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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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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Contrarian Investing: The Witch of Wall Street tells you How!

Known as the “Oracle of Omaha”, Warren Buffet remains one of the most storied and consummate investors of Wall Street. The third wealthiest man in the world by net worth, […]

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Why Women Feel They Don’t Know How to Manage Finances

First off, women do know how to manage finances. So the skill is in place. The confidence? Not so much. So, what’s holding back the woman of today when it […]

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“Meri Sulo”

She is a woman who cannot read or write her own mother tongue, who does not know how many zeros to put after the numeric 1 to make it 100,000/- will soon have one lakh rupees in her account.

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Women and Investments: Are Women the “Reluctant” Investors in MF?

I write about money and personal finance on social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. Recently a lady commented on a Facebook post wherein she wrote, and I quote, “I […]

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