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Financial planning for women; here's how to do it right
Mon, May 21, 2018
A sum of women's salary must go into buying a life insurance policy. They can claim tax benefits against it under section 80(C) of Income Tax Act. There are so many benefits attached with life insurance policies: life cover, investments, savings, child education planning, life stage planning and even retirement planning.
5 steps to get a comfortable, if not rich, lifestyle
Wed, May 16, 2018
This is not about how to get rich quick; but you really need to check these 5 ways to a comfortable life ever after. Retirement planning sounds boring, right? However, with increasing life expectancy, retirement years could turn stressful if you do not plan it in advance.
Top 5 smart money habits to make you rich fast
Wed, May 16, 2018
Top 5 smart money habits to make you rich fast? Yes, that can happen, but the most important aspect in this is to first, act on it and second, be disciplined about following it for the long-term. So, how to become rich? Well, Think, and you can do it.
Top 10 investment mistakes to avoid: Here is how you can avoid pitfalls
Tue, May 15, 2018
Starting to plan your finances is just the first step to making money and alongside that is the fact that you should start early. Many times people start their investment journey only to discover their mistakes later. This can hurt.
What are ULIPs? Before you buy, check out this 5-step guide
Tue, May 01, 2018
A unit linked insurance plan (ULIP) is a combination of insurance and investment. A portion of premium goes towards insurance coverage while the remaining portion gets invested in mutual funds and provides returns to investors.
Got your April salary? Here is how to save money now
Tue, May 01, 2018
If you have two-three bank accounts, you must treat one as your emergency account. Each month, transfer some in this account, because liquid saving is equally important.
Income Tax Returns (ITR) filing: Ahead of Women's Day, learn how to save your money
Wed, Mar 07, 2018
Income Tax Returns (ITR) filing: Women can save a huge amount of money and make the saved amount work for them to build a higher nest egg or even increase discretionary spend. In short, here is how women can empower themselves.
Happy Holi: Some money lessons we can learn from this festival of colours
Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Prepare a list of all such things that you can do to clean your portfolio and think of certain practical ways to repay your high cost debt first. Cleaning your portfolio may be a bit difficult, but make a pledge to embark upon this path on this festival to make yourself happy and tension free.
Parenting financial lessons to kids: Why it’s important, and how to do it
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Me: What are taxes, and how do I pay them? School system: Worry not! Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. All adults can relate to this subtle joke on the school system.
How to plan finances like a pro? Avoid these money-mistakes first
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
By Rishabh Parakh
Mutual Funds vs Bank Deposits: What should be your preferred financial product?
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
In earlier years when the inflation was at a high rate, Bank Fixed Deposit was an attractive choice, as there was zero risk and substantial return on the money invested. But, nowadays this is not the case with Bank Fixed Deposits. Though the risk level has not gone up the return side has faced a downfall.
How to give yourself a bonus this Diwali
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
The Diwali season is here and we all are busy in celebrating & enjoying rituals with joy. While you will be busy in spending your hard earned money for various things, how about giving a Diwali bonus to yourself? Sounds wonderful, isn’t it?
Financial planning: 7 investment options for senior citizens
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Generally a person retires at the age of 58 or 60 years which means that is an end of his earning period. So, it is important for an individual to built retirement corpus before that.
Expensive gifts or lavish honeymoon: Should credit cards be your payment option?
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Credit cards can also be useful because you get offers, discounts and cashbacks on them. If used wisely, credit cards can help you save money.
Investing Rs 5000 every month in SIPs can fund your child's higher education
Fri, Sep 08, 2017
Once you start planning to have children and extend your family, you have to keep certain expenses in mind. One such expense is Education. Every parent wants to provide bright future for their child and education fees is something which will increase over the time.
Festive season coming soon, are your finances ready?
Thu, Sep 07, 2017
It is important to plan your Credit Card expenditure too by deciding how much Credit Card debt you can manage in future. Once you have zeroed in on an amount that you can spare for your festival shopping, stick to that budget.
Financial Planning: Five tips to help you overcome the fear of losing money
Mon, Sep 04, 2017
We tell you five simple ways how you can save more and not lose out your hard-earned money.
Financial Planning: 10 solutions an RBI Committee recommends for every Indian household
Tue, Aug 29, 2017
Only a quarter of households are able to deal with emergency expenses by drawing upon accumulated wealth. Instead, half of the population counts on help from family, friends and moneylenders.
Five personal finance lessons from Game of Thrones that you must not miss
Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Game of Thrones fans are still coping up with the fact that they have to wait for two years, this time can be utilised for learning financial lessons from the show.
Even with "zero" savings, you can enjoy post-retirement life with Rs 2 crore, this is how
Sun, Aug 27, 2017
Ideally, a person start working at the age 21 and look for retirement by 60. In this 39 years of life span, there are sea of expenses which incurs. To make sure you do not have to compromise on your post-retirement life, it is always advisable to plan early.