Mid-cap funds have lagged behind lately, but they are poised to perform over the long term. Here we tell you what to look for in them, writes Mahesh Nayak.

They grow fast and often provide multi-bagger returns for investors. Here's how to profit from them.
Real estate stocks have soared to sky-high levels. But with growth staggering, it's time for a reality check.
For the first time, there is an endowment plan that combines three features.
Liquid funds have a new avatar. Park your savings here.
Private banking has a lot to offer, if you have the moolah that is.
Multiplexes are poised for rapid growth. But watch the valuations.
All the key sectors have turned in stellar performance. That’s good news for investors.
The global liquidity scare has spooked the Indian stock markets. How to sail through the storm.
Yes they have, and well enough. But focussed and niche funds outperformed their peers.
As markets zoom higher, volatility increases and so does risk. But options offer a hedge against risk.
Interest costs on credit cards cost a fortune. Here's how to pay it back.
Mutual funds assets under management have hit a new landmark.
IPOs are better placed to deliver returns, if you pick and choose carefully enough.
For higher studies, don't ponder over the money situation. Education loans are handy, and cheap.
More families today are exposed to different risks when creating wealth. How to manage them?
IRDA’s ban of complex ULIP products is the first of its kind.
Commodity investing is fast maturing and there are many products you can ride on.