5 Reasons Why People Lose Money In The Stock Market

Investing in stocks can seem really scary and intimidating especially when you hear personal experiences about losses. And yes, it does carry risk! However, avoiding these mistakes, educating yourself and doing research will substantially increase your likelihood for success. Just a note that I am a long-term investor that prefers stable and lower risk investments.Continue reading “5 Reasons Why People Lose Money In The Stock Market”

Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me

We can all agree that the last year has been crazy. The pandemic has affected every area of our lives, including our finances. I have learned so much about myself and my money habits and decided to reflect on this. Here are three money lessons that COVID-19 has taught me! 1. The importance of cashContinue reading “Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me”

Why You Need an Emergency Fund

If you don’t have an emergency fund, you need to start working towards this right now! You’ll never hear me say this about anything else. Invest when you feel ready, buy real estate when you have the funds. However, creating an emergency fund is the opposite. You need an emergency fund now. Here’s why. WhatContinue reading “Why You Need an Emergency Fund”

How Much Should I Be Investing?

If you’re a new investor, this is one of the first questions you’ll ask yourself. Unfortunately, I will not be giving you a magic number of how much you should be investing weekly as there is no one right answer. However, I can help you figure this out. The amount invested depends on: Your financialContinue reading “How Much Should I Be Investing?”

8 Finance Tips Everyone In Their 20s Should Know

Your 20s financial habits can be incredibly powerful. Not only can you build life-long positive financial habits, but also take advantage of compounding through investing. Here are 8 tips that everyone in their 20s should know! 1. Develop a valuable skill (that makes you money!) This is one of the most important things to setContinue reading “8 Finance Tips Everyone In Their 20s Should Know”

Why I’ll Never Buy a New Car – Even If I’m a Millionaire

I would never buy a brand-new car, even when I become a millionaire. Why? Most new cars purchases are horrible financial decisions – especially when you’re young with a lower income. You may be thinking “I can easily afford the repayments” or maybe even “I can afford to buy it in cash, what’s the bigContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Buy a New Car – Even If I’m a Millionaire”

There’s no time like the present: Why you should invest now.

Predicting the constant changes in the value of investments is hard. If not entirely impossible. Yet, for some reason, we all try to pretend that we know what’s going to come next. This is probably based in some irrational sub-human requirement to be the best, and the richest – in a primal attempt to comeContinue reading “There’s no time like the present: Why you should invest now.”

How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?

Investing is not a get-rich-quick scheme. Investing will make you a millionaire – but it takes a lot of time. If you invested $10,000, investing $1,250 weekly – you’d become a millionaire within 10 years. But, let’s be honest. Investing that much money weekly isn’t feasible for most of us. Plus, while it would beContinue reading “How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?”

5 Things To Know Before Investing

Don’t we all wish we could back in time? Here are 5 things I wish I could tell myself before I started investing! 1. Investing is easy – saving money is hard. You don’t need to be good at maths, a charting expert or some kind of finance genius. It’s pretty simple – don’t beContinue reading “5 Things To Know Before Investing”

All About Gold Investment

As a South Asian, I’ve always been a fan of gold as an investment. Why Invest In Gold? If offers excellent diversification benefits – gold is one of the few assets that which has a negative correlation with shares during market downturns. Having multiple assets with different correlations helps minimise risk in your portfolio, increasingContinue reading “All About Gold Investment”