All stories by Sarbajeet K Sen
Gold, Best Hedge For InflationRediff.com11 May 2022
Young investors could allocate in the proportion of 70:20:10 to equity, debt and gold.
Why Personal Accident Cover Is A Must!Rediff.com28 Apr 2022
Personal accident cover should be purchased by everyone, irrespective of age, occupation or health condition, as one does not know when an accident could occur, causing hardship to the family.
Visit A Doc Frequently? Opt For OPD CoverRediff.com19 Apr 2022
Most traditional health insurance plans didn't cover the cost of such treatments earlier, but several recently launched policies do offer such coverage -- some as a rider, and a few as standalone covers, points out Sarbajeet K Sen.
What If The Home Loan Borrower Dies....Rediff.com13 Apr 2022
To minimise hardship for legal heirs, home loan borrowers must purchase additional insurance cover while taking a home loan.
Now Is The Time To Invest In ELSSRediff.com1 Apr 2022
Avoid investing in a new ELSS scheme each year. Stick to one well-chosen scheme to avoid clutter in your portfolio.
Want To Invest In ESG Funds?Rediff.com10 Mar 2022
'Funds based on this theme offer socially conscious investors an option to invest in a portfolio that is aligned to their beliefs.'
Planning to Invest in Bonds?Rediff.com25 Feb 2022
If you are buying a bond to cater to your regular income needs, check the interest distribution schedule.
Want To Invest In Debt-Oriented Hybrid Funds?Rediff.com21 Feb 2022
Despite the current bout of volatility, debt-oriented hybrid funds remain well suited for risk-averse investors.
Avoid Budget Related Market SpeculationRediff.com31 Jan 2022
Buying or selling securities based on rumours about expected changes in tax rates or sectoral sops can backfire, advises Sarbajeet K Sen.
Plan to take a home loan in 2022?Rediff.com27 Jan 2022
A home loan is a long-term contract, so do shop around before signing on the dotted line, advises Sarbajeet K Sen.
Dividend yield funds on comeback trailRediff.com12 Jan 2022
Stocks offering attractive dividends contain downside better when the markets correct, advises Sarbajeet K Sen.
Use SIPs To Invest in Broad Market IndexRediff.com13 Dec 2021
One of the biggest advantages of index funds and ETFs is their low cost, points out Sarbajeet K Sen.
Investing in Thematic funds? Plan entry and exitRediff.com29 Nov 2021
Investors need to get the timing of entry and exit right to make money in thematic and sector funds, suggests Sarbajeet K Sen.
Don't get SWAYED by Past ReturnsRediff.com9 Nov 2021
While mid-cap and small-cap funds have given category average returns of 73.3 per cent and 89.8 per cent respectively over the past year, large-cap funds' returns have been lower at 53.9 per cent, points out Sarbajeet K Sen.
Planning To Transfer Home Loan?Rediff.com5 Oct 2021
A balance transfer to another lender entails substantial cost and time.
Planning To Invest in Property? Read ThisRediff.com4 Oct 2021
Unless you are very knowledgeable, seek expert advice before making such a high-ticket investment, cautions Sarbajeet K Sen.
Consumption funds: Go for a maximum 5-10% exposure, say expertsRediff.com28 Sep 2021
Consumption is among the most diversified and sought-after themes in Indian equities. Over the past five years, consumption theme funds have given an annualised category average return of 15.17 per cent, according to the data from Value Research. But this theme has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, which impacted jobs and livelihood.
Want Cash at Retirement?Rediff.com13 Sep 2021
Do you have parents who have turned 60? You may want to forward Sarbajeet K Sen's suggestions to them.
Want to Play Safe? Opt for Money Market FundRediff.com3 Sep 2021
MMFs are a good option for the current environment, observes Sarbajeet K Sen.
Do You Invest on Basis of Past Return?Rediff.com10 Aug 2021
Investing merely on the basis of past return can land you in trouble even in debt funds, a supposedly safe asset class, suggests Sarbajeet K Sen.