Mutual Fund Basics FAQ: Video Series – part one

Published: June 30, 2018 at 10:54 am

I am working on an ebook – Mutual Fund FAQ: The Basics – that will provide short, easy to understand answers to 100+ common and basic questions that new investors ask. In parallel, I am also making a short video answer to each of the questions covered. This is the first part where will consider four questions: (1) What is an equity mutual fund and a non-equity mutual fund? (2) What is a mutual fund NFO? Should we invest in NFOs? (3) What is a debt mutual fund? (3) Can a mutual fund provide regular income?

While the book will order questions sequentially from “what is a mutual fund?” and work upwards in terms of difficulty level, I will be picking questions randomly for the video series. Will try and make five or so videos each week and try and complete the e-book by the end of July.

Note: For a couple of videos, my face is a bit blurry as I did not realise that the camera was focussing on my freshly painted door. Perhaps that is a better view!

What is an equity mutual fund? What is a non-equity mutual fund?

What is a mutual fund NFO (new fund offer)? Should we invest in NFOs?


What is a debt mutual fund?

Read more: What is a Debt Mutual Fund?

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Can a Mutual Fund Provide Regular Income?

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