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How to build Retirement Corpus of Rs 5 crore – in 15, 20, 25, 30 & 35 years?

You want to retire with Rs 5 crore in India. That’s a good solid goal to have in 2021. Till the 2000s, there was a common belief that Rs 1 crore would be enough to retire comfortably. But with inflation…

Is Cheap (low) NAV better in Mutual Funds?

First, low NAV doesn’t mean that it’s a cheaper fund. Second, NO, cheap or low NAV is not better in mutual funds. In reality, the NAV of a fund is irrelevant and ideally, it shouldn’t even be considered when making…

How much Gold to Invest in your Portfolio?

The role of Gold in your investment portfolio. Most of us don’t give Gold the respect it deserves. But sooner or later, the realization dawns that having a bit of gold in the portfolio might be a good idea. I…

Investing in Indian REITs (2021) – Should You?

Recently, our regulator SEBI recently reduced the trading lot of REITs in India from 200 units to just 1 unit. This move has suddenly improved the liquidity for REITs and is also expected to increase small investor participation in the…

Ready-to-Move-In Vs. Under-Construction House? Which is Better (2021)?

If there already weren’t too many variables in the buying-a-property decision, the added burden of sensibly choosing between an under-construction Vs. ready-to-move-in property in India is another one. If you are a prospective buyer sitting on the sidelines till now,…

Stock Tip Fraud: How Penny Stock Rigging happens in India?

If you invest in direct stocks or mutual funds, I am sure you would have received tons of unsolicited bulk SMS with texts like hot stock tip, next multibagger stock pick, sure-shot bet, double your money in 15 days, insider…