Why Smart Investors Always Include Debt Assets in Their Portfolio?

The main issue arises during market crashes and long downtrends in the equity market. Debt assets work as a low-risk foundation for your portfolio and keep a certain part of your investments safe. Debt assets also reduce your losses if in any case, you have to withdraw your money even if it is at a low value. It also reduces the volatility in your portfolio reducing the stress you may experience due to ups and downs in your portfolio.


How to Plan for Retirement?

In the simplest terms, retirement planning includes three steps, first is calculating your total post-retirement expenses. Next based on your post-retirement investment plan you can calculate the corpus you need at the time of retirement to fulfill your post-retirement expenses. Once you have determined your retirement corpus you can make an investment plan to achieve this corpus........


How to Plan For a Financial Goal? (Using Excel)

I have not addressed the issue of how to actually make a plan for a particular goal. How much to invest each year, and how should the portfolio grow every year? I will address these in this article, I will provide a step by step process to make a very simple goal-based investment calculator using excel......


Portfolio Rebalancing

Portfolio rebalancing is a risk managing/mitigating strategy. As time passes actual asset allocation deviates from the desired asset allocation. This happens due to different assets growing at different rates. At a fixed period or when the deviation crosses a certain level, rebalancing is done......


Emergency Fund – What it is, and Where to Invest?

In the Facebook group 'Asan Ideas for Wealth' question about the emergency fund is usually asked every month. Most popular question being, where to invest the emergency fund? Most of the time I reply with the same answer, keep your emergency funds in saving account, at max you can have a sweep facility.......