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Tax Planning | December 11
7 most popular tax saving options to explore

In India, almost everyone would be aware of "Section 80C" of the Income Tax Act, 1961. It offers the maximum deduction to the citizens of the country. For the present financial year FY 2018-19, the maximum deduction that a person can claim under section 80C is about Rs.1.5 lakhs. There are many investment options that one can opt for under this act that not just generate returns but also can offer tax benefits when the total taxable income is ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | December 09
5 Major Things to Keep in Mind to pick a Financial Advisor

If you are getting ready to set your financial goals for the next year, make sure that appointing a good financial advisor is included in your list. A financial advisor is an expert at managing your finances. Financial advisors take stock of your financial situation and use their expertise to offer you appropriate solutions. They also help you to craft a customized investment plan that works for your unique requirements.When do you need a fina....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 29
6 Key Points That Will Make Your Portfolio Look Amazing

Building a successful investment portfolio is a dream that many aspire to achieve. A well-maintained portfolio is critical to the success of your investments. But more often than not, people get cold feet when it comes to investment because it seems too complicated to master. If you are struggling in a similar post, this post unlocks the six essential secrets that will make your portfolio look amazing and get you the full value for money. ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 27
5 websites that offer discount coupons to help save

Who doesn’t like a good saving? We are constantly striving to get the best deal that helps us save money. The new age customer is more street smart. There are so many options to choose from! At the same time, you want to be a smart shopper and save as much as you can. There are various websites that help you do just that. These websites offer you discount coupons which can help you save every time you make a purchase. These coupons are promo c....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 15
These 5 Money tips that our parents told us were right

The best part about being with parents, be it your childhood or your teens or when you begin your career, is that they are always there to support and guide you with their experience and advice. Parents always try their best to ensure that you have a secure life and never have to be financially dependent on anyone, even if it is a credit card! I`m sure our parents would have given us numerous tips on life and finances, but there are a few tips....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 01
5 investment tips from billionaires around the world

We all are interested to gain more wealth, make more profits from our investments, and have a great life with no shortage of money! However, at times, small errors or sheer carelessness leads to losses which can be either huge or small, but it impacts us in a negative way. Many strategic investments have led to the creation of numerous billionaires; and though it might not help us achieve the same, it will definitely help us increase our wealt....

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Mutual Fund Industry | October 22
5 reasons why gold funds are a smart choice

The one thing we Indians are known for is our obsession for the yellow metal, gold. Considering the difficult financial times our previous generations have seen as the economy has taken faltering steps to stability, no wonder we have grown up equating accumulation of gold with peace of mind and security. This mindset is also what has driven the prices of gold in the last few months, to make up for the volatility and the feeling of uncertainty ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | October 15
5 reasons why festive season is important for equity markets

Being an equity investor is not easy work these days. With every spike or fall in the numbers, the pulse seems to follow suit. Even though the government has announced a slew of favorable measures to pick up the economy and restart the growth engine, the spike in the market was not sustained for too long. What the market is really looking for is proof of the pudding. Sure, the measures sound great but we still need to see the impact of it to t....

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Mutual Fund Industry | September 26
5 key takeaways from the latest fiscal stimulus package

After months of doom and gloom, with almost every announcement seeing a thumbs down from the market, we finally saw some cheer coming in last Friday, 20th September, 2019 with the new fiscal stimulus package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Like anything finance or economics, it is easy to get lost in mind boggling numbers like the Rs. 1.45 Lakh Crores that the fiscal stimulus is estimated to cost the government. However, here....

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Mutual Fund Industry | September 23
7 things that parents should teach kids about money

These days, parents tend to give their children all that they desire. In contrast to the generation of the 80’s, wherein every penny counted, today’s generation is completely opposite of the former. The income earning capacity of people is way better, and with this kind of income, parents allow their children to have the best of everything.  This in turn, leads the kids to become more demanding and they fail to understand the value of mon....

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Mutual Fund Industry | September 05
Are you keeping an Emergency fund?

Money means different things to most people. For some, it is about doing well in life while for others it is about a sense of security that whatever comes can be tided over. However you may look at or think about money, some concepts remain universal in their need and applicability. Creating and maintaining a sufficient amount of emergency funds, even while in pursuit of long-term patient investing through risky assets, is one such act.What is....

