In one of my earlier posts, I discussed how you can avoid distribution costs by investing in direct plans of mutual fund schemes. I also established the quantum of long-term savings you stood to make by investing in direct plans of MF schemes. To find out more about direct plans, read my article in Business Standard about direct plans of mutual funds here. In this post, I … [Read more...] about Why NAV of Direct Plans is higher than Regular Plans of MF schemes
Mutual Fund Direct plans have been around for over 5 years now. Under direct plans of mutual fund schemes, you invest directly with the mutual fund house. There is no intermediary or distributor involved. Hence, you save on intermediary costs. This reflects in better returns as compared to regular plans of MF schemes. Under regular (or distributor) plans, you invest through a … [Read more...] about Performance Comparison: Direct plans vs. Regular plans of Mutual Funds
The answer is an unequivocal yes. You might have to do a bit of running around initially but the excess returns will more than compensate for it. Go through this post to know more about direct plans of mutual fund schemes and how direct plans offer better returns than regular plans. For equity funds, the excess return of direct plans ranges from 0.25% to 1% per annum. This can … [Read more...] about Should you switch from Regular plan to Direct plan of MF scheme?