What is one word that describes you? Compassionate, Clever, Characterised, Common sensed, Commoner, Casanova, Camaraderie, Caring and Cash. Home, Happy, Holistic, Herculean, Her’s, Hateable, Hard-hitting, Hours, Happening, Hallelujah, Hip-hop, Holding and Hats. No bullshit, Never illogical, Not taking it for granted.
Shopping is Adaptive and Equally Therapeutic
Where would you go on a shopping spree? I would like to do that on the streets of Sri Lanka. This country has a lot to offer in terms of quality materials and value for money. It is vibrant and has plenty of Indian fashion imbibed in its culture. The hues and shades of Buddhism,…
You Are In The Wrong Profession
How has a failure, or apparent failure, set you up for later success? January of 2004. I walked into the medical shop of a 65 years old gentleman for soliciting an endowment policy. He demanded 50 years premium paying period. When I hesitated, he asked me about my education and background. I politely answered everything.…
What are your Credentials as Personal Wealth Manager
What is one question you hate to be asked? Explain. Sometimes I feel it is best left unanswered. After 2 decades in the financial industry and managing over ₹2 Bn in assets, should I care answering that? Probably not. Perseverance and Performance should speak in itself.
Bread Winners and Home Makers
There was a time when Men were called “Bread Winners” and Women were known as “Home Makers.” In the 21st century this is one of the most visible changes that is happening around us. Both the Women and Men are shouldering the “Family Building” process and in some cases the old saying is reversed making…
Think Bigger for You and Your Kids?
My team and I have been running an Investor Program called “Who wants to be a millionaire?” for the last decade. Many of my investors read my article and jumped onto that bandwagon and made it a reality albeit with difficulties in managing funds and believing in the process we spoke about. In the last weekend’s business briefing,…
Inflation, Taxes and Life – You can only give, never take
If inflation is an additional expense on your necessary items, then what are Taxes? If taxation is an additional expense on your necessary earnings, then what is Life? If life is an additional expense on your necessary happiness, then what Am I? We are puppets in the hands of Institutions, Regulations, Relatives, Friends and the…
Disabusing Delusions of 3Ns- Numbers, Nasdaq, and Nifty
Steadfast uncertainty has become a permanent part of our life. Almost every sane person started believing that there is a monster lurking around the corner to pounce on you to damage the tranquility of life. For the last 5 years, we have seen it all. The best part of this melee is our resolve to…