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Mutual Fund Industry | August 30
Why Fast Food is Bad For You & Your Wallet

You are back home after a long day at work. The hunger bell strikes. You fish out your smart phone and order fast food to satiate your hunger.Sounds familiar, right? These days, ordering fast food has become second nature. Restaurants and delivery apps shower lucrative deals and offers all the time. This makes us more tempted to hit the order button more often than expected. But have you ever wondered the ill effects of fast food on your healt....

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Mutual Fund Industry | August 14
Why you must pay yourself first

What is the first thing you do when you see your salary credit in the bank account? Do you let it all go into EMIs, bill payments, materialistic acquisitions and leisure activities? Or do you give it some more thought to ensure you pay yourself first.What does pay yourself first mean?Two people who most popularized the idea of “paying yourself first” were Robert Kiyosaki in “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and Napolean Hill in the legendary book “Think and....

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Mutual Fund Industry | July 29
Falling Markets – is budget the reason ?

On 5th July, 2019, India’s finance minister Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first Union Budget after the much-anticipated General Elections this year. While many believed that given the mandate which government had this time, it could be one of those revolutionary path-breaking budgets which will fire up the animal instincts of economy and boost growth. However, none of it happened and the common perception is that budget is more of a so....

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Mutual Fund Industry | July 09
10 ways to earn extra money on the side

Irrespective of whether you are a homemaker or someone who has a 9 to 5 job, additional income other than your salary and savings always help. Having some additional savings always is a stress reliever. It can be used to clear off credit card bills, or pay your mobile bills or simply help in buying your weekly groceries. In short, an extra income is always welcome! So here we are, sharing 10 such ways to increase your monthly earnings by way o....

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Mutual Fund Industry | June 27
How to save money by bringing about small changes?

Inflation is on a high! Yes, and this means we need more money to purchase even our daily needs. However, in order to combat inflation, the income of people must rise to enable them maintain their standard of living.  The people who suffer are the self-employed, the ones with a fixed income and the poor. With inflation on a rise, the job scenario on a low, and the level of income being stagnant for many, the need to save has become a prio....

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Mutual Fund Industry | June 15
Meet your mutual fund cricket team

When you combine cricket with the two words World Cup, it ends up uniting the whole country in frenzied passion. Every one is an expert and most people can poke holes in the Indian cricket team’s strategy with their own take on what they could have or should have done, during a post match analysis. However, what if you looked at your mutual fund portfolio as your personal cricket team where too you could strategise and play the innings ov....

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Mutual Fund Industry | June 10
5 Indian Billionaires Real Life stories to get Inspired From

The Indian economy has seen the rise of several billionaires pre and post the economy boom. Many of these individuals are the perfect examples of rags to riches and self-made billionaires. In the last few years we have seen the growth of many as well as the downfall of some. However, what continues to inspire us is the story of their life and how they made it to the list of Indian Billionaires. This article talks about five such individuals wh....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 30
What is the right time to withdraw your mutual fund investments

A question that often crosses the mind of an investor is the right time to withdraw mutual fund investments. The decision to withdraw your mutual fund can be far more daunting than deciding which fund to invest in. To help you navigate this and make an informed decision, we have listed below a few factors that you must take into account before you make a withdrawal. Read on to find out more:The mood of the market is not a deciding factorInvest....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 27
How to plan a travel budget

Summers are here and it’s time to plan for an exotic vacation. Taking a walk on the gorgeous beaches of Bora Bora or trekking through the Himalayas - the world is truly your oyster when it comes to planning your dream vacation. But the most important question still lingers on your mind - how to work out the best budget for your travel?Worry not as we present the top tips for planning a travel budget. So before you make your flight and hotel re....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 23
Verdict 2019: What to expect from markets in Modi2.0

Indian markets give a thumping salute to a historic mandate. Sensex crosses 40k and Nifty breaches 12k mark in the day’s trade and then sees correction on profit booking and ongoing slump in global markets.Election results now clearly indicate a stable government for next 5 years. What does it mean for us?Interest Rates:Interest rates in India would decline. Given global factors (US-China trade wars), it’s not unthinkable that US Fed cuts rate....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 14
5 steps to make the best use of your bonus

Getting an annual bonus often leads to a deluge of varied feelings, ranging from the glee of retail therapy to the satisfaction of contributing more to a financial goal or even utter confusion at how to go about allocating those funds. If the last feeling is the one that has been paramount in your mind, then read on to understand the 5 steps to make the best use of your bonus. 1. List down the financial goals you are pursuingAn annual bon....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 07
6 Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Mutual Fund

