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Can you help test a mutual fund and financial goal tracker?

Dear friend,

I have developed an automated mutual fund portfolio tracker which will enable us to track SIP and lump sum investments with minimal input. Financial goals can be assigned to fund holdings, and net returns can be calculated for the goals and the individual funds.

I had requested members of Ashals FB group, Asan Ideas for Wealth to beta test this tracker. I have been using this since this year to track all my holdings.

Many members rigorously tested the tracker and suggested several improvements, all of which have now been implemented.

I have now included a ‘capital gains’ calculator for future redemptions with tax, lock-in and exit loads accounted for.

An analysis sheet in which a fund value and investment be plotted with time.

I will try and include the possibility of benchmark comparison.

Meanwhile, I would like to request readers to test the tracker once again so that I can fine tune it further.

If you are interested in testing it, simply leave a comment and I send you the download link.

Note: 

1. You are free to use the coding in any way you like. Kindly do not share the file publically until the final version!

2. I am looking for two kinds of feedback. (a) analysis of existing features and (b) suggestions for adding new features. Please note that that the latter feedback will depend on total file size and ease of use.

3. It would be great if you could let me know how this file compares with other trackers like moneycontrol, VRonline, Perfios, Mprofit etc

4. God willing, I will a week for your feedback and post the final version hopefully by the end of next week.

Thank you,

Sincerely yours,

Pattu

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Updated: February 20, 2014 — 6:30 pm

131 Comments

  1. i am using vro portofolio tracker for our family mutual fund portfolio since july ,2009. it is a common portfolio for all goals together ,as all are long term , the nearest is now 9 yrs away.,and frankly i do not understand much about separate portfolio for every goal, rather i am afraid to lose the simplicity. seems the resources for fulfilling major goals very very constraining. any way we just started saving and investment without bothering much, as you advise somewhere! i am not sure whether i would able to provide feedback as you required, but i will definitely work for it. you may provide the link. thank you.

  2. i am using vro portofolio tracker for our family mutual fund portfolio since july ,2009. it is a common portfolio for all goals together ,as all are long term , the nearest is now 9 yrs away.,and frankly i do not understand much about separate portfolio for every goal, rather i am afraid to lose the simplicity. seems the resources for fulfilling major goals very very constraining. any way we just started saving and investment without bothering much, as you advise somewhere! i am not sure whether i would able to provide feedback as you required, but i will definitely work for it. you may provide the link. thank you.

  3. Where is the link for download.??? 🙂

    1. Raj, I would prefer to send it to the emails of those who respond to this post. Sent to yours.

  4. Where is the link for download.??? 🙂

    1. Raj, I would prefer to send it to the emails of those who respond to this post. Sent to yours.

  5. Please do share the link. Thanks!

  6. Please do share the link. Thanks!

  7. Pattu Sir – Please share the link. Will definitely try it out

    1. Thanks Raghav. Sent to your email.

  8. Pattu Sir – Please share the link. Will definitely try it out

    1. Thanks Raghav. Sent to your email.

  9. Hi Pattu,
    Would like to take a look.

    1. Thanks. Sent to your email.

  10. Hi Pattu,
    Would like to take a look.

    1. Thanks. Sent to your email.

  11. Please share the link. Would like to try it

  12. Please share the link. Would like to try it

  13. Can you please share the link? Thanks a lot.

  14. Can you please share the link? Thanks a lot.

  15. Please share the link sir
    –dipu

    1. Thank you. Sent by email.

  16. Please share the link sir
    –dipu

    1. Thank you. Sent by email.

  17. Hi pattu,
    let me also try.

    1. Thanks, sent the link by email.

  18. Hi pattu,
    let me also try.

    1. Thanks, sent the link by email.

  19. I am willing to check the features of your mutual fund calculator and give my comments on it.

    1. Thanks. Sent to your email.

  20. I am willing to check the features of your mutual fund calculator and give my comments on it.

    1. Thanks. Sent to your email.

  21. Sir,
    Most portfolio trackers are not goal based/assigned. I do not know how much input required to use this excel based tracker. mperfios will update by pulling the transaction data directly from respective AMC website. But it is not goal based. So, I am interested in your tracker. Let me try this also. Please share your link.

    Thank You
    R SIVA PRASAD

    1. Sorry I forgot to approve this comment earlier. Have sent it now. thank you.

  22. Sir,
    Most portfolio trackers are not goal based/assigned. I do not know how much input required to use this excel based tracker. mperfios will update by pulling the transaction data directly from respective AMC website. But it is not goal based. So, I am interested in your tracker. Let me try this also. Please share your link.

