P V Subramanyam

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14 money lessons to create wealth

14 money lessons to create wealth

Rediff.com23 Sep 2016

This is a post that should be read by all those above 23. If you did not read this at 23, then read it now.

It's time to say 'bye' to your money advisor, when...

It's time to say 'bye' to your money advisor, when...

Rediff.com30 Aug 2016

You start hearing financial jargons and promises of the moon from him

Planning to buy a new house? Terrible idea!

Planning to buy a new house? Terrible idea!

Rediff.com19 Jul 2016

If you are in your 20s, renting out an apartment and under pressure from parents and peers to buy that dream home, just make these solid arguments to tell them why it just doesn't make any sense!

10 questions to ask BEFORE you invest

10 questions to ask BEFORE you invest

Rediff.com13 Jul 2016

Ignore these and you will end holding duds

Why are the youth not investing today?

Why are the youth not investing today?

Rediff.com8 Jul 2016

Do you want a blunt answer? My experience tells me that the greatest challenge to overcome is inertia -- not resources or understanding. Get off your butt and make that first investment, advises P V Subramanyam.

4 investment mistakes that result in losses

4 investment mistakes that result in losses

Rediff.com1 Jul 2016

Most of the investing risk comes from the amazingly wrong, stupid, egoistic assumptions that we make. Here are four of them...

Brexit vs you: 20 simple questions

Brexit vs you: 20 simple questions

Rediff.com28 Jun 2016

If you have answers to these, you need not worry about Britain's exit from the European Union, Raghuram Rajan's exit from the Reserve Bank of India or Narendra Modi's chances of re-election in 2019; your financial future will be safe, says P V Subramanyam

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

We can hope that some of the benefits of the rural spending - on irrigation, roads, etc -- will spur rural demand and improve rural productivity, says P V Subramanyam.

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

We can hope that some of the benefits of the rural spending - on irrigation, roads, etc -- will spur rural demand and improve rural productivity, says P V Subramanyam.

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Less of 'India Inc', more of a 'Bharat' Budget

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

We can hope that some of the benefits of the rural spending - on irrigation, roads, etc -- will spur rural demand and improve rural productivity, says P V Subramanyam.

9 personal finance mistakes to avoid

9 personal finance mistakes to avoid

Rediff.com8 Jan 2016

All of us have made these mistakes, so let's begin by seeing how many of them we can avoid/minimise...

Should you worry about the US Fed rate hike?

Should you worry about the US Fed rate hike?

Rediff.com15 Dec 2015

The Fed has prepared the world very well for a rate hike. In fact the market may have priced in a 25 basis points increase. So if the increase is 50 basis points, the reaction could be stunning, but a 25 basis points rise is not likely to have any great impact, says P V Subramanyam.

Why you should not default on your home loan EMI

Why you should not default on your home loan EMI

Rediff.com27 Jun 2015

If you default, the bad behaviour stays in your credit report for a very long time

Are you a successful investor?

Are you a successful investor?

Rediff.com26 Jun 2015

Find out if you do these 6 things to become one

6 sure ways to lose money

6 sure ways to lose money

Rediff.com20 Jun 2015

And they all stem from over confidence!

9 signs you are getting bad money advice

9 signs you are getting bad money advice

Rediff.com14 Jun 2015

If your Independent Financial Adviser throws all this at you, FLEE... :-)

The stock market is simple to understand

The stock market is simple to understand

Rediff.com12 Jun 2015

If you simply understand that you do not understand the sock market, that will be a favour. A big favour...

So, where will be the Sensex on April 1, 2016?

So, where will be the Sensex on April 1, 2016?

Rediff.com9 Apr 2015

The short answer, as usual, is I don't know. But this is what could happen in the next one year...

5 reasons why Indians don't like medical insurance

5 reasons why Indians don't like medical insurance

Rediff.com4 Apr 2015

We are sure you will agree with these reasons!

3 dangerous investing beliefs that could ruin you financially

3 dangerous investing beliefs that could ruin you financially

Rediff.com2 Apr 2015

Surely you have heard them many times over... P V Subramanyam tells you why they are dangerous

5 major mistakes investors make

5 major mistakes investors make

Rediff.com30 Mar 2015

Investor mistakes are just too many and to me everything looks major. P V Subramanyam tells a few that bother and bug him as an investment advisor.

