3 Implications Of The Correction – But Are You Ready To Take Advantage?

Are you ready to take an advantage of a Correction

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 […]

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3 Takeaways out of the LTCG & 2018 Budget Announcements

2018 Budget & LTCG

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 […]

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6 Simple Steps To Make Goal Based Investing Work For You

steps to Goal based investment

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 […]

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4 Reasons To Avoid Sector Specific Mutual Funds

sectoral funds

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 […]

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The Billion Dollar Secret Of Indian Mutual Funds Is Backdoor Fees

mutual fund back door fees

In Mutual Funds, More and more people are investing their hard earned money. This is about 7.5 lakh crores of funds from people like you and me. Of this, the equity Mutual Funds are along about 4.5 lakh crores.Here we are giving an open secret for mutual fund back door fees. Here is the not […]

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3 Reasons to Switch to Mutual Fund Direct Plans

switch to direct mutual funds

Mutual Funds come in two variants – a regular plan and a direct plan. There are 3 reasons why you must consider direct plans. These are lower cost, good support and most importantly zero conflict of interest.   #1  Upto 40% More Long-term Savings There is one major difference between direct plans vs regular plans […]

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Should Gold Be Part Of Your Investment (Gold Investment) ?

invest in gold

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 […]

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