Key ideas for successful investing

Pranesh Srinivasan, a close friend of mine, is an engineer working at Google building intelligent and super fast systems to answer all the world’s questions. Pranesh attended my value investing class, almost four years back, and that’s how I got introduced to him. Truth said I learned more about investing and other disciplines from him.…

Invest in yourself

What should I invest in, so that I am well prepared for retirement? It is a question that I get asked most often from my friends. My response to them is simple: Invest in yourself. Spend less than you earn. If you can stomach a drawdown of 50+ percent, then invest your savings in a…

Books I enjoyed reading in 2018

A journey to a thousand miles begins with one step. I published my first blog on The Joys of Compounding almost six years back. Today I am writing my 250th post. In it, I am sharing the name of the books that I enjoyed reading in 2018. Click here to read the rest.

On Scuttlebutt

I am continuing with my endeavor of listening to Berkshire AGM while commuting and before falling asleep. I wrapped up with 1998 today. The topics discussed in the AGM are multidisciplinary ranging from business, investing, learning, and life. I am enjoying it like a kid in the candy store. Last time I came across a…

HDFC

Let us time travel to 1970. You’re sitting on the shores of Marina Beach. You are 35 years old, self-employed, having a family with two kids. You are working hard and saving up money to construct a home. It might take a decade or two to realize your dream to own a home. Click here…