Liquid funds versus Savings accounts

One of the important questions i typically get when I advise our customers on financial planning is should I move my money from savings account to Liquid funds, this blog post attempts to answer this question, before we answer this question lets try to understand why do people keep money in savings account , for me there are 3 reasons

  1. To ensure liquidity , so that money can be used whenever required.
  2.  Get some returns as money

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5 Reasons you should not invest in Fixed Deposits

Fixed Deposit

Fixed Deposits or their close cousin RD’s ( Recuring deposits) are the most popular saving instrument in India.According to RBI,Indians invested approximately Rs 6800 Billion in fixed or bank deposits that means more than 55 %  household savings are invested in Bank deposits.

While Fixed deposits are popular because of risk-free nature of the asset and

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How Indians Save

Definition Savings

Personal Savings : Whatever you earn you can either  consume all or chose to not , part of your earnings you chose not to consume is called Personal Savings, you can chose to keep your savings in bank account or invest it in Real estate, bonds,shares, Mutual funds or other financial instruments

National Savings : National savings is the sum of personal savings and  the corporate savings, which is the profits which corporates do not

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7 Steps to design your Child Education Plan

Child Education is one of the top future expenses that is on mind of every parent. A 4 year Engineering in govt institute like IITs cost about 10 Lacs at present and a post graduate Degree in IIMs or prestigious B Schools costs anywhere between 30-40 Lacs at present. It is therefore inevitable to start planning for Child Education as early as possible to avoid any surprises later on.

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10 Tips for Effective Financial Planning

Another financial year has just started and it is the perfect time of the year to plan for effective management of our personal funds. Financial planning i.e. planning your finances as the name itself suggests, is the most important factor in our lives but we often tend to ignore it or don’t have enough time to manage it effectively.

There are numerous things from the past that should be kept in mind while taking important decisions

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Best pension plan in india – How to chose

Retirement is an inevitable truth. This is the period where almost no income will flow into your account with the help of your skills atleast. A careful planning for the money requirements and your life style can really make a lot of difference in the later stages of your life. A good retirement plan goes a long way in deciding on how good your post retirement life will be. Gauging the importance of pension post

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