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  • Why MF direct plans make a good investment choice

    Why MF direct plans make a good investment choice  

    30 Jun 2015, 8.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Direct plans offer lower expense ratio. In the long term, the lower expense ratio should translate into larger saving pool for investors in direct pla...

  • Renting your flat for the first time? Here are tips

    Renting your flat for the first time? Here are tips  

    30 Jun 2015, 5.08 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Renting out a residential property is not a passive income generating strategy. The owner has to take the right steps to ensure best returns at least ...

  • How to get out of credit card debt trap

    How to get out of credit card debt trap  

    30 Jun 2015, 12.37 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Credit card debt is a common phenomenon among young executives. The high cost debt can be a burden for many. And here is an action plan to get out of ...

  • How to file income tax returns for six years & claim refund

    How to file income tax returns for six years & claim refund  

    30 Jun 2015, 10.30 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    CBDT recently prescribed to allow income tax assesses to file their tax returns for six years, provided they follow prescribed procedure...

  • Copper: Not out of the woods yet!

    Copper: Not out of the woods yet!  

    29 Jun 2015, 6.44 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    While the demand is expected to fall the supply is expected to show continuous expansion. Put simply the prices should remain under pressure...

  • Ten things to know before getting loan to purchase a plot

    Ten things to know before getting loan to purchase a plot  

    29 Jun 2015, 2.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Borrowing money for purchasing a plot is a good idea, be it for an investment purpose or for self consumption purpose. However, know these nine points...

  • Seven mistakes a fixed deposit investor must avoid

    Seven mistakes a fixed deposit investor must avoid  

    29 Jun 2015, 10.47 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It is but natural to consider investing in relatively safe option such as fixed deposit. However, it may not be prudent always to lap up what appears ...

  • How arbitrage in silver can make money for you

    How arbitrage in silver can make money for you  

    26 Jun 2015, 5.30 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Silver futures trading on MCX exchange offers opportunity to make almost risk free profit through calendar spreads....

  • Should you invest in NPS?

    Should you invest in NPS?  

    26 Jun 2015, 4.40 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    NPS offers you to save for your golden years with tax benefits on your investments. However, the amount of pension is not guaranteed and depends on th...

  • Transfer pricing issues under Excise & Customs laws: BMR

    Transfer pricing issues under Excise & Customs laws: BMR  

    26 Jun 2015, 2.30 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Corporate entities are often deemed to be related in terms of excise law if (a) they are interconnected undertakings and / or (b) they have mutuality ...

  • Average rentals in Mumbai CBD fall by 4% in 2014-15

    Average rentals in Mumbai CBD fall by 4% in 2014-15  

    26 Jun 2015, 12.44 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    One of the major reasons behind the fall in rentals is the shift in demand from Mumbai’s CBD to the secondary business districts (SBDs) in its subur...

  • Reading mutual fund dividends the right way

    Reading mutual fund dividends the right way  

    25 Jun 2015, 2.09 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Investors should check the dividend yield and should not get carried away by the rate of dividend announced on the face value of the units. Also one s...

  • This form you should use to file your income tax return

    This form you should use to file your income tax return  

    24 Jun 2015, 5.51 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The article talks about various ITR forms unveiled recently, which can be used by individuals and HUF to file their income tax returns for assessment ...

  • Which is better investment - shop on high street or in mall

    Which is better investment - shop on high street or in mall  

    24 Jun 2015, 3.47 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    High street comes with its own advantages and a preferred destination of big brands. But malls too have something to offer....

  • Losing money in gold for past three years? Do this

    Losing money in gold for past three years? Do this  

    24 Jun 2015, 11.20 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Main reason to own gold is the diversification it brings to the portfolio and thereby reduce the portfolio risks....

  • What do Yoga and Financial Planning have in common?

    What do Yoga and Financial Planning have in common?  

    23 Jun 2015, 5.37 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    They both require patience, discipline and regular practice. Yoga and Financial Planning teach us to be frugal and not to indulge in unhealthy competi...

  • Upside to continue for crude oil in the near term

    Upside to continue for crude oil in the near term  

    23 Jun 2015, 5.31 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    A possible deal with Greece and falling inventories can support crude oil prices at higher levels....

  • Disclose right bank details in your income tax returns

    Disclose right bank details in your income tax returns  

    23 Jun 2015, 4.46 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Be it your bank account number, IFS code or the bank name, it is better to disclose all. You should also declare all earnings or credits you have rece...

  • Housing for All scheme toothless without release of land

    Housing for All scheme toothless without release of land  

    23 Jun 2015, 12.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Housing for all scheme aims to provide shelter to urban poor. Though the target audience is expected to stretch their purchasing power to buy houses i...

  • What defines a good financial advisor?

    What defines a good financial advisor?  

    22 Jun 2015, 8.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Check the qualifications of the advisor, the quality of service, the time spent, his confidence, his approach to the planning process and his level of...

  • What if you make a wrong money transfer?

    What if you make a wrong money transfer?  

    22 Jun 2015, 8.05 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Wrong money transfer may happen due to technical or human error. Reversing such a money transfer is pain and one must be careful while transferring mo...

  • Real estate - Will GST provide much needed relief?

    Real estate - Will GST provide much needed relief?  

    22 Jun 2015, 6.26 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    GST will trump extant complex taxation systems for real estate sector. The article explains the pains experienced today and various issues that may be...

  • Know all about Form 16 & Form 16A before filing tax returns

    Know all about Form 16 & Form 16A before filing tax returns  

    22 Jun 2015, 2.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    A large number of tax payers are inhibited by these two forms they see only once a year. This article takes the jargon out of them for both the experi...

  • Thinking of short term investments? Think arbitrage funds

    Thinking of short term investments? Think arbitrage funds  

    22 Jun 2015, 1.07 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Arbitrage funds offer you payoffs akin to a debt fund with a better tax treatment. Also you are not exposed to risk of investing in shares....

  • Five things you must know if you pay Pre-EMI on home loan

    Five things you must know if you pay Pre-EMI on home loan  

    22 Jun 2015, 12.51 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Pre-EMI neither reduces your home loan outstanding, nor it brings tax benefits in under construction period. Opt for pre-EMI arrangement if and only i...

  • You must do this if your credit card is hacked

    You must do this if your credit card is hacked  

    18 Jun 2015, 5.26 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    You have to inform the bank about your card getting hacked. But that is just the beginning. You may have to follow up with the bank for resolving the ...

  • Five reasons why developer`s reputation matters

    Five reasons why developer`s reputation matters  

    18 Jun 2015, 10.39 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Be it quality of the home or timely delivery of the home, the buyer is assured of peace of mind. Legal sanctions in place further ensure that there is...

  • Prepare yourself for filing of your income tax return

    Prepare yourself for filing of your income tax return  

    17 Jun 2015, 5.33 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Though the due date has been extended to 31 August to file income tax returns, it is the time to check a few details to ensure that you do not miss on...

  • CBDT unveils draft scheme of proposed rules for ALP

    CBDT unveils draft scheme of proposed rules for ALP  

    17 Jun 2015, 5.08 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Indian Government has finally heeded the clarion call of the taxpayers who were besieged by transfer pricing adjustments.That said, while an earnest b...

  • Is the recovery in oil prices here to stay?

    Is the recovery in oil prices here to stay?  

    17 Jun 2015, 4.56 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It might not be the beginning of a bull run for oil prices yet. However in the immediate short term, the trend is skewed in favor of the bulls....

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