How to choose a SIP Fund

Are there any best SIPs? SIPs are a medium to invest in mutual funds. Hence, there’s nothing like ‘best SIPs’; you need to select best or winning mutual fund schemes to invest so that SIPs work best for your objective of wealth creation to achieve long-term financial goals. So, selecting an appropriate mutual fund scheme …

Invest Savings from FDs to Debt Funds

Top SIP Funds Online No matter what savers are hoping for, interest rates are going to stay low for years to come. It is time to study the investment alternatives. A few hiccups along the way notwithstanding, it’s more than likely that India is heading for lower interest rates for years to come, if not …

REITs Vs Real Estate Funds

SEBI is introducing a new financial product in the market called REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts). What are REITs? How are they different from the plethora of real estate funds out in the market which have raised vast amounts of money from Indian HNIs? What are the key benefits of REITs? For what kind of …

SBI Focused Equity Fund

Top SIP Funds Online SBI Focused Equity Fund How has the SBI Focused Equity Fund performed? With a 10-year return of 17.82%, the fund has outperformed both the index (12.43%) and the category average (14.31%) by a good margin. The fund has comfortably beaten the multi-cap category over the past decade. SBI Focused Equity Fund …

FMPs good bets during stock market downturns

WITH equity market performance turning from bad to worse in the present calendar year, the focus has definitely shifted to debt market instruments, which often provide steady and regular stream of income for investors. One such debt instrument that has been hogging the limelight in recent times is the growing popularity of fixed maturity plans …

Inflation effect on Savings

Inflation cut 100 to 14 in 30 years Inflation is often called the ‘silent killer’ because it significantly erodes the purchasing power of money over time. To establish a frame of reference, consider this: At 6.5% long-term WPI (wholesale price index) inflation in India, the purchasing power of Rs 100 has eroded to a dismal …

Liquid Mutual Funds vs Bank FDs

Liquid Mutual Funds are better than Bank FDs Most of us generally have a good amount of money lying around in our various savings bank accounts, earning just about 4% per annum. This money may be part of our salary waiting to be spent, maturity amounts of insurance policies or FDs, redemptions from investments or …

Mutual Fund MIPs give Higher Returns

MONTHLY INCOME PLANS V/ S POST OFFICE SCHEMES Investors looking for a regular monthly income can choose between Monthly Income Plans (MIPs) offered by mutual fund houses or Post Offices. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages. While the former can offer higher returns, since they invest in market linked instruments, the latter is safer …

High Rating Does not means high Mutual Fund Returns

Best SIP Funds to Invest Online Mutual fund schemes need to be tracked with respect to their benchmark and the ability of the management to show its true ability during volatile and choppy periods to evaluate their performance A mutual fund that is rated highly today may not necessarily maintain its rating a year later. …

PPF vs ELSS Tax Saving Mutual Funds

Top SIP Funds Online The Public Provident Fund (PPF) and equity-linked saving schemes (ELSS) are popular investment options that both qualify for income tax deductions. A deduction reduces your overall tax liability. Contributions up to Rs 1.5 lakh a year qualify for tax deduction under Section 80C. Financial planners say that when it comes to …

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