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Secret 3 of Squirrel’s Corner – guidelines to make your investment life easier, more rewarding and a bit more fun. This month’s mantra is Invest. Just because you’re getting on in years doesn’t mean you can stop investing. You don’t plan on stopping eating,...

A Safe Play in the Stock Market?

[This article originally appeared in Dignity Dialogue’s December 2012 issue.] Equity investing – everybody’s an expert and nobody knows a thing. Your friends give you ‘tips’ on ‘hot stocks’, the papers talk about ‘multi-baggers’ and ‘bull runs’. You hear...

Real Estate Funds? Really? Nah!

Real Estate Funds for a while were flavour of the month: HDFC, IL&FS, Peninsula, Aditya Birla Group all got in on the act some years ago and now big boy Reliance (Realty) has too. So, are these funds all that they’re cracked up to be? Short answer: No....

Asset allocation? Back to basics

As financial advisors we keep talking about ‘asset allocation’ but we also realize that not every one is from a finance background and some people don’t understand what this beast is all about. This one’s for you. Remember the old proverb your...