Demonetisation: UPI, BHIM will be better options than e-wallets, says Federal Bank MD Shyam Srinivasan

Federal Bank managing director Shyam Srinivasan talks about how deposit growth post demonetisation has helped the bank and its peers in dealing with the decreasing cost of lending.

70 new general insurance products in FY17

In the current financial year, about 70 new products, including add-ons, have been launched in the general insurance segment, according to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.

RBI removes curbs on cash withdrawals: Three things to know

The Reserve Bank of India, through a notification on Monday, removed the restrictions it had imposed on cash withdrawals post the demonetisation of high-value notes.

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Looking to open a new firm? Here are some personal finance tips for start-ups

Stepping up to become an entrepreneur requires putting yourself onto a platform where you can take financial risks on your own to earn profits for your firm. It requires lots of courage and motivation

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Budget 2017: GAAR alert! Your salary and reimbursements may be under greater income tax scrutiny soon

Budget 2017: GAAR, or General Anti-Avoidance Rule, will kick in from April 1, 2017 and it may very well mean that your company will have to restructure your salary!

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Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India proposes outsourcing norms for insurers

In order to ensure that insurers follow prudent practices for management of risks arising out of outsourcing, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has proposed new norms.

Home loans: Here’s how you can get a head start; 4 power points

BUYING a home is a crucial decision for an individual and generating resources can be a daunting task. One option available to those aspiring to buy a property is a pre-approved home loan.

Budget 2017: Why FM Jaitley must introduce these 5 tax changes for individuals

Given the government’s initiatives to change the lives of the people for the better, one can expect new reforms/ proposals in the upcoming budget.

Budget 2017: What the upcoming GST reform means for the common man’s pocket

Budget 2017: The current approach and speculations around GST tax rates and its implementation date have left the common man worried.

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Stock markets: Are differential voting rights shares a good investment opportunity? Check it out

DIFFERENTIAL Voting Rights shares, popularly known as DVRs, are like ordinary equity shares, but with different voting rights. DVRs provide the shareholders fewer voting rights than that of ordinary e

Income tax returns: No tax benefits available in Kisan Vikas Patra

The interest earned on KVP is also taxable.

NPCI’s BHIM App hits Google Play Store with updated version: Here’s all you need to know

Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), the common platform across the nation for making simple, easy and quick payment transactions using Unified Payments Interface (UPI), is now available on Google Play

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Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (IBHFL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Paisabazaar. com, India’s leading online financial marketplace, to offer online home loans to consumers. Together

Shahrukh Khan’s Raees money lessons: Top tips that can turn you rich

What makes Shahrukh Khan one of the most versatile actors? He likes to do all kind of roles, that has showcased his entire range as an actor, and here comes his most awaited film - Raees. Shahrukh is

Having both group & personal health policies? Know which to use first for making a claim

Faced with rising healthcare costs as well as inadequacy of coverage provided by a single policy, a large number of people these days are opting for multiple health insurance policies. After all, why

Budget 2017: 8 tax benefits salaried individuals must get post demonetisation

One of the expectations from the Budget is that it may seek to strengthen the in-hand income of the taxpayers which could amplify their savings and expenditure.


SBI General launches long-term insurance for two-wheelers

Riding on the success of long-term two-wheeler policy, SBI General has announced the launch of Long Term Two Wheeler Insurance policy. Earlier, insurance companies like ICICI Lombard, HDFC Ergo, Bajaj

IOB pares Q3 loss by 61% at Rs 554 cr

Total income of the bank for the quarter stood at R5,599.50 crore as compared to R6445.78 crore, registering a drop of 13.12%.

Health insurance: Beyond premium, check out the ways it can cover you in case of hospitalisation

When selecting a health plan, check out the various ways it can cover you financially if you require hospitalisation

1 taxpayer owes 11% of India’s individual income tax in 2014-15

An unnamed taxpayer owed the government Rs 21,870 crore (over $3 billion) for the assessment year 2014-15, which was 11 per cent of they income tax to be paid by all Indians, according to 2016 data, t

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Here’s how you can claim deductions under section 80 to avail maximum tax benefit

There are various instruments in the market which provide you high returns with tax-saving options. But you can enjoy the benefit of maximum returns on your portfolio if you are declaring your investm

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Small finance banks’ FD rates are now equal to large banks’ home loan rates: What should you do?

Suryoday has opened its first branch in Navi Mumbai and is offering highest interest rate on 1-2 year deposits (9%). This is much higher than other commercial banks (6-7%). For senior citizens it is o

How to claim income tax exemption on relocation allowance

With the globalization and economic growth, businesses are continuously expanding into multi-geographic locations. There is wider reach because of e-commerce connectivity, boom in technology and digit

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Few insurance covers new entrepreneurs should definitely consider

The Indian economy has seen many start-up businesses emerge and evolve in the last few years. While some of these start-up owners have prior experience in their respective businesses, some are novices

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Here’s how Airtel payments bank is featured with USSD platform

Feature phone users can also use the services of airtel's payments bank. Customers can access their financial and non-financial services by dialling *400#. Money transferred from one airtel payments b

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8 reasons why PAN Card is important for an individual

To prevent tax evasion from all kind of financial transactions made by an individual, the Income Tax Department of India has issued a unique 10-digit alphanumeric PAN Card for the citizens of India as

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Looking beyond insurance while trying to save taxes? Consider these options

It’s that time of the year again when you take stock of your tax liability and plan for the next financial year. And, like most tax payers, you must be wondering about ways to save taxes while earni

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