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Hi, My name is Pattabiraman and this is my website. I am an associate professor of Physics at IIT, Madras. I was drawn into the world of personal finance by accident when I found myself in debt trying to handle a family medical emergency. That story is detailed here: The Financial Arrow of Time.
Trying to set my finances in order, I started making calculators for planning for financial goals. Freefincal was started as a repository of free personal financial calculators when I realised that many people wanted to use such calculators.
The site which is completely non-profit in nature has now grown into a blog which offers analytical tools, analysis, research, perspective and opinion on various aspects of personal finance.
A good chunk of my research along with nine online calculators are part of a new book that I have co-authored with PV Subramanyam (subramoney.com): You can be rich too with goal-based investing
The freefincal community comprises of readers, friends and well-wishers.
The community supports Do-it-yourself (DIY) investors manage their finances. It also supports financial advisory free from conflict of interest.
This is the logo of the site. It an inverted percentage symbol. The people represent the readers who support freefincal in various ways via constructive criticism. Some of them have been kind enough to support the site via a monetary contribution.
I along with Ashal Jauhari (Facebook group Asan Ideas for Wealth admin) and other invited speakers conduct not-for-profit investor workshops around the country.
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