Adhil Shetty

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How to repay credit card debt without financial stress

Here are some ways you can keep financial stress at bay and repay credit card debt with minimal long-term implications on your credit record.

Balanced Advantage Funds: 5 things to know before investing in them

At a time when equity valuations are not cheap with key indices trading at an all-time high, a Balanced Advantage Fund could be a good choice.

Planning to invest in an IPO? 5 crucial pointers to keep in mind

It is wise for investors to take enough precautions while investing in IPOs as at times such investment could be riskier than perceived.

5 Basic Financial Lessons You Should Teach Your Children Before They Turn 15

Children's Day 2021: Do keep in mind that the financial well-being of a family largely depends on how literate you are with finances and how effective your financial management is.

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5 smart money tips to avoid overspending this festive season

If you are planning to dive into the festive shopping offers, here are five smart money tips to follow this festive season.

6 ideas to put your 2021 Diwali bonus to good use

Here are 6 ways you can put your Diwali bonus to work so that it brings you more happiness in the long run.

Top five concerns of an investor and ways to address them

Here we look at five concerns that may be affecting you as an investor and the possible solutions that can help.

Borrowings: Steps to know before going for a car loan

Festival offers from large lenders have waivers or discounts on processing fee or limited-period interest rate concessions

Therefore, know what your score is immediately and avoid any rude shocks after the loan application. If your score is low, you may want to spend a few months improving it, so that you can become eligible for low-cost loans.

Debt trap: Know how to get out of a spiralling debt

Debt traps are easy to get into and hard to exit. But with the right intent and approach, borrowers may overcome this challenge

In some cases, you may be eligible for a moratorium on payments while you get your finances in order.

Gold ETF Vs Sovereign Gold Bond: Which is better for investment this Dhanteras?

Both gold ETFs and SGBs have unique features which make them suitable for different sets of investors. Which one should an investor choose largely depends on the needs and the investment horizon.

Mutual Fund Investment: Should Contra Funds be part of your investment portfolio?

Contra funds are generally cyclical in nature and generate high returns after a relatively long gestation period.

Smart spending: Tips for festive shopping with credit cards

Barring purchases on EMIs, always pay your dues in full every month. This is especially important if you’re going to go crazy with your festive shopping

Credit card interest rates are steep.

When should you get your second credit card?

Multiple credit cards can be rewarding in more than one way. However, there are a few situations where an additional credit card could add on to your problems than solve them.

Equity investing: Five tips to navigate an all-time high market

It may be better to buy small quantities of shares systematically over a longer period which will allow you to lower price risks

Effective ways to pre-pay and pre-close your home loan

As your income increases, you can consider ways to accelerate your home loan payments to get out of debt faster.

Putting valuables in a bank locker? Consider these things carefully

Bank lockers are often used to store valuables such as jewellery and property papers. But do you know what happens if your belongings in a locker are lost?

Borrowings: Five ways to select the right home loan

As most banks are offering the same interest rate for a home loan, one must look at multiple options before finalising the deal

Now, several lenders are grouped in the 6.50 to 6.75% range, with at least 20 lenders priced below 6.95%.

5 common mistakes to avoid while investing for your children

We take a look at five common mistakes parents should avoid while investing for their kids.

5 important costs you should be aware of while buying a house

Here are the top 5 important additional costs you need to be aware of before you buy your dream house.

Card payments: Auto-debit payment rules change from October 1

From Oct 1, for recurring payments of above Rs 5,000 on debit and credit cards, banks have to send an OTP besides a link containing bill details to the customer

Without the standing instructions we create for these payments, it’d be hard for us to keep track of various due dates, and the result would be missed payments and penalties.

Fixed Deposit: 5 things to know about FDs to make the right investment decision

Most banks and FIs offer investors the facility of depositing money in their FD instruments. But how do you know which is the best FD product for you?

How to select the right ELSS fund and create wealth

Here are some pointers to keep in mind while selecting an ELSS in sync with your risk appetite and financial goal.

Retirement Planning: Consistent, repeated investing is the way

For an early retirement, think long term, buy high-quality securities that can grow rapidly in the future, and remain invested to let compounding do its work

Retirement planning is a tricky process, and it is important to not make your mistakes long-term.

Buy Now Pay Later: What it is and how to maximise its benefits

If you are planning to sign up for a BNPL service, here are a few important things you need to know.

Home Loans: Know the types of EMI options available

Find out about different types of EMI options available with your preferred bank before finalising your borrowing decision

After a few years, the EMI increases gradually with an assumption that the borrower’s income will increase simultaneously to be able to repay the loan comfortably.

Actual cost of buying a house with the help of a home loan

Here are a few pointers that could help you make a rough estimate of the actual cost of buying a house with a help of a home loan.

Education loans have multiple variants – Find out which one suits you the most

Before you go ahead with the admission procedure, knowing which education loan variant will be suitable can help you stay better prepared when you have to arrange the funds.

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