A new year marks new beginnings. The start of a new year brings new hopes on the horizon and you want to do everything right to enjoy a better life. It is a good time to reflect on the year that went by and see...

The world of mutual funds is filled with terminology. In order to wade through these waters, an investor needs to be aware of them regardless of whether they make their investments on their own or via a financial advisor or distributor. Let’s take a look...

What are Value Funds? Value fund is defined as an open-ended fund that adopts value style of investing. Under, value investing, the fund seeks to invest in companies that are trading at a considerable discount to their intrinsic valuation. Before we delve deeper into value funds, let...

You begin the month with a promise that you would save a decent amount. You manage to control your spending urges for a good part of the month. However, before you know it, one slip-up happens and you end up splurging more than you had...

Introduction to Mutual Funds History A mutual fund is a trust or a pool of investments by investors who share a common financial goal. This pool is invested in several financial instruments such as shares, debt instruments, bonds etc. by the company managing that trust. This...

Imagine this, you go shopping for your monthly necessities and see a great pair of shoes. Although you don’t want them but can’t resist the urge to buy them. You give in to your impulses and end up buying them. You wish you hadn’t indulged...

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Resigns Source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-economics/urjit-patel-resigns-as-rbi-governor Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has resigned from his post, making him the first governor since 1990 to step down before his term ends. Patel’s three-year term was to end in September 2019. “On account of personal reasons, I...

As a child, you wanted to quickly grow into an adult so that you could make your own decisions and live life your own way. As an adult, you miss those carefree times when everything was well taken care of. You never realized there are...

What is XIRR in Mutual Fund Investments? Investors often have confusions over how to calculate their “real” returns, considering all the variations and amount redemptions etc. from their invested amount. However, is the answer always in terms of CAGR and simple IRR? Not at all! What is...

Investing in mutual funds is one of the best ways to generate capital appreciation. Mutual funds can help you reach your financial objectives with ease. However, there are some common mistakes, which you should certainly avoid while investing. Here are the 7 common mistakes you need...