The Kerala flood revealed old share certificates! This is how I converted them to Demat form

This time on reader story, we have an account of old share certificates revealed by the Kerala flood and how FB group Asan Ideas for Wealth admin Ashal Jauhari, helped a reader (who prefers anonymity) convert them into Demat form. More such stories from the archives: How I transferred my home loan from LICHFL to…

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Reader Journey: “My financial goals are big, but here is why I am not worried!”

“Reader story” is a series where we feature the money management journey of freefincal readers. This week Rakesh Gurbani explains how he got his life in order and is ready to take on his financial goals with confidence. You can access the full archive of all past posts. If you are interested in sharing your story,…

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We lost sleep after using a retirement calculator! This is how we recovered

Most of us would take an instant liking to those who ask intelligent, logical questions. If they are (much) younger than you, it is also both exhilarating and inspiring at the same time. Sandeep Bondili is one such young earner from the Facebook group, Asan Ideas for Wealth. Impressed by his approach to money management, I…

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An investor’s mid-life crisis: the dilemma of delayed financial gyan

Many 35-40+ investors face a crisis: they realise need for equity in the portfolio but have a huge fixed income corpus. In this guest post, Ananth, a member of FB group, Asan Ideas for Wealth discusses how one can handle this problem. Ananth made this important observation in response to this video: I started investing late,…

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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,…

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