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Feb 22, 2019 8 min read

Best Mutual Funds to Invest for Your Daughter’s Marriage

Read to know how you can accumulate Rs 60 lakhs for your daughter's wedding.

Weddings today are more extravagant and opulent than they used to be a few years back. But a little bit of planning with your investments and patience can ensure that you’re well prepared for D-day! Here’s how and where to invest depending on your investment tenure. Just remember, starting early is the key.

Assuming you’ve 15 years in hand and you can invest around Rs. 10,000 per month or INR 6000 with 10% annual step-up for your daughter’s wedding, and below are the funds you can choose to invest in for a corpus of around Rs 60 lakh. Thus, with an expected return of 14% p.a which is quite realistic when the best-recommended equity funds are considered, you can easily reach your goal. The risk appetite taken here is high.

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Child Care Fund:

ICICI Prudential Child Care Fund: Gift Plan
(Investment Percentage: 25% of the Total SIP Amount)

ICICI Prudential Child Care: Gift Plan is a mutual fund scheme which intends to provide capital gains as a gift to the children. It is a solution-oriented aggressive hybrid fund which invests in equity as well as debt instruments. The equity allocation is higher than the debt and is generally in the ratio of 70:30. Compared to the other schemes in the aggressive hybrid mutual funds category, it has performed remarkably well and provided some of the best returns. The average return that the scheme has provided since inception is 15.84%. Although the expense ratio is slightly higher, the returns it has provided makes it completely worthy.

Basic Information- ICICI Prudential Child Care Fund: Gift Plan (G)
Category Hybrid: Aggressive Hybrid
Benchmark NIFTY 50 Hybrid Composite Debt 65:35
Launch Date 31-Aug-01
Asset Size Rs. 601 crore (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Expense Ratio 2.56% (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Minimum SIP Investment Rs. 100
Minimum Lumpsum Investment Rs. 5000
Return Since Inception 15.84% (As on Feb 21, 2019)
Exit Load 0

It is currently investing in 19 stocks with the highest sector allocation in financial, healthcare, technology, communication, and automobile. The top five holdings of the scheme are Infosys, Axis Bank, HDFC, SBI, and Spice Jet all of which hold good growth prospects.

Multi-Cap Fund:

Mirae Asset India Equity Fund
(Investment Percentage: 30% of the Total SIP Amount)

Being a five-star scheme of the multi-cap category, Mirae Asset India Equity Fund aims to maximize the long-term capital appreciation for the investors by finding opportunities for successful investment across the market cap. It seeks opportunities resulting from the Indian economic growth and its structural shifts and invests in equities and its related instruments. Following the diversified investment approach with 59 stocks in its investment basket, the fund managers Gaurav Mishra, Harshad Borawake, and Neelesh Surana have proved their management skills by delivering 23.13% returns in the 10 years period outperforming its category’s average with a great margin of 7 percentage points approx as on Feb 21, 2019.

Basic Information- Mirae Asset India Equity Fund (G)
Category Equity: Multi Cap
Benchmark S&P BSE 200 TRI
Launch Date 4-Apr-08
Asset Size Rs. 10,343 crore (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Expense Ratio 2.05% (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Minimum SIP Investment Rs. 1000
Minimum Lumpsum Investment Rs. 5000
Return Since Inception 15.33% (As on Feb 21, 2019)
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days


Not only in 10 yrs period, in one, three, five, and seven years as well it has generated 1.93%, 18.29%, 18.41%, and 15.97% trailing returns as on Feb 21, 2019, and outperformed its benchmark and category’s average with a great margin.

Mid Cap Fund:

L&T Mid Cap Fund
(Investment Percentage: 25% of the Total SIP Amount)

A five-star rated mid-cap fund which is known for its exceptional returns, L&T Mid Cap Scheme was launched on Aug 09, 2004 and has produced an average return since the launch of 18.84%. Its portfolio currently consists of 79 stocks majorly from the financial, construction, engineering, healthcare, and services sector.

Basic Information- L&T Midcap Fund (G)
Category Equity: Mid Cap
Benchmark NIFTY Midcap 100 TRI
Launch Date 9-Aug-04
Asset Size Rs. 3,665 crore (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Expense Ratio 2.14% (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Minimum SIP Investment Rs. 500
Minimum Lumpsum Investment Rs. 5000
Return Since Inception 18.84% (As on Feb 21, 2019)
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

The fund was successful in generating mind-blowing returns for its investors surprising them at every period, be it 3, 5, 7 and 10 years period giving 16.60%, 22.79%, 18.29%, and 23.85% returns, respectively as on Feb 21, 2019 outperforming its benchmark and category’s average with a good margin. Investing in this scheme for accumulating corpus for your daughter’s wedding is one of the best investment decisions you will take in life. However, remember that you need to be patient and have a high-risk appetite to invest in such a fund of the mid-cap category.

Small Cap Fund:

SBI Small Cap Fund
(Investment Percentage: 20% of the Total SIP Amount)

Currently, it holds the position of the best small-cap fund, and it is all because of the strong fund management of the scheme. Being an exceptional product of one of the most famous AMCs in India SBI Mutual Fund, the fund managers of SBI Small Cap scheme looks for five important attributes before finalizing a stock, i.e., competitive advantage, return on capital, growth, management, and valuation.

Basic Information- SBI Small Cap Fund (G)
Category Equity: Small Cap
Benchmark S&P BSE Small Cap TRI
Launch Date 9-Sep-09
Asset Size Rs. 1,504 crore (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Expense Ratio 2.44% (As on Jan 31, 2019)
Minimum SIP Investment Rs. 500
Minimum Lumpsum Investment Rs. 5000
Return Since Inception 17.93% (As on Feb 21, 2019)
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

It is currently following a diversified investment approach and has 49 stocks in its investment basket. The best part about the fund is that it has quite a maneuverable size of asset worth Rs 1,504 crore as on Jan 31, 2019, which helps it to pick good quality small-cap stocks from the market. It has not completed 10 years in the market but has accumulated enough trust of investors and experience which makes it one of the best from its space.

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Note: This is just one plan to process, in case you have a goal of a lesser or higher amount than what is assumed here, you can fluctuate the invested amount per scheme as per your needs. To seek recommendations concerning your personalized goal, contact us directly at MySIPonline.

Summing Up

In the time now, the cost of a child’s marriage should be adjusted with the inflation to know to estimate the future cost. Depending upon your daughter’s current age and your risk-taking capacity, choose the best plans for yourself.

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