Ark wins Emerging Advisor Award 🙂

Happy New Financial Life to You – GIFT

You have always wanted a straightforward and untangled financial life, but have missed it due to a number of reasons. Here is an Opportunity. If you want to dive right into 2017 and set up or tune up your financial [...]

Post in Times of India – Young Investor Query

Question: I am a regular reader of Times of India swatantra segment. I am 25 today and this segment helps us to learn a lot about savings and investments. I generally see that tax saving examples or investment examples are [...]

First time when I saw these charts in 2009, I was not able to sleep entire night – if you feel something similar today, I will not be surprised. After my enlightenment day I shared this with few of my friends [...]

Since the inception of our financial planning firm, ‘Ark Primary Advisor Pvt Ltd’ in 2009, we have worked towards making people more financially independent so that they can lead a life that they dream of. (Without any worries about their [...]

Mutual Fund Returns are not Guaranteed

Last week there was shocking news that Flipkart went into a deal with some distributor to get guaranteed returns on Mutual Funds. I can understand if that “guaranteed return” question comes from a layman but not from any big corporate. [...]

Noone asked major questions when KN Sivasubramanian (53), fund manager & CIO of Franklin Templeton AMC retired last year after working there for almost 20 years. During his times fund performance was beyond any doubt. May be due to history [...]

I have removed the name of Mutual Fund because message is more important than example. Few observations & questions… Fund History & Performance This fund was launched in 1994 – 20+ years. Investment of Rs 10000 become Rs 4.7 Lakh (47 [...]

Standard Deviation in Mutual Funds will tell you how risky is particular fund. While choosing a Mutual Fund – Return is not the only criteria; we have to check Risk-Returns, Tax, Inflation, Liquidity etc. There are few more scientific formulas [...]

I am not talking about boxing match between Mayweather & Pacquiao…. but the real financial game “Debt Funds Vs Fixed Deposits”. Mutual funds in India are not bought by the investors; this product is still called a push product, which [...]

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