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The Great Indian Mutual Funds Sale
Pawan Agrawal
Pawan Agrawal
The festival sale has begun on ecommerce websites and stores across the country. People are excited to buy goods at highly discounted prices. There is another sale going on in Indian Mutual Funds. High performing funds are available at reduced NAVs. It is an equally attractive opportunity for long term investors.
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For an equity investor, this(every) market correction is a blessing
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Pawan Agrawal
The current correction in equity market, specially in small and midcap stocks, may not look favourable for existing investments but augurs well for long term investments. It is the investments that are made in down markets that generate higher than average returns. Investors should patiently wait for such times to pass to create meaningful wealth and may also add more to their existing investments through SIP/STP mode.
Impact of Budget 2018 on Equity Mutual Fund Investments
Impact of Budget 2018 on Equity Mutual Fund Investments
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Pawan Agrawal
Budget 2018 proposal to tax long term capital gains and dividends in equity investments is negative news for the investors. The good news is that all the capital gains made till 31st January 2018 shall be exempt from Tax. Read on to know the impact of new taxes on your investments and how to minimise it.
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It is time to educate your Parents
It is time to educate your Parents
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Pawan Agrawal
As interest rates on fixed deposits have reduced, senior citizens are left with lower regular income to meet their expenses. Pawan Agrawal discusses the need of alternate investment options in which they can earn higher income to meet their day to day needs and also the role we need to play to make them aware about these options.
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Sensex@32500 : Top 10 Mutual Funds for SIP/STP Investment
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Pawan Agrawal
Equity market has been on an upward trajectory and is making headlines everyday . Several funds have delivered attractive returns over last few years and have created enormous wealth. The next round of wealth shall be created not by the past performance of the funds but by their future performance. We analyse and list top 10 funds that we believe may outperform ...
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Sensex is at all time high. What investors should do now?
Sensex is at all time high. What investors should do now?
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Pawan Agrawal
Everytime the Sensex touches its lifetime high value, the most common question investors ask is whether it is the right time to invest. Or should they wait for markets to correct? Pawan Agrawal, founder, Investguru, explains in his blog about what the investors should expect when the markets are at an all time high and how they can plan their investments in such a scenario.
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Lessons from the Year 2016
Lessons from the Year 2016
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Pawan Agrawal
Investors generally have the tendency to look for the best performing mutual funds before they invest their money. Though apparently in may look logical, but is it the right strategy to always chase the funds with highest returns? Pawan Agrawal explains through his article where these investors may go wrong and what should they do to avoid such mistakes.
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Should You Invest Only in Best Performing Mutual Funds?
Should You Invest Only in Best Performing Mutual Funds?
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Pawan Agrawal
Investors generally have the tendency to look for the best performing mutual funds before they invest their money. Though apparently in may look logical, but is it the right strategy to always chase the funds with highest returns? Pawan Agrawal explains through his article where these investors may go wrong and what should they do to avoid such mistakes.
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5 Practices of Highly Successful Mutual Fund Investors
5 Practices of Highly Successful Mutual Fund Investors
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Pawan Agrawal
Some people are very successful mutual fund investors. Some may have invested at some point but have not got the desired result from their investments. Pawan Agrawal shares five key principles followed by successful mf investors, which if practiced, could help both new and experienced investors to make best out of their mutual fund investments.
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Last One Year
Last One Year - Good for Funds, Not So Good For SIPs
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Pawan Agrawal
In last one year, growth funds have delivered excellent returns but their performance in SIP investments is not comparable. Most SIPs that have started in last 8-12 months have delivered low returns and investors are concerned about the quality of chosen funds. Pawan Agrawal takes examples of three well performing funds to explain the reason behind the underperformance of SIPs. He urges investors to keep patience ...
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The Best Time to Plan for Your Retirement is Now.
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Pawan Agrawal
For many people, retirement planning often takes a backseat as compared to other financial goals. They always feel that there is still a lot of time left to plan for retirement. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, busts this myth and lists down six critical reasons of why a person in a non-pensionable job should take his retirement planning more seriously. He also shares his views on why this is the best time...
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How To Identify A Trustworthy Financial Advisor For Your Investment Planning?
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Pawan Agrawal
Investing is a long journey well travelled with a financial advisor. Though many investors understand the need and importance of a financial advisor, they are confused about whom to trust and take guidance from. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, clarifies this confusion and lists ten questions which an investor should ask a person to identify if he will be a suitable and trustworthy financial advisor.
