Sanjeev Sinha

Sanjeev Sinha is Editor, Personal Finance at Financial Express Online. He has more than 20 years of experience with some of the top Indian media organisations. He has covered a wide variety of subjects such as politics, taxation, wealth management, brands, marketing, management and real estate. An avid reader of crime fiction, Sanjeev spends his free time watching action movies and listening to classical music.

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How much does a Rs 1-cr term insurance plan cost? Check out the premium costs

If you’re looking for a term insurance plan, here are the premiums for a Rs 1-crore policy offered by all the leading insurers in the country along with their claim settlement ratios.

DCB Bank launches Health Plus Fixed Deposit with free medical services, healthcare benefits

The ‘Health Plus’ services offered in a graded scale and matched with the Fixed Deposit amount are provided by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company.

Prices of prime global residential markets likely to rise by 2% in 2021: Knight Frank

Delhi’s prime residential market has performed better than Mumbai and Bengaluru in Prime Global Cities Index Q3 2020.

Rs 5L used car loan EMIs starting at Rs 9972 – Check out the best bank offers here

If you’re looking for a used car loan, here is a list of what India’s leading banks are currently offering.

Primary housing sales may witness a decline of 40-50% in top 10 cities this year: CRISIL Research

The decline in the fiscal first half for the top 7 listed developers has been in the range of 10-20% compared with a decline of 50-60% in top 10 cities.

71% Indians keen on taking personal loans in next 3 to 6 months: Report

The respondents cited two and four-wheelers, business startups, household durables, electronic gadgets and home renovation as the mains reasons for personal loans.

New Fund Offering: Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund launches Kotak ESG Opportunities Fund

It is an open-ended equity scheme that also evaluates how companies make money, not just how much.

Festive season uplifts homebuyer sentiment, property searches surpass pre-COVID levels: Survey

The onset of the festive season has finally uplifted the consumer sentiment in the residential real estate industry as investors are making a comeback while looking for exciting deals.

Top 5 investment options for senior citizens in the current scenario

Senior citizens have unique requirements from their investments. Here we are taking a look at 5 investment options for them.

Pandemic increases demand for housing in suburbs

Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak triggered the new normal and work from home became the norm, the demand for homes in areas other than the ones located near IT hubs has been increasing.

Annual premiums for Rs 5L health insurance plans starting at Rs 4,730 – Check Out

While adequate sum insured would ideally be determined according to a family’s protection requirements, getting a health insurance policy with at least Rs 5 lakh cover is always advisable.

Homebuyers, developers to benefit from FM’s big bang announcements for real estate

In a bid to give a boost to the housing demand, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced income tax relief for both developers and homebuyers.

Sovereign Gold Bonds Vs Gold ETF Vs Gold Mutual Funds: Where should you invest this Dhanteras?

Gold must be on top of your mind with Dhanteras being celebrated in most parts of India today. However, how and where should you invest in gold?

Investors continue to focus on Fixed Income funds: AMFI data

Liquid Fund category was the biggest beneficiary followed by Money Market Fund and Short Duration Fund, according to AMFI’s monthly data for October 2020.

NFO, mutual funds, open-ended equity scheme, BFSI funds, Wealth Management , Life Insurance, Capital Markets

Gold ETFs shine in October too, record net inflows of Rs 384 cr

The Gold ETF category received net inflows of around Rs 597.3 crore in September and Rs 384.2 crore in October, according to AMFI’s monthly data for October 2020.

Developers sweeten deal with freebies, discounts to woo buyers this festive season

Lots of developers are offering discounts during this festive season as they are optimistic about the sentiment in the market.

Commercial real estate investment in Mumbai

Top 10 banks currently offering the lowest personal loan rates starting at 8.9%

Currently, personal loans are available at interest rates that are just slightly higher than the rates applicable to securitized loans like gold loans.

Housing sales soar 60% in Q2 FY2021 backed by increasing focus on home ownership: Report

Housing sales across the top eight cities of India have rebounded in Q2, indicating some green shoots of normalisation.

Good News! Housing transactions surge 50% during July-Sept 2020 quarter

The gradual recovery in the Indian residential sector, post the COVID-19 outbreak, was evident from the sale of about 33,000 units in Jul-Sep 2020; 2.5 times of the sales reported in Apr-Jun 2020.

Housing sales rise sharply in Mumbai backed by stamp duty cut, lower home loan rates: Report

At 7,929 units registered in October 2020, the residential sector of Mumbai recorded the highest-ever registrations in October over the last 8 years.

Employers can help employees plan better for retirement: Survey

As per the study, employers are helping their employees plan for retirement, but they can do more.

The survey titled "Hindsight 2020: COVID-19 Concerns into 2021" was conducted by the The Workforce Institute at UKG.

Why ready-to-move-in homes are a better bet for homebuyers now

These days ready-to-move-in homes have caught the fancy of buyers as they are unwilling to take any risk, particularly in these uncertain times.

Are Indians afraid of retirement? Find out

Indians admit that retirement planning is an “absolute necessity”. But they put off thoughts of retirement for as long as possible.

Life Insurance, guaranteed payout, Wealth, protection, investment, Sum Assured

LIC, HDFC, PNB, Tata Capital: Home loans at 6.9% offered by Housing Finance Companies

Many home loan borrowers prefer housing financing companies over banks as the former could offer a higher loan quantum and involve relatively relaxed norms when it comes to the borrowers’ credit scores.

The relief will help boost sales in the mid-price and affordable segments. Developers will benefit as it will enable them to reduce their finished inventory.

Delhi-NCR property sales rise 40% in Jul-Sep 2020: Report

While property sales in Delhi-NCR have reportedly seen an improvement of over 40% QoQ, property prices and rental rates have remained unchanged.

The pandemic is prompting more people to pursue homeownership: Jay Goenka

In an exclusive interview, Jay Goenka of the Dynamix Group shares this views on how COVID-19 has shaped the real estate sector and what will bring the sector back on track.

FAQs on ITR Filing: 5 things you must know about income tax return for FY2019-20

If you are still wondering how to file your ITR or if you have some queries related to tax return, you can refer to these FAQs on ITR filing, which will help resolve some of your queries.

Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


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