Category: Life Insurance
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…
Retirement Portfolio, Holistically.
“Retirement is great but only if you have a lot to retire on and a lot to retire to.” #LifeAfterFI. I have written many short notes, hacks, and calculations about retirement and life thereafter. Today I felt the need to compile them and give them a fresh POV like old wine in a new bottle.…
Value Investing Starts With Value Search
“The secret to investing is to figure out the value of something – and then pay a lot less.”– Joel Greenblatt Deep inside the “Greed, Impatience, Shortcuts, I know everything, and Low-life” you won’t be able to find value. We need to drop them and move to better qualities to be able to shine in the…
Insurance is a subject matter of solicitation, Seriously?
“Insurance is a subject matter of solicitation”: Says IRDA.Which essentially means that insurance has to be requested or asked for (by an Earning Individual), not sold by an Advisor or Firm. This is one the reasons that thousands of Indians die without protecting their beloved family with an Adequate Insurance Cover. This is not just…