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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​From basics of mutual funds to SIP investments, learn about types of mutual funds, ways to invest in them, achieving your dreams and planning for your financial investment journey. Learn about them here:​​​​​​​​​​​​

Grow your corpus along with your child via mutual funds​

​​​The Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown has resulted in families homebound together and parents spending quality time with their kids. An enlightening experience, for many. ​​

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"A simple guide to spotting the right mutual fund scheme

If you want to buy an electronic gadget, say a smart phone, how do you go about selecting the right one? The market is flooded with various brands and products with different specifications and features.​

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​​​Impact of Stamp Duty on Mutual Funds' Returns

​​​Impact of Stamp Duty on Mutual Funds' Returns​ ​‘Stamp duty’ - commonly associated with real estate transactions until now - has entered the securities and mutual funds’ lexicon. Effective from July 1, 2020,​

Gold ETFs: Glowing in the dark

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted economic activity world-over. Lockdown restrictions and the sharp volatility in equity markets have severely dented risk appetite of investors, who are desperately seeking for relatively ‘safe haven’​

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How to ensure f​inancial well-being amid the​ Covid-19 pandemic​​

The Covid-19 pandemic is exacting not only a severe​​-toll on individual well-being, but on​ economic health as well. The pandemic has led to governments’​ world over resorting to lockdowns and enforcing social distancing to control its spread.​

Good Time fo​​r Investing in ELSS

Fall in equity market, extension of tax deadline shore up the avenue’s appeal ​As the Covid-19 pandemic roils the equity markets, investors with some appetite for risk and a long-term investment horizon have the opportunity to tap into the attractive valuations by investing in equity linked savings schemes (ELSS)

​​​​This Mother’s Day gift confidence to your mom

Working from home during this lockdown, has given you a great opportunity to spend time with your loved ones. Why not make Mother’s Day 2020 special for your mom by gifting her something which she will cherish always. Confidence.

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​​Choosing the right mutual fund option: Growth or dividend

A financial asset draws investors because of two attributes: (1) capital appreciation; (2) frequent cash flows. Mutual funds are no different. Most investors in mutual funds look for both these attributes depending​ on their investment objectives and investment horizon.

SIP Investment - Brighten Up Diwali with Financial Planning

The coming of a new year is a great time to take stock of where you stand and how you could change for the better. That’s why most people set New Year resolutions – promises to themselves to kick an undesirable habit,

Combating Equity Market Volatility​

The equity market is driven by two emotions – greed and fear. The latter seems to be at play in the domestic equities currently. The recent bedlam seems to have spooked investors, urging them to exit the market. To avoid ill-timed exit from the equity market,​

​​Portfolio Diversification​​ - Immunize Investment from COVID19​

The Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is creating havoc on global economies. The upheaval has had a crippling effect on Indian equity markets as well, with the benchmark Nifty 50 index plunging 37% year-to-date (YTD) till March 23, 2020, almost in-line with global peers.​

NRI Investment in India - NRIs can take the mutual fund route to invest in India​

The adage ‘Home is where the heart is’ resonates in the hearts and minds of non-resident Indians (NRIs) such as yourself, who despite settling in other countries, continue to be connected with India. The attachment NRIs have for their motherland is evident from the international remittances India receives.​​

​​Five Money Management Resolutions For New Year​​

The coming of a new year is a great time to take stock of where you stand and how you could change for the better. That’s why most people set New Year resolutions – promises to themselves to kick an undesirable habit,

CPO Fund - Aimed for Safety with potential growth opportunities

Equity investments are attractive, especially when you see the market benchmarks S&P BSE Sensex or Nifty 50 soar or hear about success stories of stock pickings by investors.

​​SIP Investment- The perfect Christmas gift

Christmas is around the corner! This season of joy is characterised by love, compassion, and the act of giving to others. For children, Christmas is all about gifts from Santa Claus. Santa Claus, or Saint Nicholas, or Kris Kringle, by whichever name, is a legendary figure,..

​​Financially Smart Ways Of Using Your Diwali Bonus

Come Diwali and most of us think of ways to spend the bonus. Seasonal sales lure us into buying items we may not even need. We even go overboard on gold! It surely is the season to splurge. So why not budget the bonus in such a way that while enjoying the festivities,..

