Investment Planning

10 Commandments of Investing – InfoGraphic

Just one word - investment?? And your response will be that you have been doing it since you were wearing half pants or a frock. Remember how you always managed your personal budget with your pocket money. You saved in earthen pots and pig faced [...]

Why do people take risks? The answer is simple. It’s because there is a very sweet, tempting, seducing, deadly, venomous, killing relationship between RISK and RETURN. The greater the risk one takes, the greater is the possibility of getting good returns. (here I am talking [...]

7 Signs that you are a Good Investor

Life is not simple. It does not merely revolve around the maxim “Eat, pray and love”. For most of us, the world around us comprises of responsibilities and these are towards ourselves and our families. Each of us has been trained to believe, since we [...]

Core & Satellite is a very old & proven investment approach. Portfolio construction is a part of the overall investment planning process, that is essential to generate and accumulate wealth in the long-term. Almost everyone has some kind an investment portfolio consisting of assets. For [...]

All of sudden the dollar has become Mogambo for the investment market as both Equity and Debt markets have become very volatile. News channels have shifted their bases in coffins, and have started using terms like “bloodbath”, “butchered” and “bankruptcy”. Are you also disturbed? If [...]

Indian Equities – Past, Present & Future

You must be thinking does this article still make any sense. From last five equity markets have not made any progress, investors have lost money & hence the faith. On the contrary,  I think this is the best time to introduce this article to try [...]

Asset Allocation – formula for investment success

Last week we thought of spoiling ourselves and have a Gujarati thali. The moment you enter the restaurant you get the heavenly aroma and wait for the feast to arrive. I am calling it a feast, as you get a huge variety of eatables in [...]

Behavioural Finance – Make Smarter Financial Decisions

There are 3 stages to master any sport. It starts with training, practice & then comes the match or the tournament. Trainings are always boring compared to matches. Training is boring because it involves learning basics which are quite dull but we all know that [...]