The Road to Redemption: How I Overcame My Investment Mistakes

In this edition of the¬†reader story, Sanjoy shares his investment mistakes and lessons learned. In a previous article, he discussed the¬†Financial Lessons Learned During and After a PhD About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives for the benefit of readers. Some of the previous editions are linked…

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The system I use to draw income and spend after retirement securely

In this edition of the¬†reader story, we have an account of how a 55-year-old who retired recently securely draws an income and manages spending. About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives for the benefit of readers. Some of the previous editions are linked at the bottom of…

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How a couple reached their desired asset allocation after starting late

In April 2022, we met Arka and Rupali,¬†who are trying to balance their aspirations, like travelling and exploring new opportunities, with their quest for financial independence. They followed it up with a sequel in May 2023. This is part 3. About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives…

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How I Rebuilt My Finances After a Personal Tragedy

In April 2023, 31-year-old Abhineeth shared his plans for achieving financial independence and buying/constructing a decent house for his family. In his second audit, he shares how he rebuilt his finances after a personal tragedy. About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives for the benefit of readers….

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Never Too Late to start: How I became financially savvy at 40

We recently asked Facebook Group Asan Ideas for Wealth members to share their investment journey for our reader story section. Many members were kind enough to send their stories¬† – some already published and some in the pipeline. We received an interesting comment in response and requested the author – Shyamli, to send us an…

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Saving, Investing, and Running Marathons: My 25-year Journey to Financial Independence

In this edition of the reader story¬† we meet a geophysicist who shares his 25-year journey to financial independence that started with recurring deposits. About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives for the benefit of readers. Some of the previous editions are linked at the bottom of…

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My MF portfolio is worth six crores in spite of multiple mistakes

In this edition of the reader story, a reader who prefers anonymity explains why, despite making most mistakes in the book, his mutual fund portfolio is worth about six crores today. About this series:¬†I am grateful to readers for sharing intimate details about their financial lives for the benefit of readers. Some of the previous…

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