How compounding can work against you?

Compounding can work wonders for your financial life. But, there is a catch. This assumes that you are prudent and wise with your money. Unfortunately, most of us aren’t. And this is a perfect way to make compounding work against you. Advertisements Advertisements

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How much money is needed to achieve partial financial Independence in India?

Partial financial independence is a good first step towards complete financial independence (and early retirement, if that interests you!). Getting your numbers and assumptions right is a good first step towards it. This number may be different for different people based upon current savings, expenses, planned major expenses/ life goals and planned “life after partial financial independence”.

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How much money is needed to be financially independent in India?

How much money is needed to be financially independent? It depends primarily upon your lifestyle needs and financial goals. Someone with an extremely frugal lifestyle and no major financial goals would need less. For someone with an extremely lavish & flashy lifestyle, nothing would suffice.

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10 reasons why people take personal loans

Running short of cash and the need is immediate? Dan’t worry, there is always a personal loan in the offing. Personal loans are, of late, not too difficult to access if you have a relatively stable source of income. In fact lot of banks & NBFCs have made a good business out of selling personal […]

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10 lifestyle traps that you should be wary of

Chasing lifestyle may be good for your self esteem, but chasing it indiscriminately without worrying much about your finances can soon put you on the road to financial doom. Unfortunately, this can happen even if you have lot of money to begin with. It is not uncommon to hear of celebrities occasionally going bankrupt. Isn’t […]

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Chasing partial financial independence

Partial financial independence is a life stage wherein your investments can take care of your basic day to day expenses, but this amount is way short of what you may need to take care of your expenses over your lifetime.

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How to make best use of credit cards in India

Credit cards can be an amazing tool to manage your finances, get good deals and some excellent rewards. All you need to do is understand some credit card hacks and be on lookout for deals! However, before starting on how can you make the best use of credit cards, you need to be sure if […]

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Expenses that can set your financial plans back

It is good to have a financial plan. It enables you to have financial resources ready when you may need them. At the same time, it enables you adapt your lifestyle in alignment with the desired goals. But the ride is not always as straightforward as the excel sheets with projected expenses & rate of […]

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Are you in a virtual debt trap?

Have you ever been in a situation where you have savings to buy something, but choose to buy it taking the loan/ EMI route? If the answer is NO, you are hopefully taking a right approach towards your financial life. If the answer is YES, then you are in a virtual debt. And you are […]

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