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FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities

Lakshmeenarasimhan S

HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities fund (HDFC Mid-Cap), a mid-cap fund with a consistent track record, has delivered 18 percent annualised returns since its inception in June 2007. Its launch as a…Continue Reading

3 pieces of investment ‘wisdom’ you need to avoid

Akash Kapur

India has a rich tradition of passing down teachings and wisdom through oral communication. While in older times, it was sages passing down knowledge to their pupils, this tradition has…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: More bank clean-up and what to expect

Vidya Bala

The government, last week, passed a new ordinance to change the Banking Regulations Act, towards empowering the RBI to deal with bad loans. Broadly, the change will mean that the…Continue Reading

5 myths about investing debunked

5 myths about investing debunked

Srilekha Veena Sankaran

“The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.” – Warren Buffett One way or other, people make investing seem more daunting…Continue Reading

Man sitting on a bench - relaxing - indicative of man who retired early and is enjoying his life

Cheat sheet: How to retire in 20 years (or less)

Akash Kapur

“I’m going to work till I’m forty and then travel the world.” Chances are you’ve caught yourself or your friend(s) voicing such thoughts at least once in the past few…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: SBI Bluechip Fund

Bhavana Acharya

A large-cap equity fund, SBI Bluechip holds strong among its peers. In the 3-year and 5-year periods, its returns are above the category average by a good margin of 4…Continue Reading

Mutual funds (investing) and career - two cases where your parents may NOT know best (image: girl-blocking-ears)

Two cases where you should NOT follow your parents’ advice

Akash Kapur

Parents are a key part of most people’s lives. They raise you, educate you, and play a major role in making you who you are. People often seek their parents’…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: How to make the best of the great Indian bank clean up

Vidya Bala

The stock markets hit record highs on global political cues and post a special report by Federal Reserve on the positive impact of GST on India’s GDP. But elsewhere, the…Continue Reading

The gentleman's game, cricket, is not just good for exercise and excitement - it also offers a lot of good tips that can help you become a better mutual fund investor

3 tips for winning at cricket and investing

Akash Kapur

We Indians are known to be passionate when it comes to cricket. From the celebratory fireworks every time our team wins a major tournament to the mass sadness and hysteria…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