What is SIP ? How it works

The introduction of Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in the mutual fund is regarded as one the major breakthrough in the sector. It has helped to attract a new class of investors in the sector who were not comfortable to invest a lump sum at a time. SIP in mutual fund first was launched on December 4, 2010, through BSE Star MF platform. Today, it has around 1.52 crore active SIP accounts that have contributed Rs 43,921

Read More


Mutual Funds Taxation

Taxes has always raised eyebrows of peoples and are more concerned about reducing its impact. Taxation on investment reduces the net impact of return on investment. This post discusses mutual funds taxation in detail with focus on Equity Funds Taxation, Debt Funds Taxation, SIP Taxation, Balanced Funds Taxation, Index Funds Taxation , Mutual Fund Dividend Treatment/Taxation and ELSS Taxation.

Unlike interest from Fixed deposit which is taxed according to the income tax slab of the depositor,

Read More


Balanced fund vs Equity Fund: Review, Differences, Comparison

Balanced fund vs equity fund reviews the difference, similarities, advantages and dis-advantages of both types of funds.

Balanced Funds

Balanced Funds are the category of mutual funds which invests in a mix of stocks and bonds. The fund is also known as the hybrid fund. The fund is designed to provide investors with modest capital appreciation and provide safety from volatility.

The fund is divided into two categories, one is equity oriented and another one is debt oriented(actually

Read More


ETF vs Mutual Funds: Review, Difference, Performance

ETF vs Mutual Fund is one of the top question in every investor’s mind. We review the difference, performance and investment methodology of both in this blog post.

Mutual funds and ETFs are very different products but there are similarities with mutual funds. But lately, ETFs are grabbing attentions from mutual fund investors due to its many unique features like can be traded like a common stock, very low fees and other useful applications of the

Read More


Short Term Debt Fund vs Long Term Debt Fund : Review, Returns

Debt Mutual Funds

As the name suggest, Debt Mutual Funds invest in different categories of debt securities like Government Bonds, Corporate Bond, Money Market Securities, Treasury Bills of different maturity date and have fixed interest payment. Debt Mutual Funds are categorized into various types like Dynamic Bond Fund, Short Term Debt Fund, GILT Funds etc. Every Debt Mutual Fund carries a credit risk rating assigned by external rating agencies, which indicates the creditworthiness of the borrowers.

Read More




Post Office Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY): Scheme Details, How to open An Account

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a govt scheme for the girl Child however very few people know that sukanya samriddhi account can be opened in post office as well. We discus about Post office Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Scheme Details, how to open an account and tax benefits in this blog.

Gender discrimination is one of the grave problems we all face in India. In India where education of male child is given priority and where wedding expense

Read More


Reliance Securities : Review, Brokerage Charges, Features

Reliance securities is a full-service online trading and investment platform and is the broking arm of Reliance Capital. In this blog we look at Reliance Securities Features, reviews, trading account opening and Brokerage Charges.

Reliance Securities started its operation in 2005. It has a strong presence across the country with 1000+ offices serving 8 Lakh customers.

Reliance Securities offers services in:

  1. Equities
  2. NCDs/Bonds
  3. Sovereign Gold Bond
  4. IPOs
  5. Mutual Funds
  6. Derivatives
  7. Currency
  8. Corporate

    Read More


KYC forms for mutual fund

KYC is an acronym for- Know Your Customer. It allows banks to understand and know their clients and their financial dealings in a better manner. This enables them to serve their clients in a superior way and also helps to manage risks sensibly. KYC forms for mutual funds are available with CAMS or CVL.

You can download CVL KYC form  for mutual funds here

You can download CAMS KYC mutual funds here 

Why KYC?

Read More