About Us

Moneylife, launched in March 2006 is driven primarily by the interests of customers and investors. This is evident in our long track record of reporting the unbiased facts and opinion, innovative analysis and non-profit initiatives. Moneylife's current operations involve:

  • Moneylife Advisory Services

    Moneylife Advisory Services Private Limited is a SEBI-registered portfolio manager (INP000006873) and a SEBI-registered investment advisor (INA000003429). We have SEBI-registered research analysts on our rolls.

    For financial consumers, who need help with insurance, investment, taxes and financial planning, Moneylife Advisory Services provides ethical advice and quality information, backed by a decade of rigorous, unbiased research. Moneylife Advisory Services offers investment advice based on deeply-researched shortlist of investment and insurance products, a market-timing and asset-allocation tool and continuous online support. MAS members get the benefit of the same ethical, pro-consumer and pro-investor philosophy that has characterized Moneylife's approach from day one. https://mas360.moneylife.in/welcome

    MAS also offers stockletters that have consistently beaten the best mutual funds. https://sl.moneylife.in/#faq

  • The Founders

    Moneylife has been founded by Debashis Basu and Sucheta Dalal who bring a combined experience of 60 years of understanding business, regulatory and consumer and investor issues.

    Debashis Basu is a Chartered Accountant by qualification with three decades of experience as a journalist and the author of several business books. He has worked with The Times of India, Business World, Business India, Business Today, Financial Express and has written columns for Business Standard and The Economic Times. How now writes a fortnightly column for Business Standard. He has co-authored the best-selling The Scam: From Harshad Mehta to Ketan Parekh with Sucheta Dalal and has also authored Face Value: Creation and Destruction of Shareholder Value in India; Growth Alchemy: Why Smaller Firms Fail to Find Finance and How Market-based Solutions Can Help; Pathbreakers 1&2 and Plain Truth Series on Stocks, Mutual Funds and Investments. He was a member of the Task Force of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on the creation of IndoNext market segment for smaller companies and served as the member of the mutual fund advisory committee of SEBI. He directs the research and reporting on financial products at Moneylife and also oversees the design and business aspects of Moneylife.

    Sucheta Dalal is among the best known financial journalists in India. Her three decades of outstanding investigative reporting spans the Harshad Mehta scam, CR Bhansali scam, expose of Enron, bad loans in banks, numerous corporate shenanigans and regulatory lapses have appeared in Business Standard, The Economic Times and The Times of India. She received the Chameli Devi Award for outstanding journalism and Femina Woman of Substance Award, both in 1993. She served as a member of the NR Narayana Murthy committee on corporate governance in 2003, was a member of the primary market advisory committee of SEBI and a member of Investor Education and Protection Fund of the Government of India. She was also a trustee of the Ahmedabad-based Consumer Research and Education Centre. She has co-authored the best-selling book The Scam: From Harshad Mehta to Ketan Parekh; AD Shroff: A Titan of Fianance and Pathbreakers 1&2. Based on her outstanding investigative journalism spanning two decades, she was awarded the Padma Shri in 2006. She directs the current news and socially-oriented reporting at Moneylife, the Foundations activities and grievance redressal activities.

  • Moneylife Magazine

    A fortnightly personal finance magazine launched in 2006, has published some of most deeply-researched articles on gold, mutual funds, fixed income, stocks, insurance, collecting, best ways to save for your children, wills & nomination and even harmful drugs. Our previous issues are here

  • Moneylife Foundation

    A non-profit registered trust set up in February 2010, MLF works to promote financial literacy, consumer awareness, advocacy for safe and fair market practices through workshops, round table meetings, white papers, research, grievance redressal, counselling, etc. In this short period, the Foundation has conducted over 260 seminars and conferences. This record is unmatched by any other NGO. The activities of MLF are now larger than that of all recognized investor organizations put together. https://www.mlfoundation.in/

  • Moneylife News & Views

    Moneylife is among the most ethical media companies and is known for calling a spade a spade. This is reflected in our vibrant news and views portal (https://www.moneylife.in/) , which puts out information that is of direct relevance to investors, consumers and citizens. We send out a daily and weekly newsletter to over a lakh of readers.

Moneylife Advisory Services (P) Ltd
Type of Registration: Non-Individual,
Registration number: INA000003429,
Validity of registration: Perpetual,
102, 1st Floor, Prabhadevi industrial estate
veer savarkar marg,
Mumbai – 400025 Maharashtra, India.
Telephone: +91 22 35131664 | +91 22 35036925
Principal Officer: Debashis Basu. Contact no: +91 22 35131664 | +91 22 35036925 email id: [email protected]

Corresponding SEBI regional/local office address:
Address : Plot No.C4-A, 'G' Block
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400051, Maharashtra
Tel : +91-22-26449000 / 40459000
Fax : +91-22-26449019-22 / 40459019-22
E-mail : [email protected]
Toll Free Investor Helpline: 1800 22 7575

Disclosure with respect to compliance with Annual compliance audit requirement under Regulation 19(3) of SEBI (Investment Advisers) Regulations, 2013 for the previous and current financial year are as under:

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Moneylife's Office is open Monday to Friday 10am to 7pm and is closed on every alternate Saturday and on all Sundays and Holidays.

Grievances redressal and Dispute settlement mechanism

For redressal of any grievance or dispute, please write to us at [email protected]

All disputes, differences, claims and questions whatsoever arising between the Client and the Investment Advisor shall be attempted to be resolved by discussion between them for an amicable settlement.

In case the disputes remain unsettled, you may also write to SEBI’s Complaints Redress System (SCORES) at https://scores.gov.in/scores/Welcome.html

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