Five Lessons From Dad You Can Use To Attain Financial Freedom!

Come June 17 and the world will celebrate Father’s Day! Of course, a day won’t suffice to bring to the fore what your dad means to you. However, looking back at what dad has taught you over the years in his inimitable style would help you pave your way to good financial health. Probably, the best way to make your dad happy on the occasion of Father’s Day is to let him know that you still adhere to what he has taught you. Here are five lessons your dad has taught you, and, which, you can use to attain financial freedom. Continue reading

Things you need to prepare yourself to retire in your 50s!

When is the right time to hang up your boots? Your parents being government employees never had to plan it. Retirement was something that happened to them inevitably. Times have changed. Today, you have more authority on deciding the course of your life. Let’s take a look at your life. You are in your 20’s or 30’s, you have a well-paying job and a lifestyle to match with.  You work hard and play harder. Your prospects in life look bright and shiny. You are content and happy. And your plan is to retire in your fifties and go to the Bahamas once in a year, or walk your dog through the pristine beaches of Goa, or just sit at home catching up with all the reading you have missed over the years. Of course, you can do it but do you have a plan? The one that equips you to handle your financial requirements fittingly in the years when you’re just going to sit back and enjoy.

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Things you should get right while buying your Life Insurance

“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life” ~ Suze Orman
When it comes to insurance, ‘the sooner the better’ mantra acquires great relevance. So, without wasting the precious time, let’s come to the point. And, mind you, it’s not even about ‘should you insure or not? The question ought to be what are the insurance policies you need? Once you ask yourself the question, a foundry of questions will spring forth. Like what should be the insurance amount, the tenure, and so on. There’s a spectrum of policies that you can pick from today but the most important one is still the Life Insurance.

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Children grow lightning fast, expenses follow suit

You still remember the day when you held your bundle of joy in your hands. You were in tears, of joy. Today, your child is your life. You come back home after a tiring day at work. But your little one’s smile cheers you up instantly. What joy it is to have a child around! Of course, you have plans for him/her. But are they concrete? Have you charted the plans considering the uncertainties tomorrows could hold? Is your answer a confident yes? Or a casual shrug of the shoulders is all you have for one? Whatever the case may be, here are a few points that would help you get the bigger picture. Continue reading