Aparna Aggarwal

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Why We Give (to Charitable Purposes)

One of the best jobs that you can give to your money? Improving the lives of others, right? However, most charities still struggle to raise enough …

The Complete Guide to Passive Income

Do you remember the childhood parable of the hen that laid golden eggs every morning? To refresh your memory, a poor man in a village suddenly comes …

Book Club - The Intelligent Investor

When asked who’s the world’s greatest and best-known investor, the answer is mostly unanimous with the name of Warren Buffet. However, when Warren …

Important Money Reviews That You Must Do

If it’s important, it’s on our mind. We will make systems for it, be efficient about it and track it diligently. This blog is important to me, making …

The Complete Guide to Financial Independence

One of the very popular acronyms in the Personal Finance blogosphere today is FIRE – standing for Financial Independence Retire Early. So, there are …

What do you work for? Passion or Money?

If ever there was a loaded question ever, it has to be this one – what do you choose while choosing your profession? Passion or money.<p>Trust me, it’s …

Basic Guide to Stocks

Since the time I have started blogging, little over 6 months back, I was pretty determined not to let any Monday, Wednesday or Friday go post-less. I …

Best Money Quotes

As I mentioned in my earlier post, I am on holiday. While I thought being away from work would mean higher productivity for EM, sadly that hasn’t …

What My 6 yo Nephew Taught Me About Our Money Instincts

I have been fortunate to have been spending some quality time with my six (or six and one quarter, as he now puts it) year old nephew. On my holiday, …

Book Club - Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide to Money

Another Friday and another book. This time I finally read a book by one of the really famous money guys – Dave Ramsey! However, since debt is not the …

Why Women Don't Negotiate Their Salary

It’s that time of the year again when the office is beset by rumors, whispers and overall a lot of anxiety. For a long time now, April to me has …

7 Things I don't Like Spending Money On

Since the time I have been in the personal finance blogosphere, one thing I have tried hard to adopt is a conscious spending of my money. I am not …

Follow Friday - Frugalwoods

It is probably the season of book releases in the world of Personal Finance Blogs. One of the most talked about, heatedly discussed book for some …

Women Give 2018

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use. – Gamaliel …

The Complete Guide to Home Loans

One of the biggest and most popular financial products which actually has the might and the size to shake economies is Home Loan. Any rate change for …

Book Club - The Little Book That Builds Wealth

The book that I picked up to talk about today is – The little book that builds wealth. The sub-title of the book puts forth what you can expect from …

Womens' Day Special - Why Women Must Manage Money

Women’s week has commenced. As a person, I have always found these “days” sort of ridiculous. My reasoning – so, women do not matter rest of the 364 …

Personal Finance

Women's Day Special - How I Plan My Finances

While it’s easy to say – manage your money, or plan your money better, sometimes the best way to really set into action is knowing how some people do …

Personal Finance

A Complete Guide To Loans

My first ever intensive brush with a financial product was with, as you guessed it, loans. I was a marketer for Home and Car Loans. I was fortunate …

Personal Finance

The Need to be Financially Organised

I have a habit I am not very proud of. I am cluttered, which can lead to carelessness as well.<p>So, my desk at work is always strewn with papers, …

Personal Finance

Women's Day Special - Change your story

<i>“Do you wait for things to happen, or do you make them happen yourself? I believe in writing your own story.”</i><br>― Charlotte Eriksson<p>We all have a …

Personal Finance

Book Club - Think And Grow Rich

Whatever your mind can conceive and believe it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill<p>Think and Grow Rich is probably the definition of a timeless book. …

5 Experiences I Want My Money To Buy

Oh, this blog baby of mine is growing fast. Before I realised, I am now writing blog post no. 50!<p>It has not been easy to keep up with this habit of …

7 Things To Do When The Stock Bubble Bursts

Bull markets are born on pessimism, grown on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria. The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to …

Book Club - Warren Buffet Speaks

Warren Buffet is undeniably the world’s greatest investor. For long, he has been one of the richest people in the world and it is all through the …

What does Budget 2018 hold for the Middle Class Salaried?

If I had to answer that question in one word, the answer would be – nothing. No, really the Union budget 2018 means nothing for the salaried middle …