Making Sense of Bitcoin

The other day, a friend asked me “What do you think of Bitcoin, Amar?”  I gave her my perspective and my friend loved the explanation. So, I thought of writing a simple ye ....Read More

The Debt Fund Saga

Debt is generally considered to be the boring cousin of Equity because the action is always in the Equity markets. However, the Debt market has not been far behind in the last 18 m ....Read More

Coronavirus Impact Musings – India

On 27th March 2020, I had written a post about the Coronavirus impact on the US economy, government response, markets and some food for thought around it.At that time, the US had a ....Read More

Coronavirus Impact Musings

We all have been reading and hearing a lot about the Coronavirus and its impact on the world economy, markets and life in general. A lot of us have even become philosophers. I thou ....Read More

Embrace the Bear – Part 2

You should start with Embrace the Bear posted on 13th March, 2020.As I had written in the “Embrace the Bear” (repeating this phrase again so you memorize it), the markets wil ....Read More

Embrace the BEAR

I am sure you are hearing a lot about Coronavirus counts daily, precautionary measures taken by governments & businesses, coronavirus impact on businesses worldwide, Oil Price ....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.

Read More

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.

Show Less

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.

Read More

What Amar's Reading