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Kotak Mahindra Bank moratorium on credit card dues: What are the terms and conditions

Kotak Mahindra Bank moratorium on credit card dues: What are the terms and conditions

If you have a credit card from Kotak Mahindra Bank, here are some of the details of its three-month moratorium facility.

5 points to know about coronavirus health insurance covers

5 points to know about coronavirus health insurance covers

Most health insurance policies available in India protect policyholders against coronavirus. Some insurers even launched novel products against the viral pandemic. Here are important points you need to keep in mind about the health covers being offered.

Force majeure clause won't apply to coronavirus death claims in life insurance policies

Force majeure clause won't apply to coronavirus death claims in life insurance policies

The Council also confirmed that the clause of ‘Force Majeure’ will not apply in case of COVID-19 death claims. This step was taken to reassure customers who had reached out to individual life insurance companies seeking clarity on this clause.

Life insurance policyholders get 30 days more to pay premium

Life insurance policyholders get 30 days more to pay premium

Insurance Regulatory and Developement Authority of India (Irdai) has already provided additional time for payment of renewal premium in case of health insurance policies and motor third party insurance.

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA General to offer coronavirus insurance policy

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA General to offer coronavirus insurance policy

Bharti AXA Group Health Assure Policy covering COVID-19 comes with a fixed cover offering 100 per cent sum insured as a lump sum if the policyholder is diagnosed positive or gets quarantined in a govt hospital or military facility/establishment.

SBI EMI deferment does not require OTP sharing

SBI EMI deferment does not require OTP sharing

According to the bank, in such a fraud, the SBI customer gets a call asking them to share their OTP to avail of the EMI moratorium.

Will you benefit by opting for EMI moratorium? Here's how much it will cost you

Will you benefit by opting for EMI moratorium? Here's how much it will cost you

Borrowers should remember that moratorium is not the waiver of the loan. It is only a grace period.

Coronavirus impact on equities: Buy, sell or stay put? What investors plan to do now

Coronavirus impact on equities: Buy, sell or stay put? What investors plan to do now

Experts say the bear market is the best time to buy but what are investors planning to do now.

Equity market slump: Why you should increase your mutual fund SIP amount

Equity market slump: Why you should increase your mutual fund SIP amount

To truly benefit from a severe crash, you should consider ramping up your SIP investments. You have two choices here: Either you simply top up existing SIPs or put in lump sums in a staggered manner.

Small savings schemes' interest rates slashed. Should you continue with your investments?

Small savings schemes' interest rates slashed. Should you continue with your investments?

Investors in PPF and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana will see the impact immediately as lower rates will be applicable on accumulated balance. However, investments made in NSC, SCSS and others prior to the announcement would be shielded from the cut.

How to stop a mutual fund SIP

How to stop a mutual fund SIP

To stop MF SIP, investors can log in to the mutual fund website using login credentials or folio details. Else, the investor can also login to the online transaction platform of the R&T agent or the distributor and click on ongoing SIP instructions.

RBI rate cut: What should be your debt fund strategy now?

RBI rate cut: What should be your debt fund strategy now?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the repo rate in the last week of March by 75 basis points. Though the action has calmed the nerves of the stock market, here is what it means for bond investors and what they should do now.

Step-by-step guide to help you start investing in mutual funds online

Step-by-step guide to help you start investing in mutual funds online

The first step and prerequisite to start investing in mutual funds is to become KYC (know your customer) compliant. Only after this can you invest in mutual funds, as mandated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi).

Use MS Excel's confidence interval tool for better investment planning

Use MS Excel's confidence interval tool for better investment planning

For constructing confidence intervals of financial market variables, two statistical distributions are often used, namely, the normal distribution (for large samples) and the t-distribution (for small samples).

Coronavirus lockdown: 8 tips to help you grow as you work from home

Coronavirus lockdown: 8 tips to help you grow as you work from home

As the country is under Coronavirus lockdown, you can use this opportunity to learn some important skills and accelerate your career growth. Here are the eight skills you can learn.

How to clean up your computer, smartphone to get them ready for life after the lockdown

How to clean up your computer, smartphone to get them ready for life after the lockdown

Your computer, smartphones might be holding videos, photos and audio in various folders, and you would not even know that it's there. Hence, ET Wealth tells you the following methods on how to clean up your devices for more efficiency.

Coronavirus lockdown impact: We have to help the migrant find a home

Coronavirus lockdown impact: We have to help the migrant find a home

It is not easy to work in an alien land. If Indians abroad complain of racial discrimination, north eastern Indians in Bengaluru suffer bullying too. The differences in our cultures, looks, food, language and habits show us up as outsiders.

1% drop in small savings' rate may cut income by 15%. Measures are needed to save these schemes

1% drop in small savings' rate may cut income by 15%. Measures are needed to save these schemes

The action taken by the RBI to provide a monetary cushion to the looming COVID recession has caused a reduction in the interest earnings of those who have money in sovereign deposit schemes.

