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How to estimate returns on equity investments

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Tara is a systematic investor in equity funds. She earns well and is single. She takes the SIP route to invest regularly. 

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How returns from debt mutual funds are taxed

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1. Mutual funds that invest less than 65% of their corpu...Click on Read More

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How to demat mutual fund units

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Many investors want to bring all their investme nts in stocks, shares, bonds and mutual funds under a single demat account, so they can get a complete view of their investment...Click on Read More

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How fraudsters use psychological tricks to dupe people online

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By Uma Shashikant 

Our elderly aunt is now an active Internet user after discovering the joys of the World Wide Web. It surely is a web, she...Click on Read More

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Buy and hold may not always be the best strategy to create wealth

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Abhishek is a patient equity investor. Inspired by Warren Buffet’s buy and hold strategy, he buys and sits tight, irrespective of market news, index levels and valuation...Click on Read More

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Open market operations explained

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1. Open market operations is the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country. 

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How to invest for your grandchildren

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Grandparents may want to contribute to a corpus for their grandchildren. While traditional gifting options include cash or gold, investing for the long-term through mutu...Click on Read More

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Don't retire without enough money for 30 years and more: Here's why

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By Uma Shashikant 

My 92-year old friend Jo would say: “Don’t retire at 60. If you lived to 90, you will regret those wasted yea...Click on Read More

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How to save money for your higher education while working

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Rashna has just started working after completing her engineering degree. She plans to work for a few years before going back to school for a management degree. She has been to...Click on Read More

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How to hire a safe deposit locker with a bank

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One of the important services banks offer customers is the provision of safe deposit lockers. The lockers come in different sizes and are used for safe keeping of valuab...Click on Read More

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How equity oriented mutual funds are taxed

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1. Mutual funds that invest 65% or more of their corpus in equity and equity related securities at all times are called equity oriented mutual funds. 
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Why you should link investments to goals, not to market situations

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By Uma Shashikant 

When the stock markets are volatile, you always hear conflicting views. Optimists will prod you to be a smart investor an...Click on Read More

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How an adviser can help in organising your financial life

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Sanjana has been working for the past 12 years. She has been saving and investing for a long time, and holds multiple accounts and folios. 

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How to determine asset allocation of your portfolio

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1. Required return depends on the financial goals of an investor and decides whether portfolio needs to be growth oriented or income oriented. ...Click on Read More

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How to set up e-mandate for SIP in MFs

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To set up a systematic investment plan(SIP), the investor can either submit physical post dated cheques or give a bank mandate for auto debit of the ...Click on Read More

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