This blog has been contributed by our guest blogger, Ms Snehil Gupta. She is leading the marketing & business development for CrediFiable (https://credifiable.com) Investing is putting your money at work so that it grows in value over time and generates… Read moreUnderstanding Risk-Return for Various Investment Asset Classes
This is a question that comes up often, and one that I find quite difficult to answer. First, I think it’s useful to start by just defining what you mean by finance, and spending some thought on that. I think… Read moreI know nothing about finance, where do I start? – Part 1
In part 1 of this series, I wrote about how most people get hooked to the stock market and how they evolve through the various stages of a speculator / investor. I closed that post summing up my preference for… Read morePart 2: How should beginners approach investing in the stock market?
Krishna left the following comment (slightly edited) a few days ago: I am a techie and I am preparing myself to start investing in stocks. Google revealed your post & I really admire your work.It will be more helpful if… Read morePart 1: How should beginners approach investing in the stock market?
The best way to understand shares and mutual fund is to look at them from the perspective of the company that issues them rather than an investor. This may sound counter – intuitive at first because almost everyone tries to… Read moreDifference between shares and mutual funds
Almost every other day there’s a comment from someone who wants to know what the best investment is – one that will give him the highest return. There’s no inquiry about risk, and that’s not surprising because people new to… Read moreRisk is harder to read
As part of our investing for beginners series we looked at volatility last week, so I thought I’d take this week to look at debt instruments and more specifically – the different type of taxes that a debt instrument may… Read moreInvesting for beginners: Tax implications on various debt instruments
This post is next in my investing for beginners series (earlier posts include asset allocation, diversification, things to do before you start investing), and for this post I wanted to talk about volatility and dealing with it. State Bank of… Read moreInvesting for beginners – Dealing with Stock Market Volatility
This is the next article in my series for investing for beginners (first, and second post), and focuses on asset allocation. What is Asset Allocation? Most people start out investing without having a strategy, and invest their money in different… Read moreGetting started as an investor: Consider Asset Allocation
Reader Allwyn wrote to me a few days ago inquiring about books, and websites that help peopleÂ get started with investing, or if there was such a series here on OneMint, and since there is none, and it is such… Read moreGetting started as an investor? – Diversify