What to buy today on Dhanteras?

At the onset of Dhanteras, here are the few ideas that could ensure that you are inviting your share of luck this day.

Oct 21, 2014 11:10 IST India Infoline News Service

Dhanteras is surely a big day for Indians, who believe strongly that buying metal in some form on this day brings prosperity and luck in their lives. People buy right from utensils to gold and Diamond on this day. At the onset of Dhanteras, here are the few ideas that could ensure that you are inviting your share of luck this day.
 
Gold and Silver: This is the best day to buy gold or silver. Be it jewelry, coins or other ornaments, bringing these glittering metals in your home is definitely lucky. Moreover, this will augment your portfolio, which already accounts  jewellery and precious metals. It should be noted that jewelry and ornaments are one important item factored in while assessing an individual's net worth.
 
Find Security in Gold ETFs: For those who are too concerned about the little security attached with physical buying of gold could sign up for gold ETFs. Today, buying a gold ETF is as good as physical gold, while it offers important features like security, safety and link to market prices over physical gold.
 
Electronics & Appliances: If you have been looking to buy an appliance or electronic than Dhanteras could be one day to own those stuff. Many urban citizens now prefer to get their hands on latest Smartphones or laptops over gold or silver. Both brick and mortar retailers and online retailers have flooded the market with attractive discounts and gifts on your favorite gadgets. So, its best time to get one at extremely attractive prices. 
 
Steel Utensils: Those who have thin budgets or consider buying precious ornaments as extravagant could choose steel utensils. If the budget allows than even silver utensils could be bought on this day. That will make up for the customary practice and will also not hurt your pocket.

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