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9 point guide to review, fix your finances annually to keep your wealth growing

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March is the month for money. We scramble to complete transactions for the year, and prepare to file tax returns. We regret a few decisions, feel euphoric about some, an...Click on Read More

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How to fund child's studies? Education loan better than mortgaging house, using savings

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After the untimely death of her husband, Aparna has been focusing on providing the best education for her two daughters, so they can become financially independent in th...Click on Read More

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What is single premium policy?

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1. A single premium policy is a type of life insurance policy wherein a lump sum is paid as premium instead of the yearly, quarterly or monthly form of premium payment. <...Click on Read More

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How to read NPS transaction statement

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The National Pension System (NPS) is a government scheme that allows subscribers to create a retirement corpus. Government as well as non-government employees are allowe...Click on Read More

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Why your core equity portfolio should be in index mutual funds

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The case for index funds is worth making again. The simplicity of concept, low cost and ease of implementation make it the default product choice. The inevitability that...Click on Read More

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A beginner's guide to investing in equity

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Software programmer Ankur is a new investor. He wants to save and invest for his future. After talking to several experts, the vote is in favour of equity as an asset class fo...Click on Read More

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How to cancel an insurance policy during free-look period and get a refund

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The law allows 15 days as free-look period from the date of receipt of the policy document to the policyholder. The policyholder is allowed to cancel the policy during t...Click on Read More

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Understanding how section 80C of the Income Tax Act works

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1. An individual or an HUF can reduce up to Rs 1,50,000 from their total taxable income through Section 80C for the financial year 2018-19. 

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Investing is complex because of financial illiteracy or lack of trust?

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Many find investing complex. There is too much jargon, too many unknowns, a fear of lack of control and a sense of uneven balance of power. We tend to brush aside genuin...Click on Read More

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How to maintain financial independence after marriage

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Tara started working at 23 and over the last eight years, she has established herself as an independent and successful professional. She got married recently and is tryi...Click on Read More

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All the documents you must collect at the end of financial year

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At the end of the financial year, investors must compile all income earned from various investments in the form of capital gain, dividends or interest, to ascertain the ...Click on Read More

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5 allowances that are taxable for employees

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1. Dearness Allowance (DA) is provided for the adjustments of infl ationary effect on the cost of living to public sector employees. 

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7 things you must know about equity investing

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Not everyone likes equity investing. Some see it as a zero sum game, and therefore, wasteful; some equate it with gambling; some are suspicious be...Click on Read More

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How to set your financial goals

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1. Expenses that do not fit into the normal income of a household and require advance planning are called financial goals. 

2. A good financ...Click on Read More

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How to take a loan against mutual fund investments

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Mutual fund investors can avail credit against their mutual fund investments. ...Click on Read More

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