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How To Invest Outside India? Equity, Mutual Funds and ETFs

by Sangam Sharma • June 9, 2017

With the growth in stocks like Amazon and Google, a lot of investors want to invest in companies outside India. There are multiple ways one can invest in companies outside India. Here we explore just a few. Investing directly in equities RBI allows investing in shares outside India up to a certain limit. According to […]

The Benefits of Investing Early

by Rohit Mishra • June 2, 2017

Warren Buffett once said that “I started investing at the age of 11 but regrets getting late”. If a guy like a warren buffet gives a statement like this, I am so sure that there are numerous benefits of early investing but people, particularly in India, are not that financially literate. Hence, don’t understand the […]

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How to Review a Mutual Fund in Just 5 Mins?

by Harsh Jain • May 7, 2017

There are more than 5,000 Mutual Funds available for investment. If you are looking for making investments. If you call your bank manager for advice, he would tell you a few funds. All of them are best according to him. If you go on Google or Quora and search “what is the best Mutual Fund […]

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When Should You Sell a Mutual Fund?

by Adity Bera • May 3, 2017

Investments come with subsequent risks. Knowing when to buy and when to sell a mutual fund can help investors make the right choice with their funds. Needless to say, the whole idea of investing in a mutual fund is to dissipate risk. External factors may coerce you into selling mutual funds. For some investors, there […]

Mutual Funds Explained

How To Understand Mutual Funds | Detailed Explanation of Mutual Fund Data

by Ishan Bansal • April 30, 2017

Mutual Funds provide a lot of data about their portfolio and historical returns to current and prospective investors. Generally, for investors, it’s really difficult to find this mutual fund data and then even more difficult to understand it. We have created a simple mutual fund page where you can find all data required in easy […]

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How Do You Withdraw Money From Mutual Funds?

by Sangam Sharma • April 10, 2017

Exit load is one of the most important things one must take care of while withdrawing money from mutual funds. Investors often complain about the exit loads, which is charged by asset management companies or AUM. But what exactly is exit load? Exit Load Some mutual fund schemes carry exit loads depending on when an investor […]

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70 Investment Quotes To Guide Your Investing Journey

by Lalit Keshre • February 18, 2017

Quotes inspire us. Quotes also help us learn. They ingest the wisdom and experience of people who have “been there, done that”. Here is selection of quotes that can guide you through your investment journey. Why Invest? The most fundamental question to ask before starting anything. Why do we need to invest? In the long run, […]

How Do You Make Money In The Stock Markets?

by Sangam Sharma • January 26, 2017

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Countries That Have Tried Demonetization in the Past

by Sanskriti Singh • December 28, 2016

With the year 2016 approaching an end, Prime Minister Modi’s announcement on demonetization also sounded a death knell for the existing 500 and 1000 rupee notes. Instantaneously, banks and ATMs were engulfed with swarms of people depositing and demanding cash. Shortage of cash with people caused fury and has seemingly slowed down economic activity in […]

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How Should One Select A Mutual Fund Portfolio?

by Lalit Keshre • December 21, 2016

Investing in mutual funds can become a daunting task considering there 5K+ option for someone to buy. It is always recommended to invest in a portfolio of mutual funds instead of a single mutual fund. In this article, we will lay out a step by step plan how you can build a of mutual fund […]

ETF, Index and Mutual Funds

The Family of Index Fund, ETF and Mutual Fund

by sreya Tolety • December 12, 2016

Dealing your cards the right way is immensely challenging when you’re a newbie in the corporate world. Actually, scratch that. It can be challenging even if you’ve had oodles of experience. But that’s not to say that experience doesn’t help. It most definitely can go a long way. How valuable it is for you (or […]

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All you need to know about void/ ban on existing Rs 500 and 1000 notes

by Ishan Bansal • November 8, 2016

How big is this inconvenience? 2300 crore notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currently circulating so it’s going to be big pain Why? Fake Currency funding Terror using these notes Black Money is hindering economic growth Why this denomination? Fake Currency in these denomination notes is highest From when this is effective? This will […]

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CIBIL Score and Its Importance

by Ishan Bansal • October 7, 2016

What is CIBIL score? CIBIL score is a three digit number that summaries your credit history. It is also known as credit score. This was first introduced by CIBIL (Credit Information Bureau India Limited). It is India’s first ever credit information company. It collects records of all kind of credit records, which includes lending and […]

Financial Fitness Quiz

by Sangam Sharma • August 13, 2016

How fit are you, financially? Find out how you stack up by answering 10 simple questions in the below Financial Fitness quiz. You can see the results at the end of the quiz.   Loading…  

What is a Mutual Fund and how does it work

What Is A Mutual Fund And How Does It Work?

by Ashok Bhat • February 5, 2016

Learn what a Mutual Fund is and how it works: What Is a Mutual Fund? Mutual fund is nothing but a collection of stocks or bonds that a professional fund manager buys on your behalf. The fund manager decides which/how many stocks or bonds to buy. A mutual fund then distributes the entire investment amount […]

What is the difference between ETF and Mutual Fund?

by Sangam Sharma • November 18, 2015

An ETF is traded through out the day at a price decided in real time by the investors demand whereas Mutual funds are traded only at the end of the day at the Net Asset Value of the Fund. Most of the ETF have considerable lower expense ratio due to the passive nature of portfolio […]

What Are Tax Free Bonds?

by Anoop Gupta • November 14, 2015

Tax Free Bonds are bonds issued by government backed entities and do not carry tax on the interest earned on these bonds. In general, bonds are debt instruments where investors get interest based on the offered rate. They are very popular among high tax bracket individuals as net return rate turns out to be very […]