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!
We do not have many theme parks in India. Thus, many of us have not really experienced a “roller coaster ride”. Well, the stock market more than compensates for it! As the indices have grown, the psychological impact of the dips and highs has become larger. Today, a fall of 230 points in the BSE […]Share this post!
Today the equity markets are in apparent free fall. Many stocks have fallen by more than 20% and the Nifty index itself has fallen by about 7% in just 3 days. Technically a correction is one, wherein the markets fall by at least 10%. Whether your investment in regular plans of mutual funds or mutual […]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!
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!
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!