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Physical shares transfer deeds executed before Dec 1, 2015: Change in processing rules

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In order to standardise documentation and procedure for transfer of securities held in physical form, Sebi with a circular on 6 November 2018 mandated new guidelines. It will ...Click on Read More

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How to discover the joy of giving away surplus wealth

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By Uma Shashikant 

Many of us acknowledge the power of giving. We understand that the less fortunate amongst us need our help. We know that ...Click on Read More

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Do you have a high paying job? Use the surplus to diversify your investment portfolio

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Forty-something Abhinav earns a high salary. He spends a lot on cars, clothes, holidays and other such luxuries. His logic is that since he is earning so much, he should not d...Click on Read More

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Different phases of a business cycle explained

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1. In the expansion phase, there is increase in economic activity such as production, employment, output, wages, profits, demand and supply of products and sales. <...Click on Read More

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Banking and investment changes a resident Indian needs to make on becoming NRI

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When a person becomes a non resident Indian, he needs to inform his bank and investment companies he transacts with about his changed status. 

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Why a lottery ticket is a cheap source of fantasy about being wealthy

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By Uma Shashikant 

Lunch hours in offices of Atlanta featured a common buzz the past month—the Mega Million lottery, with a prize mone...Click on Read More

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How to estimate returns on equity investments

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Tara is a systematic investor in equity funds. She earns well and is single. She takes the SIP route to invest regularly. 

While she does not have any specific...Click on Read More

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How returns from debt mutual funds are taxed

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1. Mutual funds that invest less than 65% of their corpu...Click on Read More

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How to demat mutual fund units

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Many investors want to bring all their investme nts in stocks, shares, bonds and mutual funds under a single demat account, so they can get a complete view of their investment...Click on Read More

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How fraudsters use psychological tricks to dupe people online

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By Uma Shashikant 

Our elderly aunt is now an active Internet user after discovering the joys of the World Wide Web. It surely is a web, she...Click on Read More

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Buy and hold may not always be the best strategy to create wealth

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Abhishek is a patient equity investor. Inspired by Warren Buffet’s buy and hold strategy, he buys and sits tight, irrespective of market news, index levels and valuation...Click on Read More

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Open market operations explained

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1. Open market operations is the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country. 

2. The ...Click on Read More

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How to invest for your grandchildren

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Grandparents may want to contribute to a corpus for their grandchildren. While traditional gifting options include cash or gold, investing for the long-term through mutu...Click on Read More

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Don't retire without enough money for 30 years and more: Here's why

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By Uma Shashikant 

My 92-year old friend Jo would say: “Don’t retire at 60. If you lived to 90, you will regret those wasted yea...Click on Read More

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How to save money for your higher education while working

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Rashna has just started working after completing her engineering degree. She plans to work for a few years before going back to school for a management degree. She has been to...Click on Read More

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