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Estate planning key to avoiding family conflicts

Wealth brings along with it the responsibility to plan for its protection...

Stocks: dividend yields
Stocks are synonymous with price appreciation, but are you underestimating dividends?

Mutual Funds: Balanced funds handy for those willing to ride out interim volatility

Can I increase or decrease the amount...

Asian cities claim 8 spots on top 20 billionaire cities list

New York City has the world's largest number of billionaires but Asian cities...

Private equity investments in India to touch USD 12 bn in 2014

In the first half of the year, private equity entities pumped in USD 6 billion in India.

Buying a car: Know the road before you hit the gas

While buying a car, people tend to overlook factors like running...
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Minimum pension of Rs 1,000 from Sept 30
Labour minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the government will award a minimum pension of...
Housing firm to pay Rs 2.5 lakh for "illegally" cancelling flat
A consumer forum has directed a housing firm to pay a compensation...
Vijay Mallya woes continue as Forbes drops tycoon from billionaire list
With a record $ 1 billion as the minimum net worth this year, as many as 11 persons dropped out of F...
Battling inflation through fruitful investments
Investment is a major issue which keeps most of the population perturbed...
India rich list: First time ever, top 100 are all billionaires; Mukesh Ambani tops
In Forbes India rich list, 100 richest tycoons are all billionaires with Mukesh Ambani...
EMIs are taking our dreams away
Fixed Costs? Zero. Risk-appetite? High. Can pack bags and change countries tomorrow? Yes. Value on f...
Home loans: Avoid opting for tenure cut, permanent rise in EMI
How do I bargain with my bank to reduce the existing rate on my housing loan? If it does not do so, ...
Assessees will not be made to wait to meet tax officials
As per the current practice, tax officials call assesses for meetings at one time and they have to w...
Portable PF A/c number to be launched on October 16
UAN will give the facility of collation of accounts, viewing of updated accounts as well as download...
At top of your game: Health insurance
Buying a medical cover is well begun, but top-up plans mitigate the risk even further.
Do single premium life covers merit your money?
Single premium policies are very popular. In fact, more than 50% of LIC’s first-year premium income ...
Fund houses go long on equities
As assets under management (AUM) of MFs touched a life-time high of Rs 10.1 lakh crore in August...
Mutual Funds worst hit by changes in DDT provisions
A dividend distribution tax (DDT) is levied on companies before distribution of dividend to its shar...
Real estate firm to pay over Rs 35L for deficiency of service
The Delhi Consumer Commission has asked a real estate firm here to pay over Rs 35 lakh to a man...
Takes two to tango: Involve spouse in financial planning
While some people are hesitant in bringing up money matters to their spouse, it is crucial to do so.
Income Tax intimation: Dealing with it right
One of my friends received an email from the tax department with the subject line, ‘Intimation under...
Cash to electronic: A transition painfully slow
The decline in the share of paper-based instruments is very gradual and mobile banking is yet to cat...
Tailor-made covers
Irda’s working group recommends shift in product classification from ‘how it is priced’ to ‘who buys...
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