Rajas Kelkar

What should be your Budget 2022

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for 2022-23 in the Lok Sabha on 1 February 2022.

24 Jan 2022

How to navigate inflation and other risks to your money

This column has often highlighted the risk of inflation to your money. Inflation leads to higher interest rates and slow economic growth.

17 Jan 2022

Budget 2022: What to look for

In the thick of the winter, hectic preparations are underway for Union Budget 2022-23.

10 Jan 2022

Omicron and finances: What you should do

There is panic across financial markets. Amidst the holiday season, anxiety levels are rising among businesses.

27 Dec 2021

Where to invest in 2022

However, you can learn to read the signs, understand factors that influence your investment decisions. 

20 Dec 2021

Financial housekeeping around December is a good idea

There could be some unnecessary subscriptions that you may want to discontinue or investment opportunities that you could have easily used to generate an extra return.

13 Dec 2021

It is time to embrace mutual funds for financial security

The Association of Mutual Funds in India or AMFI runs extensive campaigns to create awareness about mutual funds.

07 Dec 2021

What you should ‘cancel’ in 2022

You may have heard of the ‘cancel’ culture. It means calling it out loud. The idea is to make a loud noise to spread awareness and then end a culture that causes fellow human beings to suffer.

29 Nov 2021

What to expect in 2022

The year after the great bounce-back carries expectations. At times, it becomes a burden too. Over the past 12 months, even an index fund delivered near 40% return.

22 Nov 2021

What we learnt about stock markets in 2021

It was supposed to be a year of a V-shaped recovery. Yes, stock markets are witnessing a surge in prices. However, the pace of recovery is slower than anticipated in 2020. 

15 Nov 2021

What drives greed, fear in markets

Over the past twelve months, financial markets have witnessed every bit of emotion. From despair to hope to euphoria, things have been like a Bollywood potboiler.

01 Nov 2021

Your attitude towards gold defines your finances

When you buy gold, it is not an investment. It is your capital protection plan.

25 Oct 2021

What is new in the crypto world?

Popular Bollywood star Salman Khan is a brand ambassador for a non-fungible token (NFT) mobile app.

18 Oct 2021

What is ‘stagflation’ and how does it affect your money

The Reserve Bank of India’s MPC  kept key borrowing rates unchanged last week. The committee maintained an ‘accommodative stance to support economic growth.

11 Oct 2021

All you need to know about Neo Banking

The word ‘fintech’ is turning into a significant unifier. The way you manage your money changed dramatically over the past ten years and will change more.

04 Oct 2021