Your parents were wrong; neither property nor gold offer maximum financial security

Insurance offers huge, lifelong financial security for your family, for a monthly amount you would normally blow up on pizza & coke.

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Mutual Funds add Rs 4-trillion to kitty in 2016, eyes Rs 20-trillion mark in 2017

Helped by growing interest from retail investors and aggressive buying of stocks, mutual fund industry grew at a rapid pace in 2016 with addition of almost Rs 4 lakh crore, or 28 per cent, to its asse

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Should you invest in mutual funds with just one fund house?

Mutual funds are claimed to be the simplest way of having a sound portfolio of investments according to one's financial goals.

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Bajaj Finserv rated ‘Reduce’; Kotak says consumer business going strong

Bajaj Finance has fared well in the consumer vertical during November 2016, gaining market share and improving collections.

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Demonetisation: What a salaried individual needs to keep in mind

THE effect of demonetisation is comparatively less on the salaried class as they receive salary after tax.

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Income Tax: Rent from furniture is ‘income from other sources’

During the year, I have let out a building along with the furniture and fixtures and have received rental income on the same. Under which head of the Income Tax Act will the said income be taxable?

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PM Narendra Modi’s digitalisation drive can improve insurance penetration; here’s how

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been vigorously pursuing the agenda of converting the country’s socio-economic landscape into a digital highway for faster and more inclusive growth.

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UPI transactions rise 2.5 times in first 16 days of December

The value of transactions made through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has risen more than two-and-a-half times during the first 16 days of December over the value in from November.

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Should paying off education loan be top priority for a 20-something?

If you have an education loan that’s awaiting paying off, you must be seriously weighing your priorities.

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Reserve Bank of India sets rupee reference rate at 67.72 against dollar

The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 67.7262 against the US dollar and 70.8416 for the euro.

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Open your pension account under NPS through eNPS using your own Aadhaar card

The 12-digit unique identification number in your Aadhaar card has become the one point source for all your needs, which is not limited to only an identity proof or an address proof, but it is also ex

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Mutual Fund folio count climbs 44 lakh in April-November to record 5.2 crore

Driven by addition in equity fund folios, mutual fund (MF) houses have registered a surge of nearly 44 lakh investor accounts in the first eight months of the current fiscal, taking the total tally to

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Top 10 investment strategies to help you emerge a winner in stock market in 2017

The year 2016 has been an interesting year for the equity market. We saw extreme pessimism at the start of the year, followed by a phenomenal market rally starting from the Budget day.

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Planning to revise last year’s Income-Tax return? Think again

TAX smart cash hoarders may feel that there are ways and means of playing around with the provision of law to evade taxes and go scot free even after demonetisation.

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Fresh merger structure to IRDA by Max Life-HDFC Life

In the wake of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India's reservation about the deal structure in the proposed merger of Max Life Insurance Company with HDFC Life, a new structure is li

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Developers woo homebuyers with price-guarantee schemes: What should you do?

Faced with a further dip in sales post the demonetization of high-denomination currency notes by the Modi government, developers have started wooing homebuyers – especially those sitting on the fenc

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5 ways to go cashless during the cash crunch

With the cash crunch likely to continue, more and more people have started to use alternate methods of payment. For the still uninitiated, here is how you can go cashless to meet your daily spends:

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Do IMPS for money transfer through your smartphones. It’s simple and easy!!

All you need while transferring a message through your WhatsApp app is a smartphone having the internet connection. If you have the two, your messages are transferred on real time basis. IMPS also wor

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Landlord’s PAN not needed if annual rent below Rs 1 lakh

The plain reading of Circular No. 20/2015 and Form 12BB suggest that the limit of R1 lakh applies per landlord.

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Should you buy a pension plan being in a pensionable job?

With increasing life expectancy, pension plans have become more relevant than ever before. Pensionable jobs do take care of the retirement needs to some extent. However, they may not fully compensate

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Why RBI’s small step towards eKYC is a giant leap for digitising finance

On December 8, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took a significant step in making paperless and cashless finance a reality. The central bank has now allowed the opening of deposit and borrower accounts

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All you need to know about RuPay card and its relevance post demonetisation

November 8th, 2016, would be marked as a historical day when high-denomination currency notes were demonetized by the Modi government in a bid to curb black money.

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Financial planning: Top 6 benefits to enrich your future

Before investing, you need to know your priority financial goals by asking a few questions to yourself: For what reason I am going to invest my money? What purpose will it serve for me? And for how lo

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Foreign funds press exit with $2-billion hot money pullout from India in 2016

Indian capital markets seem to be losing their 'safe haven' status among foreign portfolio investors as they appear headed for nearly USD 2-billion pullout of the so-called 'hot money' 2016, making it

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Wealth management biz to grow 17-18 per cent: Sanctum Wealth

Despite demonetisation shake-up, wealth management business in India is poised to grow 17-18 per cent each year for the next few years and the next couple of months will be crucial for building people

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How going cashless could impact your monthly budget

After the recent demonetization drive launched by the Modi government, ‘cashless’ has become the buzzword. The government is trying to boost the use of digital modes of payment.

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Get enrolled for Aadhaar Card and update yourself with the five basic banking services offered by AEPS

Rising towards a cashless society, Aadhaar becomes the basis of your financial transactions. Banking services are provided through your unique Aadhaar number.

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