- 14 Jun 2018
Here are a few ways to prime your personal finances so that you are ready to take advantage of this phase of your life
Are you financially ready to take on your 30s? The 30s come with a mixed bag of good and bad. This is the phase in life when financial responsibilities expand. But this is also t
- 14 Jun 2018
I have come across a good article where in there is solution to our day to day small physical problems.
Remember prevention is better than cure!!
Most of us have complained about back pain at some point or the other. Studies indicate that maintaining a bad posture while standin
- 15 May 2018
Ask a 20-year-old who is old and she is likely to say anybody over 40. At 30 you are likely to shift that to maybe 50. At 40, 60 is old. Our perception of who is old keeps moving as we age. Not long ago, an 82-year-old very seriously spoke to me about “that young man of 50”. But it is true that the
- 28 Apr 2018
You can find a website for almost anything. There are some that offer services aimed at making your life easier.
1. Get rid of spam email Have you noticed that the number of newsletters and spam mails that you receive increases every day? This is because most websites or services automatically s
- 26 Apr 2018
These 5 biases can make you your own enemy while investing in stocks
Your large-cap stocks rose steadily, the mid-cap picks doubled in value and the small-caps turned multibaggers. What’s the secret behind these enormous returns? Was it indepth research, prudent stock picking, impeccable timing or
- 02 Jan 2018
Do not start saving and investing only after you have set yourself long-term goals like buying a house. Set smaller and more near-term targets to inculcate these lifelong habits
- 02 Jan 2018
Historic sources of real estate profits have dried up, and investors haven't figured out why they won't come back
- 29 Nov 2017
If you need a loan to buy something you cannot fund immediately, you approach a financial institution—typically a bank or a non-banking financial company (NBFC). When you do that, the financial institution runs a background check on you, from its own database (if you are an existing customer) and al
- 28 Nov 2017
Once your child starts working and earning her own salary, lessons about managing money should continue
- 02 Nov 2017
Experts say fruits should be eaten between meals, not along with lunch or dinner, because they slow down digestion
- 28 Oct 2017
Why do otherwise sensible people make irrational financial choices? Richard Thaler won a Nobel prize this year for trying to answer this question.
- 24 Aug 2017
Recently, I am regularly getting query from the clients to confirm that there is a fund from HDFC Mutual Fund which is paying 1% TAX FREE monthly dividend and whether to invest in for the same. Most of these clients are those who want to shift the fund from their either bank deposit or post office d
- 29 Jun 2017
For you to benefit from a financial planner, you have to trust her. Ask these questions before you engage a planner, because there is little room for doubts after you entrust her with your money
- 25 May 2017
Buckling under peer pressure can throw your finances out of gear. So, priorities your needs, and spend accordingly
- 16 May 2017
Recently I came across the article in one of the newspapers titled ICICI Prudential Multicap Fund: Good returns, well diversified.
- 15 May 2017
Not all financial decisions turn out to be right. We must deal with stock picks that go bad; a bond that is threatening to default; or a deposit in a friendly finance company that is likely gone bust. It is not easy to deal with regret.
- 28 Mar 2017
Passive funds that track benchmarks indices are not popular in India. Investors prefer schemes managed by fund managers (called active funds), due to the fund managers perceived ability to beat returns of the underlying benchmarks and generate the so-called alpha.
- 25 Mar 2017
In a 54-page order released late on Friday, markets regulator Sebi banned Reliance Industries and 12 of its associate companies from trading in equity derivatives for one year "directly or indirectly".
- 17 Mar 2017
Life insurance is often bought for the wrong reasons. Here are some of the most common.
- 16 Mar 2017
A simple household should look at its investment in gold as that portion which is for an extreme emergency.