Portfolios

10 things every retail investor should know about portfolio management

10 things every retail investor should know about portfolio management

by Niraj • October 30, 2018

Portfolio management can seem like  a Before we jump to the topic of the day, let us quickly touch upon some basics to set the context. What is a portfolio? In simple language – a portfolio is a compilation of investments in which investors such as you have invested. Let’s say you own a house, […]


Why does your portfolio need hospitality sector stocks?

by Niraj • August 1, 2018

The travel, tourism and hospitality sector has off late made a mark in India. Before we delve deeper with respect to the hospitality sector and why an investor should keep hospitality stocks in his/her portfolio, let us quickly brush up some facts regarding the Indian hospitality sector. Facts about the hospitality sector 1. India ranks […]


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What should be an ideal portfolio for beginners in mutual funds through an SIP with a monthly investment of Rs 25,000 for time horizon of 7 years? I am 32 years old, and have moderate risk appetite.

by Shikhar Singh • September 28, 2017

You have made a good choice of investing with Mutual Funds. Mutual Funds is the best way to participate in Indian Stock market without taking the trouble and risk of picking individual stocks. As a beginner, you should be looking at the diversified portfolio. Mutual Funds have different categories (based on the underlying holdings they […]


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Where To Park Your Idle Cash? Liquid Funds!

by Harsh Jain • September 15, 2017

The cost of living is on a constant rise making investments a necessity rather than a choice. Everyday expenses are so high that saving for the future seems more and more difficult but must be done. It is important to start investments right from the very first job. It will secure a comfortable future as […]


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What is Portfolio?

by Shikhar Singh • July 31, 2017

You might have heard the word ‘portfolio’ being used by many people who speak about finance. If you’re new to investing, chances are you looked up the word in a dictionary for its meaning and still didn’t understand what it meant in the context of investments.   Portfolio   Your investment portfolio is nothing but […]


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Best Mutual Funds To Invest With Low Minimum Investment Amount

by Sangam Sharma • July 20, 2017

One of the best things about mutual funds is that you can get started with very small amounts. Just consider the amount of money need to get started with investing: Real Estate: ~5L Stocks directly: ~1L (if you want to diversify well across stocks) Gold: ~3K (for one gram Gold) However, mutual funds allow you […]


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Best Mutual Funds To Invest With Rs 1000 Minimum

by Rohit Mishra • June 22, 2017

The best thing about mutual funds is that they enable you to invest with very small amounts. There is no other way you can invest with reasonable diversification with an amount as low as Rs 1000. SIP (Systematic Investment Plans) of a lot of mutual funds allow min investment with just Rs 1000. So if […]


Supermom Portfolio – For the full time working women

by Amritha Pallath • March 17, 2017

You are a SUPERMOM! Yes, you heard that right. From managing household chores to your kid’s education, there is not a place you haven’t made your presence felt. But when it comes to investing money, I am sure you would shy away from the topic.  The reasons may vary from being too difficult to understand […]


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Mutual Fund Portfolio For Young Parents

by Sangam Sharma • March 11, 2017

Becoming a parent is one of the most wonderful experiences in life. This mutual fund portfolio helps young parents build wealth in long term. They can use the wealth built to pay for kids college education or keep investing for their retirement. Why Invest? Investment is future consumption! In general, one needs to invest to […]


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Where Do I Invest For Best Returns?

by Harsh Jain • February 17, 2017

Everyone wants to invest for best returns. Whether it’s their money or the time, one wants the best ROI. When it comes to money, to get best returns you should invest your savings in assets that have high growth potential and are professionally managed. Before choosing the products for investing your money, be sure of the […]


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Smart Housewife Portfolio

by Harsh Jain • February 12, 2017

Why should boys have all the fun? – it was one of the most popular campaigns amongst the girls. The lady in the house is also the homemaker and caretaker for the family. In addition, she takes good care of the finances of the house – paying to domestic help, shopping, managing gifts etc. Why should […]


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The Coffee Can Portfolio: Fill It And Forget About It!

by Lalit Keshre • February 4, 2017

Coffee Can Portfolio is a concept based on the research done by Rob Kirby. In simple words, one selects a list of stocks or mutual funds and invests in them, and then literally forgets about it. The Coffee Can portfolio concept harkens back to the Old West, when people put their valuable possessions in a […]


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What is the best mutual fund to invest through SIP?

by Harsh Jain • January 26, 2017

If there was a single answer to this question, everyone would have put their money in that Mutual Fund SIP. The best Mutual Fund for SIP depends on few parameters, the time period and the risk one is willing to take are the key ones. Best Mutual Funds for SIP Choice of Mutual Fund for […]


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High Returns Portfolios

by Ishan Bansal • January 23, 2017

Sometimes when you see a mutual fund that has given very high returns you figure I want to buy mutual funds like this. Two funds gave 30%+ returns in last 5 years as on 27th Jan 2017. You wish you had a portfolio of these two funds. Franklin Smaller Companies Fund DSP BR Micro Cap […]


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All Weather Portfolio – A Perfect Strategy By Ray Dalio

by Ishan Bansal • December 18, 2016

A Perfect Blend of Simplicity and Research Tony Robbins wrote a new book and discussed all weather portfolio strategy he developed for the book with the help of Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio. His basic point is that life is uncertain and that no one can predict future. So it makes sense to prepare for anything – […]


Safe Investing — It is supposed to be

by Ishan Bansal • December 8, 2016

Lets start with basics. What is Investing? Making Money Work for You. So, if you are getting any returns from your money then it’s invested. So, money in any form except cash is investment like Saving Account, FDs, Gold, Mutual Funds, Shares, etc. And, what is risk? Risk as we know is deviation from expected. […]


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How Should Entrepreneurs Invest?

by Lalit Keshre • November 21, 2016

Entrepreneurs are a different lot. And the way they invest needs to be different. The conventional risk profiling applied by financial advisors or robo advisors does not work because they do not account for the risk entrepreneurs take in their ventures. I believe, entrepreneurs should play it safe when it come to investments – to […]


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The Student Investor

by sreya Tolety • October 15, 2016

A student investor is one who start investing in school or college. Many of the great investors we see today started early. Being an investor as a student has never been easy, for those from every corner of the globe alike. Added to the increasing pressure of textbook finals, exams, and the fear of being […]


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Top Liquid Funds in India

by Ishan Bansal • August 9, 2016

What are liquid funds? Liquid Funds invest in debt securities with very short maturities of up to 91 days (like lending to banks, short term govt. bonds and very short-term corporate paper). They provide full flexibility of anytime liquidity and earn returns in the form of interest for the holding period. They are highly secure due […]


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Got a Bonus! Where should I Invest?

by Lalit Keshre • August 9, 2016

Have you got a nice fat half yearly bonus? Has a good chunk of your investments matured? What do you do with this money. Many times, people just splurge this money or invest it immediately to grow it further. However, both of these might not be the best use of your bonus money. Have a look […]