Some time ago, I wrote an article about the famed 1%, suggesting it all depends on how you measure it and some of you may even be part of it! The 1% means different things in different contexts. Apathy Ends wrote a post titled Can you do 1% better showing how even a small increase in […]
We all have to live somewhere. We also need a roof over our heads. Even before the buy vs. rent argument enters the picture, what’s even more important is the allocation you give to your housing expense as a percentage of your income. The math of compounding works in such a way that the early […]
Today is the last working day of a 29-year young professional in my team. A month ago, he walked into my office with a long face and with timid words, he said he wanted to quit his job. He was an above-average performer, and was clearly competent in his job. While I could […]
The following is a guest post from Grant Swann. While we are in the midst of our investment series on Dividends vs Index, this post addresses a basic question on why to even bother investing. Since a shocking 80% of the millennial generation don’t invest, fundamental topics like these serve as guidance for millennials and a reminder for the rest of […]
The following is a guest post from my friend Ethan. Given the retirement crisis, learning how to handle setbacks in personal budgets is relevant to many. I hope you find it useful.
Effective budgeting typically lies at the core of a successful, long-term financial strategy. Whether it is a relatively informal register of income and expenses, or a detailed, categorical log of household cash flow, keeping track of your money increases financial security.