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I'm 22 years old. I want to create a corpus of 3 crore in next 15-20 years. I have following MF currently running from past 1-2 years. I'm a student and studying law and hence can invest only 12k a month maximum. From 2024 I will start earning and can make additional investments or add into existing SIPs.

Please guide me if any changes need to be done. Also am planning to start an SIP in small cap fund. Please suggest on the same.

1. TATA digital India fund growth - 2500 pm

2. Kotak flexicap fund - 2000 pm

3. Mirae asset large cap - 2000 pm

4. ICICI prudential NASDAQ 100 - 2000 pm

5. Gold ETF and Silver ETF - 1k each pm

All the above mentioned are step up SIPs with 10% step up each year

Please guide according to portfolio.

Ans: No change required

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Ans: You've built a diversified portfolio with a mix of large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, flexi-cap, and sectoral funds, which is a good start towards your ambitious goal. Here are some considerations and recommendations:

Asset Allocation: Given your goal and age, you might want to tilt your portfolio towards more equity-oriented funds. While equities carry higher risk, they also offer potential for higher returns over the long term.
Review & Rebalance: Periodically review your portfolio to ensure it aligns with your goals and risk tolerance. Rebalance if necessary to maintain your desired asset allocation.
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Consult a Financial Advisor: Given the complexity of financial planning, it might be beneficial to consult a financial advisor who can provide personalized advice based on your financial situation, goals, and risk tolerance.
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I am 42 years salaried person investing in MF through SIP from 2014 current corpus is 37 Lakhs in MF. My Current SIP's amount is rs 22000 PM as follows- 1. Nippon Small cap - 2000, 2. Mahindra manulife midcap fund - 7000, Mahindra Manulife Small cap - 4000, PGIM Midcap opportunities Fund - 3000, Quant Flexicap fund - 6000. SIP increasing every year by 5% to 10% No Home loan, term insurance 55 lakhs, medi-claim 10 lakhs, PF & VPF accumulation Rs 16 lakhs. I want to create a good corpus of Rs 6 - 7crore for retirement at 58 years of age. Please suggest if any change required in investment amount or funds.
Ans: It's commendable that you've been consistently investing in mutual funds through SIPs for several years, laying a strong foundation for your retirement. Let's evaluate your current investment strategy and make adjustments to align with your retirement goal.

Your portfolio reflects a diversified mix of small-cap, mid-cap, and flexi-cap funds, which offer growth potential over the long term. However, given your goal of building a substantial corpus for retirement, we may need to reassess your asset allocation and make some adjustments.

Firstly, let's review your SIP amounts and consider increasing them gradually to accelerate wealth accumulation. Since your SIPs increase by 5% to 10% annually, this incremental growth can boost your investment corpus significantly over time.

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www.holisticinvestment.in

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