Growth Rate
- A Case Study on IOC (Indian Oil) & why its Book Value can be used as a criteria to buy the stock?
- A 9-Year Case Study of an investment in ONGC & why it is available close to its historically cheapest valuations?
- Mailbag: Don’t pray for stock market corrections!!
- Why are IPOs overpriced?
- Buying On Dips – Adding to Core Portfolio
- Déjà Vu?? Reliance Power (2008) & NTPC (2013)
- What to do with Clariant Chemicals (India)?
- Power of Compounding – When your money works for you rather than you working for money
- Are we too conservative?
- Year End Report (2012) on Stocks we wrote about & our Personal Portfolio
- ONGC Dividend History
- 2013 Indian Stock Market Predictions
- Multibagger of Long Term Investing
- Why they don’t discuss these 2 things on Indian Business Channels?
- Large Cap Nifty Stocks – Returns since our call in December 2011
- Stable Investor turns 1-year old!
- Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL): A good business is not always a good stock
- What is the purpose of Stable Investor?
- Cairn India: A dividend stock to buy for long term?
- 25 tips to become a better investor: An Investor’s Manifesto
- You cannot become a Successful Investor!
- Don’t Invest for Short Term. Don’t Save for Long Term
- Starbucks in India: Choose between a Coffee for Rs 150 or Rs 1.65 Lacs from SIP?
- How often should you check your stock portfolio?
- Building a portfolio for lazy investors
- Huge returns given by Nifty 50 Stocks & how we got it right back then 🙂
- Adding a new ‘State of the Market’ Tab
- 3 things to do before investing in stock markets
- Best Nifty Stocks and 3 questions that let us shortlist them
- Power of doing nothing in stock markets – Indian Stock Markets Perspective
- Stock Portfolio Performance – Update 1
- Nifty & Sensex Index Mutual Funds
- Best Indian stocks to buy
- 10 good stocks to buy if markets correct
- Large cap Nifty stocks & 3 Year Lows
- Buy Low, Sell High – How to use market’s P/E ratio to profit from this strategy
- Dividend History of Indian companies – 10 Years
- Dividend Analysis of stocks in Dead Monk’s Portfolio
- 15 stocks to buy for long term in india – Dead Monk’s Portfolio
- Launching the Dead Monk’s Portfolio – Ground Rules
- Thoughts on starting a new portfolio – Part 4 – Why we prefer dividend investing for the Core of our portfolio?
- Thoughts on starting a new portfolio – Part 3 : Does entry price matter to a dividend investor?
- Thoughts on starting a new portfolio – Part 2
- Thoughts on starting a new portfolio – Part 1
- P/E Ratio, P/BV Ratio & Dividend Yield Analysis of Nifty50 : And how we can benefit from it
- SIP on Steroids – How to give boost to your regular investments?
- Warren Buffet’s Rule of not losing money
- Nifty Dividend Yields – A Long Term Analysis of relation between dividend yields and returns
- Guest Post: Beware of the Anchoring Bias!
- How Luck Helped Me Make 700% in Stock Market Crash of 2008
- Nifty Stocks and PEG Ratios
- Historical Sensex EPS Growth & PEG Ratio
- Sensex – Yearly Returns of last 20 years
- Dividend Investing in Indian Stocks
- Market Timing Or Disciplined Investing – Which is More Sensible?
- PE Ratio of Indian Markets – A Long Term Analysis
- Believe Us, You are not Warren Buffett!