Ebook: Young earners guide to money management

Published: September 20, 2015 at 5:10 pm

Last Updated on December 30, 2015

Here is a compilation of selected posts from the young earner category, meant as a ‘getting started’ money-management guide.  I have not made any attempt to connect the posts, but I hope the sequence should make enough sense for the reader to introspect about money management and enumerate the necessary steps to get started.

This ebook is meant as a prequel to the previously published, ebook on DIY personal money management

Starting Early

Contents

  1. How to manage money with an expensive lifestyle
  2. Tracking and managing expenses – priorities
  3. Looking for books on personal finance? Know what to look for first!
  4. Passive income requires ‘active’ management
  5. Personal finance essentials
  6. Financial fortification
  7. Terms of reference for money management
  8. How long does DIY personal finance take?!
  9. What is your financial comfort zone?
  10. How to choose the right financial product?
  11. The five I’s of personal finance
  12. Investment options for short-term goals
  13. The young earners guide to mutual fund investing
  14. Mutual fund Do’s Don’ts and Myths
  15. Minimalist portfolio ideas
  16. Turnkey mutual fund solutions
  17. PPF of ELSS? Where should I invest to save tax?
  18. Do not invest Rs. 1.5L lakh in PPF!
  19. To buy or to rent? That is the question.
  20. What percentage of my monthly income should my home loan EMI be?
  21. Simple ways to protect out online privacy
  22. Should gold be part of our long-term portfolio?
  23. A checklist and calculator (link!) for early retirement in India
  24. Do not let a retirement calculator get you down!

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