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A lot of you reply to the daily emails with suggestions for posts, and I really appreciate that because it gives me post ideas, and I can write about stuff that is most relevant to you.

Normally, I take the gist of your suggestion; create a title of the post, and note it down on a virtual sticky note. But, the issue with this is that it is easy enough to miss an email, and sometimes the titles on the sticky notes don’t make any sense to me when I look at them later on.

So, I am creating a page here that is specifically for your suggestions for posts. You can leave a comment here suggesting an idea for a post, and if I know enough about the topic I will write about it.

That way we won’t lose track of anything you say, and if multiple people suggest the same topic for a post then I know that it should be written prior to moving on to other things.

Thanks for reading – and writing!

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Yogesh Ingole December 3, 2014 at 11:42 pm

Waiting for your views on the MonteCarlo Ipo?
First day is already over?
Please !


Deepak December 4, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Where have you guys disappeared?


Amitesh Kishore December 4, 2014 at 9:25 pm

Dear all,
Stay away from Monte Carlo IPO. Please read research on Oswal Family business and then decide.
Thank you.


Piyush Agarwal December 5, 2014 at 11:12 am

Plz share the deatalied analysis of ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’
Like MAturity tax amount status , Etc


BABULI December 29, 2014 at 8:50 pm

I want to open a basic service demat account in order to minimise the charges since I am new to this..have been moving from one DP to other almost everyone discouraging ..saying you have to pay exactly same as a nonBSDA ac holder for trading account, some charging brokerage in the highest slab openly saying what the DP will get if you open BSDA..can anyone suggest or comment on this


GANESAN January 10, 2015 at 4:06 pm

I have a DEMAT account in my wife’s name. she has opened the account in her maiden name since the supporting document presented at that time had that name. But most of her MF accounts are in her new name after marriage with the surname added. Our broker has not advised her on this difference .Now the broker firm is refusing to DEMAT her MF accounts citing this anomaly. I am not interested in opening another DEMAT account with the new name since some of the holdings are still in her maiden name. Besides the trouble has come up by broker firm’s callous attitude. there are two broker firms involved, one refusing to do anything with the other MF.
Can anybody suggest a way out.


Pratyush January 11, 2015 at 9:08 pm


I wish to start investing in direct plans of mutual funds. I know I’ll have to apply directly through fundhouse/AMC website and that means a lot of paperwork for a first time investor like me. To make it easier, I’ve come up with a methodology – please let me know if it will work or not.


1. Invest minimum amount (Rs 500) in my shortlisted mutual funds via ICICIdirect (I already have an active icicidirect account). This will give me folio numbers for those mutual funds.

2. I can apply for online login to fundhouses/AMCs (for the mutual funds purchased in step 1) websites using the folio numbers – this will not require any paperwork.

3. Once I have the online login for the AMC website, I can purchase direct plans.

Will this work?


Umesh January 20, 2015 at 1:07 am

In my opinion do not invest in MF through a broker as high brokerage will add to the cost. Applying online is a better option.


Satyam January 26, 2015 at 6:07 pm


I would like to know why in Indian Currency we have only Mahatma Gandhi ?? Whereas if you compare US dollar, you see various past political leaders of US. Why can’t we have other leaders on our currencies ??

Please let me know.

Thank you ,
Satyam Chawla


Amit January 28, 2015 at 2:53 pm

Hi Shiv, Manshu

Last week PM has launched ‘Sukanya Samridhi Yojana’. This is only for girl child. For current FY, its interest rate is 9.1%. It seems to be good scheme under debt category. Can you please write an article on it. you can cover its tax implications and whether it is better than PPF etc.



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