Lisa Pallavi Barbora

Lisa is a BCom graduate from the University of Notre Dame in Perth, Australia and a finance post-graduate from ICFAI. Over the last 18+ years, she has worked across financial services including wealth management, asset management and finally as a personal finance writer for the past 10 years. Enriching one’s financial life by giving candid insights is what she strives for through her various endeavours in the field of personal finance.

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What is the ideal investment time frame for bond investments?

Is there an ideal timeframe for investing in bonds? In this article we try to assess what should be kept in mind for bond investments.

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What life goals do corporate bonds align to?

In this article, we try to understand what role can corporate bonds play in helping you achieve your life goals.

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How are risk-adjusted returns relevant?

Are risk-adjusted returns relevant while assessing whether you should invest in a particular financial product or not?

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Have trouble articulating your financial goals?

If you have trouble giving substance to your vague financial aims, then fear not! Let’s help you analyse and figure out the what and how of financial goals.

Sovereign Gold Bonds

The benefits of owning gold via Sovereign Gold Bonds

Does owning gold via sovereign gold bonds make sense for you as an investor? What are the pros of this approach? Let’s find out.

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What you need to know about Debt Fund Swing Pricing

Let’s understand SEBI’s debt swing pricing framework and how it may help debt fund investors in times of turmoil.


Can you plan for retirement, even while repaying a home loan?

Can you plan your retirement, and on your own terms, even with the burden of a loan repayment schedule affecting how much you can save?

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Are festive gold purchases an investment?

Buying gold is a given during festive times, but is it necessarily an investment or should we see it just like any other high value purchase?