What affects your investment portfolio? It is almost everything. There are hundreds of factors that has an impact on your investment portfolio. It may be the market, the economy, your investment capital, your financial needs, etc. But, being a retail investor, the only control you have over your portfolio is through its asset allocation ratio. … Continue reading Wealth Creation Through Asset Allocation—A Free Webinar On Strategic Asset Allocation
“The More We Value Things Outside Our Control, The Less Control We Have.” —Epictetus Nothing suits a stock market investor better than this quote. Every time a retail investor tries to find a way to become a successful investor, they are lured into the black hole of the world economics. The microeconomics, macroeconomics, GDP, growth … Continue reading Personal Finance Session: “Control the Controllable”
Max Life Smart Wealth Plan. Smart. Wealth. Is this insurance policy really the smartest way to create wealth? How can you take an informed decision, whether you should invest in this insurance policy or not? To make the decision making easy for you, this is our honest Max Life Smart Wealth Plan Review. Table of … Continue reading Max Life Smart Wealth Plan – Should You Buy It or Not?
HDFC Life Click 2 Wealth Plan from HDFC Life Insurance is a ULIP (United Linked Insurance Plan) product. It offers market-linked returns to the policyholder and acts as an insurance cover for the policyholder and their family. It is a non-participating insurance plan, which means the policyholder does not get any bonuses, dividends, or such … Continue reading HDFC Life Click 2 Wealth Review – Should You Buy?
You have heard it a thousand times. “Mutual funds are subject to market risks.” With a brief introduction to mutual funds, learning about equity mutual funds causes investors to have a wrong impression. “Debt mutual funds are safe.” But it is not anyone’s fault. It is a relativity trap, often called anchoring bias. Debt mutual … Continue reading No Exception From Market Risks: What Should be the Ideal Fixed Income Asset in Your Portfolio?
“Your bonus has been credited to your bank account” A message like this can make your day. It can even make your month good. If you are a salaried employee, you can relate to what I’m saying. Along with it, there are different ways you could have a lump sum amount in your hand. It … Continue reading Investing a Lumpsum: How to do it the Right Way?
What if the Stock Market Crashes Days Before I Redeem for My Financial Goal?—The Safest Strategy to Exit the Market!
Imagine this. You are investing in an equity mutual fund scheme for 10years. It is for your kid’s college fund. Finally, the goal is here, and you need the fund in a couple of days. But the next morning, flash news: “SENSEX Crashes by 30%!” You take a look at the investment value of your … Continue reading What if the Stock Market Crashes Days Before I Redeem for My Financial Goal?—The Safest Strategy to Exit the Market!
Every IPO creates a buzz in the stock market. “Is this the golden nugget of stocks?” No investor would want to miss out on that. “What if this company has the edge over its competitors?” It is a guaranteed industry leader and a wealth generator for investors. But how can you be sure? The first … Continue reading Trouble Analysing the IPO Offer Document? What Matters the Most While You Invest?
“The Currency of the Future” It is the unofficial tagline given to Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency, for that matter. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Chainlink, Dogecoin, there are several cryptocurrencies. Even billionaire Elon Musk is openly supporting Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency, on Twitter. And of late, their value is skyrocketing in the S&P500. Skyrocketing is an understatement … Continue reading Right Time to Invest in Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency? Consider These Before You Do!
For the past few years, the debt market is sailing through some rough waters. It is true even for debt mutual funds in particular. They are widely regarded as “one of the safest investment modes” by investors. But it doesn’t look like the case anymore. In 2018 IL&FS Ltd. defaulted. DHFL followed with a liquidity … Continue reading Are Debt Funds Becoming as Risky as Equity Mutual Funds?