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Targeting Rs 1 crore   Research Desk |  Oct 10, 2012
A well-built portfolio of different kinds of funds can help you achieve your investment goals…

Achieving Different Goals   Research Desk |  Oct 09, 2012
For a short-term goal, invest in balanced funds. But for the long-term, go for diversified equity funds…

Saving More for Retirement   Research Desk |  Oct 09, 2012
At the age of 51, you should start saving more aggressively for your retirement…

Varying Ratings of a Fund   Research Desk |  Oct 05, 2012
Understand why the ratings of a fund can be different for its institutional & retail variants…

Go for equity   Research Desk |  Oct 04, 2012
Temporary setbacks should not affect your views about long-term systematic investing in mutual funds

No ELSS after DTC   Research Desk |  Oct 03, 2012
ELSS funds won't be eligible tax-saving investments once the Direct Tax Code comes into effect…

A Good Combo   Research Desk |  Oct 03, 2012
Franklin India Bluechip & SBI Magnum Emerging Businesses are two funds that can give you good exposure…

Good Multi-cap Fund   Research Desk |  Oct 01, 2012
DSP BlackRock Equity is a decent multi-cap fund that can beat the market. Continue investing…

Benefit from Rate Cuts   Research Desk |  Oct 01, 2012
Dynamic bond funds are best placed to benefit from rate cuts. SBI Dynamic Bond is a good choice in this category…

Shifting Invested Money   Research Desk |  Sep 28, 2012
Move your money from underperforming funds to the funds that are doing well…

Begin with Balanced Funds   Research Desk |  Sep 28, 2012
Balanced funds give stability as well as growth, which makes them ideal for new investors…

Pick Aggressive ELSS Funds   Research Desk |  Sep 28, 2012
ELSS schemes that are a little bit aggressive in nature. Here are some options to choose from…

Stick with Equities   Research Desk |  Sep 27, 2012
Choppy markets are the best time to invest in equities. Stay on course for the long run…

Equities should be Long-term   Research Desk |  Sep 27, 2012
Ideally, equity fund investments should be for a period of at least 5 years. Find out why…

MIPs can Enhance Earnings   Research Desk |  Sep 27, 2012
MIPs shouldn’t be your primary source of income during retirement. But they can help boost your income…

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