Investing in a Company’s Stock? Here’s Why You Need to Study its Parent First

Rithika had invested Rs 1 lakh in the shares of a telecom major. After seeming to do well for about a year, the share price started plummeting alarmingly. Within no […]

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Are You a Risk Seeking Investor? Here’s How to Find Out

Ask any investor what is her main fear while investing and her response will point towards the fear of losing money. In other words, investors fear the risk of investment, […]

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How to Build a Balanced Investment Portfolio Based on your Risk Appetite

If you have ever sat down with a financial planner, or even read any of the numerous investment articles that the internet is peppered with, you will be bombarded by […]

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Lessons From the Coffee Day Financial Meltdown: What an Investor Should Watch Out For

After the tragic demise of coffee king VG Siddhartha (VGS), a line in his last letter came to light wherein he admitted to “failing as an entrepreneur.” The irony was […]

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Is a Crashing Market a Good Time for Mutual Fund Investors to Exit?

With the Indian stock markets tumbling in recent months, many equity portfolios are in the red and investors are understandably concerned. Nifty is already well below the 11,000 mark, and […]

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4 Ways to Beat Falling Insurance Cover for Deposits

A deposit is one of the most tested small-savings instrument for retail investors. It is risk-free, making it one of the safest financial products. Well, not quite. What happens if […]

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How to Use Net Present Value in your Investment Planning

Rajyavardhan has a 10-year-old son who is very inquisitive about money. Wanting to test his son’s savviness, he showed his son a Rs 2000 note and gave him a choice: […]

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Why Time Value of Money is Important in Financial Planning

If you thought demonetization was a big game-changer and destroyed the value of money in huge chunks, there’s a bigger game-changer on the horizon. This game-changer dwarfs demonetization when it […]

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4 Money Management Hacks for Single Indian Women

Being single is usually seen as the doorway to freedom and independent decision-making. However, when it comes to money management, being single can have its own pitfalls, more so if […]

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How Entrepreneurs can Build their Personal Net Worth Statement

Personal net worth can be a tricky concept, more so for entrepreneurs. Based on the legal structure of their company, startup founders and promoters may have to reinterpret their equity […]

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