What is Financial Planning"Financial planning, I believe, is not exclusively about retirement planning orinvesting or even portfolio management. If distilled to its purest elements, thisdiscipline is more accurately understood as one that involves applying guidingprinciples to deal with our past, present and future finances.Our past - because some of us may be carrying the baggage of yesterdaysexcesses that are costing us our future happiness and financial well-being;Our present - because now is the best time to act and change course toward abetter destination; andOur future - because each of us is entitled to dream of a better tomorrow."
Individual Investor NeedsAll individuals need to save for Retirement Child’s Education / Marriage Home / Car Other family obligation Every individual has one or more of the above goals during some part of their life stages
Life Stage PlanningAll individuals have finite period to save (generally, 25 to 60) to save for their investment goals.
Value of Money over timeImpact of inflation on monthly Value of Rs 100,000 over timeexpenses of Rs 30,000 @ 7%
Retirement Planning Retirement corpus required to meetMonthly household expenses post retirement expenses. (If invested @ 7% and inflation @ 5%) ` 3.26 Cr
But I do save…. (or Do I Save?)Money in Fixed Deposits 100,000Add: Interest earned in 1 year (@ 9% pa) 9,000Total 109,000Less: Tax on interest (@30.9%) 2,781Less: Impact of Inflation (@8%) 8,000Value at the end of year 1 98,219
Why Financial Planning?Step 1: Start Early: Cost of delayParticular Seeta Geeta Geeta has two choicesStarts investing at the age (in years) 28 38 Either earn on her investments @ 15% ORMonthly savings (in Rupees) 10,000 10,000 Save monthly Rs25,634Returns expected from Bank Fixed Deposit 8% 8%Both invest till the age of (in years) 58 58Total InvestmentWealth Accumulated (in Rupees Lacs) 3,600,000 149.04 2,400,000 58.90 Difficult……Isn’t it?Step 2: Invest Systematically & Regularly Date ` NAV (` ) Units ` Amount (` ) Benefits of Rupee Cost Averaging: 2-Mar-09 190.47 52.5017 10,000 Say you are investing Rs 10,000 every month from March 2009 to13-Apr-09 233.32 42.8596 10,00011-May-09 252.50 39.6040 10,000 February 2010 in a diversified equity fund. 10-Jun-09 339.27 29.4750 10,000 Now check the average purchase cost per unit of your investments. It 10-Jul-09 307.21 32.5510 10,000 would be lower than the average NAV of your investments over the past10-Aug-09 343.02 29.1528 10,000 12 months.10-Sep-09 375.56 26.6269 10,00012-Oct-09 392.46 25.4803 10,000 Average Cost = 120,000/374.7205 = Rs 320.2410-Nov-09 392.76 25.4608 10,00010-Dec-09 416.48 24.0108 10,000 Note: Past performance may or may not be sustained in the future. 11-Jan-10 439.79 22.7381 10,000 The above table considers the actual NAV of a diversified equity fund to explain the10-Feb-10 412.21 24.2595 10,000 concept of Rupee Cost Averaging. The NAVs do not in any manner indicate theTotal 374.7205 120,000 future NAVs of any of the schemes
Why Financial Planning?Step 3: Invest Long termMoney grows over a period of Time.Rs 5000 invested at 8% p.a. compounded return instrument every month for ….just like a rolling snowball gathers snow an grows. This is an hypothetical illustration taking example of a recurring deposit to explain the concept of ‘Power of Compounding”. Past performance may or may not be sustained in the future
After all, it’s your choiceChoice 1 Choice 2 Simple, straightforward way to Invest in instruments which might create long term wealth not beat inflation Understand and embrace risk Select your stocks judiciously & Put time to your side follow the market very closely Invest systematically Time your entry and exit very well Don’t worry about market timing Invest systematically A tried & tested method And hope that you get it right more often than not!
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About Prudent PartnersPrudent Partners is a boutique firm started by first generation entrepreneurs – VivekDamani, CFPCM & Vijay Dalmia, CFPCM, LUTCFThe object of this firm is to manage relationships with the assistance of externalintermediaries and provide products and services through structured service orientedarchitectureIt boasts of highly successful strategic advisors comprising of professionalsbringing with them relevant domain knowledge and global best practices to helprelationships with their financial management
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