Investor Psycology

“Timing” or “Time in” in Equity Markets

“The markets are looking bearish and it can fall further. I shall wait and watch and shall invest only when they start turning positive”. This is a not something which is unusual with the investors in stock market. Mostly people change their profession when it [...]

A penny-wise consumer – A pound-foolish investor

Mrs. and Mr. Verma is one tough customer to handle. They haggles with vegetable vendors to save a couple of rupees, is always on the alert for sales and discounts schemes and quibbles with domestic help — the maid, the dhobi, the driver. They saves [...]

Understanding the difference between Income and Wealth

Have you ever wondered why your salary is called income and not wealth and if you are a businessman, then your profit is called income and not wealth. Well my question is not in accounting terms but in Financial Planning terms. Well let us understand [...]

Stock Market Grape Wine

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How Investors react in different market situations

We all are born with some instincts. Some of them can be changed and some can’t. Investment attitude is reflection of our basic instincts. It would be better if we could know our own investment attitude, behavior and style. There is nothing wrong in diagnosing [...]

7 Types of Indian Investors, Which one are you?

Decisions make a lot of difference in our lives. While right decisions at right time can chart a good future, wrong ones can screw things up. This holds true for our finances also. Those who intelligently plan their finances always have an edge over those [...]

Behave Yourself….. Financially

Our entire childhood has gone hearing this phrase from our parents and elders—“Behave yourself…” Thanks to this stock phrase, most of the mannerisms, etiquettes and emotions that we display in public, are shaped by our desire to “prim and propah”. Basically, it is the behavior [...]

The moment someone wants to talk about life insurance to you, what comes to your mind? –         Not again! I am already having many life insurance policies with me. How much more should I invest in Insurance. I need some other investment option. –         I [...]