In this post we will evaluate whether National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a good investment option and if it can help us meet our various investment goals. What is NPS? NPS stands for National Pension Scheme. Thus, at the core, it is a pension scheme. In other words, it attempts to provide the investor with […]Share this post!
Sectoral funds are mutual funds that invest in a particular industry sector or a theme. Examples are “Pharma” fund, “FMCG” fund, “Banking Fund”. A sectoral theme could be “GST” which invests in stocks that might benefit from the Goods & Service Tax implementation. Sectoral funds are a good way to take exposure in a particular […]Share this post!
Gold is often viewed by different people in different ways. The enthusiasts will always vouch for the purchase of gold saying that its value will never fall, promptly buying physical gold (read ‘Jewellery”). Gold Investment is the one that the lady of the house will invariably support! However, Gold prices have seen far too many […]Share this post!
Invest in equities or Equity Mutual Funds : “I am a conservative investor”. “I do not like to take risks”. “Equities are not for everyone, definitely not for me”. “Invest your money wisely. Don’t invest in equity”. Do any of these sentences ring a bell? Do you also belong to the same school of thought […]Share this post!
Mutual fund is where many of us have invested our hard earned money. For this mutual fund investment portfolio, we frequently think for quality not quantity and Naturally, we would like to see that we are not robbed of our hard-earned money. Particularly, when every advertisement or message pertaining to mutual fund investments comes up […]Share this post!
ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds, are an effective vehicle for investing in a basket of securities, particularly Equity. Financial advisors often recommend investing in an ETF such as Nifty ETF. This is particularly true in the US and the developed world. However, ETFs may not be the best way to invest in India, at least […]Share this post!
Ever wondered why there are so many types of mutual funds. But you need to choose a type of mutual fund to invest, And which one suits you best? Read on! Investment in a mutual fund scheme is into a pool that in turn invests in various asset classes. Every mutual fund scheme has a […]Share this post!
How to select the best mutual fund In my seminars and workshops, I am often asked this very innocuous question: “So, which is the best mutual fund to invest in? How to select the best mutual fund?” Well, the simple answer to that question is that there is no such thing as the best mutual […]Share this post!