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Direct Plans are not a threat to genuine Financial Planners/Advisors

Lovaii Navlakhi
Founder & CEO, International Money Matters Pvt. Ltd
March 13, 2013

Reading Time: 4 minutes Industry estimates put the difference in expenses of the two plans – direct plan and regular plan anywhere between 0.5% to 1% p.a. for equity funds, 0.1% to 0.4% p.a. for debt funds and 0.05% to 0.15% p.a. for liquid funds. Hence Direct plans are likely to give a return higher by that much year on year when compared to regular plans; and with compounding over a long period of time, this difference could be significant. So is this benefit big enough for your investor to want to forego your services?

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IFAs to drive the industry in future – But who will nurture them?

Sadique Neelgund
July 22, 2011

Reading Time: 4 minutes The share of IFAs in employment in financial services is 65-70% and will double in the next 10 years. This will see a huge surge in the new age intermediaries who are entrepreneurs by choice. The journey to create such large number in the next 10 years will need a concentrated effort by all stakeholders.

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