Early planning, high savings will help Lahariyas meet financial goals
Many Indians don't realize the importance of saving till they are well into their 40s, but Pankaj's financial plan is on a strong footing.
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Gold monetisation scheme may not attract major segment of gold owners
The average gold investor is a conservative person who doesn’t like to part with his gold for a certificate from the bank.
Family finance: Why Vermas should stagger their financial goals and secure risks
Since buying a house is a priority for Pune-based Vermas, they should push back other goals for now.
Truth, integrity should be the hallmarks of financial planners
Integrity can be an actual differentiator. In the finance field, which deals with people’s money, it is even more important.
These new FDs will pay more as RBI allows banks to offer deposits that cannot be prematurely broken
“Given fixed deposits are a low-risk investment and ensures sustained income for pensioners, it won’t be a bad proposition for pensioners,” says financial planner Malhar Majumder.
Here's why you should not let your Employee Provident Fund lie idle
Inactive PF accounts stop earning interest after three years. You could lose thousands if you don’t transfer the account or withdraw the money.
Churning stock portfolio: Five reasons to avoid trading frequently
Churning one’s stock portfolio does not guarantee better returns. In fact, it comes with added costs and can even result in higher taxes.
Holding a high-cost Ulip? It's time to get out
Before the 2010 guidelines, insurance companies used to frontload the charges on these plans, making the first few years super costly.
Holding a high-cost Ulip? This could be a good time to surrender it
REALITY CHECK: Thanks to a booming market, Ulip funds have given good returns.
Family finance: How salaried Nayak can achieve financial goals easily
Nayak's goals include building an emergency corpus, buying a house, saving for his child’s education and wedding, and retirement.
Fed rate hike and Indian markets: all you need to know
The Indian market, which looked overbought in the near term, is drifting lower and is likely to turn volatile till the event is over.
Didn't file tax returns? Don't miss the second deadline
If you have paid all your taxes for 2013-14, there is no fear of any penalty or notice from the tax authorities as long as you file your returns by 31 March.
Budget 2015: Should you worry about TDS being applicable to recurring deposits?
The new rules come into effect from 1 June but banks are already witnessing a rush of investors prematurely closing their RDs and FDs.
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