Money With Monika Season 2, Episode 5: A guide to mutual fund SIPs16 Jan 2019
A systematic investment plan, or SIP, is a route to a mutual fund and not the mutual fund itself, explains personal finance expert Monika Halan in this episode of Money With Monika.An SIP is similar to a recurring deposit (RD) in a way that it cultivates a savings habit, but they differ in returns. RDs result in fixed returns but SIPs are market-linked. Choose an SIP over lump sum investment to reduce market risks as it gives you the benefit of rupee-cost averaging, she says. Monika Halan is consulting editor, Mint, and author of 'Let's Talk Money'. Watch the full video for more.