Eat only when hungry and invest only where necessary

If you start searching for the right diet to lose weight, you might be surprised at the number of opposing theories and options available: “eat no fruit”; “eat only fruit”; “eat no carbs”, “eat the right carbs”, “eat no fat”, “eat the right fat”, ” count calories”, ” don’t count calories”. Makes you wonder if there is any method to such regimes. read more

Business Lessons From The Mummy; Split; King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Here are some important business lessons from the box office collections of three movies released this year: The Mummy, Split and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. As a movie buff, I am also a box-office receipts buff and all money information is from www.boxofficemojo.com (as on June 28th 2017).

Announcement: As readers may know freefincal has an automated stock analysis spreadsheet for Indian stocks. Now I have extended it to cover US stocks listed at NASDAQ/NYSE. Do share the link with those interested. read more

Want To Lose Weight? Eat More Fat!

A “delicious diet” need not be an oxymoron. It is possible to eat plenty of tasty food and yet lose weight! Here is an account of the vegetarian low carb, high fat, high protein diet that I am on. This has lead to a significant and rapid weight loss (for me) with practically no exercise.

This is a follow-up to: How I lost weight, gained it all back and lost it again! Members of Asan Ideas of Wealth may recall that I recently shared a TEDx talk on the subject (linked below). read more

Here Are 1001 Ways to Make More Money!

I asked the members of Facebook group Asan Ideas For Wealth to share details of how they are earning an extra income to supplement their main salaries. I received 100+ responses which make it seem like that there are definitely (at least a)  1001 ways to make more money if we tried. Here is this inspiring list.

I have excluded money from bonds fixed deposits and stock dividends for three reasons: (1) we need money to make that kind of money; (2) I could keep reinvesting that kind of money and redeem when I want (3) anyone who is planning for any goal will have a corpus from which such income can be generated. Many would disagree, but that is how I roll. read more

Confused About Money Decisions? Good News is Confusion Cannot Be Removed!

Are you one of those guys who has trouble making money decisions? Join the biggest club on Earth! I have some good news and some more good news for you. The good news is that everyone is confused about one thing or the other – that is a certainty! The more good news is that just as courage is not the absence of fear, clarity is not the absence of confusion. Hard as it may seem to believe, clarity is the acceptance of confusion because confusion can never be removed. read more