Tag Archives: fixed maturity plans

How To Invest In MF When Your Time Horizon Is Less Than 5 Years

The biggest question you have to answer yourself when you are investing is: “What is the time horizon for my investment?” This helps your financial advisor in suggesting you the right asset and product. Uljhan Singh had to change his job and he got a fat cheque of Rs.5 Lakhs from his previous employer towards… Read More »

Proven Ways To Spice Up Your “Safe Savings”

No matter how savvy an investor you are, a little certainty of returns from the investment portfolio adds to your comfort. If equities give wings to your portfolio, fixed income instruments offer stability and certainty. Therefore, it is important to have a right mix of debt and fixed income investment options in your portfolio. Prateek… Read More »

Discover the dark side of Fixed Maturity Plans!

The reason investors choose FMPs is for their high returns which are also guaranteed. In order to give assured returns, FMPs opt for very secure investment options like AAA rated corporate bonds whose maturity tenure matches the maturity tenure of FMP. However in the recent times, some of these FMPs started investing in commercial paper… Read More »