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How to take loan against gold

[ET] Economic Times

Banks can provide quick finance to customers against the security of gold (in the form of jewellery or otherwise). The amount of loan that can be sanctioned depends upo...Click on Read More

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What is Merchant Discount Rate?

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1. MDR is a fee charged from a merchant by a bank for accepting payments from customers through credit and debit cards in their establishments. 2. MDR compensat...Click on Read More

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What is the best way to give a child a financial gift?

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Manisha is planning a gift for her granddaughter's 10th birthday. Though she knows the child hopes to receive a number of presents, she wants her gift to be...Click on Read More

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Why combining investment advisory with distribution of financial products is not always an evil

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The debate around the distributor and investment adviser is back. Sebi has put out another Consultation Paper for amending its Sebi (Investment Adviser) Regulations, 2013. The...Click on Read More

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Why average return from investments is what you should expect and be happy with

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If someone told us that we should be happy making average returns on our investments, it would probably be unacceptable to us. The lure of doing better or beating the average ...Click on Read More

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How to take a loan against life insurance policy

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Apart from an insurance cover that a life insurance policy provides, it can also be used to secure a loan at a competitive rate. These loans are provided by the insurance comp...Click on Read More

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What is high water mark in portfolio management?

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1. High water mark is the highest value that a portfolio has reached. 2. Computation of high water mark portfolio value is typically taken on the date when perform...Click on Read More

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How much money is enough for your retirement?

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Gunjan is an independent journalist who has planned and saved well to meet her many goals. However, as far as retirement planning is concerned, she is intim...Click on Read More

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What is Discretionary Portfolio Management Service?

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Portfolio Management Services (PMS) are Sebi registered professional services for investment management and funds administration to create wealth for the client. The minimum...Click on Read More

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What is a paid-up insurance policy?

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1. A paid-up policy is one that requires no further premium payments and continues to provide benefits till maturity. 2. A policy can be converted to a paid-up policy o...Click on Read More

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