​​Teach Yourself Goal-ba​sed Financial Planning this Teacher’s Day

Teachers play an influential role in one’s life. Their impact is lifelong, not just through school and college. They impart key values to children and help shape their future.

​​​ ​​​​Mutual funds – A better alternative to direct equity investment

The lockdown period saw a surge in new investors directly investing in the stock market, encouraged by the resurgence in equity markets coupled with the availability of free time and influence of friends and relatives.

​​ESG Funds Investment for a Sustainable Future

Every day you hear or read news about global warming, deforestation, etc. and probably wish for more responsible governance to tackle such environmental challenges.

​​Achieve your goals across life stages with mutual funds

Financial planning traditionally has focused on saving money in a bank or, at best, investing in a fixed deposit (FD). Goal identification across life stages has almost been inconspicuous by its absence. Is this prudent? Might not be.

​​Use SWPs to fund your child’s education and retirement

Planning one’s financial goals systematically is a very important aspect of investing. There are many facilities introduced by the mutual fund industry which have over time become hugely popular for investors. According to the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI),

​​Opt to invest surplus money in liquid funds

Indians’ reliance on bank savings accounts is age-old. Attracted by the promise of safety, guaranteed returns and instant liquidity, Indians have overlooked the fact that these accounts have offered just 4% interest, on average,....

​​So go on live your life carefree! After all, SIP toh hai na!

A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in mutual funds is the most effortless financial habit that you can have while still living your life to the fullest. Because with the many benefits SIP offers, you literally have nothing to worry about.
All you have to do, is choose an amount that.....

​​Your Financial Goals should be Tension free?

Thinking of your financial goals may sound stressful, but planning for it doesn’t have to be!
No matter what your dreams are, you can get a step closer to achieving with them with Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in mutual funds that....

​​One fund two opportunities.

Balanced Funds provide you with opportunities to invest in a mix of equity and debt in a single mutual fund scheme, which endeavours to strike a balance between risk and return. The allocation between equity and debt is done by the....

​​How about a stress-free holiday plan?

Planning the finances for your holiday can be a headache but it doesn’t have to be if you plan in advance! Whether it’s an international trip or a local getaway, mutual funds are your financial stress busters...

​​How about a tension-free education for your child?

Saving for your child’s education can cause a lot of tension but with proper planning it doesn’t have to be. Whether your child wants to go to med school or art school, mutual funds are your financial stress busters. ..

​​How about a worry-free first home?

Planning to buy your first home in a few years’ time, can be very worrying but planning your finances for it doesn’t have to be! Whether you need funds for a down payment or to buy new furniture, mutual funds can help you. ..

​​How about a panic-free wedding?

Wedding can be a stressful event but managing your finances for it doesn’t have to be! Whether it’s a destination wedding or a local one, mutual funds are your financial stress busters. ..

​​Ready. Steady. Grow!

To grow your money, you need to make the right investment decisions as inflation erodes the value of your money over time.​..

​​Plan your Dreams with Systematic Investment Plan (SIP).

Dreams can only be achieved if you work towards them. Even building wealth is no different. A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) he​lps you do just that. With SIP, you can invest a fixed amount in mutual funds step.​​Dreams can only be achieved if you work towards.​..

​The Best thing Money Can Buy? More Money.

If you spend and do not invest, you give up the opportunity to build long-term wealth and become financially secure in life. If you invest wisely, you get the chance to make more money. Mutual Funds can help you do If you spend and do not invest, you give up...

Today Is the Day you start investing.

When it comes to investing, the common excuse is to postpone it to another day. Why not start investing today? Starting to invest in mutual funds early gives your investments enough time to grow.A mutual fund is a pool of money formed by multiple investors who.​..

Investing in equities through Mutual Funds is that simple.

The equity markets may seem to be a complicated place but investing in equities through Mutual Funds makes it really simple You can choose from a wide range of equity mutual fund schemes and make investing a hassle-free experience...

Equities at record high – time to enter or time to exit?

Indian equities have been the toast of 2017. Bellwethers Nifty 50 and the S&P BSE SENSEX have scaled new highs. In the six months ended June, they gained 16% each as foreign and domestic investors channeled funds into the domestic equity market ​​ ...

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