This post contains an organised series of links to my blog posts about investing. I hope to write more as we go along, and update this post constantly. This “book” should help you learn about Investment avenues in India, and where to go.
If you want me to write on something specific, send me a comment (at the bottom of this post)
Are you Investing or just Saving?
How to go about investing
Creating an Investment Game Plan
The Value Cost Averaging Strategy
Inflation Linked Investment
Opening a brokerage account in India (21/5/07)
Investing in Stock Markets: A roundup of posts
Introduction to Shares, IPOs and Stock Markets
IPOs: What’s important in an offer document
What are EPS and P/E ratios?
How to choose stocks in a downturn
Introduction to Mutual Funds
Mutual Fund FAQs
Dividend option or Growth option?
Difference between shares and mutual funds.
Choosing Funds: The Dividend Yield Strategy
Closed Ended Funds: Misleading name and High costs.
Myth: Is a lower NAV better for you?
Mutual Fund Dividends: Playing with your own money
How Entry and Exit loads affect you
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
What are ETFs?
What is Insurance?
How much Insurance do you need?
Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs)
How ULIPs can loot you: A real example
Term Plans + MFs are better than ULIPs: With data!
ULIPs’ lower management fees must be matched by performance
ULIPs: A Good Investment?
ULIP Net Asset Values: Where to find them.
Comparing ULIP returns to Mutual Funds
Term Plan Premiums
Rent vs. Buy: Should you buy or rent?
The Real Estate Cash Flow Calculator
Filling out IT return forms (ITR-1) for 2006-07 *NEW*
How can FMPs save you tax?
Capital Gains Tax: A primer
Fundas: Long Term Capital Gains
Bonus Shares: A Tax Saving Scheme?
Can I really save Rs. 33,660 in tax?
Futures and Options
What are Employee Stock Options (ESOPs)?
An Introduction to Futures & Options
Become a Smarter Investor
Rules for Investing Discipline
Liquid funds are better than Fixed Deposits
The cost of IPO funding
Capital Guarantee Plus Appreciation: Possible?
How much money do you need for retirement?
SIPs are not necessarily less risky
Don’t believe media headlines; do your own research
Beware of Dividend pushers
Timing the market: A good thing
DLF IPO Analysis *NEW*
Buffet on Risking what you should not*NEW*
Small number are not really small.
FIIs are not the source of all problems
Budget 2007 Analysis: A compendium of posts
NFO: Benchmark Gold ETF
Is the Nifty Overvalued? (Feb 7, 2007)
The lack of irrational exuberance (Jan 26, 2007)
Can I save Rs. 33,660 in tax? (Jan 21, 2007)
Your savings may be taxed next year (Dec 4, 2006)
The stock market is all about percentages
Blogs talking about Indian Investments
Glossary of Investment Terms, Part 1.
Linkfests: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
As usual, I request and appreciate suggestions and comments.