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The Serious Money Show

Many in the investing world would have heard of Jim Cramer, the (in)famous host of the US CNBC show “Mad Money”. You would have too. If you have not, trust me you have not miss ….Read More

Destination, Co-Pilots, and Parachute Training

Imagine you are sitting in a comfortable private jet and heading to your destination… The jet is cruising at a certain altitude. Out of nowhere, someone sends this message to ….Read More

The Similarity between Dead and Stupid

Professor Feynman wrote, “When you are dead, you don’t know you are dead. It’s pain only for others. It’s the same thing when you are stupid.” Isn’t this brilli ….Read More

The Brandolini Principle

Did you know that there is a course titled “Calling Bullshit”, at the University of Washington? This is not a joke; I am serious!

News and Truths

What do you think the media reports? The News or The Truths. People report news or sometimes even creates news. They don’t report the truth. Because Truth is boring and h ….Read More

Everyone Else Is Doing It

Peer pressure is for kids, right? When teenagers do it, we call it dumb. But when we do it, we call it smart investing. Some even call it “research.” Here are some rea ….Read More

The Choice

We all have a choice to make. To get everything we want or to want everything we have. If you want everything you have, you are wealthy and free. But if you try to get ….Read More

ChatGPT and Investing

I don’t know if you noticed a small news item in some of the newspapers sometime last week. It described the experience of an investor with ChatGPT – the AI that is making all ….Read More

The Three Rules of Compounding

Charlie Munger said the first. Yours truly wrote the next two. The first rule of compounding is to never interrupt it unnecessarily. The second rule – Never forget the first r ….Read More

Inactivity, Right People and Flourishing

Last weekend, the investment world was all about one of the most successful people in the world of investing. You guessed it right – Warren Buffet and his company Berkshire Hatha ….Read More

About Amar Pandit

Amar is a CFA Charterholder from CFA Institute, Virginia, USA and a Certified Financial Planner. He is also an alumnus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Amar Pandit is the Founder of several companies that are making a Happy difference in the lives of people. His first one was “My Financial Advisor”, the happiest and best Private Wealth Management Firm that helps High Net worth Business Owners, Corporate Executives, Doctors and Celebrities to make smart and informed choices about money. He is currently the Founder of Happyness Factory, a world-class online investment & goal-based financial planning platform through which he aims to help every Indian family save and invest wisely. He is very passionate about spreading financial literacy and does so through his sharp and analytical columns published regularly in leading financial dailies, publications and portals. He is the author of 4 bestselling books (+ 2 more to release in 2020), 8 Sketch Books and 700 + columns for various newspapers such as Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, DNA, Hindustan Times, Mint, Indian Express and magazines. He has developed a board game “Financial Premier League" which is a fusion of cricket and personal finance. Besides this, he has developed Corporate Workshops on Financial Literacy and has developed the first financial literacy program for children between the age group of 5 and 12.

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Amar's Philosophy

It’s a myth that More Money = Happiness.
Yes, we have all heard that it is better to cry in a BMW than cry on the road. However, what matters at that point is that you are crying and unhappy. Your location is not relevant, you are just like the other person crying on the road. The point is that if “More Money = Happiness” were indeed true, the richest people would also be the happiest; the most seemingly beautiful and rich people would not be depressed.

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