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Nikhil Walavalkar

Editor - Personal Finance

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PF weekly wrap: Stay course with your SIP as markets continue to slide

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PF weekly wrap: Stay course with your SIP as markets continue to slide

The sudden and sharp slide has come as a rude reminder of the dangers associated with stock investing.

Fund review: Mirae Asset India Equity Scheme a must-have in your core portfolio

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Fund review: Mirae Asset India Equity Scheme a must-have in your core portfolio

Focus on quality pays handsome dividends in the form of sustainable growth.

Investing in mutual funds? Diversify to reduce risks and enhance returns

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Investing in mutual funds? Diversify to reduce risks and enhance returns

In the worst of the times for stock markets, individuals invested across the asset classes are less hit as compared to investors betting all their money on stocks.

MF Review: Keep 5-yr investment horizon for Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund

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MF Review: Keep 5-yr investment horizon for Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund

Though the fund has done well over past five years, the investors must be prepared to tolerate short-term underperformance in case there is a sudden rally that overlooks fundamentals

Axis Bluechip Fund: A prescription for volatile times

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Axis Bluechip Fund: A prescription for volatile times

The fund has been true to its label and has consistently allocated more than 80% of its capital to large cap stocks

Bleeding mutual funds: Should you go back to good old fixed deposits?

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Bleeding mutual funds: Should you go back to good old fixed deposits?

Asset allocation of an investor must be ascertained while carrying out any investments.

5 early signs that you are nearing a debt trap

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5 early signs that you are nearing a debt trap

You should ideally be using not more than 30% of your monthly income to service your debts.

How to club tax benefits and retirement planning to ensure peace of mind

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How to club tax benefits and retirement planning to ensure peace of mind

If you want to plan your taxes, you may consider planning your retirement.

Why you must prepare for your retirement now

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Why you must prepare for your retirement now

If you frown at the amount of income tax you pay to the government, you should all the more considering saving for retirement.

5 points you should check before you think of home loan balance transfer

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5 points you should check before you think of home loan balance transfer

You can approach a new lender with the demand for more money or for a longer term or both.

7 things you need to keep a track of while saving for retirement

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7 things you need to keep a track of while saving for retirement

All your future financial needs must be expressed only after accounting for inflation.

Keep these 5 factors in mind while investing in bond funds

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Keep these 5 factors in mind while investing in bond funds

Contrary to popular perception of being risk-free, bond funds are fraught with risks.

Value focussed MF are cutting their exposure to Indian stocks. What about you?

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Value focussed MF are cutting their exposure to Indian stocks. What about you?

As valuations climb, the funds have chosen to stay light on Indian stocks and exposure to bonds and arbitrage has gone up.

Here are 5 investment options for the next one year

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Here are 5 investment options for the next one year

With a view to serve the twin objective of minimum risk and decent return here are five investment options to explore if you are keen to invest for a year or less

Re at 70 per dollar mark: How does a weak rupee impact your finances?

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Re at 70 per dollar mark: How does a weak rupee impact your finances?

If you are receiving funds in dollar terms, you are getting more bang for your rupee

5 loan mistakes millennials are most likely to commit

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5 loan mistakes millennials are most likely to commit

Here are a few mistakes millennials are likely to commit while availing loans and how to avoid them

Five ways your credit card can help you save money

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Five ways your credit card can help you save money

Prudent use of credit cards can help you save money

Fixed maturity plan or short-term bond fund — what should fixed income investor choose?

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Fixed maturity plan or short-term bond fund — what should fixed income investor choose?

Fixed maturity plans are schemes launched by mutual funds that come with a clearly defined tenure

India is adding millions of 'on-the-go' jobs: 5 money tips if yours is one of those

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India is adding millions of 'on-the-go' jobs: 5 money tips if yours is one of those

Many of these jobs are assignment based and contractual in nature. Be a wise user of money.

Want to buy your dream home? 5 reasons why you should go for it now

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Want to buy your dream home? 5 reasons why you should go for it now

You can ascertain the quality of public infrastructure during the monsoon, especially if you are thinking of buying a flat on the ground floor or in a low lying area

PF weekly wrap: It is time to file your income tax returns, revisit your portfolio

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PF weekly wrap: It is time to file your income tax returns, revisit your portfolio

The deadline for filing your income tax returns for FY18 is July 31, and it is better if you do not put it off for the last minute if you want to avoid making mistakes

Don’t forget to mention these small things while filing income tax returns

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Don’t forget to mention these small things while filing income tax returns

Here are a few seemingly less important things that all salaried individuals should take in account while filing their income.

Personal finance this week: Lessons you must learn from FIFA World Cup

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Personal finance this week: Lessons you must learn from FIFA World Cup

Avoiding mistakes is akin to more than half the work done while managing your money.

Looking for stocks headed for better times? Here are 5 signals

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Looking for stocks headed for better times? Here are 5 signals

If the promoter does not participate in the buyback offer, then his ownership in the company goes up in percentage terms after the buyback concludes

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