Monday, October 2, 2023


Understanding The Electric Vehicle (EV) Tax Credit

As tax filing season approaches, it's important to consider last-minute tax moves you can make to maximize your tax return. In 2022, that...


2023 FDC Pacific Lecture: Hon Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa

The Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa, gave the inaugural FDC Pacific Lecture at Old Parliament House, Canberra. The inaugural FDC Pacific Lecture was given...

Enhancing the ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation in the Pacific

Using technology to stimulate innovation and development among small-scale enterprises in the Pacific Formal and informal small-scale enterprises are a critical component of the...

Money Saving


Despite minor improvement, housing affordability remains near all-time worst level: RBC

Despite a rise in average home prices earlier in the year, strong income gains were enough to improve affordability in the second quarter,...


Wealth Management

Mutual Fund

How to find safe Index Funds to invest in India?

Recently one of my clients asked the question “How to find safe Index Funds to invest in India?”. Let us explore to find...

Why are you not recommending mid cap and small cap funds?

A reader sent us a rather strongly worded email after reading the Handpicked List of Mutual Funds Oct-Dec 2023 (PlumbLine). He was unhappy...

Two recent Tax changes that may affect your decision to invest in NPS

Do you invest in NPS? I have seen quite extreme opinions about NPS on social media. Mostly negative. While NPS has its share of problems,...

Is it okay to postpone investments until my home loan is closed?

A reader says, “I have an ongoing home loan. The EMI is about 25% of my take-home pay. I cannot be at peace...


  Live has been financially challenging for quite a few of us over the past few years.  Especially after the Covid pandemic, rising inflation...


Financial Planning

Financial Advisor



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