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Foreign direct investments into the country is on the rise, jumping to USD 12.1 billion in May this year, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. He also said the government is working on a mission mode to achieve exports target of USD 400 billion in 2021-22.
Over the past 18 months, propelled by the impact of covid-19’s first and second waves, GigIndia, a B2B on-demand gig platform for grey-collar jobs, has seen a significant rise in the adoption of the gig model by banking and finance companies.
There are various doubts and questions every investor has along the way. How do you realize your financial goals such as pursuing travel, saving for a house or comfortable retirement? Are the investments generating reasonable returns? Are you moving in the right direction and managing risk appropriately? What approach do you need to take during emergencies or, for that matter, when is a good time to exit an investment?
When Govind Singh quit his 20-year-long career as a bank employee in 2009, he was ready to take the plunge and follow his passion. At 43, he set up a microfinance firm, Shree Pathrakali Finance. It lent primarily to women. Operating under the Utkarsh brand, the firm targeted Varanasi’s small business owners with micro loans (ticket size of ₹100-5,000).
Our green future requires massive funding. Currently, we are moving ahead of our target of reducing 33-35 per cent emissions intensity of 2005 gross domestic product (GDP) before 2030. This target stems from our COP 21 Paris 2015 commitments and is leading to a lower carbon development pathway for India.
While attaining financial independence can be a long, gruelling, and meticulous route, much like our actual struggle, we do have a few beacons of hope and inspiration we can learn a lot from. Read on to understand the legend of three of the most well-known investors of all time and what they teach us about being independent, money-wise.