All you need to know about long-term car insurance and how it will impact the premiums

The Supreme Court has made it mandatory for all the two and four-wheeler vehicles bought on and after September 1 to be covered by long-term insurance in order to reduce the number of non-insured vehi

Get instant cardless loan up to Rs 60,000 for Flipkart’s Big Billion Days, Amazon Great Indian Festival

E-commerce majors like Flipkart and Amazon have launched cardless credit schemes for credit-worthy yet underserved customers.

What is cumulative FD? Should savers go for it? SBI, ICICI, HDFC, Kotak Bank cumulative FD details

Bank FDs are once again drawing the attention of investors due to the current volatility and increase in interest rates. Here's all you need to know about cumulative FDs.

SIPs lose lustre with investors

SIPs are largely being closed by the investors who have invested directly in MFs, without the help of distributors or independent financial advisors

What is the difference between salary on Form 16 and 26AS

Short-term capital loss is allowed to be set off against both long-term and short-term capital gains.

Falling Rupee & surging crude: Remain invested in debt funds which prioritise safety

If the rupee continues to depreciate on falling equity markets and higher oil prices, we expect market interest rates to move higher from the current levels.

Mahindra AMC unveils Rural Bharat and Consumption Yojana: Should you invest in this equity fund?

The scheme has no entry load, but an exit load of 1 per cent is payable if units are redeemed or switched out till one year from the date of allotment.

Travel insurance for senior citizens with pre-existing diseases

With numerous travel insurance plans available in the market, you can certainly ensure your parents’ well-being while they are travelling abroad.

Bank FDs vs NBFC FDs vs corporate deposits vs Post Office deposits: Options for investors who want safety

The interest rates offered by NBFCs are generally higher than that of banks. Senior citizens also get higher rate of return than what younger people get.

Flipkart Big Billion Days & Amazon Great Indian Festival sales kick off: Should you take a personal loan to splurge?

With the festive season round the corner, Big Billion Days and Great Indian Festival sales are back. However, is going for a loan to make big-ticket purchases the right option?

5 smart shopping hacks to control overspending this festive season

With the festivals around the corner, it’s time to shop. However, instead of trimming your shopping list, implement these shopping hacks to control overspending.

Mutual Funds sector suffers liquidity scare in September, Rs 2.3 lakh crore wiped out

While fund managers were quick to attribute the withdrawals to the advance tax payments, September 2017 saw inflows into liquid funds of Rs 4,833 crore. More recently, in June liquid funds saw inflows

Know how you can save tax on capital gains

Independent capital gains rules are applicable for each asset class. However, there are numerous sections under which if you reinvest your long-term capital gains you can save on tax

Only funds got on retirement can be invested in Senior Citizens Savings Scheme

Rule 4 of Senior Citizens Saving Scheme Rules states that any individual cannot deposit any amount more than what he/she has received on retirement.

CBDT extends deadline for filing ITR, audit report till October 31

The government today extended by a fortnight till October 31 the deadline for filing Income Tax return (ITR) and audit report for financial year 2017-18.

Applied for Rs 1 crore cover? Insurance company may deny you! Here is why

Everybody talks about the need of adequate insurance and asks people to take maximum cover. But how big the maximum may be?

Micro-Homes: A good bet for investors looking for lucrative deals to accelerate wealth and income

Micro or tiny apartments, as they are called in some parts of the world, enjoy a very high occupancy due to accelerated demand, backed by growing single households, nuclear families, students and freq

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana more lucrative than PPF: How to avail the benefit

Apart from tax benefits and sovereign guarantee, Sukanya Samridhhi Yojana (SSY) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) offer you higher than prevailing FD interest rates.

Now earn up to 9.5% on FDs; Check out the latest fixed deposit interest rates of different banks

Fixed deposit interest rates vary widely depending on banks, types of banks as well as tenors. Here we are taking a look at the top FD rates offered by various banks as well as small finance banks.

Policyholders, your insurance company will be better regulated, here’s what IRDAI has planned

The benefit of adopting a risk-based supervisory framework will be a structured approach to help assess various risks, both internal and external.

Late tax refunds: Don’t feel helpless, you can go to the tax ombudsman; Here’s what to do

Taxpayers need to make known their acceptance of the ombudsman’s decision within 15 days of receiving the letter stating the decision.

Changing trends in real estate post policy reforms

The real estate sector has become more structured and accountable, post the implementation of various policy reforms, like RERA and GST.

Buying term insurance? You must ask these six questions first

Before going for a term plan, it makes sense to ask some questions and compare the various plans offered by the insurance companies in order to determine which one to purchase.

HDFC Bank FD Rates: Check out your bank’s latest fixed deposit interest rates effective from October 6

The new interest rates of HDFC Bank's domestic, NRO and NRE term deposits – for both the general public as well as senior citizens – are effective from October 06, 2018.

7 smart ways to save money on your last-minute travel plans

A large number of people booking last-minute trips for long weekend getaways and impromptu plans have discovered certain simple ways to save even when booking mere days in advance.

Bonanza for Coal India staff! CIL employees to get Rs 60,500 performance-linked bonus

Coal India (CIL) has approved the performance linked reward of Rs 60,500 for its non-executive employees against the company's performance in FY18.

Financial dependence is history among the country’s women business leaders – Check what this report says

Financial dependence is history among the country's women business leaders with a report saying that 56.67 per cent of them plan their financial matters independent of other family members.

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