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Investing, Speculation And Gambling

Immediately after I introduce myself as a finance or investment professional, the first question I get asked is “How’s the market doing? Is it a good time to invest?” This is usually followed by “So which are the stocks/ sectors do you think will do well this year?”

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English Vinglish

How financial jargon destroys investor confidence and keeps them from investing

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How long is ‘long-term’ when it comes to investing?

Every article you read and investment program you watch on TV will tell you that you should be investing for the long-term. There are two reasons for this.

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Risk Assessment And Asset Allocation

Financial planning theory recommends a methodical approach to investing

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How not to choose a mutual fund.

Past Performance (by itself) is a really bad indicator of future returns

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Are Too Many Investment Choices Hurting Your Financial Well-Being?

One of the key inputs into Scripbox came from the world of behavioural economics or study of how human emotional and social factors affect economic decision making.

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More mutual funds than stocks!

“Which fund do I invest in?” is a question we’re asked constantly by investors. It’s an important question because your choice of a mutual fund could mean the difference between driving a car or a bicycle; or whether your kids can go to the college of their choice.

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4 steps to get out of a debt trap

It really starts with a commitment to yourself that you will work towards getting yourself out of the debt trap. Having the belief and setting a realistic timeline to get out of the trap is the first real step.