One of the frustrations of managing money is the need to review investments ever so often.

Several clients ask me “Can’t I just invest in some good stocks and forget about it?”

They are, no doubt, driven partly by the anecdotes of folks who bought a super-stock ages ago. …


Embassy REIT (best REIT in India) owns high end office space in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune most space taken by IT companies , they hold offices even under lockdown so the company receives rent. The company will distribute about 6–7% yield dividends at today’s prices, about 310 a unit…

When we speak to clients about their money, they express various levels of fear: Unease. Dismay. Worry. Dread. Distress. Alarm. Panic.

And these fears are not about one single thing. Money creates anxiety in various ways.

“Is my money safe?”

Some conversations are explicit about fear. Where is my money invested? Can it be…

Sarika is in her late 30s. Single and with no plans to marry.

She says she is clueless about money.

She does not know how to invest it. She finds the financial markets confusing. She does not trust her banker, broker, or chartered accountant. …

The Bible tells the story of a rich man who goes away for a while. And leaves his money in the care of his servants.

When the master returns, he asks his servants to account for the money he had left with them.

Now two of the three servants had…

The young folk at Hindu College organised a panel discussion on financial literacy.

But I suspect it was a crashing bore for them. And the fault lies squarely with us panelists.

As the eminent Tamal Bandyopadhyay, one of the panelists, lamented “you have no money, what do I tell you’.

Elon Musk tweeted:

Why did he say this?

To understand what Elon said, you need to know about GameStop.

GameStop is a US company that sells video games. They have over 5,000 stores across malls in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.

It is a business that is on the way out…


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