What to expect from The Union Budget 2022
Economy

What to expect from The Union Budget 2022

That time of the year has come when Prime Minister & Finance Minister have started meetings with industry leaders, top entrepreneurs and such, in order to gather their feedback on the state of the economy. Yes, you guessed it right. The Union Budget is around the corner. 

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Top 5 lessons from "The Intelligent Investor"
Behavioral finance

Top 5 lessons from "The Intelligent Investor"

A well-known quote says that “If you want to give someone a gift that they can open again and again, then gift them a book ”. 

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Factors to consider before taking an education loan
Finance

Factors to consider before taking an education loan

Padhega India tabhi toh badhega India. But quality education has become a luxury to a middle-class person in India. The college admission seasons will be starting shortly in India, and students often find themselves in the dilemma of whether adding to debts is really worth it or whether they are stretching their legs beyond the coverlet.

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Importance of Retirement Planning
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Importance of Retirement Planning

As you live, you inspire; when you die, you expire, but before you die, you retire. Retirement is a phase in people's lives that most go into without much forethought. When it comes to old age, people forcefully limit themselves to a life of frugality when the maintenance of a reasonably well-funded life isn't out of people's reach with just some retirement planning.

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6 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom
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6 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom

Financial freedom is pretty personal & subjective, as Robert Kiyosaki defines it, “More important than how we achieve financial freedom, is the why. Find your reasons why you want to be free and wealthy.”

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Top 7 Personal Finance Books for Beginners
Finance

Top 7 Personal Finance Books for Beginners

“A fool with a plan is better off than a genius without a plan” - Boone Pickens. Rightly said, isn't it? “Plan before you act,” and ALWAYS plan your money matters.

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What are the types of Pension Plans in India?
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What are the types of Pension Plans in India?

Secure aspects of your future by investing in retirement plans and ease yourself from unwanted misery; because, let’s face it, hoping to win a lottery is, in no way, a future bet. No matter how hard you try, you cannot stop what might come your way. This makes retirement plans highly vital to your financial independence after you retire.

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What is Portfolio Management?
Stock Market Concepts

What is Portfolio Management?

Portfolio management is much more complicated than stock analysis. Don’t believe us? Listen to legendary economist Adam Smith: “There is a personality difference between the people who are good at finding stocks and the people who call the shots on timing and manage the whole portfolio. Security analysts dig down information and come up with an idea about what should be bought or sold, but they do not necessarily make good conductors for the whole orchestra. [..]”

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What is Retirement Planning? 
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What is Retirement Planning? 

“Someone’s sitting under a tree today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”. This quote by Warren Buffet beautifully sums up the impact of current actions on the future. Today’s article revolves around a similar planning strategy that will definitely help you reap its benefits in the future. Let’s dive into the topic of retirement planning and understand why it is so important for one to plan their retirement.

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What is Portfolio Rebalancing and how to do it?
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What is Portfolio Rebalancing and how to do it?

There is this famous saying that we’re sure you’ve heard, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. This phrase clearly states that one must diversify his funds and construct a portfolio that is the most feasible to him.

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Is Self Financial Planning difficult? Can you do it yourself?
Finance

Is Self Financial Planning difficult? Can you do it yourself?

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle was certainly ahead of his time when he said this. You'll understand why. Imagine you go to purchase your dream car, only to find something ridiculous! The dealer charged you a few thousand bucks and provided you with a message -

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Cost of a Retail Investor in India
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Cost of a Retail Investor in India

Amidst this pandemic, people have gone crazy after the stock market. The stock market has become the new go-to place to make money for retail investors. Well, looking at the number of Demat accounts opened in the last one year, it seems everybody has earned during this bull run. It is not that surprising as almost anyone who invested in any stock either doubled their money or earned quite decent returns. As the bull run continues this feat will continue too!

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What is Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP)?
Stock Market Concepts

What is Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP)?

"Returns matter a lot. It's our capital." - Abigail Johnson. This quote is self-sufficient to explain the value of the returns which the investors get on their investments.

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e-RUPI : Can it revamp India’s Public Distribution System?
Economy

e-RUPI : Can it revamp India’s Public Distribution System?

Ever thought, what if the government gives us money for the vaccine instead of providing vaccines for free?

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

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 check Credit Score & how to get loans with low Credit Score?
Finance

How to check Credit Score & how to get loans with low Credit Score?

“Isn't it sad that we have to gain control of the artificial numbers placed upon us by others to regain some control of our lives?”

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

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 a Recurring Deposit and How to Calculate its Returns?
Finance

What is a Recurring Deposit and How to Calculate its Returns?

In the era of stocks and cryptos, depositing in banks might be termed as ‘old school’. But old is gold for most of us, isn't it?  And for the majority, it is the major medium for savings, especially in India. If you don’t believe us, let the numbers speak.

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