The Irrelevance of Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH)

As I was writing this (30th May), the Markets went up more than 1000 points (specifically ONE particular indicator of the financial markets went up 1000+ points). Tomorrow, therefo ....Read More

Happyness – The Only Goal that Matters

“What’s the one thing that you would want for your children and family?”I have asked this question to thousands of families and also to myself over the last 17+ years.Invaria ....Read More

The 2 Subjects to Study for becoming a Wise Investor!

What do you think the answer is?I have asked this question to many, and I often get responses such as Finance, Investing, Stock Markets, Trading, Mutual Funds, Derivatives and so o ....Read More

Which Quadrant do you want to be in?

Which Quadrant do you want to be in? Look at the Visual above with the 4 quadrants. The Visual is self-explanatory but nevertheless, let me ask you one mo ....Read More

The Difference

Author Greg McKeown in his book “Essentialism” gives this brilliant example.Nathan Myhrvold, the former Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft has said (and then confirmed to me ....Read More

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

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 receivedNO GYM, No yoga, No ExerciseWajan Ghataye 28Kg TakHip Thigh or 5-inch TummyMoney Back GuaranteeSucc ....Read More

Fakes, Fekus and Frauds

On Sunday night, I got a call from 12 friends and well-wishers in a span of a few minutes. I returned a few calls and all of them said “Your Facebook account has been compromised ....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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