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Some more resolutions….

Normally resolutions are made at the beginning of the year or on a birthday…however here are some resolutions that an investor can take / do any time: 1. I promise to reduce mutual fund costs: If you are in a diversified mutual fund which charges 2.5% (max) shift to some scheme which charges less – […]

how to get better at what you do?

Dr Atul Gawande – the best book of his that I have read is Being Mortal. I have also read Checklist Manifesto. Hear him….EVERYBODY NEEDS A COACH. Even a financial coach. https://www.ted.com/talks/atul_gawande_want_to_get_great_at_something_get_a_coach Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

BFSI and competition….

Competition is ALWAYS good, or is it? Well we have 25 psu banks and now a dozen private sector banks. We also have 40+ mutual funds, 40+ insurance companies. Has this improved the service? Has it reduced the costs? Have you really benefited by this huge number of organizations in the BFSI space? In 1969 […]

Annual Share Market forecast time!!

We will all be called by some member of the 4th estate and will have to give a number. Subra where do you think the Nifty will be in Jan 2019? Well, er…where is it now? You gotta be joking, you surely know where it is now. Me: No. I will actually have to see […]

This time it is different!

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” – Well, the enemy is not so clear is it us, is it the media, is it this blog? Well, I don’t know. I have a clear equity bias, so my contribution to such ‘bull’ stories HAS TO BE DISCOUNTED. We are in a funny time […]

Live on FB and Cnbc today at 11am

I will be live on Cnbc with Sumaira Abidi…at 11am, today, Thursday, 7 Dec, 2017 do ask your Mutual fund queries… Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

Are your BANK deposits safe? LIC policies?

A Whats App message (titled “This Tsunami will wipe out your money lying in the Banks”) is going viral with a link to an article which suggests that our bank deposits are no longer safe; they can be appropriated by the government and used for bailing out banks. Your LIC endowment plans are guaranteed by […]