Uncategorized

Sensex or Nasdaq? Or Dow? Should you bet first on Indian or international funds?

Featured in Economic Times on 06/07/2020 "I want to invest in foreign markets. What do you think?" That was Ravi, son of one of our very old clients. "With markets around the world in so much turmoil, it looks like a good opportunity to get into foreign markets," he elaborated his theory. I knew that

Sensex or Nasdaq? Or Dow? Should you bet first on Indian or international funds?2020-07-06T06:42:53+00:00

Should you invest in international funds?

Featured in Forbes on 03/07/2020 You would find many people advising you to invest in the international market to diversify your portfolio. This trend has suddenly caught everyone’s attention. In particular, Mutual Fund schemes having exposure to foreign markets are attracting a lot of attention. Why has this discussion gained so much popularity all of

Should you invest in international funds?2020-07-04T05:23:47+00:00

Is mental illness covered under your health insurance policy?

Featured in Forbes on 16/06/2020 We spend a lot of time discussing our physical wellness and weight loss plans, but not nearly enough about our mental well-being? To top it all, do we consider the financial emergencies arising out of any medical emergency, and what a family may have to go through to deal with it?

Is mental illness covered under your health insurance policy?2020-07-04T05:28:29+00:00

Sanjay asked how will he create an atmanirbhar portfolio if he diversifies a lot

Featured in Economic Times on 03/06/2020 We were conducting an online interactive session on investing for a corporate client recently. Sanjay, one of the participants, asked me whether he could create an Atmanirbhar portfolio, which works under all market conditions. He was referring to the self-reliant pitch used by the prime minister in one of his addresses to the

Sanjay asked how will he create an atmanirbhar portfolio if he diversifies a lot2020-07-04T05:31:24+00:00

Lockdown on Franklin Templeton debt mutual funds: Should you be worried?

Featured in Forbes on 27/04/2020 Source: https://www.forbesindia.com/blog/finance/lockdown-on-franklin-debt-mutual-funds-should-you-be-worried/ Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has taken a decision to close down six of their debt mutual fund schemes—an unprecedented move that has caught the investor community off guard. What will be the impact of this move for a retail mutual fund investor? Let’s try to understand: Which are the schemes that are

Lockdown on Franklin Templeton debt mutual funds: Should you be worried?2020-07-04T05:39:30+00:00

Personal finance: How to plan your portfolio through the Coronavirus

Featured in Forbes on 11th March 2020 We have seen a massive correction in the stock market over the past few days amidst coronavirus panic, and investors are now wondering what’s coming next, and what should they be doing to tackle this situation. The conventional advice Around this time, you will come across two different

Personal finance: How to plan your portfolio through the Coronavirus2020-07-04T05:33:58+00:00

They had Rs 50 lakh in FD, but didn’t want to invest more Rs 10,000 per month in mutual funds

Featured in Economic Times on 09/03/2020 Ankit Shinde (40) and Madhumita Shinde (39) met me at one of my seminars in an IT company a few weeks ago. They wanted my help to draw up a comprehensive financial plan for them. They already had various investments, but never did any financial planning. The good “We’re

They had Rs 50 lakh in FD, but didn’t want to invest more Rs 10,000 per month in mutual funds2020-07-04T05:42:38+00:00

Budget 2020: Taking a close look at the new income tax regime

Featured in CNBC TV18 on 02 February,2020. The government has abolished the dividend distribution tax completely which means that every individual taxpayer has to pay the tax on their dividend income. In her second budget, the finance minister promised to make the taxpayer’s lives easy by introducing a new tax regime along with some other

Budget 2020: Taking a close look at the new income tax regime2020-07-04T05:51:06+00:00

How To Plan Your Mutual Funds Through The Slowdown And Falling GDP Scenario

Featured in Forbes on 16/01/2020 Even as India’s GDP rate has fallen to a six-year low of 4.5 percent, the Sensex continues to remain bullish, charting record heights with an all-time high of 41809 very recently. Quite unusual, no? Because the markets usually go high in a thriving economy. Many investors find it even more

How To Plan Your Mutual Funds Through The Slowdown And Falling GDP Scenario2020-07-04T05:57:36+00:00

He thought his small salary was an issue; then he got to know about step-up SIP in mutual funds:

Featured in Economic Times on 02/01/2020 A few days ago, I met Ronak on my way back to Pune. Like most youngsters working in the IT sector, Ronak was also looking forward to an exciting life. He was unmarried, and had dreams of settling down soon and to retire early to enjoy life to the

He thought his small salary was an issue; then he got to know about step-up SIP in mutual funds:2020-07-04T05:52:46+00:00

About Rishabh Parakh

The only purpose “Money” can serve is to “Enable” you to do what you really want to do! This strong urge & passion led me to set up Money Plant Consultancy with the sole purpose of #Empowering fellow Indians in taking the #RightFinancialDecisions!

Recent Posts