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How Does a Mutual Fund Work? – A Detailed Explanation

Deepika Khude

‘We fear what we do not understand’. This quote perfectly sums up the relationship between mutual funds and Indian investors. Mutual fund is probably the most ‘misunderstood’ financial product. Majority of investors believe that mutual funds are too complicated. And what is complicated must be risky. Fortunately, this is not true. But since the best… Continue reading How Does a Mutual Fund Work? – A Detailed Explanation

Multi-Asset Allocation Funds – Do They Really Work?

Deepika Khude

A mutual fund investor is like a child in a candy shop. Everything looks delicious and everything must be bought. It doesn’t matter if you like the flavour or taste of the candy, you MUST have it. Similarly, investors are spoilt for choice. They are confused whether they should invest in – Equities Debt Gold… Continue reading Multi-Asset Allocation Funds – Do They Really Work?

Mutual Funds vs FD (Fixed Deposits)– Which is the Best Option in 2021?

Deepika Khude

Mutual Funds Vs FDs is an age-old argument. Informed investors support mutual funds while conservative investors still think bank FDs are the best investment option. Even after countless proofs on why mutual funds are superior than bank FDs, investors still prefer bank FDs! Why do you think this happens? In ‘the psychology of money’, Morgan… Continue reading Mutual Funds vs FD (Fixed Deposits)– Which is the Best Option in 2021?

Measuring Mutual Fund Returns – CAGR, XIRR & Absolute Returns

Deepika Khude

What is the first question that you ask when investing in a mutual fund scheme? ‘Kitna returns milega? Mutual fund return is the most important factor that investors look at while investing. And rightly so. You are after all investing your hard-earned money. So, you have every right to know what kind of mutual fund… Continue reading Measuring Mutual Fund Returns – CAGR, XIRR & Absolute Returns

Everything About Dynamic Bond Funds – The Virat Kohli of Debt Funds

Deepika Khude

Dynamic Bond Funds are the Virat Kohli of Debt Funds. Confused? Let me explain. Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara or Virat Kohli – Who is the best batsman in India? We all have our personal favourites but let’s answer this practically. Rohit Sharma is a great ODI batsman. Cheteshwar Pujara is a great test batsman. Virat… Continue reading Everything About Dynamic Bond Funds – The Virat Kohli of Debt Funds

Stocks vs Mutual Funds – Which Will Make You Rich Faster?

Deepika Khude

The stocks vs mutual funds fight has been going on since ages. Both stocks and mutual funds are two of the best investment options available in India today.  But mutual funds and stocks serve two different groups of investors. Stocks are suitable for high risk investors.  Mutual funds offer diversification and are suitable for all… Continue reading Stocks vs Mutual Funds – Which Will Make You Rich Faster?

Advantages of Mutual Fund and Disadvantages of Mutual funds in India

Clarice Mendonsa

Mutual Funds Investment  Today, mutual funds have become the most popular investment option for retail investors as it is an indirect but safer way of investing in the stock market! But before you start investing in mutual funds simply because your friends, colleagues and neighbours are doing it, you need to be aware of the… Continue reading Advantages of Mutual Fund and Disadvantages of Mutual funds in India

8 Most Critical Risks in Mutual Funds and How to Manage Them Smartly

Deepika Khude

We have all heard the “Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks” disclaimer. The purpose of this disclaimer is to educate investors about the risks in mutual funds. It is important for you to understand the basic risks in mutual funds, so that you can manage these risks smartly.  In this article, we will… Continue reading 8 Most Critical Risks in Mutual Funds and How to Manage Them Smartly

What are the Drawbacks of Equity & Debt Mutual Funds?

Deepika Khude

Mutual funds are a popular investment option for retail investors. While advantages of mutual funds include diversification, professional management, high returns, etc. investors should also know about the most important drawbacks of equity and debt mutual funds.  Today will discuss the drawbacks of equity and debt mutual funds and also understand which mutual fund will… Continue reading What are the Drawbacks of Equity & Debt Mutual Funds?

When Should You Not Invest in ELSS?

Deepika Khude

In the past few years, ELSS has become the most popular tax saving option in India. But just because everyone is investing in ELSS does not mean that you too should blindly invest in ELSS.  While ELSS has the shortest lock-in period of 3 years among all other tax saving options, in essence it is… Continue reading When Should You Not Invest in ELSS?

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