|May 30, 2006|
|Three hidden mid-cap gems|
Hemindra Hazari of Karvy Stock Broking discusses three stocks from the smallcap and midcap space that he likes in the current market.
5 GREAT tips for safe investment
A structured approach to fund selection with a systematic checklist to achieve it is of utmost importance.
|May 25, 2006|
|How to insure your home and car|
Rains are only a couple of weeks away. So take the time to ensure that your household insurance cover and car insurance will provide the protection you need before disaster strikes.
|May 15, 2006|
|No money? Get the home you live in to pay for you|
A reverse mortgage is a loan that enables homeowners to convert part of their value in their home into a tax-free income without having to sell their homes, give up the title, or take on a new monthly mortgage payment.
Sensex at 12K: Revisit your asset allocation
We have to create such a mix of asset classes out of our investment portfolio, whose security-liquidity-returns profile match with our overall financial profile. This will result in the 'right' balance and make us financially fit and happy.
How to plan for a monthly income
Individuals can ensure that they have a stable income stream even after retirement. All it takes is planning and disciplined investments.
The BEST gift you can give your family
Please show your financial love, it is far better than all the other gifts that you can shower.
|May 11, 2006|
|Stanchart Enterprise Equity Fund: Should you buy?|
Experts feel that while there are positives to Standard Chartered Enterprise Equity Fund, the fund is largely based on several assumptions and speculations.
From rags to riches, in 18 minutes
The normal problems are over-running their credit limits, paying partly for their cell phone bills, delaying the rent cheques, and all this, despite being paid well.
|May 09, 2006|
|Investment: What women may want|
Here is a small sample of a financial plan for women that recognises their importance and suggests ways and means to create financial independence for themselves and for their families
|May 05, 2006|
|3 GREAT balanced funds to invest in|
These funds have delivered consistently on parameters like performance, restraining volatility, portfolio management style and adherence to investment objective.
|May 03, 2006|
|ULIPs: Expenses do matter!|
We quantify the impact that a difference in the expenses can have on the returns of a ULIP.
Contra investors can make it BIG
A contrarian buys out-of-favour stocks. If short-term price of a stock is higher than its intrinsic value, then it does not make a good buy. But if it dips lower than intrinsic value, it offers a good opportunity. This is what a contrarian looks for.
|May 02, 2006|
|The new Kotak fund offers twin benefits|
So there you are, the fund that attempts to give you an upside leverage when the market climbs and downside protection of capital when it dips.
3 equity funds to avoid
The problem with a bull market is that it distorts the picture for investors. Suddenly investors become more 'adventurous' and are willing to take on more risk than what their risk appetite permits for the lure of earning a higher return.