Part 3 of MF FAQ: 20 Basic Questions on mutual funds answered

I am trying to create an e-book with 100+ basic questions and answered for new mutual fund investors and publishing them in parts first as individual articles so that they can be compiled easily later on. The aim here is to make the questions connected so that any new investor who reads in sequence will be … Continue reading Part 3 of MF FAQ: 20 Basic Questions on mutual funds answered

Should I Stop My Mutual Fund SIPs? Market is falling every day!

So all it took was just a few days of southbound market movement for questions like, "Should I Stop My Mutual Fund SIPs? Market is falling every day!" to start! Yesterday, I saw five such questions in Quora and readers have sent me similar emails. So if you are asking this question, here is why … Continue reading Should I Stop My Mutual Fund SIPs? Market is falling every day!

What is the best date to start a mutual fund SIP? Results from 4000+ 10 Year SIP Returns!

One of the common newbie questions regarding mutual fund SIPs is: What is the best date to start a mutual fund SIP? Nothing wrong with the question, but as in most cases, the answers are often wrong. In this post, I discuss the data of 4147 10-year Sensex SIP retuns computed between Jan 1991 and Sep … Continue reading What is the best date to start a mutual fund SIP? Results from 4000+ 10 Year SIP Returns!

How to select suitable debt mutual funds with low credit risk?

Every time debt mutual funds face credit risk - a sharp drop in NAV due to the credit rating downgrade of a bond - investors get spooked. Credit risk is part and parcel of fixed income and debt mutual fund investing and one cannot run away from it. However, after the SEBI categorization rules, I … Continue reading How to select suitable debt mutual funds with low credit risk?

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