Tag: investments

Minor child’s income is added to parent’s

I have made an investment is my minor child’s name by gifting him a National Savings Certificate (NSC). My child will be a major by...

What is the Wifedoge? Meet the cryptocurrency ‘wife’ of Dogecoin that grew more than 3,000% in one day and Elon Musk already ‘liked’ it

In just 24 hours, the new cryptocurrency Wifecoin, ‘wife’ and clone of Dogecoin, increased its market capitalization by more than 3,000%, should you buy? Grow...

Family offices are of many types and offer their own positives, negatives

India is witnessing a boom in family offices due to the jump in mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings. Many business owners and entrepreneurs...

Tax returns filing this year: What has changed

Every year, there are certain changes that are incorporated in the forms issued for filing income tax returns (ITR) and the processes involved, which the...

If fun investing is stressing you out, it is time to exit

A raging bull market and low interest rates have got people to get creative with their money. I often hear animated discussions about international investing...

ASK Investment Managers launches flexicap Alternate Investment Fund with digital onboarding

MUMBAI: ASK Investment Managers Ltd. has launched digital onboarding for its Alternate Investment Fund (AIF), the first of its kind in the industry. The ASK...

5 personal finance lessons from Olympics

Admit it. The moment Neeraj Chopra climbed on the podium at the Tokyo Olympic Games to receive his javelin gold medal and the Indian national...

Nifty at 16,500! Where to invest when markets are high?

With BSE Sensex hovering at 55,000-mark and broader NSE Nifty at the 16,500 level, many investors are skeptical about adding more to their investments. Though...

Three tips for the first-time equity investor

There is euphoria among investors with respect to the equity markets. This euphoria, along with the lack of alternatives, is driving retail investors into the...

Should I invest in mutual funds or IPOs?

I have been investing in mutual funds for the past two years. The returns are good but nothing compared to what my colleagues have earned...

Index funds have many benefits, but don’t skip actively managed funds

Some are even solely relying on a passive strategy to build a portfolio. Passive investing is the most basic form of putting one’s money in...

Aim to be the most competitive player in chemical sector: Deepak Nitrite

Deepak C Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director of , chalks out roadmap for chemical sector and the company’s themes of growth. He says that ‘Deepak’...

In small town India, a shift underway from savings to investments

“Investing as a concept has still not seeped into the fabric of life here. The very term investment isn’t common parlance. We still use the...

Investors should cap foreign market investments at 15-20%

Please advise on investing in Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 exchange-traded fund via a systematic investment plan for the long term. Is it good for, say,...

‘ESG risks, opportunities must be focal point of investments’

Investments in sustainable, or environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds class, have quadrupled in the past three years and stood at just above ₹10,000 crore...

Keep boosting your investments each year, or when income rises

I work in the manufacturing sector with a take-home salary of ₹65,000 and my wife is working in the IT sector with a take-home salary...

Speculating fails if you combine it with investing

But if the plot of land has nothing but weeds and grass, you are staring at a huge loss. So, speculation is when investors put...

Declare beneficial nominees while purchasing life insurance

Did you know that when an insured person dies, his/her nominee becomes the receiver of the claim amount? He cannot use that money by himself...

Pandemic’s impact not too harsh on the macro level

In a year hit by slowdown in growth induced by the covid-19 pandemic, you would expect the overall savings and investment scenario to have deteriorated....

Mutual fund ‘dividend’ is a misnomer. And tax-inefficient, too

While investing in mutual funds, a question that comes up often is whether to invest in the dividend option or the growth option. While investors...

Plan your spending, savings, investments with goals in mind

I’m in a government job with a monthly salary of ₹72,000 (without any deduction) and hopefully, from July, it will increase to ₹84,000 per month....

Buying property from an NRI is not as simple as it might seem

So, if you are planning to buy a house, especially in the secondary market, it is possible that you might find a non-resident Indian (NRI)...

How to resolve family finances when an earning member dies

Where the death of an earning family member can bring with it complex financial tasks, you may use the following points to make your financial...

When It Comes to Investing, Do You Think Like Warren Buffett or Elon Musk?

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are decorated businessmen and investors. Warren Buffett shares his strategy for investing, and Elon Musk executes on his while feeding...

A checklist to ensure your assets get passed on to the family easily

“As she was the legal heir, I asked her to arrange long-term statements of his bank accounts. We went through each transaction to check his...