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WHAT IS A DIRECT PLAN?

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One may invest in mutual funds with the help of a financial intermediary i.e., a Mutual Fund distributor/agent in a Regular Plan OR choose to INVEST DIRECTLY i.e., without involving or routing the investment through any distributor/agent in a ‘Direct Plan’. … Continue reading

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Why do RIAs charge fees?

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The financial services industry is a rapidly changing professional environment. As the needs and desires of consumers change, firms engaged in managing money are also evolving. A registered investment advisor (RIA) manages the assets of individuals and institutional investors. He or she … Continue reading

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Smart people can be bad investors

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Ben Carlson notes that emotional intelligence has a much bigger impact on the success or failure of investors than their degrees or investment strategy. Benjamin Graham in The Intelligent Investor talks about the stock investing experience of Sir Isaac Newton in the … Continue reading

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Forex Trading in India

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India is the second most populous country in the world that is home to one of the largest group of working class people, who have an increased affinity towards investing in the several attractive opportunities available throughout the globe. Forex … Continue reading

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Spiralling education costs can kill your savings

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The fees for class of 2017-19 batch of IIM-Ahmedabad will be Rs. 21 lakh for the two-year MBA course. Laptop computer, personal expenses on boarding, travel, clothes and laundry are extra. https://www.iima.ac.in/web/pgp/apply/domestic/expenses This is 400% higher than what the B-school … Continue reading

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What if I live too long

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It is a rare thing to hear of someone who has celebrated their 100th birthday. It is rarer still to meet such a person. But with improving health facilities a day would come soon that there would be more than … Continue reading

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Retirement seems to be the lowest priority financial goal for many Indians

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A recent report by the Reserve Bank of India throws light on the financial complexion of Indian households. Very briefly, we tackle five points: Assets, Liabilities, Pension, Insurance and Retirement. You can read the entire report here. What assets do … Continue reading