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  • Do you invest to save tax?

    Do you invest to save tax?  

    20 Dec 2014, 5.17 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Tax saving should not be the only factor that decides if an investment can be bought. ...

  • Financial planning tips for self-employed professionals

    Financial planning tips for self-employed professionals  

    20 Dec 2014, 4.41 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Being your own employers, self employed individuals have to be careful about both business finance as well as personal finance. Mingling both can be h...

  • How to turn your flat into a Green Home

    How to turn your flat into a Green Home  

    19 Dec 2014, 1.16 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Green homes increase energy efficiency and reduce wastage of resources. You can save money in long term and live healthy life....

  • Eased FDI norms will open RE funding floodgates

    Eased FDI norms will open RE funding floodgates  

    18 Dec 2014, 6.55 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Eased FDI norms will attract fresh funding for real estate projects. ...

  • Nine point checklist to assess developer`s credibility

    Nine point checklist to assess developer's credibility  

    18 Dec 2014, 5.53 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Developer’s credibility matters in uncertain times. Especially, when you are investing in an under construction project, it is a key determinant of ...

  • Corporate bond funds better than corporate FDs now: Expert

    Corporate bond funds better than corporate FDs now: Expert   

    18 Dec 2014, 10.05 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Most funds are well diversified with around 40 to 50 papers in a single portfolio. In the last 2 -3 years, since these funds have gained investor atte...

  • Plan your tax saving investments now

    Plan your tax saving investments now  

    17 Dec 2014, 6.10 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    This year you have the opportunity to invest up to Rs 1.5 lakh under section 80 C to save income tax as compared to Rs 1 lakh earlier. It makes sense ...

  • Building Wealth Through REITs

    Building Wealth Through REITs  

    17 Dec 2014, 11.33 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    REIT can be an option to own a diversified real estate portfolio that can generate capital gains and stable income. However, it should not be assumed ...

  • The Dilemma of Self Employed Loan Applicants

    The Dilemma of Self Employed Loan Applicants  

    17 Dec 2014, 11.21 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Self employed individuals find it difficult to take a loan from banks. While banks have their own reasons to deny credit to them, some smart tips can ...

  • TDS - Too Tedious to decipher?

    TDS - Too Tedious to decipher?  

    16 Dec 2014, 5.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Very often no tax deducted at source (TDS) is taken to mean no-tax liability, which is a big mistake. Individuals have to include interest paid to the...

  • Financial tips for married with kids

    Financial tips for married with kids  

    16 Dec 2014, 3.49 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Financial tips for married with kids...

  • Start financial planning from day one of the career

    Start financial planning from day one of the career  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Financial planning is as critical when one starts his career as it is later in life. Making goal based investments from the start, controlling expense...

  • Check before porting your health insurance policy

    Check before porting your health insurance policy  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Before applying for portability option one needs to be aware of certain important portability guidelines so that one can take an informed decision and...

  • Beware of fly-by-night real estate developers

    Beware of fly-by-night real estate developers  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Likewise, scores of home buyers continue to be misguided by small-time property brokers who operate in tiny segments of the larger market ...

  • Economic revival signals resurgence for Pune retail RE

    Economic revival signals resurgence for Pune retail RE  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.25 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Pune is again in sharp focus by retailers because of its continued favourable demographics and generous availability of investment-grade retail space...

  • Are you required to file IT return for deceased spouse?

    Are you required to file IT return for deceased spouse?  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    In case of a deceased person, the legal heir of the deceased person has to file income tax return for the financial year...

  • Handy tips to minimise your tax liabilities

    Handy tips to minimise your tax liabilities  

    16 Dec 2014, 1.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It is noticed that one does not claim all the tax benefits available. As an example, Leave Travelling Allowance is most often neglected. Many employer...

  • The bigger they are… the harder they fall

    The bigger they are… the harder they fall  

    15 Dec 2014, 5.52 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    One of the first idioms you learn in school, a wonderful line to teach us the value of humility. Big doesn’t necessarily mean size, it also means st...

  • When is the right time to exit from a fund?

    When is the right time to exit from a fund?  

    09 Dec 2014, 11.43 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Investing in mutual funds is a decision each investor undertakes after thorough research and comparison.But what about the right time to exit from a f...

  • Invest for Long Term in Equity

    Invest for Long Term in Equity  

    08 Dec 2014, 11.58 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    One of the most important principles for investing given by famous Warren Buffet is, “Focus on the playfield, Not on the scorecard”.The key to equ...

  • Emergency corpus: Means and ways to set it

    Emergency corpus: Means and ways to set it  

    01 Dec 2014, 4.01 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Having an emergency corpus helps to financially manage a job loss, illness, accidents and so on. The corpus should help you survive the contingency. S...

  • Analysed: The Religare Invesco Contra Fund

    Analysed: The Religare Invesco Contra Fund  

    01 Dec 2014, 3.54 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Religare Invesco Contra Fund seeks to use contrarian investing to generate returns for its unit holders. At the end of December 2011 banks was the top...

  • 10 simple & easy to follow rules for managing your finances

    10 simple & easy to follow rules for managing your finances  

    01 Dec 2014, 3.51 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Planning your finances without budgeting is like eating food without salt. Adding little salt is not a big task, and think about the difference it bri...

  •  Why Reverse Mortgage is a Good Source of Raising Funds

    Why Reverse Mortgage is a Good Source of Raising Funds  

    01 Dec 2014, 3.50 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    In a reverse mortgage scheme, a senior citizen above the age of 60 years living in a self occupied home can receive a regular income from a bank again...

  • Assets that fall outside the ambit of capital gains

    Assets that fall outside the ambit of capital gains   

    01 Dec 2014, 3.49 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    One of the areas that would fall outside the purview of capital assets is personal effects. The meaning of the term is what the name suggests but actu...

  • Why you should invest in Kisan Vikas Patra

    Why you should invest in Kisan Vikas Patra  

    01 Dec 2014, 3.46 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    KVP would double your money in 100 months or 8 Yrs 4 months. This is a good saving scheme for those who are looking for high safety and want to double...

  • Prudent use of higher FAR can increase housing stock: JLL

    Prudent use of higher FAR can increase housing stock: JLL  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    With height restrictions for individual residential plots not increased from the current 17.5 meters along with stilt parking provisions, developments...

  • All you need to know about investing in ELSS scheme

    All you need to know about investing in ELSS scheme  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    An ELSS is a diversified equity mutual fund which has a majority of the corpus invested in equities. Since it is an equity fund, returns from an ELSS ...

  • What you need to know about high-rise buildings

    What you need to know about high-rise buildings  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    On the negative side, sociologists have found that high-rises tend to isolate their occupants from the outside world by creating their own closed envi...

  • Understanding benefits of Systematic Investment Plan

    Understanding benefits of Systematic Investment Plan  

    27 Nov 2014, 3.22 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Systematic investment plan, as the name suggests, allows a user to build an investment portfolio with a small systematic investment at regular interva...

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