Last budget left the salaried class a happier lot. The reason: Tax slabs for all salaried personnel were widened to Rs 1,60,000; with the woman's cap being extended to Rs 1,90,000. Added to that the government also extended a 1% interest rate subsidy scheme for affordable housing.
Favourite of many, bhel and bhajiya do not taste the same anymore. Blame it on the rising food price especially onion. Complains 34-year old Sujata Rao, housewife, that managing a middle class house has not been so difficult ever.
Favourite of many, bhel and bhajiya do not taste the same anymore. Blame it on the rising food price. Complains 34-year old Sujata Rao, housewife, that managing a middle class house has not been so difficult ever.
So by the end of January we have made our resolutions, promised to keep them, and have now broken them, have we not?
Here are some of the pension plans one can look into:
Here are some of the pension plans one can look into
Credit cards have changed our lives and our spending habits because of their sheer convenience. However, there is a danger that credit cards can tempt you to spend without foresight.
2010 is a watershed year for the investors’ community in many ways. India regained the high growth rate, monsoon was plenty to spread cheer, auto sector saw huge growth, and stock market touched the same all time high of 2008.
‘The January effect is a popular phenomenon in the US, historically, this has held its mettle in the S&P500 which is traded on the US markets, it would be interesting to juxtapose this within the Indian Markets.
On a dark winter evening, while rushing home after a hectic day in office, I received a hassled call from my little daughter who, on the other side of the phone said, “ Mummy my friend Mansi’s father has died.” I was surprised no end but did not have the courage to talk further.
Money makes the world go round. Managing money is not on the top of everyone’s mind – some do not think about it, others think that working hard to get the money is tiring enough – but even so, it remains just there: in the mind.
You might be enjoying your cup of tea at a tea stall or you might be having a sumptuous meal in the afternoon! Even here or especially here you will feel the pinch of inflation.
Bangalore’s real estate market is being driven by the expanding job market and influx of job seekers from all over the country especially in the IT and ITes sectors.
Affordability, end-user demand pushed up real estate values in West India in 2010.
The last year has wrecked the markets in more than one way, first the LIC housing scam crawled out, which hammered LIC housing finance alongside a host of realty stocks.
A few weeks ago, during a dinner meeting, I overheard a couple talking about their long term plans. One of their topics of discussion that caught my attention was how they want to move to a small town like Lonavala or Shimla permanently.
Avinash Singh was interested in buying a flat in Mumbai and had a budget of around 70 L with him, which included furnishing the house as well. He was shown many flats costing Rs 60 lakhs for around 1000 sq. ft. He was very enthusiastic about buying it.
WEALTH explores the nitty-gritty of credit card balance transfer, when can you avail this option, how does it work, and so on.
HOW many times have you got a credit card bill with charges that you think are unfair and not called for? And what happens when you refuse to pay up? You get bills every month with the amount increasing with every bill.
IF there were 10 commandments that you abided by in your life I'm sure that obvious ones like 'thou shall not lie' and 'love thy neighbour' would definitely feature on the list.
AGGRESSIVE private sector banks have cashed in on the booming economy that affords us better income.
YOU just got news that your home loan has been approved and you are on your way to see an existing model of your future home. Your heart is pounding with excitement, but wait, the tedium of paperwork is not over yet
WE live in a made-to-order world. Menus or travel plans, everyone promises one thing: a solution that suits you.
Our expert highlights the various charges included in a ULIP policy. Understand these charges and their impact, before you opt for a ULIP policy.
ADITI just spent her Diwali bonus on buying herself a whole new look --new shirts, sunglasses, jeans, shoes the works.