Mon, Jan 09, 2023
The government has hiked the interest rates on Small Savings Scheme, which has made investment very attractive. But is this scheme beneficial for senior citizens in view of inflation? Watch the special discussion with experts on Money Guru.
Wed, Jul 20, 2022
National Savings Monthly Income Scheme or MIS is a deposit scheme is a savings plan offering interest rate of 6.6 per cent, annually. The current rate is being offered on MIS accounts at the Indian post offices
Thu, Sep 30, 2021
The government on Thursday kept the interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, unchanged for the third quarter of 2021-22 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and elevated level of inflation.
Tue, Jun 01, 2021
At the ripe age, the only source of income that remains is interest from funds earned in whole life, however, the volatility of interest rates is prone to multiple factors from policy makers’ decisions.
Thu, Apr 01, 2021
PPF account Returns – Public Provident Fund mostly referred to as PPF is a Small Savings Scheme (SSS) run by the Government of India is one of the most popular savings schemes in the basket of 12 such schemes. PPF offers assured returns and is a safe investment instrument. If you are planning to subscribe to this scheme and don’t know about its benefits and how to do it, then here is your guide to do so!
If you are a parent and thinking about a bright future for your daughter, then you must know about this small savings scheme called Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY), which offers a massive interest rate to investors. This scheme offers an attractive rate of interest which is higher than many other small saving schemes. The current rate of interest on this scheme is 7.6 per cent
Fri, Feb 05, 2021
Income Tax Return (ITR): Planning your taxes is important to not only save money but also grow your incomes by investing in instruments which can offer you tax savings. This is an important thing which is often overlooked. One of the things you must do is to invest in schemes which offer tax benefits
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
PPF Account: Post Office Schemes offer nine types of small saving schemes and Public Provident Fund (PPF) is one of them. Most of these Post Office Schemes provide income tax exemption under EEE (investment, interest earned and maturity amount) category. This income tax exemption is available under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act (ITA)
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
EPF vs PPF vs VPF: Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered one of the most favoured retirement fund oriented investment options in India. EPF is an automatic investment as it gets opened once one gets employed.
Thu, Oct 01, 2020
The government has kept small savings interest rate unchanged for October to December 2020 quarter. That means Post Office Schemes will continue to fetch 6.8 per cent per annum for investors.
Thu, Sep 10, 2020
Post Office Savings Scheme: The claims with respect to deceased account or certificate holder of Post Office Small Savings Scheme (SSC) can be settled easily by following these simple steps. The official website prescribes certain ways which need to be followed in order to settle claims in the event of an unfortunate death of the account holder. Know here how to do it!
Tue, Sep 08, 2020
If you are looking for investments in Small Saving Scheme (SSC), then you must know about this Post Office Scheme which is a popular investment option and can be opened in any nearby post office easily. This scheme is called Post Office Time Deposit Account (TD) and it can be opened with minimum Rs 1000
Sat, Sep 05, 2020
Mutual Fund Calculator: Amid extremely volatile stock market and equity mutual funds NAV (Net Asset Value) dropping to its nadir, investors have once again started moving towards government-backed small saving schemes.
Fri, Sep 04, 2020
When fixed deposit (FD) and savings account interest rates are falling, which schemes should you invest in – PPF or post office? Are there safe investment options with good returns? In this edition of Money Guru, Zee Business Guest Kalpesh Ashar gives solutions on all your financial management issues. Ashar is the founder of Full Circle Financial Planners and Advisors
Thu, Sep 03, 2020
If you are looking for a monthly income then this would be of interest to you. This small savings scheme called the Post Office Monthly Income Scheme or MIS gives you a viable investment alternative. It is easy to open an account and the interest rate offered in this scheme is much better than parking all your money in savings account. Know about this scheme here!
Wed, Sep 02, 2020
NSC is considered as one of the best savings instrument options to secure a financially stable future. National Savings Certificate VIII Issue is an excellent scheme wherein not only initial deposit but also the accrued interest for the first 4 years enjoys the benefit of Section 80C of Income Tax
Thu, Aug 06, 2020
Senior Citizen Saving Scheme or SCSS is a government-backed small savings scheme for all individuals who are aged above 60.
Sat, Jul 25, 2020
The Department of Posts has extended all small savings schemes up to the branch post office level, with a view to strengthen its network and operations in rural areas.
Thu, Jul 16, 2020
People want to make money, but above all, they do not want to lose any of it. Safety and gains can go hand in hand very much. There are many places where investors can make money and here we explore one of the better ones.
Wed, Jul 15, 2020
Kisan Vikas Patra or KVP is a savings certificate scheme which was launched by India Post in 1988. This scheme is a popular investment instrument and currently offers returns at the rate of 6.9 per cent per annum. The scheme can be purchased by any Indian citizen who is above the age of 18 years from the nearest post office
Fri, Jul 10, 2020
Atal Pension Yojana or APY is a Central Government run pension scheme open to all citizens.
Thu, Jul 09, 2020
If you are a senior citizen and are looking for an investment that is risk free and also gives good returns, you must know about this savings scheme. The Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) ensures an interest rate of 7.4 per cent per annum. Compare that with the small returns banks are giving nowadays
Wed, Jul 08, 2020
Kisan Vikas Patra can be purchased by a single adult and can also be purchased jointly by a maximum of 3 adults. An adult can also purchase this scheme on behalf of a minor. Individuals buying this scheme in the name of a minor should put a correct date of birth of the minor along with details of the parent/guardian. The minor should be above 10 years
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