Moneylife Foundation was set up by Sucheta Dalal, Debashis Basu and Nita Mukherjee. Moneylife Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the Charity Commissioner of Mumbai with a mission is to spread financial literacy and be the voice of Indian savers. The Foundation was launched on 6 February 2010, and the hub of Foundation’s activities, Moneylife Knowledge Centre where seminars and several hundreds of books are stocked for benefit of its members. In just a spate of three years, our membership base has swelled to over 1,03,300 members, making it one of the fastest growing non-profit organisations in India. The Foundation has hosted eminent speakers such as CAG Vinod Rai, Dr Subramaniam Swamy, ad guru Anand Halve, ex-RBI Governor KC Chakrabarty, ex-Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, ex-CIC Shailesh Gandhi to name just a few. These luminaries, along with our flagship foundation events provide incisive insights to consumer interest, stock markets, financial literacy and more. Moneylife Foundation spreads financial literacy through a free reading room of business books, workshops, counselling, grievance redressal, lectures by experts and inputs for effective policy-making. Membership to the Foundation is completely free with no hidden riders and thousands have benefited from our efforts. We have had seminars on the Union Budget, investments, savings, mutual funds, financial scams, pensions, insurance, wills, transmission & nomination, m-commerce, real estate, credit cards, tax returns, how to deal with mis-selling by banks, credit bureaus & credit scores, etc.
Moneylife magazine is a fortnightly that is focused on personal finance topics borrowings, mutual funds, real estate, stocks, insurance and taxes. It empowers the individual to invest and spend wisely by offering hard facts, insightful opinions, unbiased options and useful tips from the world of money. Moneylife has created a high mindshare with its innovative content and pro-reader stance. It delivers a stellar mix of unique content, sharp analysis and a lucid writing style in a classy design and layout that is a cut above its competitors. Moneylife offers a totally honest opinion about financial products; we are one of the rare publications to analyse life insurance products from with the interests of policyholders in mind and have carried a crusade against debilitating pyramid schemes. Among Moneylife’s innovations are unique long career interviews that have drawn out the fascinating stories of the biggest and the best achievers in their own words. Moneylife has been the only magazine to feature luminaries such as Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Professor CNR Rao, RK Laxman, Professor MM Sharma, Keki Dadiseth, KV Kamath, Dr RH Patil, Amitabh Bachchan, Geet Sethi, etc. These gripping interviews have become the talking points across the country and have been compiled as bestselling two-volume titles called Pathbreakers and Pathbreakers 2.