Investment Articles

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Safer ways to introduce cryptocurrency in your portfolio

While cryptocurrency is known to be highly volatile. In the last couple of years the merits of investing in crypto have also been highlighted though. Luckily, there are newer and safer ways to hold cryptocurrencies, let’s explore some of these.

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Alternative investments in India

Alternate investments simply refer to any class of assets which do not include your traditional stocks, bonds, or cash-related securities.

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Investing in debt funds

There seems to be a common misconception in investing circles, that debt funds are the way to go when the market dips. Is this really true?

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Small finance banks and their limitations

Small finance banks are financial institutions that cater to provide financial and banking services to segments of society that get neglected by conventional banking systems, but are they really safe?

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London Bridge, nope... Indian Rupee is falling down

The Rupee stands at its all-time low at approx 77.41 to the Dollar, clocking in a 3.5% downfall so far. To examine how this impacts us as investors and consumers alike, let's first see how we got in such a position in the first place.

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Why and how to invest in gold

Shaky unstable markets like the one we’re witnessing can undoubtedly have an impact on our financial future. If you’re looking for safer assets to hedge your investments then gold is a tried and true friend.

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4 key reasons behind the recent stock market shed and the next steps you can take

While many investors are dismayed by the shift in the market tides, let’s explore the reasons behind the recent market turbulence to better understand how to tackle them

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Top 10 mutual funds to invest in 2022

We understand that picking the right mutual fund is often a time-consuming and comprehensive process. If you’re still looking for some easy and unbiased suggestions on the top mutual funds to invest in 2022, then here’s what we’ve found.

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Should you invest when the markets are high?

Oftentimes we hold out on investing during bull runs, in anticipation of the markets correcting themselves or thinking that you should probably wait till the prices are cheaper again. The fact of the matter is, should you really invest when the markets are high?

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The risks related to bonds

If you too are considering whether this is the right time to add bonds to your portfolio, here are some helpful things to first keep in mind.

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Index Funds vs ETFs: which one is right for you?

Passive investing is a great way to grow your money long term, but if you’re on the fence about whether index funds or ETFs are the better option, then here’s what you should keep in mind.

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The Financial Apps you NEED to have on your phone 2022

If you don’t have these fintech apps on your phone- download them now and thank us later! Here’s a round-up of the financial apps that make your life better!

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Steps to build the best index fund strategy

You’ve heard why index funds are all the rage. They help you invest passively and are usually more cost-effective than actively managed funds available in the market. If you’re wondering how to go about it, then here’s how you can build the best index fund investing strategy for you.

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The 5 steps towards choosing the right Mutual fund for you

Given the number of schemes and mutual fund options available today, it can get confusing to pick the best mutual fund to invest in. Don’t worry though, we’ll help you categorise and systematically consider all the mutual fund investing options available to you, through this quick read.

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The best place to invest during market volatilities

The world has seen many geopolitical tensions- war, famine, and economic crises. In times of uncertainty, markets tend to go haywire, making equity investors question - which is the right asset for me?

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Determining your risk profile

Before you jump into investing it is integral that you assess what your risk profile exactly is. In investing, a risk profile is an individual’s ability to withstand risks such as market fluctuations.

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The Stack Rewards and Referral Program

Investing with Stack means serious REWARDS! Stack encourages good investing behaviour by rewarding you at multiple stages

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The 10 most common financial mistakes

It's crucial to remember, that the decisions you make today and the habits you develop now will have a lasting impact on the remainder of your financial life. Here are some of the top ten financial mistakes, as well as some helpful ways to avoid them.

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How to choose the right credit card?

Credit cards can be a useful and powerful tool to payoff good debt and build a healthy credit score. That's why, before applying for one, it is critical you understand everything about it.

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5 Things to check before selecting a Mutual fund

A suitable mutual fund for an investor is the one which suits his/her investment objective and risk appetite among other factors. Find out how to identify the right mutual fund for yourself.

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5 takeaways from budget 2022 for investors

What are the most important points an investor should know from the budget 2022? Here are the highlights of some of the major decisions taken by the government for the upcoming 1-year period.

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How to invest for your higher education?

A good choice of education can land you a job worth crores, while a bad choice can land you without any job, only with a paper of degree. Hence it is of vital importance to plan your higher education.

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How does inflation impact your savings?

Inflation is the rate of increase in the cost of goods and services in an economy. One crore might sound like a lot of money — and it is — but in 10 years it will probably sound like much less money because it will have less buying power than it does today.

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How to retire in your 40s: 10 steps guide

"Retirement" is one such concept that elicits conflicting emotions in the human heart. India thrives on having a prevalent mindset of retiring between the ages of 58 and 62. However, in the United States, people work more to retire earlier. Can we really retire in our 40s?

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How to save for emergency fund, in a smarter way?

An emergency fund is necessary corpus money that you must keep aside to fight back during crises and emergencies. It is the money with which you can survive during unplanned scenarios and conditions, specifically to cater to financial shortfalls, that comes in your life.

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Buy Now Pay Later - Scheme or a Scam?

"Buy Now Pay Later"- a new age concept of buying today and paying for it in a pre-defined number of instalments at 0% interest, can give the toughest competition to the existing credit card companies in coming future.

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How Stack leverages 'Serverless Architecture and Multi-tier Application' to deliver a seamless product

There used to be a time when a developer’s biggest nightmare was maintaining infrastructure. With AWS, the hassle is outsourced so that they can, instead, focus on the one thing that matters the most- developing a solid and reliable product.

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End the year on a high!

5 things to top off your year-end financial checklist for a merry 2022!

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All you need to know about - The Lounger

Loungers firmly believe in valuing simplicity and the ease of convenience

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All you need to know about - The Pennywise

Smart and thrifty folk who wholeheartedly believe in conserving wealth resources

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All you need to know about - The Champion

Masters of money and managing it, Champions know how to make their money work

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All you need to know about - The Celebrity

Loud, vivacious and authentic Celebrities genuinely value living life in the moment.

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The road not taken- how does fintech value females?

In conversation with Prerna Sharma, Stack’s financial expert extraordinaire and how she carved a way for herself as a woman in wealth management.

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The Young and the restless

Finance is often considered a grey hair industry, where being older and experienced is generally much more celebrated, but add tech to the mix, and we’ve got a whole new ball game!

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Why index funds are the smartest way to invest passively

Index funds are a form of passive investing because they allow investors to buy a lot of stocks at once and hold them for the long term. What’s more, they have lower associated costs than actively managed funds.

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Why women must invest differently than men

When it comes to investing, women are considered to be far less aggressive than men. Investing behaviour patterns of women include being risk aware, considering consistent returns over fast money, and investing in long term strategies.

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ETFs, Index Funds & why passive investing is the future!

You don’t have to actively buy and sell stocks to find success with investing. Index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) make it easy for investors to cheaply and easily invest in a basket of assets

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