Personal Finance

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...

As per the latest report released by AMFI, the total commission and expenses paid to 979 Mutual Fund (MF) Distributors year-on-year (y-o-y) grew by a whopping 70% or Rs. 3,533.3 crores in the fiscal year 17-18 to Rs. 8,533.73 crores. This growth in distributor payouts...

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...

When you search for the term “investing” in Google, it provides a plethora of results. While many websites provide intellectual content on investing, we believe investing only require basic principles and not full-length texts or complete website for that matter. This time, we seek to...

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) is not defined under the Income Tax Act but is covered under the Hindu Law. By definition, it consists of all individuals who are lineally descended from a common ancestor and also comprises of unmarried daughters. HUF is not formed by...

A lot of gung-ho has been witnessed among the investor's community after Sundar Pichai – the Chief Executive Officer of Google unveiled Google Duplex – its new AI-based assistant. A similar excitement was witnessed when ace investor Warren Buffet added 75 million shares of Apple...

Off late, CryptoCurrency has been capturing the headlines in the financial market. If we talk of the Indian market, the Union Budget 2018 declared CryptoCurrency illegal. With increasing penetration of Bitcoin (one of the earliest Crypto Currencies conceptualized), the question now has shifted to  -...

Why to invest in gold? Soft start to 2018: Overall Q1 demand plunged 7% The gold demand of 973.5t was the lowest Q1 since 2008. The main reasons behind the fall were the declining demand for gold bars, gold-backed ETFs and also due to range-bound price. In...

What is a Demat account? A Demat account, also known as the dematerialized account, is similar to a bank account but is meant to hold financial instruments in electronic form. Financial instruments include shares, bonds, government securities, mutual funds etc. A demat account functions similar to...