# Investing

## Fundamentals of Risk and Insurance: Insurance Basics

How does Life Insurance work ? Insurance lives up to expectations by pooling risk. It basically implies that a large group of individuals who need to insure against a significant losses by paying premiums which is known as Insurance pool. Probability of real loss occurrence is very less (single digit percentage) from the group of …

## Top 5 Rules: How to become a Smart Investor or a Successful Investor

After reading the tutorial session, I believe now you have understood the basic conceptual knowledge of investing. Before diving into investment you need to figure out the path or the direction. Choosing a right direction would lead you to move ahead. “Right path will help you to become a Smart Investor” else it would lead towards fall of investor. To examine …

## What is the Difference between Trading, Investment and Speculation?

We have spoken to numerous people who are involved in investment activities from some time but then we realised that people didn’t know the “difference between Trading, Investment and Speculation” after that we have thought to add this article in our learnings for our reads to clarify and improve their knowledge when they are reading tutorial …

## What is Rule of 72, 114 and 144 of Compounding Interest, Formula and Examples?

Its fun time, let play some mathematical percentage game, for those who love maths this would a really fun game for you. Let us play the compounding interest formula game to learn and understand what is rule of 72 meaning, rule of 72 formula, examples of rule of 72, Why does the rule of 72 …

## How to Calculate Compound Interest and Simple Interest formula

Compound Interest Definition: Most important topic always discussed in the financial world is ‘power of compounding’. When we are selecting investment on returns based on a year, A small fraction of change will impact a huge change when calculation for a longer period of time. This is because interest earn get reinvested periodically with your …

## How to Calculate Stock Market Returns, Break Even Point and Basis Point

Stock Market Returns Definition: There are two types of returns expected from stocks that are stock appreciation return and dividend returns. Stocks market return is basically different between buying price and selling price is called as stock appreciation price and dividend return means when companies stocks are performing well then companies share their profits with shareholders in term …

## 5 Rules of Thumb: Key Points to be Consider Before Making Investments

After certain age or after getting matured every person realise how important investing is for your future needs and most common topic searched today on the internet is “Rules of Thumb or guidelines for building wealth”. Let us understand basic thumb rule for building wealth. Believe me, you are successful in understanding and implementing five …

## Should you Borrow Money to Invest in Stock Markets, Financial Markets or Funds?

This is one of the most important questions for those who wish to borrow money to invest and make money in short period of time. General rule applicable for such investors is that, ‘In long term, you can only make money by staying in the game’. Let us understand this in detail, suppose you have …

## How Positive Attitude can Improve your Investing Mindset

Investing money is not a game where you bet on either heads or tails for winning. It is said to say that many of the investors have this wrong attitude. Knowledge is only the key for the investors to walk on the positive attitude path. Investing is purely a knowledge driven game where person will …

## When and How to Invest in Stocks and Make Money with Little Capital Investment

There is no defined answer for the question “When to start investing”. Only correct answer for this question is “As early as possible”. You should not under-estimate the power of compounding mathematics. Before that you should know when and how to invest in stocks. Few of the Most Popular Pros and Cons of Investment Ages …

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