We often hear experts talk about Asset allocation and Rebalancing of Portfolio. We will now find out why this is almost like a free lunch in investing! And it is time to do so as we are beginning a new financial year and the markets are taking a sharp turn. If you are switching from […]Share this post!
The month of March is the month of tax saving! Come March, and then we see a scramble to save tax with ELSS ( Equity Linked Savings Scheme ). Almost every other person who has just completed an investment becomes a tax expert and starts advising others on how to save tax. Brokers, particularly agents […]Share this post!
There is a great paradox that impacts the lives of women more than anything else. Yes, it has to do with money. Women are very good at working hard, both in their careers and at home. They are wonderful multi-taskers and ensure that everyone – from the office boss to the children, family and even the […]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!
Almost everybody agrees with long term investing. It is a no brainer. What do you think? If it is so obvious, how many of us are really long-term investors? How many “long term” investors have actually made decent money by being long-term investors? 1. What is long term investing Thanks to our tax laws, a vast […]Share this post!
We all love to save tax. Don’t we? There are many tax saving products that help us save tax. PPF, NSC, Bank Fixed Deposits, Life Insurance policies are some examples of such tax saving products. ELSS, or Equity linked Savings scheme, or simply Tax Saving Mutual Funds, are an excellent avenue, not just for saving […]Share this post!
This is a frequently asked question. Before dismissing it as a trivial thing, it is important to understand why this question comes up. The question is often asked by people who are familiar with investing, mutual funds but somehow have been lulled into complacence by the ‘financial industry’. By the time they ask, it is […]Share this post!
Investment advisor Investment advisor often claim that they are an Alpha, a fancy word that simply means the extra returns they can give you buy making you invest in various mutual funds and other financial products. But often the alpha might stand for that alpha wolf waiting to pounce on the next gullible investor. As […]Share this post!