Is bank locker the safest option to store your valuables? Here is a better option

Even today, the most common and traditional method of securing these valuables is by keeping them in bank lockers.
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Non-life insurers witness 13 percent rise in premium in FY19

While the standalone private health insurers witnessed a rise of 37 per cent in their combined premium to Rs 11,368.82 crore in the financial year ended March 2019, against Rs 8,314.27 crore a year ag

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7 smart money moves for working millennials to remain financially fit

As financial decisions taken during the early stage of one's career are very important, here we are taking a look at some financial moves for ensuring the financial fitness of working millennials.

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5 lesser known tax saving options that can maximise your earnings

Here is a list of five little-known tax-saving options that employees can avail of in order to save taxes.

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Equity investment: How to separate value stocks from value traps

Cheap stocks with a high composite quality score are more likely to be the true value stocks, while the rest of them are likely to be classic value traps.

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Busting myths about Mutual Fund NAV: Anytime is good for investing in a good fund

Anytime is good for investing in a good fund when the investment is for a long term, subject to your age, risk appetite and asset allocation.

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SBI Cardholders Alert! Bank may block your card if you make these transactions

In the event of non-compliance with the guideline, the cardholder (including the Add-on card holder) will be held liable and the cardholder may be debarred from holding the card.

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ATM frauds on the rise again; Find out how to stay safe

Though ATMs are considered the most convenient option for withdrawing cash using an ATM, debit or credit card, ATMs are also being used by fraudsters to withdraw money from somebody else’s account w

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ITR-1 Sahaj, ITR-2 and ITR-4 Sugam Forms: I-T Dept seeks additional info from you; what you should do

During the past few years, numerous changes have been made by the government in the ITR forms to bring undisclosed income into the tax net.

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Revised Form 16 seeks more details, but may also make life easy for taxpayers; Here’s how

Mentioning types of payments made by the employer to the employee will make it easier for the income tax department to electronically reconcile everything without human intervention.

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Why NPS account gets frozen and how to unfreeze your National Pension System account

One may receive communication through an email from PFRDA intimating that their account status has been changed to 'Frozen'.

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Filing ITR-1 Sahaj Form will not be the same anymore; Check out what has changed

Mentioning of the sources of income not only brings clarity, but also plugs the loopholes, as assessees can't remain ignorant anymore and omit the incomes.

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5 must have benefits to consider while buying a car insurance policy

Before buying a car insurance plan, it is important to understand the features and benefits of the motor insurance policy.

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Wedding loans: 5 key factors to keep in mind while opting for a wedding loan

Though marriage expenses vary from people to people, most weddings overshoot the planned budget. These loans are designed to finance marriage expenses.

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Planning to buy term insurance? From SBI eShield to ICICI Pru iProtect Smart, best term plans in India to choose from

Though life insurance is for everyone, but any person who has dependents and is a sole earning member of the family must have a life insurance protection plan.

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Now get your car or two-wheeler loan approved instantly

Armed with the sanction letter, which is valid for 15 days, one may simply visit the preferred vehicle dealer across the country and get the loan disbursed.

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Citibank credit card holders can now make their online transactions more secure with this new safety feature

There have been several instances of unauthorized transactions, especially international transactions, on cards even while the cardholder is in India.

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How should you plan your investments to meet financial goals?

To start with know your financial goals, and make it specific, realistic and action-oriented. Experts suggest financial planning should be done systematically to reach the desired goal.

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Income tax return: CBDT amends Form 16, Form 24Q for detailed reporting on TDS

CBDT has notified amendments in Form 16 — which acts as certificate for tax deducted at source (TDS) —and Form 24Q — quarterly TDS statement for salaries.

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In this season of flight cancellations, remember to buy travel insurance

In case of cancelled flights or delay, a valid travel insurance will enable the passenger to get compensation like refunds for flight tickets and accommodation

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SIPs are best-suited for investments in volatile markets

SIPs are best for investments in volatile markets. Hold your investments for at least seven years to eliminate risk of capital erosion. Longer the investment horizon, higher the probability of making

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Why women shy away from taking personal loans

Personal loans can be quite tricky affairs as they carry high interest rates but require no collateral as security. Payment defaults can quickly spiral into an insurmountable debt pile.

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Want to become a crorepati through small investments? Take SIP route; know its benefits

You can start investing in mutual funds through a SIP with amount as low as Rs 1,000 per month or in case of certain schemes, even with Rs 500 per month.

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Mutual Fund 2018 look back and where to invest in 2019

One important trend which is becoming visible is the strong SIP flows of around Rs.8000 crore per month on an average.

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