Secured NCD

When Secured Investment Becomes Unsecured & Risky

“Financial education is more valuable than money.” Mac Duke The Strategist Your secured investment can become unsecured. Yes, do not be under the impression that investment which marketed to you as secured will always remain secure. The case in study is secured non-convertible debentures (NCD) issued by NBFC DHFL. But it applies to all the secured NCDs. The debentures are secured by way of charge on assets created by the company … Continue reading When Secured Investment Becomes Unsecured & Risky

Excess cash Kills

How Can Excess Cash Kill Your Business?

Cash is King but it also kills. One of the companies hit the market with an IPO. Their Merchant banker advised them to raise more money than required. The issue was subscribed. Excess money they invested in unrelated business. That business could not succeed. The return on share capital could not match the market expectations. The share price reached below par. Since the share price was … Continue reading How Can Excess Cash Kill Your Business?

NPA

Is Your Business Suffering from Financial Cancer?

Mr. X, who was once a very dynamic entrepreneur engaged in the pharmaceutical business, is now under depression for many years. Family expenses and cost of two daughters’ education was borne by other close family members. His wife was doing some domestic work until both daughters completed their studies. Marriage of both the daughters was solemnized with the help of close family members. This is … Continue reading Is Your Business Suffering from Financial Cancer?

Opportunity Cost Decision Making

You Need to Know This Important Concept For Better Decision Making

When you opt for Cake against Ice-cream, you have sacrificed the experience of eating ice cream. When you opt for Watching TV over outing, you have sacrificed an enjoyable outing experience. Every day and in several matters, we choose one over the other choice. The choice we sacrifice in favour of the choice we make is the opportunity lost. This is why it is called Opportunity cost. This is … Continue reading You Need to Know This Important Concept For Better Decision Making

Financial Literacy

Know Why Financial illiteracy Could be Extremely Dangerous

Financial Literacy is very important literacy but ironically is not given the importance it deserves in our education system. “One of the reasons the rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the middle-class struggles in debt is because the subject of money is taught at home, not at school.” Robert Kiyosaki, Educational Entrepreneur. According to Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) “financial literacy as a … Continue reading Know Why Financial illiteracy Could be Extremely Dangerous

Ask Financial Planner

What You Need to Ask Your Financial Planner?

“No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don’t ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives.” Neil deGrasse Tyson. Knowing the competency and independence of the professionals we work with is important. Usually, we go to doctors or chartered accountants referred to us by someone known to us. With the opening up of the financial sector in India, we have plenty of investment … Continue reading What You Need to Ask Your Financial Planner?