This Father’s Day gives me the perfect opportunity to celebrate my father, Mr. Sridhar Alampalli, Director, Shanthala Chits, and all that he stands for and express my gratitude for all that he’s done for us over the years and in shaping the future of Shanthala Chits. There’s a famous adage, “A leader knows the way, […]
5 Financial Lessons from Deepavali
A unique Deepavali is arriving. After a grim 8 months where people had to battle the virus pandemic, economic distress and job insecurity issues, it’s now celebration time. Deepavali is the festival of hope, of the victory of light over darkness. It also signals a season of prosperity and success. We at Shanthala Chits take […]
Mental pressure faced by men – A largely neglected issue
Did you know that 19th November was International Men’s Day? The day came and went, largely unnoticed. While Children’s Day and Women’s Day attract a lot of public attention and celebration, Men’s Day doesn’t generate that kind of buzz. This is true for several things related to men, especially problems faced by men. Since men are […]
Let’s Teach our Children a little about How to Handle Finances in this Digital World
One of the greatest joys of childhood is the constant awe and wonder that a child feels at everything he sees in the world around him. Every sight, sound, and situation is new! Whether it is a simple bike ride, a day in school or a new toy, there are always novel and exciting experiences […]
Happy Ganesha Chaturthi ! May the lord shower his blessings on all our readers and investors.
The festival season has arrived! Between August and January every year, we Indians get into celebration mode with a series of religious and cultural festivals from Janmashtami to Sankranti! Krishna Janmashtami was recently celebrated all across the country with great devotion and gaiety. Now it’s the turn of our beloved Lord Ganesha. At the outset, […]
The World Cup is here – Are we ready to be Champions?
The madness and frenzy is back. It’s that time again, when the whole country takes a break from their own busy lives and sits in front of the TV. For an entire month, all that people can talk about is cricket. It’s the month of the Cricket World Cup! After the grand success of 2011, […]
Mothers Know Best — Dedicated to all the mothers
She has a job that is always ON whether it is morning, noon or night. She quite happily puts her child’s interests ahead of her own. From the moment the woman becomes a mother, her role never ceases to end. Through the childhood years and days of youth, she stands like a rock protecting […]
A new financial year begins!
With the month of April, a brand new financial year arrives. All the last minute mad dash for completing our investments and paying taxes ends on March 31. Bankers and auditors heave a sigh of relief in April after the hectic year end activity. And the ordinary investor happily puts all his financial investment […]
Election time! Make an informed choice
Its election time. The festival of democracy is upon us. It’s the time when the world looks up and wonders how a country of a billion voters choose their leadership so peacefully and democratically. When the young and old, the urban and rural, sophisticated and simpleton folk come together to choose their governance partners […]
Dedicated to the silent investor of the household
As the month of March arrives, there is a clamour about Women’s Day everywhere, celebrating the role of women in society. Women are glorified for their role as a creator and nurturer of life. Their balancing act between professional and personal priorities are highlighted. But people often forget one crucial role that the woman […]