Investment Planning

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 [...]

15 Types of Risk that affect your Investments

When someone asks me “tell me some risk free investment which can generate good returns” – I get confused. Why? Because according to me there are n number of risks in investing & I am not sure which risk he is talking about. Warren Buffett [...]

Understanding Gears in Investment Vehicle

Do you know that investment products are called Investment Vehicles as well. The reason is that vehicles takes you from Point A to Point B; so as Investment products take you from where you are today to  where you want to be tomorrow in terms [...]

Reliance Mutual Fund is aggressively promoting Reliance SIP Insure now days, which provide free life insurance cover with SIPs in its equity schemes. You must have seen I never miss a chance to mention that SIP (systematic investment plan) is a great way to invest [...]

Best Mutual Fund for SIP

Which is the best mutual fund for SIP? I think this is the most common question I came across followed by "share top 10 mutual funds for SIP"; be it TFL, through mail or even newspapers where I answer personal finance query section. Sometimes I [...]