Investing your finances in various investment products requires a lot of time and research on your part in being aware of the advantages, the risks and the drawbacks of every investment product.  If you have decided to invest a part of your income into mutual funds, you will be alarmed by the numerous types of mutual funds that are readily available. When selecting a mutual fund, one needs to ensure that the product is in sync with t....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 22
5 Excuses to Ditch and Start Investing

In physics, inertia or a tendency to do nothing and remaining unchanged is a well recorded phenomenon. In us humans though, inertia comes cloaked in fancy excuses making it’s recognition that much more difficult. Investing is one such process in which most of us choose to hug the status quo by coming up with a few excuses as to why it does not make sense. Today, let’s talk about 5 such excuses that you must ditch and start investing now.1. Fin....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 15
Why is expense ratio important?

We have all heard of the well-known saying in economics – “there is no free lunch in this world”. Essentially, for any service that you get, there is a cost, visible or invisible that you end up paying. Even in investing, be it trading in stocks or investing through mutual funds, you do have a cost to pay for the opportunity to grow your money. In the case of mutual funds, just look for the Total Expense Ratio (TER) to know the underlying cost....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 05
WHY DO ELECTIONS MAKE THE MARKET VOLATILE?

If you have been tracking the markets in the last few months, you could well have wondered whether you were on a roller coaster. In some ways, these last few months have been the poster boy to the statement that “Equity markets are volatile”. Today, the equity market has another E word associated quite closely with it, namely Elections. If you are still befuddled about the connection between these two Es – Equities and Elections then you are a....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 01
5 Tips for Mutual Fund Beginners

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are sure to have noticed the AMFI communication of “Mutual Funds Sahi Hai” and wondered whether or not to believe it or even try it out. While Mutual Funds are one of the easiest and safer ways to invest money today, if not done well or with the right expectations, it can go horribly wrong. There are enough retail investors out there who have burnt their fingers or seen someone do so, to then turn ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 18
7 Habits of Successful Investors

Investing is a process in which most of us engage ourselves through our lives to make the most efficient use of our hard earned money. There is a thin line between successful investing and the disastrous impact of failed investing. In fact, many people get turned off completely by the thought of investing thanks to some bad experiences which end up colouring their entire view of the process. There are a few common practices, habits and mindset....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 01
7 steps to selecting the right equity fund

Today, most Indian investors acknowledge the fact that equity mutual funds are one of the best and safer ways of creating wealth. However, equity mutual funds in themselves are a huge blanket category with quite a lot of variations to offer. It is a product where one size definitely does not fit all and neither does one size fit one person for every purpose either. At Moneyfront itself, we have equity mutual funds from 26 AMCs! To aid you in s....

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Tax Planning | February 06
Why ELSS is the best option for Tax Saving?

Income Tax has various seasons and as of now most of us would be scrambling just to get all Investment proofs in place so that we can make the most of the Section 80 C benefit. While there are a lot of options in front of you as an investor, read on to understand why ELSS is the best avenue where you could invest while saving on Income Tax:ReturnsEquity in India has proven to be an asset with the highest returns over years. While it shows shor....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 29
Index Vs Large Cap funds -- Can Index funds be a viable replacement for Large cap funds?

To make the life of investors easier, at the beginning of this year, SEBI came out with a few regulations. The two most important aspects of it were the definition of market capitalisation as well as the 16 categories under which AMCs can launch mutual funds. As per these changes, large cap funds are the ones which are hit the most. Not only has SEBI mandated that the top 100 stocks by market capitalisation come under the definition of la....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 10
7 Mantras for Wealth Creation

When we think of New Year Resolutions, one of the most frequent areas of improvement that we look towards is money. When we think about money, all of us want to be wealthy and most of us would do anything to create that wealth. To make matters simple, follow these 7 Wealth Creation mantras as guiding principles consistently and in a disciplined manner and you are sure to come out wealthy at the other end of this journey. 1. Stop falling f....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 03
5 commandments for SIP

We all know that Systematic Investment Plan or SIP is a relatively painless way of long term wealth creation. Once you put it in place, over the next few months, you become habituated to that amount being invested into mutual funds and barely feel the pinch of the reduced income left to spend. With the idea of rupee cost averaging, it’s also the best of both worlds – increased value of the fund during bull market and more money in the same fun....

