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What should be the duration of a term insurance plan?

[ET] Economic Times

Kavish is a 33-year old accountant with a family of three. Since the birth of his child, he has been thinking of reviewing his life insurance needs. He wants ...Click on Read More

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Financial products need to be simpler to enable quick decision making

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We were driving along a picturesque mountain road. Sitting in the front seat all my friend could talk about was the number of unexpected turns on the road, the risks from othe...Click on Read More

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Here's how a prepaid gift card works

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The recent demonetisation has brought about a change in the way we carry out our daily transactions. Even while gifting near and dear ones, we are seeing the birth of altern...Click on Read More

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Smart things to know about education loan

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1. Education loans are available to Indian nationals who have secured admission to professional or technical courses in India or abroad through a merit based selection proc...Click on Read More

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NPS vs ELSS: Which will help build a bigger retirement corpus?

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Adrian is an equity analyst in his late thirties. He earns well and is able to afford a high standard of living. He holds some equity shares and fixed deposits with banks....Click on Read More

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Don't forget to factor in inflation when spending retirement corpus

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My friend sees herself as a financially independent, recently retired person who deserves rest, recreation and absolute discretion to use her money as she wishes. After work...Click on Read More

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How does SIP top-up work

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A systematic investment plan (SIP) helps you to invest a fixed amount at periodic intervals (daily, monthly, quarterly) over a period of time. As the investor's income goes ...Click on Read More

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How to claim tax benefits of health insurance

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The Aroras are a family of six-Aditya, his wife, their twins, his father and grandmother (aged 63 and 83 respectively). His father is financially self-sufficient but t...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about disinvestment

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1. In most contexts, disinvestment refers to the government selling a government owned enterprise either partly or fully. 2. The main objectives are to reduce the fin...Click on Read More

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It is time to stop shielding the inefficient public sector

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By Uma Shashikant, Chairperson, Centre for Investment Education and Learning Why do we distrust the private sector? As evidence of inefficiency stares at us, why do we ...Click on Read More

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