10 Years After Leaving The Corporate Rat Race

10 years ago, this day i quit the corporate rat race forever. It was not a decision taken in a huff. It was a carefully planned out strategy and I started working towards it somewhere in 2004 itself. Effectively, it’s been a 18 years long walk. And the fun has just begun. A big thanks…

2020 – A Recap

A decade on, i continue my yearly ritual 1.Till the beginning of October, the year 2020 went pretty well for me inspite of the pandemic and the innumerable hardships faced by everyone around us. And then on October 6th , disaster struck as my brother passed away and it was the most terrible feeling i…

Happy New Year 2021

Wishing you beautiful moments, treasured memories and all the blessings this new year will bring. +++

Merry Christmas 2020

Wishing all of you and your loved ones Merry Christmas and the best wishes of the season. Have a great holiday with family & friends. +++

2019 – A Recap

And i get the year end ritual going as i have been doing for almost past 10 years. It was a terrible year in terms of losing loved ones. 2 in the family and 2 very close friends. It wasnt an easy year. Most of the time was spent watching my daughter grow up. That…

Happy New Year 2020

Wishing all of you and your loved ones the best wishes of the New Year.  May all your dreams come true in the year to come. +++

Merry Christmas 2019

Wishing all of you and your loved ones Merry Christmas and the best wishes of the season. +++

2018 – A Recap

1. Seeing my daughter grow up in front of my eyes was the biggest blessing and probably the only thing i did in the whole of the year. It was a great experience becoming a hands on father. 2. Another year passed with no certifications. Though read lots of research papers, balance sheets, documents on…

2017 – A Recap

1. I became a father to a baby girl on 23 November 2017 just 2 months after my brother became a father to a baby boy for the first time. Double celebration at home. That just about sums up the whole year. 2. All certifications and education came to a complete halt this whole year….

2016 – A Recap

A bit late doing my year end ritual as i was traveling.  There were a more downs than ups in the year 2016.  A brief summary. Finished 4 papers of my CFP exams (Risk, Investment, Retirement & Tax Planning modules).  If not for a lot of interruptions, would have attempted the Advanced Financial Planning module…

Lessons I Wish I Had Learnt Earlier

Read this on the net sometime back.  I read it daily to keep myself motivated.  Maybe you could do so too. You’re stronger than you think you are. Mistakes teach you important lessons. Every time you make one, you’re one step closer to your goal. There is nothing to hold you back except you. You…

Happy Diwali – 2012

Wishing you and all your loved ones the best wishes of the season.  Have a colourful, noiseless, smokeless & environmentally friendly Diwali Previous posts on Diwali 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 +++