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Many people feel that the root cause of their financial worries is that they're making less money than they ought to be. However, very often, our problems are caused by poor money management, rather t...
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When you're in your 20s, having money feels great. Spending it feels even better. However, as time passes, we realise that money is more than a means to have fun. Managing it is actually hard work. Th...
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The moment I became financially independent, I started spending. Little did I know I had no training on how to spend. I think kids should be taught how to manage their finances in school! That should be the most important subject, not the Pythagorean theorem. It's like, "Hey kids, don't worry about your credit card bills as long as you know all about the complicated relationship between the sides of a triangle." I mean, what the actual f*ck!
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It's the time of new beginnings and new resolutions. So, how about starting off the New Year with conversations that can make a difference to your child's life in the long run? I am going to outline three conversations that you must have with your kids so that they understand the importance of good money habits early on in their lives.
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Section 80C of the Income Tax Act allows a deduction of certain investments and expenditures up to a maximum of Rs 1,50,000 from your gross total income in a given financial year. Here are the top tax-saving instruments of 2015 - if they've somehow slipped under your radar, perhaps you can resolve to give them a try in 2016.
first came across the idea of a money biography when I enrolled in a financial wellness program in Bangalore. I wasn't really sure if I was suitable for such a program - I was a mom who had been out of work for almost four years, with no steady income of my own and no savings whatsoever. As it turned out, there is no 'right' type of person for such a workshop, and I learned a lot. An exercise called a money biography was particularly revealing, because it mirrors our unconscious money habits by helping us identify influencing factors known as money scripts, career messages, and role models.