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MBA Finance vs MBA Financial Planning

“If you want to thrive in today’s economy, you must challenge the status quo and get the financial education necessary to succeed.” – Robert Kiyosaki. The banking, financial services and insurance sectors have picked up in a big way over the...

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ICoFP – Atrusted education brand in financial world

“Quality education should be prioritised along with literacy campaigns. We have been focusing on the outlay, now it is time for us to concentrate on the outcome of our education systems” Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. With over 53 years of...

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ICoFP – A Trusted Education Brand In Financial World

India will be the world’s youngest country by the year 2020 (NDTV 2017) and, also the third largest country with maximum enrolments in higher education. Despite such a remarkable trend, the employability prospects in our country are very upsetting. With 15...

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CFA meets MBA: The Amalgam

Well I am a CFA level III Candidate and quite naturally so I chose to write about my current subject of interest, CFA. Kids these days have to do so much to increase their employability and be abreast with the current industry standards and requirements. If I talk...

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Reverse Mortgage – The loan that pays you

“The tool of reverse mortgage is a tailored product to monetise the locked up ‘equity’ in the asset and lends support to the liquidity starved home owners.” To make things simple the lender makes monthly payment to the borrower instead of as...

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Equity Valuation: The Perspective

While other modules of the CFA curriculum enables a professional with various tools and ways to reach a conclusion, Equity valuation part of the course helps them develop a perspective as an Analyst. As subjective and as differentiated we are as humans, so are our...

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Can 5% GST on Gold be a U Turn/ Reverse Gear ?

When any reform affects our safe heaven- ‘GOLD’ there is an undoubted prediction for the economy. Indians are thought to, or so actually have more gold than combined reserves of continents. Not only our mothers love it but our fathers still keep gold...

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Life Insurance: Risk Coverage or Investment Gains

Insurance as a word is not unheard, even in the hinterlands of the country. As a concept whether people understand its meaning is a debate which needs a lot of deliberation. Let us focus our discussion on Life Insurance to start with. Most of the people purchase life...

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GST BILL: A RAY OF LIGHT “ONE NATION, ONE TAX”

Cenvat, Sales tax, Excise duty, Octroi, Service tax, Entertainment tax, Vat, Security Transaction Tax, Purchase tax, Luxury tax, Lottery Tax are some of the prominent taxes that died after GST. The GST is a Value added Tax (VAT) is proposed to be a...

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THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF DYNAMIC EQUITY FUNDS

Wouldn’t you love to buy equities when markets are at a low and sell them when markets are at a high? Dynamic funds switch between different asset classes, depending on their attractiveness. Dynamic funds aim to switch aggressively between equity and debt and...

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