Why investing in stocks is so difficult!

Why investing in stocks is so difficult!

Rediff.com29 Mar 2015

No one is right all the times. Recognising the market signals is a very important part of your portfolio creation, says P V Subramanyam

Nifty@9k: Should you be greedy or fearful?

Nifty@9k: Should you be greedy or fearful?

Rediff.com4 Mar 2015

Let us UNDERSTAND one very important thing. We are in a sweet spot as far as returns are concerned.

How to identify wrong advice

How to identify wrong advice

Rediff.com28 Feb 2015

When you get advice from somebody you are hardly in a position to tell whether it is in YOUR interest, right? Well, here are some tips!

In PICS: India Bike Week 2015

In PICS: India Bike Week 2015

Rediff.com26 Feb 2015

On February 20 and 21 more than 12,000 riders and bike enthusiasts rode cross-country to Goa to celebrate the spirit and lifestyle of the Indian Biking community. Here's what happened at the annual bikers' meet at Vagator.

7 reasons why you should invest in mutual funds

7 reasons why you should invest in mutual funds

Rediff.com16 Feb 2015

Why should I invest in mutual funds? Why cannot I invest in equities directly? Here are 7 simple reasons

What HR professionals should know about money

What HR professionals should know about money

Rediff.com9 Feb 2015

Though it may be anecdotal, there are some HR people who cannot reconcile their own salary from a CTC to take home!

Investing in stocks? Learn volatility first

Investing in stocks? Learn volatility first

Rediff.com1 Feb 2015

If you have to make money in equities, you need to understand volatility and try to make it your friend, says P V Subramanyam

Value investing is difficult because...

Value investing is difficult because...

Rediff.com29 Jan 2015

All investors are value investors. Or they at least like to believe this. So let us see why VI is so difficult to achieve, even though philosophically it is easy to understand.

BORROWING to buy an asset? Don't!

BORROWING to buy an asset? Don't!

Rediff.com25 Jan 2015

However, if you do borrow for say buying a house -- most people do -- do not be in a hurry to repay the loan. Take a loan at a young age and keep it on for the whole period.

Want to be wealthy? Avoid these simple money mistakes

Want to be wealthy? Avoid these simple money mistakes

Rediff.com15 Jan 2015

Many people like words like wealth creation, equity, SIP, etc. It does not mean they understand the whole process is not so difficult. Neither is it so easy. Here are some mistakes people make with their investments

Are Indians over-insured?

Are Indians over-insured?

Rediff.com8 Jan 2015

Are you surprised at this title? Well, then read on to find out the truth...

Investments resolutions for 2015

Investments resolutions for 2015

Rediff.com2 Jan 2015

Yes, you need them: to complete the resolutions that you had made in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. There is no point in making new resolutions if you have not lived up to the previous resolutions, right?

Year-end reminder: Some investing common sense

Year-end reminder: Some investing common sense

Rediff.com28 Dec 2014

Simple, sharp and witty... P V Subramanyam offers 12 mantras to become a successful investor

4 silly reasons why people don't invest in stocks

4 silly reasons why people don't invest in stocks

Rediff.com23 Dec 2014

Except investing more and investing for a longer period mankind will do anything to increase its wealth.

11 reasons why people overspend

11 reasons why people overspend

Rediff.com14 Dec 2014

A list of what I have seen and what I think. If you agree with this post and have many reasons of your own, please share them with us!

Investing in stocks is always profitable, but...

Investing in stocks is always profitable, but...

Rediff.com7 Dec 2014

...is not always easy. Here's why!

Can you afford a new car?

Can you afford a new car?

Rediff.com29 Nov 2014

Here's a checklist to find exactly that!

Should you pay off your loan or invest for retirement?

Should you pay off your loan or invest for retirement?

Rediff.com27 Nov 2014

Look at the pros and cons of both the options and take a decision yourself!

5 simple investment tips that work! ALWAYS

5 simple investment tips that work! ALWAYS

Rediff.com15 Nov 2014

These are old nuggets which have been dished in the past. repeating them and frankly do not care if you do follow or not.

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