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Workshop on Financial Planning

The BBA(FS) department of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce & Economics organized an interactive educational workshop on Personal Finance: “Starting Early – Starting Right” for  BBA(FS) students from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on 20th December 2018.

The objective of the workshop was to prepare students who are about to begin their working career, to begin their Financial Planning at a very early stage and reap the benefits.

The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Harshvardhan Roongta, Certified Financial Planner with Roongta Securities Private Limited based in Mumbai. He heads the Financial Planning & Wealth Consultancy practice of the company. He has been in the financial services industry since 2002, appearing regularly on personal finances shows on TV channels like CNBC TV18, NDTV, DD News etc.

Mr. Harshvardhan Roongta emphasised on investments, the various investment avenues and how starting early can make a difference to your corpus. He also elaborated on the 3 tenets on wealth creation, viz. Quantum, Returns and Time. He explained the 20:80 rule which represents savings and expenses respectively and also the investment equation to keep in mind before planning individual’s finances.

The workshop ended after screening a short film “One Idiot”. A total of 45 students (34 girls and 11 boys) from the BBA(FS) Programme attended the workshop.