A Short Story about a Mexican Fisherman and a Banker – To Convince You of Irrelevance of ‘More Money’

Think about it…How do you currently spend your day? For most of us, our 24 hours (starting from the time we wake up in morning) are spent as follows:2 Hours: Getting Ready to go to Office (Where we work for…

Case Study – Do You Have Surplus Money To Put Aside for 5+ Years? Then You Should Read This

Note – This is a guest post by Ajay who sometime back, shared his experiences with Mutual Fund investing in the post titled HowI Created a Corpus of Rs 3.7 Crores in 10 Years and its second part.Go and ask any…

Reader’s Story: How I Created a Corpus of Rs 3.7 Crores in 10 Years!! – Part 1

Note: This post has been written by Ajay Sreenivasan - a regular reader of Stable Investor. I have been interacting regularly with him after we got in touch regarding my SIP Case Study last month. Ajay made many useful suggestions, which I…

A Short Story to tell why You shouldn’t Compare Your Portfolio Returns with Index Returns

There is a general trend to compare your portfolio returns with returns of popular indices like Sensex and Nifty. And this is not a recent phenomenon. It has been going on since years. Ask anyone and they will tell you…

10 Principles (actually 9) which ensure that First Financial Accident that occurs does not make You Bankrupt

One of the writers whose posts I ensure I don't miss is Shane Parrish of Farnam Street. What I like about Shane is his philosophy which states: “I am not smart enough to figure out everything myself, so I try…

One of the Biggest Reasons You should be Investing. Even if you can’t beat the Markets.

Surprised?I am asking you to invest, knowing very well that most of you may not be capable of beating the markets regularly. Let’s be honest here. Most investors haven’t been able to beat markets consistently over long periods. I am…