Assorted infographics on personal finance

 

I am a fan of Carl Richard's (Behaviour Gap) napkin drawings (who is not?!).  From time to time, I have thought of similar sketches but never got around to actually drawing them on my own napkin - Excel.  Here are few.

The whole point of such a sketch is that it should be self-explanatory. So I am not going to add much commentary. Do let me know what you think.

infographic-personal-finance-1

infographic-personal-finance-2

infographic-personal-finance-3

infographic-personal-finance-5
This is how the stock market actually behaves! (Source: Wikipedia)

This is how the stock market actually behaves!

Note: This is referred to as a bifurcation map and has a one-to-one correspondence to a something known as a Mandelbrot set.

This is how the financial system models the stock market!

Empirical Rule.PNG
"Empirical Rule" by Dan Kernler - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Commons.

Install Financial Freedom App! (Google Play Store)

Install Freefincal Retirement Planner App! (Google Play Store)

book-footer

Buy our New Book!

You Can Be Rich With Goal-based Investing A book by  P V Subramanyam (subramoney.com) & M Pattabiraman. Hard bound. Price: Rs. 399/- and Kindle Rs. 349/-. Read more about the book and pre-order now!
Practical advice + calculators for you to develop personalised investment solutions

Thank you for reading. You may also like

About Freefincal

Freefincal has open-source, comprehensive Excel spreadsheets, tools, analysis and unbiased, conflict of interest-free commentary on different aspects of personal finance and investing. If you find the content useful, please consider supporting us by (1) sharing our articles and (2) disabling ad-blockers for our site if you are using one. We do not accept sponsored posts, links or guest posts request from content writers and agencies.

Blog Comment Policy

Your thoughts are vital to the health of this blog and are the driving force behind the analysis and calculators that you see here. We welcome criticism and differing opinions. I will do my very best to respond to all comments asap. Please do not include hyperlinks or email ids in the comment body. Such comments will be moderated and I reserve the right to delete  the entire comment or remove the links before approving them.

14 thoughts on “Assorted infographics on personal finance

  1. Nithin

    Returns vs risk is linear only up to a certain risk. Post that risk limit, returns saturate. This was observed in some post here a long time back. Nevertheless, it's an excellent first degree model.

    Reply
  2. Nithin

    Returns vs risk is linear only up to a certain risk. Post that risk limit, returns saturate. This was observed in some post here a long time back. Nevertheless, it's an excellent first degree model.

    Reply

Do let us know what you think about the article