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Best Mutual Funds Investment Plans: Direct or Via Broker?

One can invest in mutual funds in 2 ways. They are a regular plan (through a broker or an agent) or a direct plan (invest by yourself). However, when this option is given to you, you may be easily confused, and wonder how do I invest in the best mutual funds investment plans? In this blog, we will describe to you the pros and cons of investing either directly or via an agent. Why should you invest in the mutual funds by yourself? ...

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Bear Market Alert? Invest or Stay Put, But Don’t Panic.

Stock markets in India are crashing as of 16th June 2022 as Sensex dipped by 1000 points and Nifty reached a 52-week low. What does this crash mean for investors as they struggle to make sense of this sudden bear market scenario?  Some of the reasons that are associated with the market crash are the announcement of US hiking its interest rates by 75 basis points while simultaneously downgrading the growth forecast for the 2022 to 2023 period. Moreover, Foreign Portfolio Investo...

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How Can a Mutual Fund Calculator Help You?

Mutual funds are by far the most popular investment vehicle. They give better returns than savings accounts and Fixed Deposits. Given that mutual funds have become popular in India as of 2021 and the slew of IPOs in the country, a mutual fund returns calculator became an important tool to have on hand. This tool was responsible to calculate the returns you stood to receive on the investment that you made. Hence, we will look at how a mutual fund calculator is a useful tool to have a...

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5 Things to Do When Losing Money in Mutual Fund Investment

As of May 2022, markets are displaying symptoms of major volatility. Nobody can claim to predict the future, and you are probably asking yourself if now is a good time to pull out of investments to hedge losses. Remember that market highs and lows are as sure as the seasons. If you have invested heavily in equity, you know the advice about market volatility. A longer investment horizon will help you to make good returns. ...

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5 First-time Investment Tips for Women

Let’s talk, ladies! How many of you invest your money and believe it is a wise thing to do so? A Business Today study showed that, in India, 1 out of every 5 investors is a woman. That’s a very small ratio of females who are in the investment game. It’s important that more women get excited about investing as they are more responsible and dedicated providers of a family. Hence, on that note, let’s look at some tips that can help first-time female in...

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What Are the Different Types of SIP?

Contrary to popular misconception, SIP or Systematic Investment Plan, is a mode of investment in mutual funds, not a category of mutual funds, as is commonly believed! There are two ways to invest in mutual funds: lump sums and SIP. In the SIP mode, you can invest in mutual funds at regular intervals of time.  There happen to be different types of SIPs in the market, and you can choose the one that works best for you. This investment mode is also useful for lon...

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What is SIP?

The first thing that people think of when you say “SIP” is: Is it a type of mutual fund? No, SIP isn’t a type of mutual fund, it is a mode of investment. There are two modes of investment in mutual funds, they are the lump sum mode of investment and the SIP mode of investment. You can choose either mode of investment to appreciate your capital. To calculate your returns from the SIP investment, you can use a sip calculator. What is SIP?...

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Financial Goals for an Indian Student

It seems strange to be talking about financial goals for a mollycoddled Indian student whose every need is taken care of by their parents, but the modern Indian student needs to learn what financial goals to set and how to go about it. One of the ways a student can make money is by investing in mutual funds.Indian students can also use a mutual fund calculator to...

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5 Basic Financial Goals for a 20-Something in India

20 years and counting! What a special period of your life this is when you are fresh out of college and ready to launch into a career! However, this is also the time when you learn to earn, save, and plan your own finances. One way you can do that is by opting for mutual funds investment plans for beginners. If you are unsure of how to start investing in mutual funds, you can always get in touch with Money Assist....

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5 Financial Goals You Should Make

Financial goals bring some direction and perspective to life. They give you a positive goal to achieve and help you to channel your energy in one direction. So, imagine the ideal situation of your life and what you want, and then create financial goals. These goals are highly customisable and reflect what you want from life. So, no one can tell you what financial goals you have to have. However, there are a few goals that are common to all of us and goals that you ought to make. ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Mutual Fund Distributors

Nowadays, you can invest in mutual funds very easily. Moreover, you can get the latest news and information about mutual funds on the Internet. So, why should you choose a mutual fund distributor? There are many pertinent reasons! A mutual fund distributor can help save you the time you would spend on research, investment, and tracking. Moreover, they will also make the investment process smoother, and help you put your investment objectives in perspective. On th...

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7 Unexpected Ways Mutual Funds Investment Plans Can Make Your Life Better

Mutual funds make you money and they are India’s present love affair. As more and more investors flock to make their wealth from mutual funds, we wonder if the trend is justified. Is investing in mutual funds beneficial? Is it worth your while? Do mutual funds investment plans really make your life better?  Find out here! 7 Ways Mutual Funds Investment Plans Can Make ...

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How Can You Make the Best Use of Mutual Fund Calculator

Countless websites host mutual fund calculators. They are highly beneficial little tools that can help a person plan their investments for the future or help them to achieve a basic investment goal.  Hence, we, at Money Assist have created a new SIP Returns Calculator for our clients and website visitors to use and plan their finances. The mutual fund calculator is easy to use and yields accurate results every time.  On that note, let’s begin this blog wher...

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Russia’s Military Action On Ukraine Impacting Mutual Funds in India?

Early on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced military action against Ukraine. His actions have sent repercussions across the world, especially in the international and domestic financial markets.  The Indian stock market went tumbling as the India VIX value clambered up 107% from the year to date and Sensex, Nifty fell. Global markets also witnessed similar corrections.  Given this scenario, what does the future bode for investors across the nati...

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7 Ways to Pick the Best Mutual Funds Investment Plans

Investing in mutual funds can be quite a complicated affair. Sometimes even the most seasoned investor has trouble in choosing the right mutual funds for their portfolio.  However, it should be noted that investing in mutual funds is advantageous since it gives a better ROI and is relatively more secure than direct investments in stocks.  ...

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