What Is a Bear Market, Its Causes and How to Invest in a Bear Market

Bear markets can be brutal. When stock prices fall and take your portfolio value with them, it can feel like the end of all that’s right in the world. But bear markets don’t need to be the annihilation they may appear. If you know what to expect and are properly prepared, you won’t suffer investment…

Common mistakes while choosing a personal loan

People prefer taking personal loans as they are easily available, quick processing, and have flexible options to offer. Today the personal loan can be taken for any purpose such as travel, child’s education, home improvement, and for many other things. Are you also planning to take a personal loan? Well, neither you are not the…

4 Arguments Why Lending Marketplaces Work for Lenders

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending, also known as lending marketplaces, has become all the rage over the past couple of years. Even in the area of commercial real estate where the stakes are much higher, P2P popularity has soared. Platforms designed for CRE are able to facilitate lending deals for anywhere between $100,000 and $100 million. Are…

Why Alternative Lending Works

Denial from a traditional lender is not a slammed door for small business owners and commercial investors. The surge in alternative lending has paved the way for borrowers to access essential funds to launch a startup or expand their business. Investment ventures are finding alternative lending possess several attractive benefits when compared to traditional funding…

How To Live off 35% of Your Income & Retire by 40

In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind of rigged. Research says that, on the whole, entrepreneurs aren’t the fearless, high-achieving heroes we imagine them to be….

3 Career Tips for Millennial Women

It’s official: millennials have already surpassed the number of Gen Xers in the workplace. By 2025, millennials (those born during or after the 1980s) will account for roughly 75% of the workforce. More than half of that number will be millennial women. Are you one of the millions of millennial women who will be starting…

The Most Crucial Thinking Skill – Inversion

The ancient Stoic philosophers like Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus regularly conducted an exercise known as a premeditatio malorum, which translates to a “premeditation of evils.” The goal of this exercise was to envision the negative things that could happen in life. For example, the Stoics would imagine what it would be like to lose…

Ashok Leyland, Gujarat Ambuja

Sold off the laggard Ashok Leyland. Though it might have grown over a period of time, the opportunity cost is a bit too much for me to hold on to. Also liquidated my final interest in Gujarat Ambuja Cements at a good 34% profit. Inspite of being quite bullish over the Infrastructure sector, i havent…