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These are simple and interesting stories and lessons from the world of finance. Some are from my own experiences and some are things learnt from others. Students of finance and young adults unfortunately learn certain things the hard way. What I am trying to do is to bring forth some thoughts that we should all be aware off. Even people with more than 20 years of finance experience make silly mistakes for a variety of reasons, and this ends up costing them time and money, along with frustrations. But by then its too late! You need to act at the outset, not after the die is cast.

Simple Finance Lessons Faisal Hasnain

    • Business

These are simple and interesting stories and lessons from the world of finance. Some are from my own experiences and some are things learnt from others. Students of finance and young adults unfortunately learn certain things the hard way. What I am trying to do is to bring forth some thoughts that we should all be aware off. Even people with more than 20 years of finance experience make silly mistakes for a variety of reasons, and this ends up costing them time and money, along with frustrations. But by then its too late! You need to act at the outset, not after the die is cast.

    New car or used car ...... which should you buy?

    New car or used car ...... which should you buy?

    Buying a new car has many advantages but exploiting the financial benefits of buying a used car may be preferable.  Here are some simple thoughts to help you make that decision.

    Please send your comments and suggestions to simplefinancelessons@gmail.com.

    • 10 min
    The Power of Compound Interest!

    The Power of Compound Interest!

    Einstein said that Compound Interest is the eighth wonder of the World! What did he mean by that?  What is compound interest and how can you use this to grow your investments?  

    Please email me comments and suggestions at simplefinancelessons@gmail.com

    Regards

    Faisal Hasnain



     

    • 14 min
    Doing business with family and friends can cause problems!

    Doing business with family and friends can cause problems!

    You know, doing business with family and friends may have some advantages, but the potential disadvantages often out-do the advantages and today we'll have a look at this.

    Please email me your comments and suggestions at simplefinancelessons@gmail.com

    • 13 min
    Good debt and Bad debt!

    Good debt and Bad debt!

    When borrowing money (and this specifically includes spending on credit cards), you must understand whether you are incurring a good debt or a bad debt.  Good debt will help you to grow financially, whereas bad debt will eat into your income and resources and you will be left with nothing to show for it.  

    Please email me your thoughts and comments at simplefinancelessons@gmail.com

    • 12 min
    Knowing how to get out of an investment is important

    Knowing how to get out of an investment is important

    Making an investment is relatively easy and the bankers and other financial advisors will make this easy for you, because they want you to invest your money with them.  But before you make any investment, make sure you know how to get out of that investment and are very clear what is required in case you want to liquidate and encash your investment.   Sometimes that is more important than making the invsement.

    Please email me your comments and suggestions at simplefinancelessons@gmail.com 

    • 7 min
    Being good is good for business!

    Being good is good for business!

    Anita Roddick, the founder of Body Shop one said that "Being good is good for business."  That is so true in so many ways and I decided to discuss that with my young daughter while dropping her off to school.  i then thought that conversation may be an interesting episode for my podcast ................. so here goes!  The conversation in the car is a bit low on volume so please excuse that !

    You can email me your comments and suggestions at simplefinancelessons@gmail.com

    • 17 min

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