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The courage to stay invested in the stock market

Very few people have the courage to stay invested in the market for long periods of time. And this includes those who invest in the market through the mutual fund route. There are several...

10% vs 15% Returns: How big is the difference?

How big is the difference between 10% returns and 15% returns? A lot of people do not understand how much difference 5% extra returns can make, over a long period of time. Let us take an...

10 years of outperformance, 1 year of overconfidence!

Let’s say you were consistent with your mutual fund SIPs for 10 years. Your funds perform very well, and you earn compounded returns of 20% CAGR. If you were consistently investing ₹ 30,000...

How to earn 1 crore from the stock market

Who doesn’t dream of earning 1 crore from the stock market. A lot of people want to, but very few have been able to successfully achieve the goal. Reason? There are no short-cuts. There is...

Stock Market Psychology: A watched pot never boils

‘A watched pot never boils’ is a phrase which means ‘time will pass very slowly when you wait for something to happen’. This phrase was first published by Benjamin Franklin way back in the...

Monkeys and Goats: Important stock market lessons

Earlier, there was a story published on this website about ‘Monkey and the Stock Market story‘. The popular story now has a new twist and a new addition. A goat joins the monkey...