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Should you take a loan to buy a big car?

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Ashwin is a 30-year-old tech professional, working for the past five years. He earns well and spends much on luxuries. His lifestyle does not allow him to save ...Click on Read More

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What is a current account?

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1. Current account is a bank account for people who run businesses. It is designed for carrying out day-to-day business transactions easily.2. The funds in a cu...Click on Read More

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How to maximise benefits of savings bank account

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The first step in a financial journey typically starts with opening a savings bank account. While the main purpose of a savings account is to deposit money at a...Click on Read More

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Why you should not be afraid to ask for help

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Giving is a great quality. We cannot say enough about the merits of generosity. We all strive to be that person people turn to when in need. Pause and consider ...Click on Read More

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8 ways to instil healthy money attitude in your children

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We were at a store. A young family was shopping. The mother picked up an expensive bag and examined it fondly. She looked at the price tag and sulked, but refus...Click on Read More

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How to select the right life insurance policy

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Vishal is a young accountant in his first job. He has no financial liabilities. However, he has been saving small amounts and wants to continue doing so. He has...Click on Read More

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New PMS guidelines: 5 key changes you should know

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1. Minimum investment to be increased from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 50 lakh. Existing investments of clients may continue till end date of the PMS Agreement.2. Discreti...Click on Read More

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How to invest in tax saving mutual fund schemes

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Certain mutual fund schemes offer tax deduction under section 80C of the Income Tax Acts, for investments upto Rs 1,50,000 in a financial year.These schemes are...Click on Read More

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Four personal finance lessons from two women

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By Uma ShashikantThis week’s story is about the four building blocks of personal finance and two women. One is an elderly aunt, widowed and alone. The oth...Click on Read More

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Rights of legal heirs if their father dies without a will

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Ashish has made several trips to the bank since his father died last year, leaving behind a bank account with a large balance. Unfortunately, he had not named a...Click on Read More

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5 things to know about virtual credit cards

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1. A virtual credit card is an electronic card which can be created using the bank’s internet banking facility, by providing one’s credit or debit c...Click on Read More

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How to invest in liquid mutual funds

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A liquid fund is a mutual fund scheme that invests in money market securities with a low maturity period of 91 days or less. These funds offer a safe and secure...Click on Read More

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How to open NPS Tier II account?

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The National Pension Scheme offers two types of accounts. Tier I account is the pension account and Tier II is a voluntary savings account. NPS subscribers who ...Click on Read More

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Personal finance basics: 5 things to know about PPF account

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1. One can open an account for himself or for a minor or a person of unsound mind of whom he is the guardian, by making an application through Form-1.2. A minim...Click on Read More

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Empty nest syndrome? 5 ways to enjoy the new-found financial freedom

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Someone asked me how it felt to be an empty-nester. I dislike that word and its negative connotations. I told them I am having the time of my life. Which is tru...Click on Read More

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