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Nest Egg: Tips to plan your finances in your 40s

At 40, your responsibilities are much more than they were in your 20s and 30s. You need some prudent investments that can help you balance your life goals and your responsibilities.

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Income Tax: You do not have to pay any tax on scholarships

Any kind of scholarship granted to a person to meet the cost of education is exempted from tax under Section 10(16) of Income Tax Act. If your daughter gets scholarship for the purpose of meeting cost

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Unclaimed insurance payout: Know how you can claim it

The information regarding unclaimed amounts needs to be updated by the insurers on their respective websites on a half-yearly basis.

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Government Securities: Are G-Secs better than fixed deposits for retail investors?

Investing in government securities is one of the safer investment options available to individual investors because these are risk-free instruments and provide portfolio diversification and are availa

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Income Tax: You have to invest in Section 54EC bonds within 6 months of sale of property

The investment period in Section 54EC bonds for saving capital gains tax is within a period of six months from the date of transfer of land or building or both.

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Don’t let these four mistakes derail your retirement plans

Do you know what will be the value of today's Rs 1 crore 30 years later? It will be Rs 23 lakh if you consider inflation at 5%. So, in three decades a neat sum of today can become less than one-fourth

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ACC rated ‘buy’; Expansion plan augurs well for prospects

While ACC will benefit from sector uptrend, capex offers a tailwind; ‘Buy’ retained.

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Financial planning: Five ways to shore up your net worth in 2019

If you are in a phase of rebuilding your wealth, rebalance your portfolio or diversify it by reallocating risky investments to low-risk or moderate options.

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Opened Sukanya Samriddhi account for your daughter? Here are must-know facts

Currently, interest rate for Sukanya Samriddhi account is 8.5% per annum.

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Credit cards: Know these ways to reduce your credit utilisation ratio

Lower credit utilisation ratio indicates responsible behaviour with credit, and that you don’t depend on it heavily. This, in turn, has a positive impact on your credit score.

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Insurance Outlook: Near-term volumes to remain weak

In November 2018, private sector individual APE was almost flat as compared to 17-19% growth over the past three months.

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National Pension system: Now get tax-free maturity withdrawals; check details here

The government has made the whole 60% of the NPS accumulated corpus tax free, bringing it at par with PPF and EPF, besides raising its contribution to 14% of basic pay and DA for government employees

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Your queries: An individual needs insurance cover that is 10-15 times one’s annual income

Price of insurance policies online and offline differs from company to company and from product to product.

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Tax talk: Here are rules for TDS on non-residents’ payments

The Central Board of Direct Taxes notification dated October 27, 2018 has introduced the online filing of application for lower deduction of tax (i.e. Form 13) and let’s hope obtaining the certifica

Income Tax News

Here’s all you wanted to ask about PM Awas Yojana and home loans

Carpet area of the house under these schemes should up to 30 sq. mts. for EWS beneficiaries and up to 60 sq. mts. for LIG beneficiaries.

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Home Loans: It just got harder to get a loan from an NBFC

While banks have the same eligibility criteria, it can differ in case of NBFCs. They have different criteria for salaried and professionals and it depends on the income of the borrower and other outst

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Unaccounted cash in bank locker? Taxmen may knock at your door

There is no bar in keeping the cash in the bank lockers but it may attract investigation by the income tax department. Tax officials may require explanation to understand the source of every receipt o

Income Tax News

Investment planning: Factors that determine investors’ risk appetite

A policy statement helps understand an investor’s risk appetite and determine financial goals accordingly

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How external-benchmark impacts loan pricing

NBFCs/ HFCs will need to follow banks to offer floating rate loans linked to external benchmarks

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LIC needs to strengthen the alternate channels of distribution, says former MD and CEO of LIC of India

First, the distribution effectiveness has to be increased so that insurance penetration improves substantially.

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Income Tax: Minor’s income is clubbed with that of parent with higher total income

Minor’s income is clubbed with that of parent with higher total income.

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Mutual Funds: Your insurance agent may now sell MF, pension products, FDs

The insurance regulator has proposed to relax norms for registration of insurance marketing firms to improve penetration and sell other financial products, too.

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Decoded: How mid-cap and small-cap investors should react to market volatility

This market is going to reward efficiency so focus more on companies with above industry average OPMs. State-owned banks should be avoided as the extent of bad loans and recapitalisation are still not

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Data analytics: How data-driven decision-making is transforming organisations

Robust enterprise-wide data analytics capabilities help organisations develop new products and services or optimise existing ones, utilise assets better, increase operations efficiency and improve cus

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How to pay TDS online on purchase of property above Rs 50 lakh

However, TDS needs to be deducted @ 20%, if the deductee does not furnish PAN.

Income Tax News

Correction makes risk-reward favourable

The worst-case scenario has been priced in; crude recovery and gas price hike could boost earnings; upgraded to ‘Buy’.

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Loans: Raise dispute with CIBIL/lender for wrong credit details

The onus of providing correct information to CIBIL lies with the credit institutions.

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