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This street vendor manages his finances to save via SIP for his son despite mafia 'tax'

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By Uma Shashikant 

We step out for a cutting chai. The buzz of activity and the tea-seller’s enthusiasm belies the hardships associate...Click on Read More

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Why a separate bank account for household expenses can help you save better

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Pooja and her husband earn well, which allows them to have a good lifestyle. However, their spending habits are quite different, as are their attitudes towards money. While Po...Click on Read More

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What are perpetual bonds?

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1. A perpetual bond is a bond without a maturity date. 

2. The issuer has the option to buy back the bond after a specific period. The call ...Click on Read More

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How to complain against a housing finance company

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There are instances when a customer who has availed of a housing loan&nbs...Click on Read More

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6 money management problems of the suddenly rich; 4 ways to fix them

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By Uma Shashikant

Last week I was introduced to a young film star who had grown 

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Want to quit the equity market? Read this before you make a decision

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Kunal is keen to quit the equity market as he is not sure what lies ahead. Those arou...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about the government's fiscal policy

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1. Fiscal policy refers to the policies of the government regarding its expenditure, investment spending and taxation. 

2. The objective ...Click on Read More

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All you need to know about porting your health insurance policy

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When you transfer to a new policy from an...Click on Read More

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Young earners should not be forced to save for the long term. Here's why

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By Uma Shashikant

We were standing outside the electronic goods shop. It was 1990. The husband wanted to buy a VCR. I wanted to open a PPF account. We had all of R...Click on Read More

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How to leave wealth to your grandchildren

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Rohit helps his widowed mother manage her money. She lives independently on her pension and invests the monthly surplus mostly in fixed income instruments. She has adequat...Click on Read More

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What is RBI's monetary policy?

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1. Monetary policy is the process by which a central bank (Reserve Bank of India or RBI) manages money supply in the economy. 2. The objectives of monetary policy include ...Click on Read More

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How a returning NRI can open resident foreign currency account

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An NRI would have assets and bank accounts abroad. Income generated from these assets would be in a foreign currency. A returning NRI has the option of bringing the funds to I...Click on Read More

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Want to invest in debt MFs? This is a must read

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By Uma Shashikant 

For all the attention equity markets enjoy, bigger action among informed institutional players happens in the debt market...Click on Read More

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Lost your job? Here's how you can rework your loan EMIs

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IT professional Amit Bakshi took a Rs 50 lakh home loan in 2010 to buy a two-bedroom flat. He earned well and had no problems paying the home loan EMIs all these years. Howeve...Click on Read More

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What is a country's Gross Domestic Product

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1. GDP is the final value of all goods and services produced by a country in a given time period. It is widely used as an indicator of economic progress.

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