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BSE Sensex@26425 as on 12th June 2015 and correcting. Is it the right time to invest in equity funds?
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Pawan Agrawal
From the peak of 30015 on 4th March 2015, BSE Sensex has corrected more than 10% to 26425. Investors who have made significant gains in past few years are concerned as they are seeing their fund value going down. New investors are uncertain whether to start investing now or should they wait for further market correction. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, shares his views about what the market holds ...
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Are you missing on this dream investment option?
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Pawan Agrawal
Pawan Agrawal, founder and managing partner, Investguru, discusses an investment option which is quite neglected by investors due to lack of understanding but which is a dream investment option for every investor looking for appreciation of money with low to medium volatility.
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4 reasons why businessmen and entrepreneurs should invest in equity mutual funds
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Pawan Agrawal
A businessman or an entrepreneur invests passionately in his business. More often than not, he forgets to diversify his business, is not always able to tap market opportunities and hardly ever creates separate funds for his personal financial goals...
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8 Steps to Financial Nirvana for Financial Year 2015-16
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Pawan Agrawal
Every new financial year brings excitement among investors. Individuals start planning for fresh investments and there is a hectic search for best investment options. Spending too much time on searching and over-analysing investments may not actually help the investors. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, takes a holistic view of overall investment process and lists 8 simple steps for investors to attain financial nirvana ...
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Why you should buy personal health insurance even if you are covered by your employer under group policy?
Why you should buy personal health insurance even if you are covered by your employer under group policy?
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Pawan Agrawal
Individuals who are covered by group health policy provided by their employer generally don’t buy personal health insurance with the belief that it is a waste of money to buy a personal cover when they already have one. They think that they will buy a personal health policy when they leave the job or retire...
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Investment Strategies for lumpsum/one-time investments to generate higher, tax efficient returns
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Pawan Agrawal
Individuals, at times, have spare money to invest. Due to limited knowledge, bank deposits become a natural choice for most investors for lumpsum investments despite low, taxable returns. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, discusses three investment strategies for lumpsum investments that investors should consider to gain higher, tax efficient returns.
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Do not judge your investments only on returns
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Pawan Agrawal
There seems to be a growing concern among investors about certain funds not performing as well as others, and hence their impatience to switch these funds to better performing ones. After talking to some of these investors and after analysing their existing portfolios, Pawan Agrawal shares his opinion about the factors an investors should consider before making changes in his portfolio in favour of better performing schemes.
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Will your equity investments yield better returns over short term than long term?
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Pawan Agrawal
It is a popular belief among investors that equity funds give best returns in 1-2 years and their returns diminishes as the years go by. A fund which may be giving high returns today may not give the same returns in future. Pawan Agrawal, founder of Investguru, busts this myth through real examples and explains investors how they may be under or overestimating the schemes they are choosing for investment.
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How to double your income from savings account money?
How to double your income from savings account money?
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Pawan Agrawal
Savings account is the preferred choice for individuals to park their spare money for future use, which in turn offers very low returns. In today’s blog, Pawan Agrawal provides insights to investors on how to double their returns on this money, while maintaining the safety and liquidity of the savings account.
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Arjuna, Karna or Eklavya? Who you are and who would you want to be?
Arjuna, Karna or Eklavya? Who you are and who would you want to be?
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Pawan Agrawal
New age investors can identify themselves with one of the three superheroes of Mahabharat, Eklavya Karna and Arjuna. In a simple and interesting manner, Pawan Agrawal correlates their life with that of an investor today and also picks the lessons we can learn from their achievements to make our investments more meaningful.
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5 Questions you should ask yourself before investing directly in shares
5 Questions you should ask yourself before investing directly in shares
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Pawan Agrawal
Individual investors, who have been investing money in most secure investments like post office and bank deposits till one year back, are suddenly keen to invest directly in shares. They want to ‘Play’ in the stock market and have a desire to make some quick money believing that the markets will only go up. Pawan Agrawal requests these investors to ask themselves five important questions before allocating ...
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Are you repeating the same mistake with your children?
Are you repeating the same mistake with your children?
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Pawan Agrawal
All parents aspire to provide better living and future to their children than what they had or desired as a child. Despite all their efforts, they might be repeating a mistake made earlier, which if prevented, may prove to be highly beneficial for their children when they grow up. Pawan Agrawal, founder, Investguru, throws some light on this issue in his weekly blog.
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