Rajeeve Kaushik, an experienced maritime professional and a self-taught financial planning expert, takes seafarers through the journey of financial planning, providing age specific investment and saving plans along with some very helpful golden nuggets. Seafarers, as a group, are quite disconnected from the world which creates a void of knowledge regarding requirements of family and life ashore, along […]
SIP or Systematic Investment Plan has been around for quite some time now. Learn as to why they might not be a good investment option for seafarers.
Life at sea can often get tough for seafarers with several factors working as stress escalators. Learn about these five important psychological methods by which stress could be easily reduced while at sea.
It is a known fact that there are very few women seafarers in the maritime industry. A female deck officer explains the main reasons for the dwindling numbers.
Seafarers can benefit in several ways by opting for electronic fund transfers and internet transactions in financial dealings. Chief Engineer Rajeeve Kaushik explains as to why financial electronic communications are extremely important for seafarers.
Taking up seafarers’ competency exams have become stressful than ever. Learn about ten difficulties that maritime professionals have to go through while appearing for competency exams.
In continuation to our previous article – 10 Free Mobile Apps For Seafarers, we have compiled yet another list of FREE smartphone apps for seafarers and professionals from the maritime industry.
How does a seafarer’s wife prepare herself to stay calm, motivated and upbeat after her better half goes to the sea? A seafarer’s wife shares her experiences.
A woman seafarer describes the unique and unusual challenges she faced in a male-dominated environment on board ships.
A chief officer’s wife offers a list of best practices for all seafarers’ wives sailing with their husbands on board ships. These are extremely important points for having a safe and pleasant sailing experience on ships.
Learn about thirteen important points which ship’s engine cadets or junior engineers must learn and understand on their first voyage in order to become a responsible and competent engineer officers.
Learn how seafarers can grow their hard-earned money by investing smartly and letting the investment grow over a period of time. Chief Engineer Rajeeve Kaushik aptly explains the case of financial cauldron.
As the issue of migrants and loss of lives at sea is becoming grim, here’s a twenty three points guide for merchant ships to attempt a large scale rescue at sea and dealing with refugees or migrants.
Seafarers wanting to invest in mutual funds while doing their financial planning must read this article to understand the basics of mutual funds and to avoid common mistakes.
There’s a difference between savings and investments which seafarers must know. Learn some vital points before doing your financial planning with your hard earned money.
Insurance is a necessary pill all seafarers have to take sooner or later. Find out how seafarers can stay away from expensive insurance plans that do not cover them as they promise.
While dropping of oil prices certainly indicate good news for the economy in general, many of us still wonder what might be the reason for this drop in oil prices and its impact on the Shipping Industry. Find out about the effects of plummeting oil prices on the shipping industry.
Seafarers earn their money through a lot of hard work, courage and grit. Find out how they kill this hard-earned money by investing in inefficient and dubious schemes in spite of consistent savings or investments.