Showing posts with label behavioral-finance.

Conquer Your Fear of Market Volatility!

There are many who treat market investment as an act of war. They sit in front of the television, watch market news and calculate their gains and losses by the minute. Certainly, this is not way to lo

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Your 4 Lifelines To Becoming A Crorepati

Everyone wants to become rich and is looking for different ways to become rich. However, ‘Save and Invest’ is one strategy, or should I call it a ‘principle’, that is relevant for most people,

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How To Avoid Making Big Losses in the Stock Market

Ego should not rule your investment decisions. Admitting that you were wrong is the first step towards success. This will help you avoid making big losses in the stock market.

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What Type Of Financial Behaviour Are You Falling Prey To?

Have you ever felt you missed the bus when it came to a particular investment or regretted an investment decision that you were very confident of? There’s a high chance your emotions and psychology

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Buy Low - Sell High = Dumb

“Buy Low – Sell High” – This is one investment advice which is: Cliché, Misunderstood and Abused. People keep waitng for the 'market to clear up' and then invest. This decision to w

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Samosa Economics - Your guide to Inflation

Have you ever been explained the concept of inflation through samosas? A samosa that cost Rs. 10 in 2008 costs Rs. 20 today. This is what is called inflation. This article explores how inflation impac

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Why a Goal Based Investment approach is your Best Bet

Traditionally, Indians have always been considered to be ‘good savers’. And while creating a savings corpus is a good thing and quite necessary to secure one’s future, this exercise can become q

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Creating Wealth the Slow and Steady way

‘The Hare and the Tortoise’ was one of the most popular childhood fables. While its moral is something that people appreciate, once we grow up and get dragged into the rat race, the moral of ‘Sl

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Just got your big bonus? You might fall prey to Mental Accounting

Mental Accounting refers to the mindset of treating money depending on its source. Applying it isn't necessarily bad, but its dividends pay off only when it is used to improve one’s finances. T

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Don't fall prey to this Behavioral Bias

As investors, one of the most common and detrimental mistakes people make is that of binding themselves to a certain value or price. This process of anchoring is a very common occurrence in the realm

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