What factors do you look for, while comparing properties? Without any doubt, the property’s location, price and possession, will be the first and foremost parameters one might consider for his/her shortlisting. However, apart from these primary ones, a few more things are necessary to check before finalizing upon a deal. Let us now find out […]
7 Things to know about The Gold Monetization Scheme
It is said that “all that glitters is not gold”. Yes, that is true, but even gold with all its glitters is of no use when kept idle. The Gold Monetization Scheme, as introduced by the Government of India, aims to monetize gold so that it earns interest. Objective and features of the Gold Monetization […]
What NOT TO DO, when investing in real estate?
There are certain rules applicable to everything we do in our daily lives. The whole idea behind this belief is to fetch the maximal benefits, along with guarding ourselves from any kind of associated risks. In that respect, our personal finance management is not distinct either. A number of aspects in our everyday financial matters […]
How to protect yourself from credit card frauds?
I received a call recently from a close friend of mine in a hurried voice saying that someone had purchased a jewelry from a famous jewelers in Bangalore for Rs.1,15,000 using his credit card. That too, when he is having his card safely in his purse. I consoled him and asked him to talk to […]
The biggest threat to your Investment Decisions and what you can do about it!
One of my clients got a call from her mother when we were seriously building her portfolio. I enquired after seeing her panicky reaction. Her mother wanted my client’s son to be removed from a school immediately because there is an accident happened in the swimming pool. The student died during a swimming session. How […]
Who is an “Independent” Financial Advisor?
What do investors expect from a Financial Advisor? The straight forward answer for the above question will be “unbiased advice”. Investors expect the advice given by the financial advisor to be unbiased, neutral and independent. What do they really get from Financial Advisors? Most of the investors get only “misselling” in the form of financial […]