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Outdated financial advice parents should avoid giving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

Low-risk hybrid MF options – how they differ

Gourav Kumar

Hybrid funds combine the growth prospects of equity with the stability of debt to try to deliver returns with lower volatility. Among hybrid funds – those with a bias for…Continue Reading

NFO: Principal Small Cap Fund

FundsIndia Desk

This is about an interesting new fund offer – Principal Small Cap Fund, an equity mutual fund that invests in smallcap stocks. While we’re usually wary with NFOs, we believe…Continue Reading

How much risk should you take

Gourav Kumar

One common mistake investors make is to ignore risk while making investment decisions. A large chunk of investors make investment purely based on the returns characteristics of the product. For…Continue Reading

My investments are in losses, what should I do?

Gourav Kumar

If you started investing in equity mutual funds some time within the last 2 years, it is likely that your investments would be in the red right now. It is…Continue Reading

Why 80C tax-saving needs planning

Ashwini Arulrajhan

As the financial year end nears, a lot of you may be in a hurry to make tax saving investments. Company deadlines to submit proofs may also be on your…Continue Reading

Impact of budget 2019 on your taxes

Budget 2019 – How it affects your taxes

Gourav Kumar

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented India’s budget for the financial year 2019-20 on 1st of February, 2019. Being an interim budget, no major policy announcements were expected or made from…Continue Reading

The best time to start investing is today

Gourav Kumar

At the end of 2017, a friend of mine asked me if it was a good time to start investing given the markets were at a high. I advised him…Continue Reading

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What you are not told about tax-saving products

Gourav Kumar

The tax saving season is closing in. By the end of this month, salaried employees will be asked to submit proofs of their tax saving investments. Employees will then scramble…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: 2018 – taking stock of markets and economy

Vidya Bala

‘So much has happened but nothing has changed’. This will describe the performance of the equity and debt market in 2018. 2018 was a year of much activity in companies…Continue Reading

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