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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. 

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...