6 Simple Ways to Stay Ahead of Debt

Staying out of debt should be your paramount obsession. It has become mine over the last few years. Last year, a personal situation left my financial plans in tatters. The unpredictable nature of life had hit me in the face. The only reaction I could think of, while still reeling under the impending demands, was … Continue reading 6 Simple Ways to Stay Ahead of Debt


The Richest Man in Babylon

Have you ever been to a movie that you had heard a lot about, and finally, when you did get to watch it, it left you wondering what the hype was all about. I was left with more or less the same dissonance after reading 'The Richest Man in Babylon'. One of my senior colleagues … Continue reading The Richest Man in Babylon

Your Money and Your Brain

Even prior to reading ‘Your Money and Your Brain’, I had been an avid fan of Jason Zweig and his work. I found his commentaries in the revised version of Benjamin Graham's investing classic – 'The Intelligent Investor' (Harper Collins, 2003) – highly educative and insightful. According to his website http://www.jasonzweig.com, Zweig is a senior … Continue reading Your Money and Your Brain

Beating the Street

Now, I won't put this book in the same category as, perhaps, Benjamin Graham's masterpiece: 'The Intelligent Investor'. Where Graham's book was more academic in nature and started from the bottom up, Lynch's book is for informed investors. At least those investors who know the ropes of the stock market.