Financial Planning
Equity Funds vs Debt Funds – What is the difference?
 12th December, 2016 Financial Planning,Mutual Funds  0
Mutual funds are mainly categorized into equity funds and debt funds.  Let us look at each of them in greater detail - Debt Mutual Funds:...
How are Mutual Funds Taxed? Must know Rules for Taxation on Investment
 9th December, 2016 Financial Planning,Mutual Funds  0
Tax Calculation on Mutual Funds One of the questions that many mutual fund investors have in their mind is about the taxation of returns from...
How to become a Crorepati in 5 Years – The Biggest Secret
Equity mutual funds are often the smartest, laziest ways to become a ‘Crorepati’.  By laziest, we mean one does not have to really slog to...
What is Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) – Benefits & How to Invest in Best SIP
 29th November, 2016 Financial Planning,Mutual Funds  1
A Systematic Investment Plan or SIP is an easy, convenient and smart mode of investing in mutual funds.  By virtue of an SIP, you can...
Expense Ratio in Mutual Fund – Does it really matter?
 3rd November, 2016 Financial Planning,Mutual Funds  0
You may have come across the term ‘expense ratio’ when you go through the fact sheet of a mutual fund. Expense ratio is the cost...
What is PE Ratio in a Mutual Fund? Is it really important?
You may have come across the term ‘PE Ratio’ many a time, when you read content on mutual funds or stocks. As an investor, you...
Banking Funds – Should you bank upon them?
The Banking Funds suddenly have become more attractive than ever, with the rate cut and positive signs on the revival of NPA (Non-Performing Assets). The mood...
Debt Funds are not Risky? Think Again!
Usually, Equity Mutual Funds are considered risky because of the high exposure in equities or stocks. Most investors prefer to protect their capital by investing...
Inflation in the Housing Market – Time to Plan & Invest
 16th September, 2016 Asset Allocation,Economy,Financial Planning  0
We had talked about escalating inflation in the education and medical sector in earlier weeks. Today, let us discuss how the residential market is fraught with...
How to choose the right Balanced Mutual Fund?
 13th September, 2016 Asset Allocation,Financial Planning,Mutual Funds  0
On an average in the past 5 years, Balanced Mutual Funds have returned 12 percent annually. This is more than 10 percent returns given by...
Best Tax Saving Mutual Funds – 2016
 31st August, 2016 Financial Planning,Mutual Funds,Tax Saving  3
Tax saving mutual funds or ELSS (Equity Linked Savings Scheme) are your best bet when it comes to choose an investment instrument with tax saving...
Why CPI is not a true indicator of actual Inflation
 22nd August, 2016 Asset Allocation,Economy,Financial Planning  0
Last month (July, 2016), inflation rose by 6.7 percent as a reflection on high food prices. Financial analysts do not expect the price rise to...
Impact of Health Inflation in India
 14th August, 2016 Asset Allocation,Financial Planning  0
In our earlier post, we discussed about how inflation in the services sector rises faster than food inflation. We had touched about the escalating inflation...
Inflation in the Education Sector – Time to Think & Plan
 8th August, 2016 Asset Allocation,Financial Planning  0
While the country’s middle-class reels with soaring prices of vegetables and pulses, there is another kind of inflation that has a greater impact – the...
Investment in Small and Mid Cap Mutual Fund is Good
When it comes to equity mutual funds, small cap and mid cap mutual funds are termed riskier than their large cap counterparts. However, these small...
Should you invest in Sovereign Gold Bonds?
 19th July, 2016 Asset Allocation,Financial Planning  0
Should you invest in Sovereign Gold Bonds? Sovereign Gold Bonds are the safest way to invest in Gold because these bonds are issued by the...
Important things to consider before buying a Health Insurance Plan
 19th July, 2016 Financial Planning  0
There can be no bigger pain than knowing that you cannot afford medical treatment to save the life of an ailing family member. There can...
Should you invest in Gold post Brexit and other Global uncertainties?
 6th July, 2016 Asset Allocation,Financial Planning  0
Should you invest in Gold post Brexit and other Global uncertainties? After a bleak phase of three years, Gold is getting its sheen back. In...
How to plan a correct Debt Investment Strategy
How to plan a correct Debt Investment Strategy When the central bank or the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holds on to the policy rates,...
Should you invest in Global Mutual Funds?
Should you invest in Global Mutual Funds? Global Mutual Funds give the opportunity to domestic investors to diversify their investments in international markets. Though the...
Why you should choose an ELSS Mutual Fund for Tax Saving purpose
 7th June, 2016 Financial Planning,Tax Saving  0
Why you should choose an ELSS Mutual Fund for Tax Saving purpose The dialogue in the movie Spiderman “With great power, comes great responsibility” holds...

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