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?
“Diversification is an established tenet of conservative investment.” -Benjamin Graham Fixed Deposits—“the mother of safe investments”—play a significant role in portfolio diversification. But it is a fine line to walk for any investor. Your portfolio diversification has the power to mitigate investment risk or dilute your portfolio returns. It puts us in a corner with … Continue reading What Should Be The Percentage of Fixed Deposit Allocation in Your Portfolio?
“Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket” But how many eggs in each of the baskets? The answer is subjective. Finding the right balance between equity and debt investments is one thing. But maintaining that balance has always been a real challenge. It is almost like trying to solve a Rubik’s cube that is … Continue reading How Can Investors Manage Asset Allocation?
Simplified Guide for Different Investment Assets: Introduction to Asset classes and Practical Asset allocation
Is this asset suitable for long term or short term? What are the risk associated with different asset classes? What kind of returns can I expect from different asset classes? Do I need to choose one asset class or multiple asset classes? The investment lessons begin with the basics of different Asset classes followed by … Continue reading Simplified Guide for Different Investment Assets: Introduction to Asset classes and Practical Asset allocation