The Gold Bungalow

The gold bungalow above was the most talked about offering to the Lalbaugcha Raja this year. At auction, devotee Santosh Mane put in the highest bid at Rs 5.21 lakh.The current market price of gold is Rs 3,54,818 lakh for 130 grams.

The Gold Bungalow

The gold bungalow above was the most talked about offering to the Lalbaugcha Raja this year. At auction, devotee Santosh Mane put in the highest bid at Rs 5.21 lakh.The current market price of gold is Rs 3,54,818 lakh for 130 grams.

Investing In Solitaires

wealthymattersWhile the BSE Sensex, the country’s equity benchmark, and gold prices rose 68% and 70%, respectively, since 2010, the price of one carat of high quality solitaire has doubled during the same period to around Rs4 lakh from close to Rs2 lakh, that too without any wild swings. And there is the added advantage of being able to flaunt them.

A solitaire is priced anywhere between Rs75 lakh to Rs…

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Investing In Unlisted Shares

Investing In Unlisted Shares

wealthymattersIf you’d like to be part of the action and excitement of various start-ups, you can consider investing in unlisted shares. But there are a few challenges to overcome and difficulties to bear up to.

Since these companies are unlisted, very little financial information is available. Also, because there’s no formal platform to trade these shares, the demand-supply situation varies and the price at…

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The Grim Side Of Foreign M&As

The Grim Side Of Foreign M&As

wealthymattersYes, there is the successful take-over of JLR by Tata Motors, but most of India Inc’s big-ticket overseas acquisitions in the past five to seven years have,eroded wealth. The reasons for this range from high leverage taken to acquire a company , adverse changes in business cycle, or simply , failure to turn around a loss-making unit.

Tata Steel-Corus

Tata Steel acquired Corus, four times its…

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Loans Against Insurance Policies

Loans Against Insurance Policies

wealthymattersThe news that Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India has recently surpassed banks as the largest personal loan lender in India has turned the focus on insurance policies as collateral. Apart from LIC, other life insurers like ICICI Prudential Life and Edelweiss Tokio Life, and several banks, including the State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, offer loans against life insurance…

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Marussia And InstaMarkets: On The Way To One Goal

Marussia And InstaMarkets: On The Way To One Goal

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InstaMarkets, the well-known and reliable broker providing financial services on the international forex market, is cooperating with the participant of the extremely popular FIA Formula 1 World Championships, the first Anglo-Russian team, Marussia F1.

The logo of this forex broker first appeared on the race cars of Marussia in March 2013. In the course of time, the partnership of InstaMarkets…

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Average Age Of First-Time Home Owners

Average Age Of First-Time Home Owners

wealthymattersThe average age of Chinese people buying a house is 27 years old,the figure is 42 years old in Japan and Germany, 36 years old in Taiwan and over 30 years old in the United States. So now you know what your peers are doing…….

Home ownership might not be everything in the wealth game. It might not always be an asset. But it does bring a measure of stability in one’s life. And for many people, if…

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So What Has Shemaroo Got ?

So What Has Shemaroo Got ?

wealthymattersI love how the web has democratized the media and entertainment industry. So when I heard of the Shemaroo IPO and how an old hand in the industry has decided to leverage new technology, I was immediately interested. Here is a list of the rights they own:

Shemaroo has the rights to 2,918 films. Of this, Shemaroo owns the perpetual rights of 759 films:355 films in Hindi,364 in languages other than…

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Read The Writing On The Wall

Don’t waste time trying to fight the obvious and get others to change their priorities. Gauge their interest and cut back on the time, attention, effort and resources you have and redirect them to better prospects.

Read The Writing On The Wall

Don’t waste time trying to fight the obvious and get others to change their priorities. Gauge their interest and cut back on the time, attention, effort and resources you have and redirect them to better prospects.

How To Get A Million Dollar Idea

How To Get A Million Dollar Idea

wealthymatters“My preferred terms for the process of ideation are synthesis and reduction.  In synthesis, a large number of ideas are created based on the problem at hand – without consideration for practicality, costs, risks, timeline, and other factors.  In reduction, some ideas are slowly and progressively eliminated.  Ideas which are impossible, impractical, or undesirable are discarded first.  The ideas…

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