Satyam Pati

A prolific communicator and personal finance aficionado, Satyam, has helped evangelise the message of prudent financial decision making through the Scripbox blog. A firm believer in continuous learning, he holds multiple certifications through NSE and has authored hundreds of articles on the Scripbox blog on everything from investing strategy to smart personal finance.

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Armed forces personnel? Know what is commutation & how should you invest your commutation lumpsum.

Learn how is commutation calculated and how you can go about investing this significant lump sum amount effectively

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Why are Indian markets rising so much in 2022 and is it justified?

As the Sensex approaches 60,000 and Nifty nears 18,000 we explore whether it’s all speculation or are there real underlying causes that support this meteoric rise?

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Budget Highlights 2021- Important Announcements And Key Takeaways

Our Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-2022 in the Parliament on 1st February 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The budget focuses on reviving the economy that is hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The budget’s...

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The recent GDP data is alarming many experts. Should this change the way you invest?

April-June Quarter GDP data indicates we may be in for a rough ride. But was this truly unexpected? More importantly, will this impact how you invest going forward?

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Does the stamp duty on mutual fund investments affect you significantly?

If you hold your units for a year, the impact is about 0.005%, or in other words negligible.

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Moody’s downgrades India and takes rating action for 11 Indian banks – What does this really mean for you?

A rating downgrade for a country tends to affect its ability to attract investments. However, it is not the only parameter. The sovereign rating downgrade of India by Moody’s was not the only rating downgrade. And no this is not as disastrous as it looks.

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Live in a metro city? 4 Realistic money-saving hacks that can help

Here are four ways many of you can save at least Rs 1000 more each month.


Why does conviction matter when investing?

When markets tend to go through their occasional drops, the people who come out on top are often those who kept on investing as if nothing has happened. They had the wisdom to realize that they can’t predict when markets will go up nor when they will go down.