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Mutual Fund Industry | December 11
The Commandments of investing in the right way

Why do we earn money? To fulfil our financial dreams. Investing, when done right, can lead to the most effective utilisation of our money in order to fulfil those financial dreams. However, when done wrong, it could also mean an erosion of hard earned money and possibly lifelong and irrational scars or fear from such a useful mechanism. There are many people out there, who refuse to invest money, having burnt their fingers earlier by doin....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 29
Mutual funds or stocks - which category is better?

When you look at it, sometimes the battle lines between the Mutual Fund and Stock believers are drawn quite strongly. There are hard core believers on both ends, often looking with disdain or fear at the other side. Like varied weapons in an arsenal, once you understand the role that both these assets play in your portfolio, you will realise the need and place for them both.Below are 5 differences between stocks and Mutual Funds that you must ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 21
Season of 4-indexation FMPs

FMPs are close-ended mutual fund schemes which invests in bonds and other debt instruments. FMP are not linked to stock markets hence they are far safer and meant for conservative investors.The biggest attraction of FMPs is inflation adjustment or ‘indexation’ (as it is called in technical terms) of cost. Basically, the purchase price is adjusted with inflation which reduces actual gains and hence, lowers the tax burden. Returns from FMPs or d....

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Mutual Fund Industry | August 22
Looking for Long Term Investments - Where One Must Invest?

If you ask any investment expert, he will always advise you to keep a long-term horizon. By doing so, you are giving your money time to grow, absorb market fluctuations, re-invest the returns and benefit from compounding factor. Eventually, you accumulate a corpus, which not only provides you a consistent financial cushion, but also meets your financial goals exactly as you planned for them.Here are various investment vehicles that are specifi....

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Mutual Fund Industry | August 17
Evolution of Mutual Funds in India

From its humble beginning in 1963 with Unit Trust of India (UTI), the Indian Mutual Indian fund industry has come a long way since then. Let’s trace the journey of mutual funds from the time they were first introduced in the market.Phase One: 1964-1987 (Establishment of UTI)The mutual fund industry witnessed its launch with the formation of UTI in 1963. UTI was set up by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by an Act of Parliament. The first mutual fun....

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Mutual Fund Industry | July 10
Your Money's Journey After You Invest in Mutual Funds

Before investing in a mutual fund, you must have carefully analyzed the schemes, read the offer document and listed sources to track the Net Asset Value (NAV). But, ever wondered what happens to your mutual fund investment ‘behind the scenes’ after you have put your money in it? There is a very systematic process that your mutual fund investment goes through from the time you invest till you exit. Here is an account of what happens after ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | July 07
What are International Mutual Funds? Are They Recommended?

International Mutual Funds are usually preferred by those investors who want to invest in securities beyond domestic stocks and across geographical barriers. International Mutual Funds invest in the stocks and shares of companies outside the investor’s home country. In case of India, it would be funds that invest in the equities of companies that are outside India. They are also referred to as Foreign Funds. Investors usually invest in In....

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Tax Planning | June 12
Pre-planning Your Taxes for FY 2017-2018

With the beginning of the new financial year, the best financial decision you can take right now is to plan your taxes in advance. Don’t wait for the last minute to make tax-saving investments. Let’s say, you make an investment on 29th March in 2018 via cheque or online payment, but the payment fails due to some reason. You wouldn’t have enough time to rectify your mistake as the new financial year would have already begun and as a result, you....

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Mutual Fund Industry | June 01
How Your Investment Will Help You Retire Early?

If your grandfather worked for 40 years and father worked for 33 years, you will be working for 25 years. So, if the working life has shrunk over three generations, the life expectancy has increased as well. With the radically changing mindset of young professionals, retiring by the age of 45-50 does not sound astounding. But, there is no doubt in the fact that retiring early is not easy.  In fact, longer the retirement life, more the exp....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 23
Why invest in Mutual Funds vs Other Investment Options

If you were to ask your parents how they invested their money, their answers would tilt in the favour of Fixed Deposits (FDs), Public Provident Fund (PPF) or gold. Their only investment in real estate is likely to be the house they had built around their mid 40s. But, you can’t really blame them for their investment decisions because it was not so common then to invest in mutual funds or shares. When it comes to your generation, there is a ple....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 20
Difference Between Growth and Dividend options of Mutual Funds

Equity or debt, SIP or lumpsum, mid-cap or large-cap – mutual fund investors have to make several decisions. One such choice that they often come across is whether to go for growth or dividend option. These are not two diverse schemes; in fact, they invest in the same set of stocks and have a similar objective. However, their NAVs are different and the way returns are distributed also varies. Hence, it becomes crucial to understand the differe....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 15
Pros and Cons of SIP and Lumpsum Plan in Mutual Funds

Vinay, an IT professional, is an amateur investor in mutual funds. He has already studied how mutual funds work and has shortlisted a few schemes, according to his risk profile. Rohan is also an IT professional, but he is an active investor. He has a diversified portfolio and is currently looking to invest Rs. 50,000 which he has received as a performance bonus from his company.However, they are not able to decide whether they should opt ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | May 04
What is a Good portfolio Mix for Women?

