DIY: List of ‘How-to’ Articles at freefincal

Here is a compilation of 'how to' articles published over time.  Let me know if you have suggestions for such articles. Updated 13th Feb 2016. They have bee organised under different sections for easy reference.

Personal Finance Basics

How to fortify your financial castle

How to get started in money management

How to Buy a Term Life Insurance Policy

How to choose a term life insurance provider in 30 minutes!

How to Buy a Health Insurance Policy

How to choose an SEBI registered investment adviser

How to choose the right financial product

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Investing for financial Goals

How to invest for long-term goals - part 1

How to invest for long-term goals - part 2

Deciding on asset allocation for a financial goal

How to Select Debt Mutual Funds Suitable For Your Financial Goals?

How to review your mutual fund portfolio

How to track financial goals

How to Conduct a Personal Financial Audit

How to plan for your child’s education and marriage

How to use a retirement calculator

Income Tax

Guide to efile Income Tax Return For AY 2014-15

Guide to efile Income Tax Return: ITR2, ITR2A and ITR4

Making the best use of section 80C for tax saving: an example

PPF or ELSS? Where should I Invest to Save Tax?

Mutual Fund Investing

Young Earners Guide to Mutual Fund Investing

How to choose a mutual fund

How to invest a lump sum in an equity mutual fund

How to use the mutual fund portfolio comparison tool

How to Invest in, or Switch to Direct Mutual Fund Plans

How to calculate returns from Dividend Mutual Funds?

Mutual Fund NFO: When to buy and How to buy

How to choose an index fund in India

 

Understanding investment 'risk'

Equity investing: How to define ‘long-term’ and ‘short-term’

How to measure risk associated with an equity investment

 

Debt Mutual Fund Returns: How to expect when you are expecting!  

Equity Mutual Fund Investing: What to expect when you are expecting!

What Return Can I Expect From Equity Over the Long term? Part 1

What Return Can I Expect From Equity Over the Long term? Part 2

Stock Investing

How to Build a Stock Screener

How to calculate returns from Stocks including dividends

Other topics

How to make online contributions to NPS Tier I and Tier II accounts

How to get kids interested in money management

How to invest in current market conditions?

 

Investor FAQs on Returns

Say NO to Packaged Financial Products

Ten Questions Every Investor Should Answer

How to build "trust" online

 

Install Financial Freedom App! (Google Play Store)

Install Freefincal Retirement Planner App! (Google Play Store)

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18 thoughts on “DIY: List of ‘How-to’ Articles at freefincal

  1. bharat shah

    i think one post missed the list: 'how to choose a mutual fund' it was about selecting a equity mutual fund. i guess there would be the link mentioned for the post in one or more of above list. thank you for compiling the list. some times we feel somebody to guide or to refresh our own concepts-process, but do not where to start. this list would be help.

    Reply
  2. bharat shah

    i think one post missed the list: 'how to choose a mutual fund' it was about selecting a equity mutual fund. i guess there would be the link mentioned for the post in one or more of above list. thank you for compiling the list. some times we feel somebody to guide or to refresh our own concepts-process, but do not where to start. this list would be help.

    Reply
  3. Darius Bilimoria

    Respected Sir,
    Thank you very much for the kind, self-less service you are doing for the investing public. This will assist individuals from going astray, who may be acting on an impulse or are not getting correct advice from the so called advisors. Keep up the good work and thank you.

    Reply
  4. Darius Bilimoria

    Respected Sir,
    Thank you very much for the kind, self-less service you are doing for the investing public. This will assist individuals from going astray, who may be acting on an impulse or are not getting correct advice from the so called advisors. Keep up the good work and thank you.

    Reply
  5. R.Masilamani

    Kindly publish an excel book encomprising all calculators you have created. It is really creative. You may explain the construction details viz formulas,etc.

    Reply
  6. R.Masilamani

    Kindly publish an excel book encomprising all calculators you have created. It is really creative. You may explain the construction details viz formulas,etc.

    Reply

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