Starting April 2012, Equity Tax Saving Schemes will lose its long held status of a Tax saving instrument. Investment expert Hemant Rustogi provides us an insight on these schemes and effect of DTC on them.
To make an investment work for you it is important that you work on them first. Our expert Suresh Sadagopan elaborates on four key points that you need to consider before making any Investment decision.
Equity Linked Service Scheme (ELSS) has been one of the first-choice mutual funds for investors.
Amidst global uncertainties, people often start predicting the future rather than preparing for the same. Our expert Gaurav Mashruwala lists out things that you must take care of before entering the new financial year.
Typical mutual fund investors invest in a few types of mutual funds that are broadly well understood, advertised, and accepted. And, that is good thing. Investors should invest only those instruments that they understand in terms of their risk profile, asset mix, and suitability for their time-frame.
For investors with a longer term horizon, Investments amidst global turmoil will be a good value add to their portfolio, reckons Yogesh Chabria
New to Mutual Funds…uncertain which scheme is best for you? Read this space to know all that you should know about MF.
“Different People, Different Needs” now this mantra applies to all facet of your life, even to your MF Portfolio. It would be sensible to know what schemes works for you.
What most people lack while investing is that they fail to set out priorities and expectation from their investment. Hence it is always advisable to do your groundwork correct than regret later.
The average investor, while dealing with equities would want to participate in investing in the asset class but may not understand the various terminologies that are used by advisors/experts.
I entered my dentist’s clinic with trepidation. As I “eased” into the chair, she first shared her financial confusion with me: too many relatives were approaching her to buy life insurance – and she finally did buy a policy to help her relative.
Finance Minister did what “Best” he could have done, by presenting a reasonably good budget, considering global crisis. He managed to bring a relief to the economy as a whole.
- Union Budget 2011 was a balanced act between problems v/s growth. FM managed to deliver a pragmatic budget catering to both the area of concerns
Should you really react to news? Should you change your investment every time there is some news?
During economic turmoil there will always be companies that will hatch golden eggs for you. Now seeking that company at right time is a sign of prudent investor.
Alluring investors with numbers that make their offer look attractive is the one trick that marketing gurus love to play. Understanding these numbers is important since they impact your financial decisions – your investments, income, expenses, and borrowings.
Our childhood grooming and values expects us to be frugal, save money for rainy day. In consumerism, show-off and desire to enjoy life by spending pushes our mind to splurge. In bargain we end up fooling ourselves.
Sir John Templeton says, “To buy when others are despondently selling and sell when others are avidly buying requires the greatest fortitude and pays the greatest potential reward.” But how does one achieve this? Amit Trivedi explains.
Tax payers would do well to be careful while deciding where to invest or else they could end up taking impulsive decisions.
How to handle the urge to abandon equity funds in a volatile market? Should I sign up for a 1-year or a 10-year? Hemant Rustagi addresses some of the common investor dilemmas.
There are a few ways how you can invest in a mutual fund online.
Wealth likes to be in the company of positive energy and happiness. New ideas and opportunities like to be in the company of cheerful and enthusiastic people.
Though it is a well known fact that we need to save to build a retirement nest egg, many of us fail to do so. Investment expert Hemant Rustagi tells you how to achieve the desired results.
Just like Tendulkar having a lean patch doesn’t make him a lesser batsman, don’t get swayed by a three or six month performance number of funds.
Before the market crash of 2008, ULIP’s were quite popular, but post the free fall most investors saw their returns being washed away. Thereafter the investor community started looking for options where they could invest but with a safety net.