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Does higher income automatically lead to growth in wealth?

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Vikramjeet is an equity analyst who plans to buy a house in five years. He has already shortlisted some, and wants to prepare himself for the upcoming expense. But he finds ...Click on Read More

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How homemakers get left behind financially

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By Uma Shashikant The protagonist of the story I'll tell you this week does not wish to be named. She insisted that nothing in this column should even remotely be traced ...Click on Read More

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How to improve your credit score

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Financial institutions and banks rely heavily on your credit score while granting new or enhanced credit/loans. Your credit card and loan repayment track record is reflected...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about yield to maturity

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1. YTM is the total return an investor can expect from a bond if it is held until the date of its maturity. 2. YTM is expressed as an annualized rate of return. If co...Click on Read More

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How many mutual funds should you have in your portfolio?

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Richa has been investing in mutual funds for more than a decade, based on her own research. She has put together a portfolio of 10 equity funds, seven debt funds, one li...Click on Read More

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Diversify your investment portfolio to be able to deal with losses

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By Uma Shashikant Not all financial decisions turn out to be right. We must deal with stock picks that go bad; a bond that is threatening to default; or a deposit in a ...Click on Read More

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All about income tax return form Sahaj

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified new income tax return filing forms for 2017-18. An easy to understand, single page form named "Sahaj" (ITR 1) has been ...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about money markets

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1. Money market is a section of the debt market which specialises in very short-term debt securities with maturities of less than one year. 2. The objective of a mone...Click on Read More

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How should a single person plan for retirement

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Archana is single and nearing 50. At the peak of her career, she is enjoying every bit of the freedom her job offers, both emotional and financial. She leads an affluent lif...Click on Read More

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Investors should learn to cope with uncertainty instead of trying to predict the future

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By Uma Shashikant To believe that we knew what was coming is a smug and satisfying feeling. Once something has happened, it is easy to explain why it was so predictable...Click on Read More

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