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Friday 18 January 2019
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Overcoming Investing Inertia

Investors are prone to many behavioral mistakes that can cost them dearly. Trying to time the market, trying to pick the winners, chasing...

Investing: Points to Ponder

  We have no ability to avoid down markets. We stay invested through both ups and downs with conviction that equity does wonders in...

Financial Planning: Thumb Rules

  1.  30 % of your income must be used for monthly living expenses. 2.  30% of your income must be used for Liabilities...

Bucketing Your Portfolio for Retirement

As yields on safe securities have shrunk during the past few years, income-only investors have found themselves with a stark choice: Either...

GDP jump in Q3?

  The only economist who accurately predicted India’s growth slump sees a bit more pain ahead. Gross domestic product will recover...

Mutual Funds: Regular or Direct?

    Since Jan 1, 2013, all mutual fund schemes now come in 2 variants – a regular plan and a direct plan. A regular plan is...

What is Financial Freedom?

Financial freedom is the state of having sufficient personal wealth to live, without having to work actively for basic necessities. For...

Health Insurance for Retired Parents

One must take a proper health insurance plan for the elderly. These days there are health insurance plans exclusively available for senior...

Go Slow on Duration Funds

After earning double-digit returns from fixed income funds over a three year period, investors may need to brace for lower returns in the...

Sensex hits 31k: Modi @ 3

  Dalal Street celebrated Modi government’s three years in power with a record-breaking rally. Stock benchmarks soared almost 1%...