Today’s women are financially empowered and take their own decisions when it comes to investment matters. Financial security and wealth planning are equally important for women as they are for men. However, women’s familial circumstances, career goals and personal goals are considerably different and unique from men. Their financial lives have more unpredictability owing to situations such as marriage and maternity break. Hence, they need a di....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 28
Mutual Funds for Beginners

As the mutual fund debutante, it’s quite natural for you to feel apprehensive about selecting the right mutual fund scheme. Should you go with the tried & tested ones recommended by your friends/relatives/financial advisor or take a risk of investing in the one based on your research?Well, the right mutual fund scheme depends on a number of parameters such as your investment goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and asset allocation preferen....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 25
How to Analyse the Performance of a Mutual Fund Scheme

Nobody knows your investment goals better than you. That is why it is recommended that you do your investment research on your own, without depending on anybody. The advent of the digital age has opened a world of information, which helps you analyze all the mutual funds in the market and select ones that suit your preferences. However, analyzing the performance of mutual funds is more than just about browsing through daily NAVs and past retur....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 12
5 Benefits of Mutual Fund SIP

To create wealth two doctrines have to be followed consistently – regularity and discipline. Regularity because only then can we rake in numbers continuously. By abiding to disciplined investment you can ensure that the volatility of the stock market is neutralised. That’s the first benefit of investing in Systematic Investment Plan or better known as SIP. Before we expound on this statement, let’s understand what is SIP.It ‘is a met....

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Mutual Fund Industry | April 11
When You Should Exit Your Mutual Fund Investments?

When buying mutual funds, you are often advised to keep a long term horizon and give a few years time for your investment to grow. However, there may be times when you need to take the exit route. Let’s take a look at when and why this can happen.1. Personal ReasonsUnless it’s the case of financial emergency and you don’t have any other way to raise money, it is better to stay invested in the mutual funds. However, if your investment objective....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 29
5 Tips to Choose the Right Mutual Fund

Investors are always looking at investment avenues that not only give lucrative returns but can also provide a safety cushion to their capital. The stock market provides higher returns, but not everyone is ready or comfortable with the idea of investing directly in the markets owing to high risk factor and market volatility. Then, there are fixed income securities which comparatively are safer in terms of risk, but do not yield higher returns.....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 27
Different Types of Mutual Funds in India

When it comes to investment, mutual funds offer a variety of options to suit the risk appetite and return expectation of every investor. There are different types of mutual funds which are categorized under different classes and sub-classes. Before you take a plunge in the mutual fund world, it`s important to understand them.Equity Funds :Equity funds are composed of shares of companies, as underlying asset. These kinds of funds are aggressive....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 15
Mutual Fund Jargon Simplified Part 2

In the Mutual Fund Jargon Simplified - Part 1 we explored key mutual fund jargons. This time, we bring you the second part of our series on nomenclature that you must know. Read on.1. Annualized ReturnsWhen absolute returns (either greater or less than a year) are aggregated to a period of one year, these become annualized return. This is basically an average that reflects the amount that an investment would have earned annually on a compoundi....

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Mutual Fund Industry | March 09
Difference between direct and regular plans

Direct plans of mutual fund are an alternative investment option to the regular plans. As the name suggests, in this option you circumvent the intermediary and invest directly with the fund house. Introduced by SEBI in 2013, as a disintermediary step, mainly to help retail investors get more for their investments by eliminating commissions from the expense ratio. The need for this was majorly felt due to the advent of technology, which opened ....

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Tax Planning | March 03
5 Must do Things for Tax Planning

For most people, tax planning is a wakeup call given by the HR Department around this time of the year. Tax planning is more than just investing in a tax saving instrument. If done efficiently, it can reap long term financial benefits for you. Here are some useful tips to consider while planning your taxes.1. Start EarlyTax planning is a financial exercise which should be ideally undertaken in the first three months of the new financial y....

