Understanding what is Fixed Maturity Plan & what are the benefits of FMP?

Attaining financial goals is does not happen overnight, it needs a long term investment. But in case of Stock market, lot of people avoid a long term investment because of the fear of volatility of the returns. Fixed Maturity Plan is the better option for such investors because of its higher security concerns. Let me […]

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Everything you want to know about ETF.

Do you want to invest your money more safely? Here is one of the best options for you. ETF i.e. Exchange trade funds are one of the safe way of investing your money in equity market. It is an investment fund traded on stock exchange, much like stock. These are attractive investments because of their low […]

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Cost of Ignorance and it’s consequences on financial life with some real life experiences

There are two kind of losses 1. Loss of money because of wrong decisions 2. Loss of potential profit because of lack of knowledge or having wrong information (I like to call it loss) I personally feel and realized most of the losses happen to people because of the second point. Today after so much […]

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How to do PORTFOLIO REBALANCING

Today I am going to talk about something which is one of the extremely important tool for risk management and also something which is encouraged if you want stable returns from your investments. We are going to talk about the investments in Equity and Debt. How Re-balancing the portfolio will help in – Risk Management […]

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Importance of Health Insurance

What is Health or Medical Insurance ? The term health insurance is generally used to describe a form of insurance that pays for medical expenses. It is sometimes used more broadly to include insurance covering disability or long-term nursing or custodial care needs. To understand it in simple words, you pay some amount of premium […]

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4 mistakes in investing which you should avoid as an investor to build a healthy financial portfolio

If you want to save money it needs to be invested somewhere. But lot of people makes some mistakes in investing which seems very small at that time but they can prove a disaster to your financial life. Today in this article I’m going to tell you 4 common mistakes in the investing world that […]

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All you want to know about Term insurance and Endowment policies with suitable examples

One of my good friend had a small argument with me, that she would not invest in Term Insurance, because she will not get any “returns” out of it. I believe investing in a term plan looked a very unprofitable thing to her as she never gets back the money she paid as “premiums”, if […]

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All you want to know about Options trading – For beginner investors

What is an Option? Option is a contract which gives buyer the right, but not the obligation to buy or sell an underlying asset at a specific price on or before a certain date. An option has an Expiry date, when its automatically exercised if it has any intrinsic value left. When you buy an […]

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How to evaluate Returns from Investments

Which return is better return, 40% or 30% ? There is no doubt that 40% is more better return. But is it a right way to judge the return just by seeing the number. we ignore another important factor called as “RISK” involved. In most of the cases, people really don’t consider evaluating the return […]

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Tax Treatment of Equity , Gold and Debt

Tax Treatment Equity Mutual Funds and Shares Short Term Capital Gain : If you sell it before 1 yr , the profit is called STCG and taxed at 15% (revised in 2008-09 budget) ,So if you make profit of 10,000 on shares or Equity mutual funds , you pay 1,500 as tax. Long term Capital […]

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