ULIPs vs Mutual Funds – Where Should I Invest?

ULIPs vs Mutual funds

Unit Linked Insurance Policies (ULIPs) are aggressively promoted as a great combination of investment and insurance by salesmen who make hefty commissions. This is the only reason why they are pushed so hard and also find so many buyers. While they may appear similar to Mutual Funds – they also have Units that have daily […]

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7 Mistakes To Avoid While Investing

mistakes while investing

Investing well requires a mix of discipline and endurance. It may appear boring but in the long run you become wealthy and financially independent. Being Financially Independent in turn means that you control your time and as well like to say time is more valuable than money. So how do you succeed in this boring […]

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How To Exit ULIP And Switch To Direct Mutual Funds

exit ULIPs and switch to direct mutual funds

Often many investors realize that they bought a Unit Linked Insurance Policy (ULIP) without knowing the various costs that go into the investment every year. They may have liked the insurance cover and the prospect of investment returns that the product promises to generate. An agent might have painted a rosy picture and shown tax […]

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Getting Value or Crores Collected By Banks?

getting value collected by banks

A Bank is a great place to make or receive payments. But if you are using the bank as a channel for your investments, then think about this in the short post here.Are You getting Value for crores collected Banks? Banks Mutual Fund Commissions are growing Banks that have sponsored Mutual Fund companies (or AMCs) […]

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Should One Invest In Equities Or Equity Mutual Funds?

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 […]

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7 Tips For An Effective Mutual Fund Portfolio Performance Review

mutual fund portfolio performance

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 […]

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Why ETFs May Not Be The Right Choice

etf's

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 […]

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