    Thank You
    R SIVA PRASAD

    1. Sorry I forgot to approve this comment earlier. Have sent it now. thank you.

  23. I would like to have the link please?

    1. Have sent it to your email, Sir.

  24. I would like to have the link please?

    1. Have sent it to your email, Sir.

  25. Please share the link

    1. Sent to your email. Thanks.

  26. Please send me the link. Want to try something new for a change,

    1. Thanks. Have sent it.

  27. Please share the link

    1. Sent to your email. Thanks.

  28. Please send me the link. Want to try something new for a change,

    1. Thanks. Have sent it.

  29. Please send me the link

  30. Please send me the link

  31. Sir,
    Most portfolio trackers are not goal based/assigned. I do not know how much input required to use this excel based tracker. mperfios will update by pulling the transaction data directly from respective AMC website. But it is not goal based. So, I am interested in your tracker. Let me try this also. Please share your link.

    Thank You
    R SIVA PRASAD

    1. Sent the file thank you.

  32. Sir,
    Most portfolio trackers are not goal based/assigned. I do not know how much input required to use this excel based tracker. mperfios will update by pulling the transaction data directly from respective AMC website. But it is not goal based. So, I am interested in your tracker. Let me try this also. Please share your link.

    Thank You
    R SIVA PRASAD

    1. Sent the file thank you.

  33. Pls send the link

    1. Sent to your email, Sir.

  34. Pls send the link

    1. Sent to your email, Sir.

  35. Good job Pattu. Would like to test too.

    1. Thank Rakesh. Sent to your email.

  36. Good job Pattu. Would like to test too.

    1. Thank Rakesh. Sent to your email.

  37. Please send me the link. Would like to test.

    1. Thank you. Sent to your email.

  38. Please send me the link. Would like to test.

    1. Thank you. Sent to your email.

  39. I’m willing to test. Let me know if you’re still looking for testers.

    1. Thanks. Sent the file to your email.

  40. I’m willing to test. Let me know if you’re still looking for testers.

    1. Thanks. Sent the file to your email.

  41. Willing to test. Please send

  42. Willing to test. Please send

  43. Please share the link

  44. Please share the link

  45. Hello Prof.,
    I would like to test the tracker too.
    Regards,
    Prashanth

    1. Thanks. Sent the link to your email.

  46. Hello Prof.,
    I would like to test the tracker too.
    Regards,
    Prashanth

    1. Thanks. Sent the link to your email.

  47. Can you please share the link.

    Regards
    Shiv

    1. Thanks sent to your email.

  48. Can you please share the link.

    Regards
    Shiv

    1. Thanks sent to your email.

  49. Hi Pattu,
    I am investing in different MF via SIPs since the last approx 4 years. Would like to try the tracker you have made. Kindly share.

    Regards
    Ashish

    1. Sent to your email. Please don’t put in all your transactions. Just play around and check the files robustness and its utility for you. Thanks.

  50. Hi Pattu,
    I am investing in different MF via SIPs since the last approx 4 years. Would like to try the tracker you have made. Kindly share.

    Regards
    Ashish

    1. Sent to your email. Please don’t put in all your transactions. Just play around and check the files robustness and its utility for you. Thanks.

  51. Dear sir,
    Please send the mutual fund and financial goal tracker to my email address.
    Thank you.

    1. Thank you. Sent to your email.

  52. Dear sir,
    Please send the mutual fund and financial goal tracker to my email address.
    Thank you.

    1. Thank you. Sent to your email.

    1. Sent to your email.

    1. Sent to your email.

  53. Hi,
    Can you please send me the link.

    1. Sent to your email.

  54. Hi,
    Can you please send me the link.

    1. Sent to your email.

  55. Hi,
    Just stumbled upon your blog and there is a wealth of useful information. Thanks for the all the wonderful content and calculators. I would like to test the tracker if you send the link.

    – Raja.

    1. Thank you very much. Sent to your email.

  56. Hi,
    Just stumbled upon your blog and there is a wealth of useful information. Thanks for the all the wonderful content and calculators. I would like to test the tracker if you send the link.

    – Raja.

    1. Thank you very much. Sent to your email.

  57. pls send the link

    1. sent to your email

  58. pls send the link

    1. sent to your email

  59. Hi,

    Please send latest version to it to me.

    1. Sent to your email.

  60. Hi,

    Please send latest version to it to me.

    1. Sent to your email.

  61. Please email it to me.

    1. Hi Manish, The final version has now been posted. You can get it from here
      http://freefincal.com/automated-mutual-fund-financial-goal-tracker/

  62. Hello.

    Sorry – my earlier comment was not meant for you.

    I am a MF advisor and am interested in generating a capital gains statement for a client. So, would like to try the tool developed by you.

    Thanks & regards,
    Milind Karnik

  63. hey kindly send me test version

  64. Hi Mr. Pattabiraman, kindly send me the download link to vijay.panthagani@gmail.com. Thank you!

  65. Hi,
    Please do share the link,
    Regards,
    shubham mangla

  66. Hi Pattu, please share the link. Thanks!

  67. Please send the link to me….

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