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Advantages of Portfolio Management: 7 Ways to Achieve Life Goals

A portfolio is, simply put, a collection of all your investments. This includes different types of assets such as equity shares, fixed deposits, mutual funds, life insurance, cash, and non-financial assets such as gold, real estate etc. Grouping all the assets together enables you to easily assess your investments and make informed decisions. To ensure that your investments are performing as expected and that they continue to be aligned with your goals, it is essential to manage your portfolio. Managing your portfolio means: Checking the performance of your investments regularly Exiting non-performing assets that are no longer aligned to your...more
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RETIREMENT INCOME PLANNING – ADVICE BEFORE INVESTING WINDFALL

Retirement Income Planning - Advice Before Investing Windfall Retirement marks a significant change in an individual’s life. It’s the end of one innings and the beginning of a new one. You no longer have to go to the office everyday and are free to pursue your passions, be it travel, music or reading. You may not receive a salary at the end of the month, but you can enjoy the fruits of your labour that are paid out to you as a windfall on retirement. If you have had a long career as an employee, you are likely to receive...more
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ADVANTAGES OF PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT: 7 WAYS TO ACHIEVE LIFE GOALS

Advantages of Portfolio Management: 7 Ways to Achieve Life Goals A portfolio is, simply put, a collection of all your investments. This includes different types of assets such as equity shares, fixed deposits, mutual funds, life insurance, cash, and non-financial assets such as gold, real estate etc. Grouping all the assets together enables you to easily assess your investments and make informed decisions. To ensure that your investments are performing as expected and that they continue to be aligned with your goals, it is essential to manage your portfolio. Managing your portfolio means: Checking the performance of your investments regularly...more
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HOW TO INVEST IN MUTUAL FUNDS THROUGH SIP ONLINE

How to Invest in Mutual Funds through SIP online A penny in the piggy bank everyday!Yes, this is what you did in your childhood and now that you are earning,use the same principle when you invest in mutual funds with a Systematic Investment Plan or SIP How to invest mutual funds systematically A Systematic Investment Plan is nothing but investing a specified amount of money at regular intervals (daily, weekly, monthly) into a mutual fund of your choice.This systematic way of investing in mutual funds helps you achieve your financial goals and create wealth in a safe and steady manner....more
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HOW TO LINK AADHAAR WITH YOUR MUTUAL FUND INVESTMENTS?

Aadhaar is being given a pivotal role in the financial landscape of India.. How to link Aadhaar with your mutual fund investments? Aadhaar is being given a pivotal role in the financial landscape of India. It is not only being used to establish an individual’s identity, but the government has now made it mandatory for linking Aadhaar number with a host of financial instruments like bank accounts, insurance and mutual funds. In this perspective, we at Karvy seek to make this process hassle free for investors who can link their Aadhaar numbers to their mutual fund folioswith ease.The investors should...more
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WILL UNION BUDGET 2017 MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE?

It’s that time of the year when all of us draw up wishlists…and no, I do not mean Christmas, but the Union Budget. As D-day comes hither, this time earlier by a month, hopes are up across constituencies in the country — the thinkers and doers, the aamjanta and corporates alike. In the aftermath of the demonetisation shock, everyone expects the Budget to be revolutionary, a sort of an instant pill that will boost the economy on all fronts. Before I present my own wishlist, the one thing this Budget must, above all, be,is accountable and transparent. No more the...more
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AMFI CALMS INVESTOR NERVES ON FATCA

For those of you worried by reports that your mutual fund accounts would be shut pending FATCA compliance, take a breather. The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has categorically clarified that it has only proposed “freezing of accounts” of those investors who fail to submit their FATCA filing before the August 31 deadline. This, however, does not mean that the non-compliant MF accounts will “forced into redemption” or “impounded” (shut down). Thus, when an investor’s account is frozen, it only means that “further transactions will be stopped” until the FATCA filing is completed, while you will continue to...more
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PROFIT FROM GOLD WITH GOLD BONDS

The first series of bonds under the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme is now open for subscription. The scheme was launched by the Government of India and offers investors the same benefits as holding physical gold. Its returns are linked to price of gold. Gold bonds can also be used as collateral for loans be sold or traded on stock exchanges. The salient features of the product are as under: Product details Sr.No. Item Details 1 Product name Sovereign Gold Bond 2016-17 – Series I (July’16) 2 Issuance To be issued by Reserve Bank India on behalf of the Government of...more
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CHENNAI FLOODS – THE LESSONS WE CAN LEARN

A look at the lessons the Chennai floods have taught us and what you can do to have your own safety ring in future CHENNAI FLOODS - THE LESSONS WE CAN LEARN It’s not every day that a random post by Ramesh Karthik, a software engineer in Chennai, gets shared on social media 226 times. Not surprisingly, it struck a chord with everyone who read it: “Till two days ago, I was getting worked up about my appraisal at office. I have completed seven years in my company and I am long overdue for a six-month offsite to San Francisco....more
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MAKE IN INDIA – A MYTH OR REALITY

MAKE IN INDIA - A MYTH OR REALITY Make in India will be a success only if factories can provide employment and if the government can provide facilities such as education and other support services for rural folks. Sustaining the beauty of the campaign depends on how fast we create all other services which might take several years. It is also time for the Govt. to sell this idea to India Inc. The first seeds of ‘Make in India’, a popular concept launched by prime minister in September 2014, seems to have been planted way back in 1944 by Mahatma...more
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