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Three advantages of not disclosing your income to all

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The parents had come half way across the world to attend their son’s graduation. As we spoke about the good old days, the father recalled his first job and the mod...Click on Read More

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What is distressed debt?

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1. Hybrid mutual funds invest in more than one asset class— typically a combination of equity and debt assets. Sometimes they also include gold. 
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Bankruptcies in India Inc: Vulture capitalists, clearance sale seekers can solve the problem

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The jewels were on offer at throwaway prices—diamond earrings, bangles and necklaces. Friends called one another to discuss, to decide, to compare prices. Finally,...Click on Read More

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What are hybrid mutual funds?

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1. Hybrid mutual funds invest in more than one asset class&m...Click on Read More

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How to file ITR on the e-filing lite portal

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To overcome bandwith issues faced by some taxpayers while accessing the income tax e-filing website, the income tax department has launched a new utility called e-filing...Click on Read More

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How to make your retirement money last

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Himanshu is a 65-year-old retiree who wants to pursue his passion for music. He had planned for his retirement and saved in fixed deposits and small savings schemes. The...Click on Read More

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Should a senior citizen opt for reverse mortgage to get regular income?

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Suresh Gandhi is 68. He has been living alone in his own home in Baroda since his wife passed away a few years ago. His daughter is married and lives abroad, while his s...Click on Read More

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All you need to know about investing via flexi mutual fund SIP

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A systematic investment plan (SIP) allows you to invest fixed amounts at regular intervals in a mutual fund scheme. One variant is flex or flexi SIPs. 
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5 things you should know about liquidity risk in investments

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1. Liquidity risk implies that it is difficult to sell an investment when desired, or it has to be sold below its fair value, or there are high costs to carrying out tra...Click on Read More

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Retiring soon? Here are 6 ways to ensure you're not a burden on your children

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My American friend was describing her dilemma. Her 92-year old mother had fallen and broken her hip. The family was struggling to figure how to take care of her. It did ...Click on Read More

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How to put money into your NPS account

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Pension accounts maintained under the National Pension System (NPS) allow regular contributions from subscribers. 

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Don't avoid investing in debt because it gives lower returns than equity

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Bharat is young and invests only in equities. He has no immediate need for funds, has age on his side and is financially secure. He has opted for SIPs in equity funds an...Click on Read More

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What is a cash flow statement?

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1. The statement of cash flows shows inflows and outflows of cash for an enterprise over an accounting period. 

2. Cash inflows represent ge...Click on Read More

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Men need to teach wives how to handle money matters independently: Here's how

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Smita is recently widowed. She is in her mid-sixties and has grown up children living abroad. They are willing to take care of her, but Smita wants to live in India, on ...Click on Read More

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Gold vs fixed deposits: Where should you invest?

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Vasudha is an architect who has been working for the last three years. She has saved some money and now wants to build a corpus she can fall back on if she is ever short...Click on Read More

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