All articles with 'investment' Tag

Track Your Mutual Fund Portfolio using Excel [India Only]

Published on Dec 28, 2009 in excel apps, personal finance
Track Your Mutual Fund Portfolio using Excel [India Only]

Excel is very good for keeping track of your investments. Due to its grid nature, you can easily create a table of all the mutual fund holdings and monitor the latest NAVs (Net Asset Values) to see how your investments are doing. A while back we have posted a file on tracking mutual funds using excel. Today we are going to release an upgrade for that file.

Read the rest of this post to understand how this template works and download the free template.

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Tracking your stock portfolio using Google Docs

Published on Sep 12, 2008 in ideas, Learn Excel, personal finance
Tracking your stock portfolio using Google Docs

By integrating services like Google Finance, Search in to spreadsheet functions, google docs has paved the way for endless possibilities. Google spreadsheet function GoogleFinance() can be used to build stock portfolio tracker sheet that can fetch historical stock quotes to tell how your money is doing. Click here to see the stock portfolio tracker sheet […]

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The Calvin Fund!

Published on Mar 22, 2007 in calvin fund, Movies-Books, personal finance

Well, thats not a new mutual fund in the market, but I can understand your confusion, given that several AMCs have tiger funds. Calvin fund is the name I am giving to my investment drive. The aim is to purchase a complete collection of my favorite strips, “Calvin & Hobbes – The complete collection” which […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah # 7

Published on Feb 28, 2007 in Movies-Books, personal

I have been reading Investment Biker, Freakonomics and No Comebacks. The last one by Frederick Fosyth, a short story collection. Investment Biker is a good books if you like travelogues, biking and investing in any order. I have seen a ton of good movies recently including Blood Diamond, American History X and Schindler’s List. I […]

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Are fund managers poor marketers?

Published on Feb 20, 2007 in media, personal finance, wonder why

Come Ferbruary, every fund house worth its NAV comes up with a hoard of ELSS / Tax planning mutual fund offerings and promotions. These days you open any (business) magazine and you see atleast a dozen ads on how MFs can save you Rs. 33,360* or something on taxes. First up the claim that they […]

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Find out whether you need a house or not in 60 seconds

Published on Feb 12, 2007 in Learn Excel, personal finance

Most of my classmates and friends have started purchasing houses. This coupled with the fact that I am in coveted DINK (double income no kids) group now have prompted me to do some preliminary research on buying a house. In my quest few things became obvious, Any house worth its tiles costs more than a […]

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Where will the multiplex go now?

Published on Dec 24, 2005 in advertising, business, ideas, wonder why

You pay almost Rs. 200 for a service X. You drive almost 10 km to get the service. But to your utter dismay, you have little or no say in where you want your service to be delivered, to decide how long your want the break in between to be, you couldn’t sit with your […]

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Dude! where is my fullstop?

Published on Jul 11, 2005 in Random

I am totally confused when it came to giving a title to this post since I have an option of choosing ‘dude! where is my period?’. But the post will then be subjected to unintended verbal connotations about the sexuality of the author and thus ends up creating more confusion and problems than what it […]

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Come again?

Published on Jul 3, 2005 in Random

Well, this is not an unseen sight in most of the business schools. In search of something more than the obvious facts most of us end up speaking gibberish clad, verbose rant when someone asks simple questions like ‘when is the class?’. Majorly this happens because everyone tries to be intellectual and superior by displaying […]

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FINdigestible!

Published on Feb 20, 2005 in Random

When i was a kid, i was fascinated by numbers. So much so that I used to top all the maths courses. Later during the engineering first year when I failed to add 2 matrices in the final exam I felt like suiciding. It was such a shame for me. All the penchant for numbers […]

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Ideas … Infinite!

Published on Jan 20, 2005 in Random

Well, it is not a T-shirt caption. Rather it is about the current term in the 2 year course i want to blog. When term3 kick started 10 days ago, I thought it would be another 30% content and 70% global term with more fundaes on various areas of management and understanding people. I couldnt […]

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