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What is venture capital investment?

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1.For new companies or ventures that have limited history, venture capital is a popular source of raising capital at the early stage. 

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How to open PPF account online

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A Public Provident Fund (PPF) account can be opened either at a post office or a bank that is allowed to accept such deposits. To make the account opening process easier and...Click on Read More

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Can you quit your job to become a homemaker? Consider these 4 factors to decide

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By Uma Shashikant Should I return to work after taking a break to give birth to a child? This is the question a reader asked me recently. It is a tough one that many women, i...Click on Read More

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Why liquidity of investments is important for retirees

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Mahendra Kapoor is a retired government employee who earns a pension as well as interest from his investments. Though his pension is adequate, he is worried about financial em...Click on Read More

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What is third-party motor insurance?

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1. Motor third party insurance or third-party liability cover is compulsory for all motor vehicles under the Motor Vehicles Act 2. The insured is one party, the insurance com...Click on Read More

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How to transfer Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Account

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana lets parents of a girl child create a corpus for her. The account can be opened when she is below 10 and matures when she is 21. One can transfer the ...Click on Read More

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Being an informed and vigilant buyer is your responsibility

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By Uma Shashikant The results of the scan are not good. My friend has some blockages in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. He is a habitual smoker and loves his drin...Click on Read More

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How much risk can you take when investing? Here's how to find out

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Roopali Gupta and her husband are software professionals. Unsure of how much risk they were capable of taking, the two have parked all their money in bank deposits. However, t...Click on Read More

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How section 80G can help you save income tax

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1. Section 80G of the I-T Act allows donations made to prescribed funds and institutions as a deduction from gross total income before arriving at taxable income. 2. This ded...Click on Read More

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How to open Sukanya Samriddhi Account

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) is a government savings scheme that is designed to create a separate corpus for the girl child. It allows the parents/guardians of the girl chil...Click on Read More

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Whether and when to borrow? Here are 3 rules that can help you decide

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By Uma Shashikant How does one deal with being in debt? Should one borrow to make the most out of the facility? Or is it a good habit to never be in debt? These are questions...Click on Read More

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Should one buy house as an investment?

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Sameer is a single marketing professional. He has never got around to planning his finances or saving except for the mandatory investment in provident fund and for tax saving ...Click on Read More

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What does a mutual fund's Portfolio Turnover Ratio indicate?

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1.Port folio Turnover Ratio represents the churn of the fund portfolio or the percentage of the portfolio holdings that have changed over a time per...Click on Read More

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Key elements to look out for in the Cibil report

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The credit information report collated by credit information bureaus gives an insight into the credit profile of a person. A good credit report can get a loan approved faste...Click on Read More

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Three steps to understanding 'complex' finance

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The thought of managing money bewilders Parvati. She depended on her husband, a chartered accountant, about money matters. However, he passed away unexpectedly. She had been s...Click on Read More

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