Top 5 Thematic Funds to explore
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Top 5 Thematic Funds to explore

If our portfolio has stocks of Reliance, HDFC, Wipro, Tata etc., we are basically betting on Ambani, Aditya Puri (retired, but still), Azim Premji, and Murthy, respectively. Our risk is evenly distributed and you can very easily guess why. All of these companies operate in different sectors and are mostly, not influenced by one another. 

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ETF v/s Mutual Funds: What would you choose?
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ETF v/s Mutual Funds: What would you choose?

Imagine a bright-eyed youngster with a wish to invest, but all he has to call his capital for this purpose is ₹500. While the youngster’s motives might mean well, they might be somewhat under-funded. Most investors that wish to start young, often face this trouble. There’s only so much you can get as “pocket money”.

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What are Overnight Funds?
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What are Overnight Funds?

What if we said you could have a low-risk and less volatile debt mutual fund that could be converted into cash within a day or so? Liquid funds, you ask? No No, even more liquid than liquid funds are these Overnight Funds!

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Arbitrage Funds: The Right way of Leveraging Market Volatility
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Arbitrage Funds: The Right way of Leveraging Market Volatility

In the words of William Feather, “One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.” This clearly reinstates the fact that the stock market always has buyers and sellers wanting to trade on a particular stock. The basis for this trade is mostly the price. Price being an essential weapon, can be manipulated and taken advantage of.

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SIP, STP and SWP- The Unsung Trio of Financial Planning
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SIP, STP and SWP- The Unsung Trio of Financial Planning

Financial freedom is a dream any individual sees for himself. Everyone wants to achieve this dream, but due to lack of knowledge and fear of downward risk, they fail to plan. This fear of failure makes them stick to investment in traditional instruments like fixed deposits and recurring deposits only. But, as Alan Lakein succinctly puts -

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How to save money in Brokerage when buying Mutual Funds?
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How to save money in Brokerage when buying Mutual Funds?

“Most investors, both institutional and individual, will find that the best way to own common stocks (shares) is through an index fund that charges minimal fees. Those following this path are sure to beat the net results (after fees and expenses) of the great majority of investment professionals.” - Warren Buffett

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What is XIRR in Mutual Funds?
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What is XIRR in Mutual Funds?

For all good reasons, SIPs have been people’s favorite for years now. But, here’s an important thing most people don’t know - How do you calculate returns from SIPs? Well, let's discover.

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What is a Systematic Transfer Plan(STP)?
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What is a Systematic Transfer Plan(STP)?

Unless you're living under a rock, you might be familiar with the term SIP. Now, what if we tell you another similar investment option that might earn a little more than SIPs?

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What are Equity Mutual Funds and their benefits? Should you invest?
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What are Equity Mutual Funds and their benefits? Should you invest?

Equity investment is lucrative. But not everyone has the intellect, time, and risk appetite for that! So, does that mean you can’t? Well, you can. Let us explain.

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What is the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) & how does it work?
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What is the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) & how does it work?

“Mutual Fund Sahi [to] Hai,” but secure? Well, Franklin Templeton’s incident stands to prove that even mutual funds can be unsafe! That's why a regulatory authority is of the essence.

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Best Mutual Funds To Invest In 2021
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Best Mutual Funds To Invest In 2021

Everybody wants you to invest in stocks and mutual funds, but nobody tells you where and how? Well, that is why we are here!

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Best & Safe Mutual Fund Apps To Invest Online
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Best & Safe Mutual Fund Apps To Invest Online

"Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks." -- Scott D. Cook

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Top AMCs with Highest Market Share!
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Top AMCs with Highest Market Share!

Did you know that there are 44 Asset Management Companies in India? An immense number, isn't it? But you will be surprised to know that the top 10 fund houses have an 82% collective market share!

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What is Exit Load in Mutual Fund?
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What is Exit Load in Mutual Fund?

Since our childhood, we were taught about the importance of investing. And mutual funds were the most easy-to-go option for our simple minds. But did you know that these so-called 'financial heroes' eat away your returns? There are a lot of charges levied by AMCs, without you being aware of it. One such expense is the exit load. 

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2 biggest risk associated with Mutual funds!
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2 biggest risk associated with Mutual funds!

Mutual funds Sahi hai! Does the statement hold true in reality as well? We, as a retail investor, mostly see the growth prospects, along with returns and risk. But in the process, we fail to understand that even a particular investment that is categorised as a low-risk investment is bound to have some drawbacks. As an investor, it is crucial you understand these risk factors and drawbacks before you put your money into them and not simply fall into the dilemma of 'super safe investments'. 

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How to choose a Mutual Fund?
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How to choose a Mutual Fund?

Mutual funds are a preferred choice among people to enter the stock market. Now, if you are looking for an investment, you will find that there are thousands of mutual funds out there in the market. If you will take advice from agents or banks, they will tell you that all the policies are good. If you will Google or Bing it, you will find thousands of lengthy articles saying a lot of different stuff about different mutual funds.

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Best Index Funds in 2021
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Best Index Funds in 2021

Warren Buffett has rightly said, "By investing in index funds, the know-nothing investors can actually outperform most investment professionals." 

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What are Index Funds?
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What are Index Funds?

Markets nowadays are rallying too much, aren't they? There is not only heavy volatility due to the pandemic and the circus surrounding the vaccine, but there is also fear amidst the investors. So every investor seems to be set on a voyage to locate the best possible way to keep their capital safe and increase their returns. 

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