Category: Finance and money

Women are Smart Savers : Tips to become Smart Investors Too

Women have always been smart savers, kitty parties, chit funds, money in that small shoe box were all smart savings techniques that our mothers have been using over the years.  Mothers have quietly passed on these saving habits to their daughters over the years. Sadly as the markets have matured and better investment avenues have come the saver mothers have not really migrated to being investor mothers! Savings and investments are not two sides of the same coin but two different coins with very different outcomes Picture the following: there are two friends both 30 years old both save Rs 10,000...

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Why is personal finance more important for women?

The feminist in me cries hoarse “men and women are same”! However when it comes to finances there are glaring differences which should not be ignored. Many of these challenges are an outcome of our changing socio-economic fabric. Let’s talk about them Income Disruption Out of my close group of 5 friends, only 2 are currently working rest 3 are on a break to take care of their young children!  All of us boast of good education and until our children were born were quite focused on our careers. Given our society makeup, women are still considered as the primary...

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Money Gym by Women on Wealth

I was on the Women on Wealth WhatsApp list for close to a year without a clue as to who they are or what they do. So what’s new? Everybody wants to be rich and famous. Ok, at least rich. And everybody who is a coach, consultant, a healer has the answer to how to be rich or more “spiritually” how to attract abundance. What’s different was my question? And then one day early Feb this year I got a call from a woman who spoke to me about what the Money Gym program had done for her.  A...

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Know How to Invest your Small Monthly Savings.

While most of us hesitate in investing other than in the usual banking products, in case you would like to start small then mutual funds are a great option. Mutual funds might sound challenging but let me simplify them for you and also explain the simple tool of SIPs (Systematic investment plan), which is easy and convenient. A Mutual fund is a company that creates a pool of money from investors like us and then manages that pool by investing in Government securities, bonds, equity shares, and other financial instruments. All Mutual Funds schemes are registered with and regulated...

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Know the steps towards growing your Kid’s Piggy Bank

We sometimes wonder if we are on the right track when it comes to saving for our child’s future. It starts from the time they start their first steps at school. The cost of education is only rising day after day and we pray and hope that we have enough saved when it comes to their education- graduation & post graduation. After all, this can’t be compromised right? On my 16 years old’s birthday this year, it hit me- I have only 2 more years before he starts his graduation. Besides, the typical apprehension of my baby flying out...

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5 Financial Tips for Married Couples

‘Love is blind, but marriage opens your eyes.’ You’ll see the digital and the real world strewn with quotes like this. Is marriage really so infamous or the myopic view of life being an endless string of dates and movies is hampering the perception of a lifetime commitment. More often than not the romance ends when the couples face financial restrictions. Arguments brake out, bad blood is spread and the delicate thread of love is severed. To ensure that the rose tinted glasses never come off, here are a few tips to consider for managing your joint finances: Discuss...

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