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Learn All About Mutual Funds

What are hybrid mutual funds?

All of us need to have a mix of asset classes for an optimal portfolio. Too much equity and our short term goals can be at stake, whereas a debt-only portfolio affects the ability to earn inflation adjusted returns in the long run. Managing a good mix of equity and debt funds all by you […]

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Choosing mutual funds payout: Growth vs Dividend option

There are two ways how your mutual fund investments provide returns — all at once when you redeem units or during the course of your investment. The former is called growth option and the latter dividend option. Growth option Investments made in the growth option are allowed to compound until you make a redemption request. […]

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Beginners guide to Debt funds

Choosing the right asset class to invest in depends on many factors. Your investment horizon, risk taking ability, existing corpus etc. are considerations which can decide, the asset class you have to invest. There are various asset classes that as an investor you can invest in based on your risk/return preference. For some investors, returns […]

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What is a Systematic Withdrawal Plan?

Still opting for conventional methods to save your hard-earned money? If you plan a sabbatical or be near-retirement age – how do you plan to fulfill your financial requirements? Will pension plans or fixed deposits satisfy your needs? Will you be able to divide the lump sum so that you’re spending wisely each month? Managing […]

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What is STP

STP refers to Systematic Transfer Plan wherein you can invest a lump sum amount in one scheme and / or regularly transfer a predefined amount from that scheme into another designated scheme. This process is generally automated and takes place periodically as per the instructions you give to the fund house. In case of a […]

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How to trade in Mutual Funds

Mutual funds units in India can be bought and sold in a number of ways. However, it is important to remember that you should carry out thorough research before both buying and selling mutual fund units and not make transactions on a whim or due to poor performance of the fund or market in the […]

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All you need to know about investing in Balanced Funds

Balanced funds are a mix of two types of mutual funds, namely equity funds and debt funds. They roughly hold mix of equity and debt securities. When equity investment is at least 65% or more, they are called as equity hybrid funds. The returns are generally lower than an equity-focused fund, but again, the risk […]

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2 Ways you can buy mutual funds

You may have planned for your goals, and know the monthly investment amount required, the asset class / mutual fund to invest into. Hence, the only thing left to do now to is to buy or invest in mutual funds. As an investor, you have two options to choose from while buying mutual funds. These […]

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Mutual Fund Investing Guide: What is a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)?

Mutual funds are one of the ways to invest and create wealth for people across the globe. ‘Systematic Investment Plan’ (SIP) is one of the important methods for investing in Mutual funds. Under SIP, you invest a certain fixed amount at regular intervals. Every month or quarter, an investment amount of your choice will get […]

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