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financial coachRead more +15 October 2020 By Hansi in General

Why I call myself Financial Coach

I used ‘educator’ on my LinkedIn heading before being told it sounds like a professor. Not that there is anything wrong with being a professor – I would love to be one, in fact – but it just intimidates my audience of mostly women and young people (for The Money Hans initiatives). I could tell
financial planningRead more +08 April 2020 By Hansi in Architect Blueprint, General

WHERE IS MY MONEY? WHAT NOW? WHAT NEXT?

How much do you think your net worth has fallen as a direct result of CoVid? It seems a simple enough question. I hear of many people seeing the lower value in the equity mutual fund portfolio statements, comparing it to the highest they have seen it to be in the recent past, and concluding
Read more +30 September 2019 By Hansi in Architect Blueprint, General

WOMEN KNOW PLENTY ABOUT MONEY

People don’t talk about money; women even less so. Strangely, money is still one of the taboo topics in Indian society, along with sex even as politics and religious discussions have become a norm in living rooms. I asked my girlfriends about why they think this is – they simply shrugged and said something along

Save and Spend

15 April 2018 By Hansi in Essentials Foundation, Save and Spend

BUDGETING MADE EASY – THE MONEY TRAYS

A budget is basically a plan on how to spend the income you have. One way to do this to first track all your expenses for a few months and then set up a budget to trim your ‘lattes and avocado toasts’. Personally, I’ve never liked the idea to focus on such details. Let me
03 April 2018 By Hansi in Architect Blueprint, Save and Spend

GOAL SETTING – THE MONEY DREAM BOARD

Before you start on a journey, you need to know the destination. At least the general direction. Similarly, the first step (ok, maybe after understanding your relationship with money as http://www.themoneyhans.com/plan/ When planning your holiday, you may look at pictures of possible destinations. When planning your home renovation, you may put together a mood or
27 October 2015 By Hansi in Essentials Foundation, Save and Spend

WHY HAVING AN EMERGENCY FUND WILL MAKE YOU HAPPIER

Just when there are studies that show that money doesn’t lead to happiness, how can I claim that having a stash of emergency money will make you happier? Actually, the studies refer to money above a certain level. Everyone needs some money to cover basic physical needs (like food, home, clothing) and security needs (like

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Mutual Funds Sahi HaiRead more +20 October 2020 By Hansi in Growth Pillars, Invest

Begin investing with MFs

If you want to understand mutual funds beyond the cute ads, here is all you need to know
begin investingRead more +16 October 2020 By Hansi in Growth Pillars, Invest

Begin investing with ETFs

So you want to start investing and don’t know where to start? This post will outline key concepts and then provide links to actually start investing…check this post regularly over the next few weeks What is investing? We have provided a high level outline with links to 18 one-minute videos in this post …please watch
Read more +20 February 2018 By Hansi in Growth Pillars, Invest

WHAT SAILING REMINDED ME ABOUT INVESTING

I got my first taste of sailing a few months after I’d seen the ocean for the first time. It was an amazing experience – the sight of the blue sky and bluer water, the wind in my face, the thrill of the yacht tilting…I was hooked!…though I didn’t get a chance to sail again
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