Apr 202014
 
Best Performing Mutual Funds in 2013-14

There are various ways to analyze the performance of a mutual fund in India. One way is to look at the fund houses that are most popular in terms of attracting investments. And the other way of analyzing the performance is by considering which fund houses have the most well-rate funds in offering. The gradual growth of Mutual Funds Industry over the past few years The mutual funds industry has grown manifold in the last Read more…

Apr 192014
 
How is NSE stock exchange value calculated?

NSE stands for National Stock Exchange and is located at New Delhi. Along with BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), NSE is the major stock exchange in India. To know how NSE stock exchange value is calculated, we need to know what an index is. An Index is basically an indicator which shows whether most of the stocks have gone up or they have gone down. Often confused for each other by a layman, Sensex and Nifty Read more…

Apr 162014
 
Procedures to make Ration Card

A Ration Card is an essential and rather a mandatory document for any Indian citizen. It is more important because of the fact that it is the primary tool for identification when applying for other documents like Domicile Certificate, Electoral Rolls, Bank Accounts, admission to government schools or college, Passport, etc. How to apply for a new Ration Card? The procedures to get a ration card are simple and quite decentralized by the government. You Read more…

Apr 152014
 
What is ETF - Exchange Traded Fund?

In simpler words, ETFs are those index funds which are listed on an exchange; however, they trade like a stock on an exchange. The prices associated with ETFs vary throughout the day since they are bought and sold constantly. The good part with ETF is that it does not perform like other index funds and does not outperform or beats the market. Rather, it tries to be the market. Who can go for ETFs? It’s Read more…

Apr 152014
 
What is ETF?

In simpler words, ETFs are those index funds which are listed on an exchange; however, they trade like a stock on an exchange. The prices associated with ETFs vary throughout the day since they are bought and sold constantly. The good part with ETF is that it does not perform like other index funds and does not outperform or beats the market. Rather, it tries to be the market. Who can go for ETFs? It’s Read more…

Apr 132014
 
What are Futures and Options?

In financial language, Futures and Options are two of the most common form of Derivatives. Derivatives are derived from an underlying, which could be a commodity or anything like wheat, shares, stocks, currency etc. Both futures and options are standardized agreements which are traded on an exchange. Most of us are often confused with these two terms, so let’s take a look into them and understand the underlying difference. What are FUTURES? You can buy Read more…

Apr 122014
 
5 Best Retirement Plans

Few of us plan to retire at 45 and few have to retire at 62.  It depends from person to person.  This is surely the next and final financial goal for most of us after children’s education and marriage and planning well for this is not only important but crucial for all of us.  After all, all of us wish a comfortable and peaceful retirement.  Here are few options we may consider for our retirement. Read more…