Have you ever set a goal or simply wished to pursue a long standing dream? Have you ever begun on a journey only to see your energy fizzle out, just in a few days or weeks? If yes, don’t feel dejected! You’re not alone! We’ve all been there. For most people it typically goes something … Read moreSo Close Yet So Far
Happy New Year to all readers of Grokking Money! It’s been over 3 months since I published an article on this blog. It has been quite hectic on the work front and I have hardly managed to catch some sleep, let alone find time to blog. I just returned from a vacation to India. It … Read moreHappy New Year and Reflections on 2019
The international money transfer industry, like many others, has transformed significantly since the turn of the last century. While this field was the domain of banks and a handful of high-street forex brokers in the past, it has witnessed a FinTech explosion of sorts in recent times. However, now that people have scores of options from which to choose, deciding which service provider to select might seem daunting. It does not have to be – provided you pay attention to a few simple aspects.
Have you ever wondered if the advice you are listening to aligns with your “worldview”? Are you listening to advice that arises out of a certain view of life that may not be in line with yours? How do you discern if the advice is still valid and applicable to you?
Let’s question some deeply perpetuated and popular opinions to see if they should be taken at face value.
I have written earlier that when it comes to personal finance why simplicity is the ultimate personification. Most of the complexity in your personal finance usually creeps in very gradually. If you don’t make efforts to declutter and perform regular housekeeping, you will soon find yourself owning isolated islands of accounts. You might wake up one day and realize how in the world did you reach there. You don’t want to spend your day worrying about tracking multiple accounts or remembering the due dates of multiple credit cards you own.