Extra time for submitting Forms 15G, 15H for FY2020-21 to avoid TDS

Extra time for submitting Forms 15G, 15H for FY2020-21 to avoid TDS

​The extension of validity of Form 15G and Form 15H of FY 2019-20 would come as a relief for the taxpayers who usually have to submit these forms in the first week of April every financial year to lower or avoid TDS.

Coronavirus lockdown: Have time on your hands? Complete these 5 money-related tasks

Coronavirus lockdown: Have time on your hands? Complete these 5 money-related tasks

What with the world staring at a recession due to COVID-19, now is a good time to sort out your money matters. Here are five money-related things you can do during the lockdown.

HDFC Bank vs ICICI Bank vs Axis Bank: EMI moratorium terms, charges

HDFC Bank vs ICICI Bank vs Axis Bank: EMI moratorium terms, charges

Most banks have decided to go for the "opt-in" option, putting the onus on the borrower to take the initiative of informing the bank (either by calling or via mail) that they want to go for the three-month breather.

Yes Bank loan EMI moratorium: All the terms, charges

Yes Bank loan EMI moratorium: All the terms, charges

Various banks have announced details of the EMI moratorium on their websites. Here is a look at the details of Yes Bank's moratorium on loan EMIs and credit card dues.

COVID-19 to reduce housing sales by 25-35%, office absorption to fall 13-30%: Report

COVID-19 to reduce housing sales by 25-35%, office absorption to fall 13-30%: Report

In a base case, property consultant Anarock said that sales could drop 25 per cent to 1.96 lakh units this year from 2.61 lakh units in 2019 across seven major cities- Delhi-NCR, Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad.

Parsvnath not to charge interest on outstanding instalments for 3 months

Parsvnath not to charge interest on outstanding instalments for 3 months

The company has decided to "provide an interest holiday on outstanding amounts to all its customers/home buyers for three months from 1 March 15 till June 15," Parsvnath said in a statement.

ICICI Bank slashes FD rates by up to 50 bps. Check the latest rates here

ICICI Bank slashes FD rates by up to 50 bps. Check the latest rates here

From now, the one-year FD will fetch 5.8 per cent per annum, down from 6.2 per cent (a 50 bps cut) and five-year FDs will now earn 6 per cent, down from 6.4 per cent (a reduction of 40 bps).

Developers using innovative ways of sale during lockdown

Developers using innovative ways of sale during lockdown

Noida-based Gaurs Group has started a campaign, Ghar Baithe Ghar Kharido – Knockdown offer. Some like the Mahagun group have offered discount schemes. Another NCR-based developer, Migsun, charges just Rs 51,000 to book a flat.

Noida, Ghaziabad authorities give relief to home buyers on dues, EMIs

Noida, Ghaziabad authorities give relief to home buyers on dues, EMIs

While the Greater Noida Authority has decided to extend all its settlement schemes, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has decided to not levy interest on people who are unable to pay EMIs till June 30.

Insurers question high cost of Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals

Insurers question high cost of Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals

With private hospitals now offering coronavirus treatment, health insurance claims ranging from Rs 90,000 to Rs 6.5 lakh are trickling in. A clamour is already building up for ‘package rates’ to address concerns of inflated bills.

Date for renewal of health, motor insurance policies extended to April 21

Date for renewal of health, motor insurance policies extended to April 21

If your current health, motor insurance policy is expiring between March 25, 2020, and April 14, 2020, and you are not able to renew your policy because of country-wide lockdown then you can renew such health, motor insurance policy by April 21.

How does UPI work?

How does UPI work?

To use UPI, you must have a bank account with a member bank, i.e., your bank should allow you to use the UPI facility.

Should coronavirus affected persons take interest-free loan from CareCover?

Should coronavirus affected persons take interest-free loan from CareCover?

The company provides pre-approved medical loan via loan card to all Indian residents of age 21 to 60 years at an annual fee of Rs 999 (inclusive of taxes). The annual fee for the loan card is paid upfront.

'Arogya Sanjeevani' insurance policy to cover Covid-19

'Arogya Sanjeevani' insurance policy to cover Covid-19

Customers have the option of taking coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh — in which case the rough cost is about Rs 5,000 (there are a few insurance companies pricing it a few hundred rupees above this).

Opting for EMI moratorium? Be ready to pay more

Opting for EMI moratorium? Be ready to pay more

Borrowers have been advised to give instructions in advance to stall the debit, even if they have no money because the bank where they have their savings account might charge them for failure of standing instruction.

Coronavirus and career: How to balance your life when working from home

Coronavirus and career: How to balance your life when working from home

It is crucial to establish work rules and avoid social isolation to crack your work from home situation and these five simple pointers will help you achieve this very balance.

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