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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There are many things we hear and believe , but they are little different in reality, which helps if we know. – Do you know that When you take an SIP for 6 months or 1 years or for any period , the first installment (which you make by cheque) is not counted for […]
Finally many people like me have chance to take take plunge in the rising and booming Real estate sector , Any one who does not have Crores and Lacs to invest in flats , plots etc , to earn the capital appreciation will to be able to invest even small amounts like 5,000 or 10,000. […]
What are ULIPS? ULIPS are investment cum insurance products, You take an insurance worth XYZ amount and then you pay some premium every year. Out of your premiums some amount is cut as administrative expenses (Premium allocation) and out of rest the mortality charges are cut for your insurance and the rest is invested in […]
What is Financial Planning? Its a little stupid definition, but its just planning you finances. You plan your Investments in such a way which meets your financial goals over time. You must be very disciplined when you do this, you must know from where you the money is going to come to you and how […]
Do you remember the price of a movie ticket or any or your favorite thing few years back? It is the same today also? I don’t think so. It has increased by some numbers. This increase in the price is known as inflation. In this article I’m going to tell you what is inflation and […]
“You only have to do a very few things right in your life, so as long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffet. What should be your motive as an investor? – To earn great return on your investments with minimum risk, right? We generally take good amount of risk to […]
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