How to create your own financial freedom plan – Paisa Vaisa Podcast Part 2

I was invited as a guest on the Paisa Vaisa Podcast hosted by Anupam Gupta, a CA and equity research consultant. The podcast was co-hosted by CFP Anees Rao. In the first part, we had defined what exactly is financial freedom, why it is for everyone and why we need to replace conventional notions of retirement and pension … Continue reading How to create your own financial freedom plan – Paisa Vaisa Podcast Part 2

Why we need to forget about “pension after retirement” & focus on “financial freedom” – Paisa Vaisa Podcast Part 1

I was invited as a guest on the Paisa Vaisa Podcast hosted by Anupam Gupta, a CA and equity research consultant. The podcast was co-hosted by CFP Anees Rao. In the first part, we discuss what exactly is financial freedom, why it is for everyone and why we need to replace conventional notions of retirement … Continue reading Why we need to forget about “pension after retirement” & focus on “financial freedom” – Paisa Vaisa Podcast Part 1

Should I Make More Money or Spend Less?

If you had to choose between making more money and spending less, what would you choose? "Wait a minute, why should I choose?", you ask? Good question! Let us find out if you have to make that choice (or do both) ! Now, I hate thumb rules because most of the popular ones are flawed … Continue reading Should I Make More Money or Spend Less?

Beware of incorrect assumptions while planning for early retirement (FIRE)

As mentioned earlier, I am running a series of posts on financial independence and early retirement (FIRE). In the first part, we considered a set of thumb rules for FIRE with a calculator and android app. In the second part, we shall consider some of the popular yet incorrect assumptions associated with early retirement. A new and … Continue reading Beware of incorrect assumptions while planning for early retirement (FIRE)

How tracking investments instead of expenses changed my life!

In this post, I write about how I went from tracking expenses to tracking systematic investments and how it changed the way I look at money and has taken me to financial independence within a decade of regular employment starting from a net worth of minus three lakhs (I was in debt). This post was … Continue reading How tracking investments instead of expenses changed my life!