Renu Maheshwari

  WoW- Our women only workshop on personal finance focusses on all the aspects related to women and money in India. Inheritance laws is one of them. Discriminatory inheritance practices (legal and social) leaves women with less or no rights to...
  The most interesting discussion in all my workshops are around insurance. Audience from all walks of life finds it difficult to comprehend that their endowment and money back policies are the biggest hurdle on their path to wealth creation....
  Women in Money Land Last year at one of the women lunches, I was astounded by the reaction of this young, intelligent woman entrepreneur..................... ‘My husband manages the money; I don’t even look into it’. Surprised I was; more so...
  “My grandmother survived on interest money left by my grandfather without knowing about formal financial markets then why can’t I?” Commented my co sister when we were discussing about planning and the importance of balancing the investments for...
  Last week I received an unexpected call from my best friend’s father – Mr. Sundaram. Mr. Sundaram’s  father had passed away seven years back leaving behind the ancestral property to the male heir of the family that happened to be Mr. Sundaram’s...
Rakhi became my client after attending one of my ‘Women only Workshop’ on financial planning and portfolio management.  Rakhi is one of the new age working women who are not only earning but also taking professional help to realise their financial goals which may be slightly different than the husband. She and her husband are contributing equally to the household expenses. They want to buy a house, raise their daughter and Rakhi also wants to take a break to have a second...
Rakhi became my client after attending one of my ‘Women only Workshop’ on financial planning and portfolio management.  Rakhi is one of the new age working women who are not...
  *Saroja’s foster father – Maniam, passed away last year at the age of 94. He was survived by his wife who is 91 and a daughter - Vinita, who is 68. The daughter lives in USA with her husband and a son. Saroja is my client and brought this atypical case to me.  A retired army officer Mr. Maniam spent a long term in retirement. He spent his retired life investing in the market and had also been educating Saroja and her sister in life skills and financial markets....
  *Saroja’s foster father – Maniam, passed away last year at the age of 94. He was survived by his wife who is 91 and a daughter - Vinita, who is 68. The daughter lives in USA...
  Last week I received an unexpected call from my best friend’s father – Mr. Sundaram. Mr. Sundaram’s  father had passed away seven years back leaving behind the ancestral property to the male heir of the family that happened to be Mr. Sundaram’s only son - Harish( my friend’s only brother). Harish lives in USA and could finally sell that property one and a half years back.  Harish gifted Rs.1.25 crore from the sale proceeds of the house to his...
  Last week I received an unexpected call from my best friend’s father – Mr. Sundaram. Mr. Sundaram’s  father had passed away seven years back leaving behind the...
  Subhadra (Name changed) just signed up for my services. During the discussions and data collection I realized that though she had been saving good money but all her investments were in apartment, fixed deposits and gold. She had been buying gold coins and gold jewelry. This is a typical portfolio that I have been observing in young women. The family too insists on accumulating gold for wedding and everyone presumes it to be a safe haven. According to the World Gold Council, India...
  Subhadra (Name changed) just signed up for my services. During the discussions and data collection I realized that though she had been saving good money but all her investments were in...
  “My grandmother survived on interest money left by my grandfather without knowing about formal financial markets then why can’t I?” Commented my co sister when we were discussing about planning and the importance of balancing the investments for future financial security. A very common notion that I find amongst people especially the ones who have watched previous generations successfully manage their lives with frugality and providence. Well we will not be able to...
  “My grandmother survived on interest money left by my grandfather without knowing about formal financial markets then why can’t I?” Commented my co sister when we were...
  WoW- Our women only workshop on personal finance focusses on all the aspects related to women and money in India. Inheritance laws is one of them. Discriminatory inheritance practices (legal and social) leaves women with less or no rights to inherited properties. The negative aspects of these patriarchal practices get compounded due to ignorance and lack of confidence. This not only hurts their financial security but also leaves them with less say in their households and lower self...
  WoW- Our women only workshop on personal finance focusses on all the aspects related to women and money in India. Inheritance laws is one of them. Discriminatory inheritance practices ...
  Last year when I started “Women Only Workshops” for personal finance, there was mixed response from people , with whom I broached upon this subject. One year down, I feel it was one of those soul satisfying  things that I started in my life. The response from the women folk had been amazing. This is a subject / skill that most of the women want to have.  The question that I face most often is - Is financial independence and investment more relevant to women...
  Last year when I started “Women Only Workshops” for personal finance, there was mixed response from people , with whom I broached upon this subject. One year down, I feel it...