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What should you be doing NOW?

I received a lot of love for my last Tuesday’s post “Uncomfortable Conversations with your Elderly Parents”. This week, I had planned on writing a post to build on this previ ….Read More

An Experiment with Labels

This is an experiment in Reframing, and I am curious to know what you think of it… Instead of calling equities or stocks, what if we started calling it Ownership (which it ess ….Read More

Uncomfortable Conversations with your Elderly Parents

Have you ever had a conversation with your parents (and siblings) about your parent’s finances?  We know how uncomfortable this drill can be for most people. Thus, we always do ….Read More

You will be blown away with this

Let me ask you a question. If you are a regular on WhatsApp, you should be able to get this as an image of this was widely circulated. You should even get this if you have read Jam ….Read More

History or Astrology (Who gets your Vote?)

Astrology is a very popular vocation as there will always be an unlimited supply of customers. In tough times like the ones, we are in, the demand is likely to be at all-time highs ….Read More

The Secret Sauce you need to be a Successful Equity Investor

Every person has in her/him to become an Owner of world class companies and create wealth. Every person is capable of doing this. Are we all able to become great investors? N ….Read More

The Con Artists have mastered the Art of Ripping us off

I received a very simple message the other day that I have reproduced as received NO GYM, No yoga, No Exercise Wajan Ghataye 28Kg Tak Hip Thigh or 5-inch Tummy Money Back Gua ….Read More

The Biggest Battles to Win in Investing and Life

I am sure many of you would have got a sense of what I am about to write (based on some of the previous posts). Even then, I had to write this post anyway as I felt I can never ove ….Read More

Do you have a Use–By Date written somewhere?

The First Chief Executive of Tata Consultancy Services, F.C. Kohli (also known as The Father of the Indian Software Industry) passed away on 26th November 2020 at age 96. When I jo ….Read More

This is common between Investing and Losing Weight?

Have you ever tried losing weight? Many of us have at some point of time and we all should relate to this. The process is as follows: 1. We Start Losing Weight – though har ….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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