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Who's Buying Me Pizza?

It’s the end of the month and the bills are paid, but I’ve run out of money for anything else. I’m so tired of cooking and cleaning. 1,154 more words

30-Day Blogging Challenge

Investing Chitra Katha - Understanding the impact of modified duration on debt fund returns

Hi everyone. This is a new series I am attempting, where the idea is to simplify investing topics in the form of pictures.

In case, you want the detailed explanation on the topic you can always refer to our older post  90 more words


Burning Money

Yep. See that photo up there? Thats exactly what I feel like has been happening to us since the beginning of the new year. I had finally come to terms with my “spending problem” last year and decided that 2016 (some of us learn a little late in life) would be the year I would get my financial house in order, well as in order as possible at this point. 557 more words


World's Best Bonds

The U.S. Treasury market remains a consistently strong performer despite the recent surge in U.S. stocks. But despite recently strong gains coupled with historically low yields, U.S. 26 more words

Market Outlook

Choosing an ETF

Investing in an exchange-traded fund (ETF) begins with screening many funds to identify a few candidates, then rating the candidates. My preferred open-source screeners are XTF.com and ETF.com, both of which have inclusion criteria for selecting desirable ETFs and exclusion criteria for rejecting undesirable ETFs.   659 more words

Personal Finance

Here’s a quick way to select Ultra Short Term Funds

In our last post, we figured out the basics of liquids funds and how to select an appropriate liquid fund (Link). Today let us move on to our next category – Ultra Short Term Funds. 1,322 more words