Financial planning: Steps to take when your baby comes home

Creating a secured financial future for the newborn is one of the most important things young parents should do, but very often many of them do not know what to do and where to begin.

When the baby completes 90 days, she becomes eligible for health insurance. Adding the child to the health policy of your existing family floater health insurance policy is a must. Also, have a detailed discussion with your life insurance agent to get a new policy or update an existing policy News

Have to pay income tax on capital gains from shares held abroad

Any income arising to a resident of India from any source shall be taxable in India. Hence, income earned from the transfer of shares held by a resident of India in a foreign country will be taxable u

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Private sector life insurers see 18% growth in premium collections

Almost all large players, except ICICI Prudential Life (up 2% y-o-y), reported over 15% yoy growth. HDFC Life, SBI Life and Max Life reported strong growth at 39%, 50% and 28% y-o-y, respectively .

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Senior Living, Student Housing to boost real estate in 2019

The need for senior citizen homes is an outcome of a rapidly-increasing trend of nuclear families.

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Buying vs Renting a Home: Choose what is right for you

While home rentals can create significant savings in the short-run, is it a viable long-term investment?

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Forex Card: ICICI Bank launches co-branded multi-currency travel card with Goibibo; Check the benefits

In a co-branded card, there is a partnership between the merchant and the network processor on whose digital platform the transactions are enabled.

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Income Tax Return filing: 5 changes in I-T Act to be considered before computing tax liability for AY 2019-20

As the ITR filing process for AY2019-20 has started, it is important to calculate income and tax liability thereon accurately so as to avoid levy of any additional interest or penalty.

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SIP holds steady, arbitrage funds gain in volatile equity markets

While net equity inflows in MFs have hit a 31-month low in April, retail investors have stayed steady with SIPs and risk-taking investors are preferring arbitrage funds.

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By reinvesting capital gains in new flat, you can claim tax deducted on sale of old flat

If capital gains reinvested in new flat, you can claim tax deducted on sale of old flat.

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Should you close your old salary account after a job switch? Find out

While it is better to close your old salary account after a job switch, there may be situations where carrying on with your existing salary account would make more sense.

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Senior Citizens Savings Scheme: Planning to open an SCSS account? Here’s all you need to know

The Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS) offers a regular stream of income and tax-saving benefits, with the highest of safety. Some of these offer personalized services along with higher interest ra

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Airtel offers life insurance in tie-up with HDFC Life: Are you eligible?

Airtel and HDFC Life Insurance have joined hands to offer life insurance to the eligible subscribers. Here are ten things you need to know before you jump on to it.

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Trading: An alternate career option for women

Some women have taken the femininity baton to the next level, by emerging as successful traders in an otherwise male-dominated trading industry.

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SBI Customer Alert! 10 things you need to know about service charges, interest rates, minimum balance, missed call banking

Here are ten important features, charges and services offered by the country's largest bank State Bank of India (SBI).

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How much does a personal loan actually cost?

Personal loans are popular and easily accessible, but pay attention to the various charges, fees and penalties.

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Life insurance firms must take inputs from youngsters for customised products, here’s why

As the country's demography is changing fast, life insurance companies must take inputs from young people in designing customised products for them.

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Five things that shouldn’t need a second chance – check details

Invest in the right financial instruments and be careful with your money.

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Mother’s Day 2019 Special: The best money advice for single moms

Being a single mom can be tough and taxing in every way possible. Ease it up a bit with these strategies in terms of finances.

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Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana: Why to enroll, renew before May 31; Download PMJJBY form

The PMJJBY scheme is a life cover for an annual premium of Rs 330 and is available to people in the age group of 18 to 50 years having a bank account.

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Secure your retirement with the new age retirement variant 4G ULIPs

The new retirement variant of 4G ULIP introduced in the market primarily focuses on retirement solutions for the customers.

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Good news for homebuyers: SBI cuts lending rates by 5 basis points across all tenor

State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday cut the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) across tenors by five basis points, pegging the one-year MCLR at 8.45%, making it the most competitive amon

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Post Office Monthly Income Scheme: 10 things you need to know before you start investing

Most of these schemes can be started with minimal investment amounts, which make these schemes popular as an investment option in India.

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Saving Accounts for Children: 5 points to consider before opening an account for your child

Many banks give the option of opening a savings account aimed specifically at children. Depending on the age of the child, most banks offer two separate accounts for minors.

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SBI home loans to become cheaper for both new and existing borrowers

A lower MCLR will effectively mean a lower home loan interest rate and thereby, a low-interest burden, keeping other factors constant.

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SBI revises fixed deposit rates: Check out the latest FD interest rates

The proposed rates of interest shall be made applicable to fresh deposits and renewals of maturing deposits.

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IRDAI directs insurers to settle claims fast in Cyclone Fani-affected areas

The regulator has directed insurers to take additional steps for ensuring registration of all claims and also provide quick settlement of eligible cases, especially in the cyclone-hit areas of Odisha

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Good to Know: 10 useful benefits of senior citizen travel insurance plans

A pragmatic way to ensure that elderly travellers actually enjoy their trips without much worry is to sign up for a comprehensive travel insurance plan.

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