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.
Have you ever stumbled upon a solution to a problem that has been nagging you for years and felt like you’ve finally cracked the code? Back in 2018, I had such a moment. After being totally blindsided to the world of personal finance, I had finally, discovered how to manage my finances. I was never … Read moreHow I Got My Friend Interested In Personal Finance
It’s easy to assume that celebrities, with their larger than lifestyles and fat bank accounts, are also good with money. But having plenty of money doesn’t mean they know how to manage their cash flow or invest it properly. Many have struggled with advocating for themselves or negotiate the right pay or trusted the wrong people to manage their finances.
Alexander the Great was busy conquering the known world once, when he saw, on the banks of the Indus river in today’s Pakistan, a naked guy sitting in the Lotus position and contemplating the dirt. “Gymnosophists” (gumnos = naked, sophistes = philosopher) the Greeks called these men. We would call them yogis — as in Patanjali, say
In their famous book The Pragmatic Programmer, Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas talk about software craftsmanship and the importance of fixing the small problems in your code, the “broken windows” so they don’t grow into large problems. If you are from the software development background, I would highly encourage you to read this book. It’s one of the best programming books I have ever read in my career.
Have you ever looked at your decisions in the past and wondered, “What was I thinking?” It’s very easy to beat yourself up for being stupid. But we all learn from our mistakes. Nobody gets to where they are without ever committing a mistake. I realized that shaming people for their money habits was no … Read moreWhy Shaming People For Their Money Habits Is A Bad Idea
I have already written earlier here how 2018 was one of the best years of our lives. This year changed our personal finances forever. Do you want to know how to double your net worth in 12 months? Let me share with you all the things we did to achieve that. We were able to … Read more5 Ways You Can Double Your Net Worth In 12 Months
We value simple things because they do all the things we need easily and none of the things we don’t. Simplicity is the key to happiness when it comes to personal finance. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo Da Vinci I have an uncanny knack of complicating things. I often equate complexity with sophistication. … Read morePersonal Finance – Why Simplicity Is The Ultimate Sophistication