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Equity SIPs have delivered good returns over the long term, but why do most of us give up midway?

Arun Kumar

Equity SIPs historically have delivered good returns over a 7-10 year time frames But despite that most of us give up on our Equity SIPs midway Why does this happen?…Continue Reading

What Is The Best Frequency For Equity SIPs – Daily, Weekly, or Monthly?

Jiral Mehta

There are diverse views regarding how to choose your frequency for an Equity SIP. Some say doing a daily or weekly Equity SIP gives better averaging, leading to better returns. …Continue Reading

Do Equity SIPs work best on certain dates of the month?

Jiral Mehta

You have chosen your equity funds and are ready to start your monthly equity SIPs.  But now comes the question…! Which date should you choose to start your monthly Equity…Continue Reading

What’s the big deal about investing early?

Jiral Mehta

Investing regularly has many benefits, and most of us want to start as early as possible. But, then life happens. We put off the decision to start investing as there…Continue Reading

What goes wrong when you exit equities hoping to reenter later at lower levels?

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. Indian equity markets have declined in the last few months led by several concerns – high inflation across the world,…Continue Reading

Everyone Says Invest in Equity SIPs for the Long Term. But How Long is “Long-Term”?

Jiral Mehta

We have all heard that it’s important to have a long-time horizon when investing in equity markets via SIPs. But have you ever wondered how long is ideally ‘long term’…Continue Reading

Got Your Salary Hike And Bonus? Here Are 2 Saving Hacks Before You Go On A Spending Spree

Jiral Mehta

June is finally here, and most of us are either eagerly anticipating or have already received our salary increases and bonuses. The obvious next question is  – “What do you…Continue Reading

What does a 2,500-year old Chinese text teach us about preparing for market crashes?

Shrinath M L

This article was originally published in The Times of India. Click here to read it. There is a fascinating saying in the 2,500 year old Chinese text ‘The Art of War’ authored…Continue Reading

Statutory Warning: Market Crash Predictions are Injurious to Your Portfolio

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. A young Captain fell into a well by mistake. His soldiers who saw this immediately came to his rescue. They…Continue Reading

A Counterintuitive Investing Lesson from A Prisoner of War

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. Jim Collins in his best-selling book ‘Good to Great’, shares an interesting counter-intuitive insight which he refers to as ‘The…Continue Reading