Budgets and Finance
- FUDGET – Nothing to do with Budget 2019 – Bala Blogs – An entertaining read about, what to look out for in a budget.
- Investor characteristics – Subra Money – Some of the traits to look out for in investors.
We come across scores of people who beg for your money. These people may seem rare to you but they are very common. It is natural for a salaried employee to run out of money within a month and need to beg with others will arise.… read more
When we operate on the internet, there are 2 basic questions about security. First is ‘are we dealing with the correct person?’. The Second one ‘is the communication channel being safe and free from eavesdropping?’. The question of dealing with the correct person is, therefore, part of endpoint security.… read more
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Certain Risk = Hajmati
Election after election, we commonly hear about goons getting elected. Nowadays the news columns are often filled with some politician’s child brandishing a gun in public. We get repulsed by this news and utter “politics is for goons”, and go about our business.… read more
Recently I received my brand new gaming chair. The chair was from a company called Greensoul. The chair is called the monster series. The gaming chair is often branded in bright colors and weird names by the manufacturers.… read more
It is common for people to suggest a student to study hard. The hard work is portrayed as a panacea for greatness. He is a rank student because he worked hard. He is a successful entrepreneur because he worked hard in building the business.… read more
Oftentimes we come across “If you had invested X amount back in XXXX (enter year of your choice) you would have amassed Y amount by now”. This is the most common line used to sell financial products and investment ideas.… read more
Some days ago, there was an intense debate in AIFW on a Forbes Article. The Article was on how India is leaving behind rest of the world in adopting technologies to aid in governance. Since India Stack is resting primarily on Aadhar, its detractors immediately pounced on the article.… read more
Some days ago, A bad dream woke me up way early in the morning. In the dream, someone had done black magic to bring my family down. The people doing it were jealous of progress we had achieved.… read more
There was a philosophical discussion on AIFW yesterday. The discussion was about splurging by dependent. A father earns hard to put money into Sukanya Samriddhi Account, and daughter splurges that corpus (when she becomes eligible for withdrawal.… read more