Equity Mutual Fund Selection – Process vs Outcome

One of the world's best investors - Mr Warren Buffet.. If I asked you to name the world's best investor, most of you would answer Warren Buffet without the blink of an eye. He is currently the world's 3 rd richest man with around USD 60.8 bn  net worth, thanks to his long term investment … Continue reading Equity Mutual Fund Selection – Process vs Outcome

How to select the best equity mutual fund

I don't know.. Yes. You heard that right. I am a part of a large investing firm.. I am expected to do this selection stuff day in and out for a living.. I write a blog on investing.. And yet, I don't know. Dumb me. Now before you curse yourself for having landed here and … Continue reading How to select the best equity mutual fund

Making sense of the recent fall in debt mutual funds

The lure of past returns.. Let us assume you had to invest in debt funds a week back, i.e 7th,February 2017. And you are shown the last 3 year returns of the major debt fund categories. *Compounded annual returns as on 07-Feb-2017 , Source: Value Research Note: I have considered some sample funds from the major … Continue reading Making sense of the recent fall in debt mutual funds

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Indian Equity Investor

Suddenly off late, I have started to receive frequent calls from my friends asking for equity investment tips. And me being the boring conservative guy that I am, "Dude, start off with an SIP in X,Y & Z equity mutual funds" goes my response. And most often the response is "Can you suggest me some stocks instead. … Continue reading Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Indian Equity Investor

Discover 6 simple hacks to reduce time spent on social media

In our last post here, we learnt about the techniques app designers use to keep us hooked to their apps. A habit forming app consists of these 4 ingredients A trigger which reminds us to do the action An action which is damn simple to do A variable reward to keep us craving for more … Continue reading Discover 6 simple hacks to reduce time spent on social media

The secret techniques app designers use to get us addicted

Nowadays most of us end up spending a lot of our time on social media apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp etc. In the future, this trend is only expected to get worse. Given this backdrop, I think it is extremely important that all of us get to understand some of the habit formation techniques that app developers … Continue reading The secret techniques app designers use to get us addicted