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.

NCD or Debt Fund

Debt funds or NCDs – where should you invest?

Let’s see which fares better, debt funds or NCDs, on the parameters of credit risk, liquidity, and interest rate risk.

DIY investor

Are you a DIY investor? Do you have these skills?

Being a DIY investor seems attractive on paper but can it be actually effective in helping you reach your financial goals?

45 plus family

How long should my retirement corpus last me?

Here’s what you need to understand to decide how long your retirement corpus should last you.

Where to keep retirement money?

Where do you keep your retirement money?

Learn what works best for storing your retirement corpus. And yes, not all of it need be in “safe” fixed income investments!

saving for retirement

How much should you save, and invest, for retirement?

Wondering how much to save for retirement? Here’s how you can go about finding your number that you can then save and invest towards.

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investing in start-ups

What are the risks of being an investor in start-ups?

Venture investing is an emerging investing approach that many HNIs are seriously looking at. However, if you are considering this approach, have you considered all the risks?


IPO or Pre or Post IPO, which works better?

With multiple IPOs releasing this year, does it make sense to subscribe immediately or wait for a while before investing?

REITs, RE Funds or Direct purchase what makes sense?

REITs, Real Estate Funds or direct purchase? What’s better?

There is now more than one option to invest in Real Estate. Among the options of REITs, RE Funds or directly buying a property, which one makes the most sense for you as an investor?