Piecing the puzzle
General
Srikanth Meenakshi

Why PrimeInvestor

The financial services marketplace is getting reshaped by three forces – a push to financialization, increasingly complex products, and digitization leading to the emergence of self-serve customers
Consequently, there is a need for providing cost-effective research and guidance to a new class of consumers
PrimeInvestor with its totally independent setup and a remarkable team, seeks to do that as a subscription-based, product-first, digital-channel service.
It’s a unique service – so, need a lot of feedback, and a lot of support 🙂

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Bonus 
Insurance
Aarati Krishnan

How LIC’s bonuses work

LIC’s annual bonuses come out of the valuation surpluses in policyholders’ funds. They are not guaranteed They are simple additions to your account and don’t compound. They are not comparable to other kinds of returns because they are calculated on your Sum Assured and not Premiums paid Are you staying with good quality funds? Use

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Annuity 
Insurance
Aarati Krishnan

Immediate annuity plans don’t deserve the hate

If you’re sick and tired of relatives, friends and neighbours badgering you to buy insurance, you may be surprised to know that there’s one type of insurance that’s hardly ever hard-sold to Indian investors. Immediate annuity plans are often ignored by agents because they require clients to sign up for an over-large upfront premium. Financial

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Caution: Your advice may be outdated
General
Vidya Bala

Outdated financial advice parents should avoid giving

Several of the 50 year-plus investors I know are eager to initiate their millennial children into investing as soon as possible. In their eagerness, they help their children with the ‘first steps’. Sadly, those steps often constrain or cripple the millennial’s financial journey. It is terribly hard for me to tell the earnest parent how

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