Stay poor, stay optimistic!

My dear fellow and aspiring entrepreneurs,

The ongoing state of valuations, apparent drying-up of VC funds, and the rising murmurs of the startup bubble bursting are enough to put one through the five stages of grief. We are entering a new phase of startups in India – a ‘self-realisation’ phase that was preceded by ‘doubt’, ‘exuberance’ and ‘vanity’.

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Saving money as emergency fund. How to plan & invest? With real world scenario

Let’s start from the very beginning on how emergency funds saved us from a dire situation.

To my naïve 10-year-old eyes, the sight of those white crisp envelopes that came out every month from my mother’s cupboard was sheer joy. It meant it was the day that I can feel important and go about doing things adults do – Count Money! Continue reading “Saving money as emergency fund. How to plan & invest? With real world scenario”