7 Habits of Successful Investors
7 Habits of Successful Investors according to me are listed here for you. This may or may not suit you as we all live in our own time and space. Some of the points may be outright outrageous. Some are impractical. Some definitely not my cuppa, you may feel all these. What I am penning…
Antony, Did You Live a Life?
Write a letter to your 100-year-old self. Living too long is a risk too. That is what I have learnt from the field of Insurance. I lived a life less ordinary. Been there done that kind. Have I done enough to live this long. Celebrating 100 years of life is no what I will be…
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.…
Unlearning Love to Love Again
What is the last thing you learned? Yesterday I was stupidHence I hurt you badly.Today I am wiseHence I hug you warmly.Tomorrow I will be invisibleHence I hate to say I don’t love you.
Detached to Get Attached
You’re writing your autobiography. What’s your opening sentence? That day the umbilical cord was detached from my mother only to get attached to millions of materials around me, I despise that.
Whose Recession is it anyway? My Thoughts and Notes
Never in the history of world affairs, there was an extensively documented economic slump for such a long period of time. Social media is the numero uno culprit in spreading minute details also in scary propositions It all started with Corona outbreak, world’s job loss data, current account deficit, depression, PMI contraction, ineffective US Administration,…
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…