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Mutual Fund Industry | February 28
5 Best Ways to Earn More from your Investments

2016 is over! It was a year of unexpected (br)exits, shocking trumps and confusing demonetisation. Even in the stock market the most seasoned pundits were left scratching their heads trying to figure out what was going on. After a long time commodities and metals, ruled the roost. Looking at year in hindsight makes me wonder, if making good returns from Investments is a myth. But the secret is not in where you invest, but how and when you inve....

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Mutual Fund Industry | February 10
How to Invest in Direct Plans of Mutual Funds?

Direct plans of mutual funds are the relatively new alternative to regular plans of mutual funds which allow investors to skip the middlemen and invest directly with the fund house. This directly translates in to higher returns for the investors, as they retain the commissions paid as distributor fees. To know more about direct plans of mutual funds please read our ‘What in the world are direct plans’ blog. Till now we have talked about w....

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Mutual Fund Industry | February 03
Mutual Fund jargon simplified

The world of mutual funds is full of technical jargons. Before you take the plunge, you should know the language well so that you don’t get confused or scared of the concept. Here is a list of fundamental mutual fund terms you should know before you drink the ‘pierian spring’.Asset Management Company (AMC)AMC is a company or a fund house set up to manage its clients’ investment of mutual funds in accordance with their financial goals. AMC make....

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Budget 2017 | January 28
Budget 2017: Mujhko chaand laakar do!

It’s that time of the year when all eyes are set on the forthcoming budget and all of us have a wishlist to look out for. Budget is not just an annual fair; it’s a much larger and broader statement of intent and ambition. It’s unfortunate that we have reduced this great practice to paltry announcements ranging from price reductions in shampoo and software to price hikes in cigarettes and cars. These are merely political manifestoes and not nec....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 17
Top Mutual Funds of 2016

Year 2016 experienced shockers and surprises, which no sweet 16 year should endure. Brexit, Trump, demonetisation, Andy Murray becoming World No.1 and Leicester City winning the English Premier League. In many ways 2016 was a historical year because all deviations are far-reaching changes. None of the events which unfolded could have been predicted. Interestingly, 2016 accordingly to the Chinese calendar was the year of the Monkey, and it beha....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 13
9 benefits of investing in Direct Plans via MoneyFront

When we are asked to pick between two options, swaying towards the side with more benefits is a common human tendency. Furthermore, when the choice is between money and more money the winning option is obvious. So, here’s listing down 9 benefits of investing via MoneyFront that will make us the obvious option. 1. Earn more from investmentsMoneyFront offers only direct plans, where no trail fee/commissions are charged. For example,if ....

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Mutual Fund Industry | January 07
What in the world are direct plans?

Introduction Oneplus One’s disruptive strategy of selling phones only via invite, farmers market in the urban populace, company owned company operated (coco) petrol pumps, etc.… and many more are representations of disruptive introductions that aim to provide the best possible product/service to the end customer. These introductions have eliminated the middleman and reduced all delays and costs that tag along with them, transferring a....

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CEO Speaks | December 15
What we did last summer? Milestones of MoneyFront.

Did you know what we did last Summer? Milestones of MoneyFront Summer of 2015: An idea germinates Back in the summer of 2015, me and two of my childhood friends, were discussing on how unscrupulous distributors were making big money from clients by passing vague recommendations as “Investment advice”. Gullible investors were recommended one-size-fits-all mutual fund scheme, as long as the commission (in-built trail fee) made by th....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 24
Falling Interest Rate: 5 Ways to Tackle the Trend

Interest rates in India are headed for a historic low and implications on individual and corporates will be far-reaching…!Premise for this statement is threefold: demonetisation, low inflationary regime and forthcoming GST. All three being catalyst for reduction of rates in the economy in short term, medium term and long term respectively. As a precursor, SBI has already announced up to 175 basis point rate reductions in its bulk deposit rates....

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Mutual Fund Industry | November 16
Blackmoney crackdown: Inflection for Mutual Fund industry

The current regime of demonetisation is a revolutionary step having far-reaching impacts and mutual fund industry will of course, won’t remain untouched.Modern mutual fund industry in India started in 1993 with entry of private sector asset management companies. Until then, industry was largely a government owned body with UTI being the biggest Asset manager. From 1993 to Jan- 2003, assets in the industry moved from 47000 crores to about 12000....

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