Sarbajeet K Sen

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What Are Special Situation Funds?

What Are Special Situation Funds?

Rediff.com27 May 2024

These funds at times invest in companies going through corporate restructuring, such as mergers, demergers, or buybacks.

What Is A Retirement Fund?

What Is A Retirement Fund?

Rediff.com20 May 2024

A retirement fund can be helpful for all age groups, but ideally one should start investing early to beat market swings and gain from compounding.

Should You Invest In Liquid Rate ETF?

Should You Invest In Liquid Rate ETF?

Rediff.com2 Apr 2024

'Liquid ETFs help in cash management by enabling a smooth transition between equity and cash within the same settlement cycle, as they trade in the same segment as equity.'

How To Maintain Your Credit Score

How To Maintain Your Credit Score

Rediff.com28 Mar 2024

Do not shop around for loans immediately after getting a secured credit card. Such loan enquiries can also pull down credit score, as they are treated as a sign of credit-hungry behaviour.

Before You Invest ESG Funds, Read This

Before You Invest ESG Funds, Read This

Rediff.com19 Mar 2024

An allocation to ESG theme funds can bring down the overall risk of an equity portfolio. Investors with long-term financial goals, such as retirement, should not ignore sustainable investing.

What Funds Should You Invest In?

What Funds Should You Invest In?

Rediff.com20 Feb 2024

'Your decisions should not be driven by your view on the market, but by your objectives, risk appetite, and time horizon.'

Should You Invest In Hybrid Mutual Funds?

Should You Invest In Hybrid Mutual Funds?

Rediff.com5 Feb 2024

Regardless of market levels, invest in stocks and equity mutual funds in a staggered manner.

Looking To Invest Money For Short Term? Read This

Looking To Invest Money For Short Term? Read This

Rediff.com16 Jan 2024

These schemes are a good choice for investors contemplating a large investment in equity funds. Instead of investing all the money in one go, they can do so in a staggered manner by parking it in these schemes and then transferring it to equity mutual funds through a systematic transfer plan.

Should You Invest In Smallcap Funds?

Should You Invest In Smallcap Funds?

Rediff.com19 Dec 2023

While selecting a smallcap scheme, go with one that has a good track record and a stable fund manager.

Want To Invest In Silver? Read This

Want To Invest In Silver? Read This

Rediff.com5 Dec 2023

Investors may take a 5 to 10 per cent exposure to silver. 'Have a long-term investment horizon when investing in silver ETFs to ride out short-term market fluctuations.'

Why Should You Go For Gold Bonds?

Why Should You Go For Gold Bonds?

Rediff.com17 Nov 2023

'It is the best avenue for investors who would like to take long-term exposure to gold.'

Why Good Credit History Is Important

Why Good Credit History Is Important

Rediff.com28 Aug 2023

'Building a credit history is a gradual process that requires at least 6-12 months of consistent credit activity.'

Making Debt MFs Safer For Investors

Making Debt MFs Safer For Investors

Rediff.com16 Aug 2023

Fund managers often find themselves selling bonds at prices below their fair value to meet redemption demands. Investors are the ultimate losers in this. CDMDF aims to remedy this by stepping in and purchasing securities at their fair value in such times.

Investing In Shorter-Duration Debt Funds?

Investing In Shorter-Duration Debt Funds?

Rediff.com27 Jun 2023

'They can transition from short to long-duration funds when the yield curve normalises.'

Want To Buy A Home? Read This Please!

Want To Buy A Home? Read This Please!

Rediff.com12 Jun 2023

Prospective buyers must make a well-considered decision regarding whether this is the right time to buy a house, particularly with home loan rates at near-peak levels, and the risk of job losses looming in many sectors.

What Are Dividend Yield Funds?

What Are Dividend Yield Funds?

Rediff.com5 Jun 2023

High dividend yield stocks usually perform well in a rising interest rate environment when investors value cash flows more.

Planning For Unsecured Loans? Read This

Planning For Unsecured Loans? Read This

Rediff.com23 May 2023

Personal loans and credit card loans provide quick access to money when it is urgently needed, but they also carry risks for borrowers.

Where To Invest? Single Or Multi-Factor Funds?

Where To Invest? Single Or Multi-Factor Funds?

Rediff.com22 May 2023

'Investing in a factor-based fund can be beneficial provided you have chosen the right factor.'

Medium Or Long-Duration Funds?

Medium Or Long-Duration Funds?

Rediff.com8 May 2023

Investors who decide to enter medium to long-duration funds should be cognisant of the risk.

Unclaimed Bank Deposits: What To Know

Unclaimed Bank Deposits: What To Know

Rediff.com4 May 2023

Not just unclaimed bank deposits, there are thousands of crores of rupees locked in unclaimed shares and insurance policies lying with many institutions across India.

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