Welcome to the inaugural edition of ORO Weekend Reads. The aim of this newsletter is to bring to you all the best stories in personal finance in one place – so that you can stay on top of your finances with the least effort. This week, as expected, the phasing out of 500 Rs and 1000Rs notes and the Trump election dominated the news and our newsletter.
Topical, What to do with the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes that you have
And a blog which assumes greater significance this week Why you should invest in gold
From the News
An interesting historical take, The cycles of demonetisation: A look back at two similar experiments in 1946 and 1978
Because we all have to go for digital payments now, 5 things you need to know. See also Go for e-payments, forget cash and How to use a UPI-enabled app .
Different takes on what sectors will benefit from demonetisation: See this , this , this and this .
Feeling Trump-ed, Read 8 Ways President Trump will affect Wall Street
More bad news for cash, New feature on tax portal to monitor cash deposits
And you will now know about salary TDS deduction through SMS, 10 things you need to know
Something light-hearted for a heavy week, Stock market is a jungle of animals
Around the Web
And finally something for those of you who are still focused on the long term, The great NPS reform
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