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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

Taking Advantage of Volatility

Arun Kumar

The returns from equities for the last 1-2 years haven’t been great. The mid and smallcap category has taken a larger hit compared to large caps. The reasons range from…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

Do Mutual Fund Returns Compound?

Gourav Kumar

You might have heard people talking about the wonders of compounding. When talking about the benefits of long term investments, investors are often told that over a long time, the…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Conservative Hybrid Vs. Equity Savings for 1-3 years

Gourav Kumar

For a person looking for a low-risk mutual fund option for parking short term money, we recently took a look at the pros and cons of arbitrage funds vs. liquid…Continue Reading

Why SEBI needs to strengthen rules to protect investors in debt mutual funds

Vidya Bala

Recently, a journalist asked me whether retail investors need to be more careful with their debt mutual funds, in the context of the recent credit risk issues. My reply was, ‘Can they, really?’…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Capital Builder Value

Bhavana Acharya

Markets have given up their post-election euphoria and are factoring in global concerns. In this volatility, aggressive investors can go for midcaps and smallcaps as opportunities are ripe. But for…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Smaller Companies

Gourav Kumar

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is among the less risky funds in the high-risk smallcap space. The fund showcases lower volatility and aggression compared with peers for the following reasons:…Continue Reading

Children’s education – when parents aspire without a plan

Vidya Bala

When I met some of my school teachers in a reunion, one of our teachers commented on how parents’ view on education has changed over years. If the debate was…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Liquid or Arbitrage funds for short-term money?

Ashwini Arulrajhan

When you look at low-risk options for parking short-term money, liquid funds are often opted for. But the tax-conscious amongst you often ask us if you should go for arbitrage…Continue Reading

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