4 Reasons To Avoid Sector Specific Mutual Funds

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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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3 Reasons to Switch to Mutual Fund Direct Plans

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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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7 Mistakes To Avoid While Investing

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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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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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How To Make Compounding Work For You, Why Invest Early In Mutual Funds

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Compounding growth is a fantastic thing when it comes to mutual funds and investments; but it can be found everywhere! You and I started as embryos but we are finally here because those embryonic cell grew at rapid pace! Behind all life forms there is a simple math. This math has compounding at its core. […]

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Why ETFs May Not Be The Right Choice

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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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