Category: Back to Basics


Rs 1000 = Rs 23 lakhs…But How?

Shrinath M L

There are essentially three key ingredients for building wealth, Savings rate – How much can you save and invest? Time – How long can you stay invested? Returns – How…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Features: SIP Calculator

Anirban Chakraborty

Mutual Fund investments can be made in an organized, regular fashion through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs). It lets you invest a particular amount of money at periodic intervals (usually monthly).…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Step-up SIP

Anirban Chakraborty

“We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.” -Warren Buffet Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) are a godsend for investors who…Continue Reading

Outdated financial advice parents should avoid giving

Vidya Bala

Several of the 50 year-plus investors I know are eager to initiate their millennial children into investing as soon as possible. In their eagerness, they help their children with the…Continue Reading

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What are the benefits of investing in mutual funds?

FundsIndia Desk

Investors are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking the best investment avenue – bank deposits, money market securities, shares, bonds, etc. Mutual Funds, owing to their well regulated…Continue Reading

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What is a mutual fund and why should you invest in it?

FundsIndia Desk

These days, you’re constantly bombarded with messages every day asking you to invest your money. Be it your parents, your friends, or ads (like AMFI’s Mutual Funds Sahi Hai series) on…Continue Reading

7 Reasons to start a SIP

Shweta Nichani

SIP – it’s the word you come across every day, in newspapers, online, hoardings, pamphlets, conversations with friends, colleagues or even neighbours. It seems like the word of the season,…Continue Reading

FundsIndia explains: When is it a good time to invest?

Mutual Fund Research Desk

When is it a good time to invest? But that’s a loaded question at any time, and not just in the current market mood. The answer to whether the time…Continue Reading

Here are 7 reasons why you should invest in mutual funds

7 reasons why you should invest in Mutual Funds

Aparna Hari

Earn. Save. Spend. This is the cycle of money that we live by every month, if not every day, of our lives. By now, we’re sure you know the importance…Continue Reading


FundsIndia explains: Closed-ended Fixed Income Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Last week we looked at closed-ended mutual funds, and how they differ from open-ended mutual funds. We also took up in detail the other pros and cons of closed-ended equity…Continue Reading