Investing Chitra Katha: How to invest money in your 30s

This is my investing strategy.. 1.Faith in equities The real equity return was positive in every country, typically at a level of 3% to 6% per year. Equities were the best-performing asset class everywhere. The Indian version of the same book.. 2. Your faith will be regularly tested.. 3.Discipline to invest regularly Jadav created an … Continue reading Investing Chitra Katha: How to invest money in your 30s

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A video game approach to managing money

Just like in a video game, to get better in any field, there is usually a sequence of skills and problems to be mastered/solved progressively, one level at a time.Managing your money is no exception. But unlike a video game, where the levels are clearly defined and you don't move up until you clear the … Continue reading A video game approach to managing money

Remember this before the next bear market arrives

In my earlier post here, I had discussed on how a "what-if-things-go-wrong" plan helps you preload your decisions and reduce the no of decisions during market fall. Since this thought process has evolved only recently for me, I have not really got the chance to test it out as I am waiting for the next … Continue reading Remember this before the next bear market arrives

A guilty father who shot his own kid, ancient Greek philosophers, US Navy Seals and the art of handling a market fall

In our last week's post here we had explored how a small almond shaped component in our brain called the amygdala is the main culprit behind why we panic during an equity market fall. Photo courtesy: http://www.wiredscience.com But can the amygdala be this powerful? Hold your breadth. It made an innocent father kill his own … Continue reading A guilty father who shot his own kid, ancient Greek philosophers, US Navy Seals and the art of handling a market fall

3 ways to make sure this stock market correction is not wasted?

The stock market is falling! What do I do? The answer to this question can never be a precise one. As we gain experience in the equity markets, the approach to handling market falls will slowly evolve for each one of us. Now while I don't claim have a perfect solution, here are few strategies … Continue reading 3 ways to make sure this stock market correction is not wasted?

What no one told you about the mind blowing mid and small cap returns

Lately, I have been receiving a lot of mails on whether this is the right time to invest in mid and small caps. The reason why some of you think I might be able to predict is because of this earlier warning that I had given during January in my post - Seat Belts, Condoms … Continue reading What no one told you about the mind blowing mid and small cap returns