What are Mutual Funds? A mutual fund comprises of pool of money collected from various investors who have a common investment objective. The collected pool of money is then used by a fund manager to invest in equities, bonds, money market instruments and other financial assets...

“Financial stability is much more about doing the best with what you have and not about achieving a certain level of income.” writes Erik Wecks in How to manage your money when you don’t have any. You will agree that when it comes to money, you want...

“Through thick and thin..for richer or for poorer” If you’ve decided to take the plunge or are already married, remember that any marriage union is still half unfinished without having the money talk. You would probably want to move into a new home, buy a new car,...

When thoughts on the uncertainties of the future disturb your composure, promises of various saving schemes and investment vehicles come to soothe your anxiety. It succeeds in allaying your fear for a while, but soon you are left befuddled by the choices presented to you—some...

“Money makes the world go around” – I think we all shall agree to this statement. Right now, money is still a taboo and personal finance has not yet found a way into the curriculum of schools and colleges across our country. This is a huge...

Equity and mutual fund markets have captured the imagination of investors for decades. No expert can claim to have mastered the art of investing. But seasoned investors swear by patience and observation. If you are a new investor, it is easy to get swayed by...

Life is dynamic and you don't really know what may happen tomorrow. If you think this article is not for you and you would not need the emergency fund, think twice. Irrespective of your financial preparedness, life has a way of throwing curve balls that...

It's been a big month so far for the central banks across the globe. The Federal Reserve, Emerging Market Central Bank and the Reserve Bank of India have been tinkering with monetary policy. In this article, we present to you a quick snapshot of the...

In the previous edition, we discussed how an investor can generate Consolidated Account Statement (CAS) from any of the registrar’s website. In this edition, we seek to discuss how you could get your investments analyzed by market experts which bring over five decades of collective...