• Can I stop paying for insurance if I have saved enough?

    Guest Author on February 3, 2024

    Can I stop paying insurance premiums if my savings match the coverage of my life and health policies? The purpose of life insurance is to make good the financial loss that a person would suffer if the ..

  • Writing a Will Vs Nomination

    Guest Author on January 31, 2024

    Wills and Nominations, both vital legal instruments, play distinct roles in shaping the allocation of an individual’s assets after their demise. These tools, though aligned in their ultimate goa ..

  • Know the incentives of those selling you a financial product

    Satya Sontanam on January 26, 2024

    “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” You may have heard this famous quote emphasizing the idea that you cannot get something for nothing. This is particularly true when it comes to se ..

  • Things to look for in the (Interim) Budget

    Vineet Rajani on January 24, 2024

    The Government of India will present the Interim Budget on 01 February 2024. Why is it an Interim Budget and not an Annual Budget? It is the year of General Elections. Whether or not the ruling party ..

  • Nestle India split its shares. Will MRF ever split?

    Vineet Rajani on January 5, 2024

    Nestle India split its stock in a ratio of 1:10 on Jan 05. Each share of a whopping ₹27,000 converted into ten shares of ₹2,700 each. At ₹2,700, the shares became a lot more attractive to a larg ..

  • How equity analysts rate a stock?

    Guest Author on January 4, 2024

    Hey folks,  Check out the following snip! Have you seen these kinds of phrases in the news before?  If you are someone who has pressed the remote button to switch to CNBC News or clicked your mouse ..

  • Trading stocks with the new amount block framework

    Guest Author on January 3, 2024

    SEBI has introduced the amount block framework for investing in the secondary markets starting January 1, 2024. This system functions similarly to blocking funds for an IPO application, where your fun ..

  • Why VCs get Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares and not Equity shares?

    Guest Author on December 28, 2023

    In an earlier blog, we discussed the difference between Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares (CCPS) and Common Equity briefly. But this topic deserves a short blog to describe some of the struct ..

  • Old vs New tax regime: Which one is better for you?

    Satya Sontanam on December 27, 2023

    If you are salaried, you will encounter this question at least thrice a year: “Old or New tax regime: which one is more beneficial for you?” Firstly, at the beginning of a financial year, ..

  • What is an Investment Committee?

    Guest Author on December 15, 2023

    In the past few chapters, we learnt the basics of VC and how the intention to invest is conveyed through a term sheet. And we mentioned the presence of an Investment Committee (IC) in a few chapters. ..