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How to invest in mutual funds for minors

[ET] Economic Times

To accumulate money for higher education or marriage, parents usually set aside funds in the children's name so that the investments remain untouched and can be used whe...Click on Read More

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What is a share swap deal?

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1. In a merger or an acquisition, shares can be used as “currency” to buy the target company without having to pay cash. 2 . If Company A wants to ...Click on Read More

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What should comprise a young investor's portfolio?

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Arnav wants to invest his surplus income to build wealth. He and his wife live with his parents in their house. His friends suggest he buy a house and rent it out. Hi...Click on Read More

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How to take charge of your finances in tough circumstances

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Sevanthi has just returned from work. She will pack lunch for her husband and children and go to sleep. Working all night and sleeping in the morning is something she has d...Click on Read More

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How to close your credit card

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Having too many credit cards can make it difficult to keep track of payments due, annual maintenance and due dates. To avoid hassles and prevent the misuse of unused credi...Click on Read More

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What are the financial risks during retirement?

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1. The risk of living longer than estimated and running out of retirement funds. This is called longevity risk. 2. Underestimating the effects of inflation on expe...Click on Read More

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Why you should not invest in equity, real estate when goal is near

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Shyamali is a 45-year old marketing professional who wants to start her own business by 50. She has been diligently saving to create a corpus to take care of her finances ...Click on Read More

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LTCG tax is a muddled plan that reduces incentive for risk taking, relies only on compliance: View

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Tax on long term capital gains (LTCG) is back. Since a window has now been opened to taxing this income by introducing a flat rate that treats this income differently from...Click on Read More

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How to update your KYC details

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Before investing in securities, investors have to complete KYC formalities. KYC involves submission of requisite form with photographs, address proof, identity proof and P...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about Atal Pension Yojana

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1. APY is a guaranteed pension scheme of the Government of India to provide the security of a pension for people in the unorganised sector and is administered by the PFRDA...Click on Read More

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