Many investors shun equity completely to avoid risk. All who do so run the risk of having their returns eaten up almost entirely by inflation. Equity investment does come with risk, with high short-term volatility, but no one should invest in the stock market for the short-term and no one have good knowledge on stock […]Share this post!
Most people think that retirement is the end of income stream. You hang your boots and count your days. While that may largely be true, the flow of money need not stop. Here are fourteen ways to make money even in retirement and to keep the bank account buzzing with inflows even while you take […]Share this post!
The government in today’s budget introduced the much talked about long term capital gains tax (LTCG) on the selling of listed securities on gains of over Rs 1 lakh. This has implications on your mutual fund holdings, more so if you wish to switch to direct plan mutual fund. We will explore this more here. 1.Long […]Share this post!
The government’s new FRDI law seems to be the biggest news after demonetization! People are very sensitive about money, and there is a lot of interest in saving commission by investing in direct plans of mutual funds. Various mutual funds apps and calculators are also in use to compare the returns. They have worked so […]Share this post!
Why Invest At All? This sound almost like an inane question. Most people will say, to make more money or to get higher returns. But most likely, you will not get a clear answer about meeting specific goals. Goal based investing anchors your investing efforts and takes off stress to a large extent. It is important […]Share this post!
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced a bold move in October 2017. In a circular, it did Mutual Fund Categorization and Rationalization into five broad categories (equity, debt, hybrid, solution-oriented and others) and a few sub-categories under them (such as large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap under equity). Mutual fund houses would then only be […]Share this post!
Insurance and investment simply don’t mix. Life insurance has absolutely nothing to do with investment. Its only objective is to compensate the loss of income arising out of the death of the breadwinner of a family. If he/she survives the term of the policy, the life insurance policy offers no benefit. They claim they will […]Share this post!
Mutual fund charges are invisible to all but savvy investors. This is, in fact, true not just for mutual funds, but nearly all investment products, even your savings account. Now, what do we mean by invisible? We mean that the cost is not explicit or fixed; so it’s not as if you pay an asset […]Share this post!