Investment Planning

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 [...]

Its tomorrow that Matters

Good returns are seldom made on investments made in good times. Rather, good returns are typically made on investments made in adverse times. There is a fair value for listed companies, just like for companies that are not listed. In good times when the stock [...]

Warren Buffett’s Advice & Infographics

I adopt a couple of old maxims as my beacons to guide my future. This self-prescribed therapy has ensured that with each passing year, I grow wiser and not older. Before starting Mr Buffett is having one question for you “If you expect to be [...]

As I interact with lot of investors, I find that some investors, particularly the HNI segment, have this habit of referring their Chartered Accountants (CA) for every financial decision including investments. I am not saying that this is completely a wrong practice, but one must [...]

Best Mutual Funds to Invest in 2012 in India

If your exiting mutual fund portfolio is bleeding or you are still struggling to make your first investment – list of Best Mutual Funds to Invest in 2012 may help you. I have covered 12 diversified equity funds & couple of debt funds in this [...]

12 Investment Mantras to keep you ahead

Every New Year brings a new start & to get start, in the New Year I have decided to point out 12 investment mantras which will help you in getting a new perspective to your investments. 1. Do not invest without a sensible investment strategy [...]

Key to Wealth Creation

One of the hazards with my job is that wherever I go I am always on my job. My wife often gets annoyed with me as even in social gathering, I am talking to people something related to my job. And you know what people [...]