Common financial mistakes by people in 30s

Once in 30s, you often look at career and social growth & this makes you susceptible to making several financial mistakes.. What are some common financial mistakes people make in their 30s?

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Rich, yet bankrupt!

What makes you rich – high income or savings? There are several examples of celebrities who are seemingly rich, yet bankrupt!

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Right questions to ask while choosing a financial advisor

When it comes to financial advisors, there is a lack of clarity on what financial planners do. Some of the common questions are – How much do they cost? What is the final product – a report and a set of actions points? Or do the advisors also manage the KYC, account opening and investing process? Here is a set of questions you should ask an advisor to figure out if they suit your needs.

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Does easy access to loans make things affordable to you?

Getting loans has never been easier. More and more banks, NBFCs and fintech startups are making it easier to access loans. Some promising loans with just click of few buttons. You can fulfill most of your needs via a loan, even if you are short on cash.

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Common mis-selling in financial products

Mis-selling in financial products – There is nothing new or uncommon in this. Yet we often fail to realize this – or realize it after it is too late! It is not uncommon to hear stories where people bought product because a friendly uncle or friend or bank’s relationship manager (RM) or investment adviser suggested. […]

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Good debt versus bad debt

Good debt versus bad debt – How do you differentiate? Typically good debt creates assets and bad debts create liabilities. But there is more to it. Sometimes your need at that point of time can classify debt as good or bad. Few other times, you can know only with benefit of hindsight!

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3 reasons why you need a financial plan

Financial planning is one of the first steps towards a healthy financial life. Yet very few of us have a financial plan in place. And even within this set, very few of us actually follow the plan. Here are some reasons why you need a financial plan!

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Calculate your daily cost of owning a car

Owning a car can mean many things to many people. For some it is a way to go from point A to point B, rather conveniently. Many other may view it as a symbol of success. For some it represents manifestation of an aspiration. However not all of us bother to calculate the cost of ownership of car.

How do you calculate the daily cost of owning of car?

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Finding difficult to save money? Follow these 7 steps!

Earning well, saving money and investing well are 3 pillars on which foundation of a good financial life can be made. However, lot of people, despite earning well, are unable to save money. One of the reasons is chasing a lifestyle which is expensive. Another reason for this is inability to control impulses and running out of money before realizing that you are out of money! What are the steps you can follow to save money, when you want to, but unable to, even though it may be under your control?

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