Lately, SIP mutual funds have turned out to be the talk of the town. Each and every investor out there actually seems extremely interested and is enthusiastically venturing into this option over the traditional bank fixed deposits. Particularly there are some of the investors who were very excited to be in the stock market buy […]
Individual Consultants And Freelancers, Too, Need Professional Insurance
If you’re a freelancer, gig worker, individual consultant or a contract worker, you’re part of one of the largest and fastest growing groups of professionals. Working independently as a contractor has a lot of benefits: freedom, better-earning prospects, and the opportunity to work in more than one industry simultaneously. These are just a few of […]
How an Irregular income can affect your finances badly
In today’s day and age, there are lot of unconventional jobs and with that there are more number of people with irregular flow of income. This irregular income can affect their finances too. There was a time when having a job meant getting regular income, having periodic appraisals, and planning for a retirement through […]
The Reluctant Investor
There are people who have various list of reasons for not investing, at least not till it’s too late. They are the Reluctant Investors, who do more harm than good to their finances. Are you one of them? There are investors or rather non-investors who are investment phobic. They won’t invest no matter what and […]
Investment Phobia: You may have it too…
While love, friends, and family are indeed close to the heart and we are scared to lose them; money at times takes priority so much so that we refrain from investing it as well and suffer from Investment Phobia. Phobias come in all shapes and sizes and most of us suffer from some form of […]
Why is Short Term Investment not advisable?
Short Term Investments are good to park your surplus funds to earn a bit more from them. However the practice of only investing for the short term or having a short outlook for investments is bad for your money. People are not patient these days. We want everything fast, thanks to that craving of the […]
Short Term Investment Options in India
While short term investment is NOT known to give high returns; if one still wishes to park funds for a short period of time, here are some Short Term Investment options in India. Firstly, short term investment does not give you high returns. Money needs time to grow and hence it is a long term […]
Planning to save for the “Future”; What if that “Future” never came?
We all save for tomorrow – the future. But when does that “future” actually come? Have you considered buying certain things in the present? This being the 100th post on stepupmoney.com, I could have easily done something to co-relate to the number 100, like 100 ways to save money or 100 tips to better investments […]
Why Women can be great with Personal Finance?
Women often find that personal finance is something for the men to think of and let them do the math. However, Women should be more involved in personal finance and they can be even better than men at it. It is not Women’s Day that I am writing for women. Instead it is the start […]
Your nominee may not get what they are nominated in: Rights of a Nominee in India
We often have nominee in our Life Insurance or various investments and we think the person will get whatever you have after your death. WRONG. It doesn’t work that way. Find out how Nomination in India works, exactly. So you have taken some Life Insurance, have a Demat Account with some nice shares and some […]
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