Tag Archives: Invest

‘We knew about the need to invest but did not know how much risk to take’

Bhavani and Kumar were aiming for financial independence. But they didn’t know at what amount that will be, and when. Also, they had not considered the risks that could derail their plans. “I was always interested in finance. I knew about investments, but not risks. Also, we didn’t know how much risk we could take, how much had to be ... Read More »

Are Accelerator Funds a Better Way for Angels to Invest?

I have been thinking a lot lately about the best way for angels interested in making pre-seed stage investments to put money into start-up companies. I’ve come to the conclusion that investing in accelerator funds is better than joining an angel group. Angel groups are investor collectives that pool funds and management. Back in 1994, when the first angel group ... Read More »

Should Small Business Owners Invest in Real Estate? 5 Motivating Factors

Small business owners usually have a lot on their plates, trying to scale their enterprise, manage their employees, and maintain a grip on cash flow all at the same time. But being ambitious means always seeking new opportunities. If you’re interested in building wealth and establishing a more secure financial future for yourself, you’ll need to consider investing in more than just your ... Read More »

Canadian investment guru Prem Watsa to launch first Invest India Conference

Indo-Canadian investment guru Prem Watsa, considered the Canadian equivalent of legendary American investor Warren Buffett, is launching a new initiative this week to bring a sense of urgency to economic ties between India and Canada. The chairman and CEO of the Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is the prime mover behind the inaugural Invest India Conference scheduled for September 8. ... Read More »

Should You Invest in the Snapchat IPO? Read This First

Whether you’re obsessed with keeping your Snapstreaks going or have no idea what that means, you may be itching to invest in this week’s initial public offering of Snap Inc., parent company of the popular Snapchat app. The appeal is understandable. For users of the app, owning shares of a company you use every day (or hour) can seem like a ... Read More »

How Owning These 5 Finance Franchises Can Help People Invest in Their Future

You have a mind for numbers, assets and an entrepreneurial drive. The only thing you don’t have is an idea on how you want to invest your time, money and energy. Should you start your own business? Make a new product or offer a new service? Or does becoming a franchisee make more sense for you? There are tons of ... Read More »

RERA and realty stocks: Should you invest?

Shares of real estate companies were in focus on Tuesday with the Nifty Realty Index gaining nearly 3% on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in intra-day deals. By comparison, the Nifty 50 moved up 0.3% to 9,352 levels. Thus far in calendar year 2017 (CY17), the Nifty Realty index has rallied 56%, as compared with 14% rise in the Nifty ... Read More »

Invest in welfare, undertake reforms, says Economic Survey

The government will meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent of GDP. Shunning last year’s “over-optimism”, Economic Survey 2015-16 projects that the real GDP growth for the current financial year and for 2016-17 will be in the range of 7-7.75 per cent. The Central Statistics Office estimates that growth this year will be 7.6 per cent, lower than ... Read More »