Fixed Income: Should you hold on to debt funds with exposure to IL&FS?

Given the new board in place and their efforts to resurrect the IL&FS Group by sale of assets /stake, restructuring, etc., hopefully, something will come out of it in the future for the investors who have suffered the impact of write-off. If you exit, you
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Self-redevelopment: A new beginning for old societies

There are thousands of old societies across India, especially in cities such as Mumbai and Delhi, that require immediate attention having basically crossed their lifespan.

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Long-term equity investments: Here is how the wait makes MF returns sweeter

The year 2018 was a volatile one for equity markets, which is an ideal situation to study the effect on equity funds as there was no steep rise of fall through the year.

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Income tax notice: You may be fined, sentenced if you fail to comply with these provisions

If you fail to reveal your income and pay taxes, you may have to face penalties and even imprisonment from 6 months to 7 years, along with penalty.

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Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund’s NFO Bal Bhavishya Yojna opens tomorrow: Should you invest?

On attaining maturity, the status of the account is changed in favour of the major child and this may serve as an opportunity for the child to learn the wisdom of investing at an early age.

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Forget banks, P2P lending can give instant cash loan too; Here’s eligibility checklist for peer to peer lending apps

There are several lenders in the market offering instant cash loans to salaried and self-employed individuals, and each of them have varied eligibility criteria that need to be met.

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Planning to take a loan against property? 5 things to know before taking one

These loans are offered by various banks against properties. Banks offer a relatively larger sum of money when a property is used as collateral, than in other types of loans.

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Here’s how non-monetary perks are taxed

Total tax paid by the employer on behalf of the employee will constitute TDS and credit shall be available to the employee from his taxes.

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Auto Insurance: 8 smart tips to save money while renewing car insurance

The government has time and again enforced the need of having a valid insurance policy. On implementation of these tips, you can save a good amount on your overall renewal premium.

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Looking to buy Ulips? Know these investment strategies to maximise gains

Most ulips offer several fund options across equity and debt asset classes and in addition offer investment strategies to make optimum use of the premium paid.

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Education Crowdfunding: Your dream education is now within your reach

Education crowdfunding has rapidly evolved to become the solution for students in India who often put their educational prospects on hold due to the lack of financial support.

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Not allowed to issue FDs and give loans, how payments banks function and offer higher interests on deposits?

Some payments banks started their operations by offering higher interest rates than most scheduled commercial banks on savings account deposits, as well as other incentives like cash backs on payments

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The RuPay card PM Modi used to buy jackets; Know all about this India MasterCard, Visa rival

From withdrawing cash to making cashless payments, RuPay card can be used for lots of things. Here's all you need to know.

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Looking to buy health insurance online? Read this before you pay your premium

Tax saving is incidental while the benefit of owning a health insurance policy is huge as it helps in meeting medical expenses during hospitalisation and thus protects one's investments.

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5 investment options for 2019 to get good return and keep your money safe

Your investments have to be diversified and well thought through in this rather volatile and uncertain environment. Take a look at these 5 investment options for this year.

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Direct Vs Regular Mutual Fund: How choosing the right MF is more important than investing in a direct plan

While comparing between the returns on direct and regular plans, we compare the returns of the same mutual fund scheme, in which the direct plan gives about 0.5-1 per cent more return.

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Are ULIPs a better bet for investment this tax season?

It is important to choose and invest in an option which is well-thought and planned so that you could also attain your investment goals along with tax savings.

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How to open NPS account online with PAN as Aadhaar based registration gets disabled

Before you proceed to open an NPS account online with the help of your PAN card, there are certain things that you need to keep handy.

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India Post Payments Bank changes validation norms for QR card transactions

Earlier, the transactions through quick response (QR) cards were validated in two steps, that is scanning of the card and biometric, like finger print scanning, which will now be done in three steps.

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Do futures and options trading? Know full tax impact of derivative transactions on individual investors

Individual investors have started investing in the derivative market due to the multiple exciting opportunities that the sector offers. However, the taxability of such instruments is still not very cl

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This new health insurance plan comes with 3 unique features: Find out

We look at Tata AIG MediCare Health Insurance plan which has at least three differentiating features and see what all is included and excluded in the plan.

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Exchange Traded Funds: Why ETFs are a good investment bet

For retail investors, ETFs are a low-cost investment option as they have lower operating cost, including the management fees

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Planning to withdraw PF money but don’t have UAN? Know how you can do it

To withdraw money from PPF you need to provide a UAN number. But if you don't have that, know how you can withdraw your PF amount without a UAN.

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Budget 2019: Will FM Jaitley double I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh? Here’s what tax experts say

Some industry bodies, including the CII, have recommended that the I-T exemption limit should be doubled to Rs 5 lakh. However, is this possible?

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