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View Poll Results: Where do you invest your surplus money?
Conventional (NSC/PPF/LIC/Fixed Deposit etc.) 43 38.74%
Share/Stock Market 39 35.14%
Mutual Funds 53 47.75%
Business (own/family/friends) 9 8.11%
Real Estate (land/flat/house) 46 41.44%
Others 7 6.31%
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Old 3rd September 2006, 06:24   #16
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I REFUSE TO VOTE ON THIS POLL..
First off I am ASHAMED of all you people that have voted here^^^ and that are going to vote after I post...
You all are supposed to be car obcessed people.. whatever spare money you have SHOULD BE INVESTED IN YOUR RIDE.. tsk tsk.. forshame on you folks!!

Buddy, not at all irrelevant.

The idea is to discuss ways and means to upgrade from the Civic/Embera discussions to more posts on BMWs and then Bentley, Rolls Royce etc. Everybody is keen to get that extra BHP through the smart investment route.
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Old 4th September 2006, 10:58   #17
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Hiya all,

for me , I wouldnt count "investment in own business" as an investment thing as that is a must, without which ur business wud stop running! so thats obvious the money goes there, the "investment" part for me is Realestate outright! no stocks no gold no nothings, just Real Estate. and now have started trading in it !
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a team Bhpian..can never have any spare money left to invest... mine goes all to upgrading my ICE...
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Old 4th September 2006, 11:14   #19
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dude..ur at the wrong web site...if ur looking to saving/investing.. u shud be reading www.moneycontrol.com

here it is all about spending im afraid....
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a team Bhpian..can never have any spare money left to invest... mine goes all to upgrading my ICE...
Yes thats true, But when you have a Family(Wife and Kids) for which you are responsible, you have to give up some of your hobbies and start investing for there future
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Old 4th September 2006, 12:17   #21
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One of the best site to know and analyze mutual funds

http://www.valueresearchonline.com/

my 90 paise

For those who think that they have no spare money to invest........... I learnt this hardway and got an advise from a elderly person and I am thankful to him everyday. I am seeing the cumulative effect now.

"If your salary is 100/- put it aside some portion for savings, i.e. per say 15/-; start thinking that your salary is only 85/- and plan accordingly". I bet you will be the happiest person down the road.

same 90 paise from above... Can't make it 1.80/-

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Old 4th September 2006, 14:06   #22
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For me, real estate is the safest investment option. Especially in Chennai where land prices double every other year.
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For me, real estate is the safest investment option. Especially in Chennai where land prices double every other year.
Proxima,
Why does Chennai real estate double every year ?
This is simply amazing !!
Now i know where to put all your money..
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Old 5th September 2006, 17:18   #24
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I have some in the conventional LIC type of investments.
Some money is in the mutual funds.
I tried my hand in the share market, but I got to know I am not sauvy enough to make money there. I am therefore planning to be a part of Bangalore's real estate boom.
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Right now I am investing on food for myself.Eat Better.Live better
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I am interested in investing in Forex. Any body here who knows how to?
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I am interested in investing in Forex. Any body here who knows how to?
try sharekhan site
or man financial site

but i think the basic Forex contract size may be too big for comfort.
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ShareKhan has no info for forex...and manfinancial dont offer it. Is it legal to trade in forex?.do we have any forex Exchanges like we have for shares in India?
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i split mine across shares, mutual, lic etc
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ShareKhan has no info for forex...and manfinancial dont offer it. Is it legal to trade in forex?.do we have any forex Exchanges like we have for shares in India?
rohit,
Earlier REFCO used to offer.
Now yes it seems MAN fin dont offer.
i will recheck & come back.
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