How I selected a health insurance policy

In this post, Niten Kapoor discusses how he selected a health insurance policy. In my previous article on health insurance, I had invited readers to compare policies as guest posts. Niten agreed to write about how he compared policies and selected one. This is part of Re-assemble - a series on the basics of money management … Continue reading How I selected a health insurance policy

How Ashal & Banking Ombudsman helped get my money back from a failed credit card payment

This is an account of how a member of Facebook group Asan Ideas for Wealth(AIFW), - let us call her Jenna - got her money back after a failed credit card payment with the help group admin Ashal Jauhari and the banking ombudsman. Although the circumstance of the failed transaction discussed below is not common, … Continue reading How Ashal & Banking Ombudsman helped get my money back from a failed credit card payment

How I transferred my home loan from LICHFL to SBI and saved 12 Lakhs!

In this edition of "reader story", Ravi Kiran describes his experience of procuring a home loan from LIC Housing Finance (LICHFL) and then transferring it to SBI, thereby saving over Rs. 12 Lakh in interest. UPDATE: MD and CEO of MF Utility, V Ramesh will be joining Ashal and me at the PUNE DIY Investor … Continue reading How I transferred my home loan from LICHFL to SBI and saved 12 Lakhs!

Reader Story: Are you sure you can be a DIY investor?

This is a guest post by Butun Mohapatra. When he posted his experience with a SEBI registered fee-only financial planner at FB group, Asan Ideas for Wealth, Vivek Vishwanathan suggest that it be published here. Butun immediately agreed and turned in a draft in just a few hours! Let us find out what Butun wants us … Continue reading Reader Story: Are you sure you can be a DIY investor?

Reader Story: Arise, Awake and DIY!

This is a guest post by one of the earliest freefincal readers, Anish Mohan.  In 2001, Anish, a profound believer in Swami Vivekananda abandoned his romance for communism and took up a job in the Indian software industry, where he witnessed the good days of post-liberalisation era, punctuated with events of the 2008 global crash. In … Continue reading Reader Story: Arise, Awake and DIY!