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  • Things to know before buying new property

    Things to know before buying new property  

    18 Sep 2014, 5.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There is a bit of work that a buyer would need to take when they buy a house property and this relates to the process of paying taxes....

  • Taking a second home loan may not be a cake walk!

    Taking a second home loan may not be a cake walk!  

    18 Sep 2014, 5.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There was time when buying your own home was the biggest achievement in anyone's life. Although this still remains a great achievement, homebuyers are...

  • Should foreign trip expenses to be included in IT returns?

    Should foreign trip expenses to be included in IT returns?  

    18 Sep 2014, 5.19 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    While foreign travel expenses incurred for business purposes are tax deductible, personal foreign travel expenses on holidaying, medical treatment and...

  • How to invest in mutual fund?

    How to invest in mutual fund?  

    18 Sep 2014, 5.17 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Mutual funds are a fund that invests investors’ money in various companies. ...

  • How will REITs impact realty?

    How will REITs impact realty?  

    16 Sep 2014, 5.37 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The regulatory system should be framed in such a way that it ensures the best interest of the investor, the market and the economy, while also making ...

  • Is a home affordable at Rs 35 lakh?

    Is a home affordable at Rs 35 lakh?  

    16 Sep 2014, 5.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The affordable housing challenge definitely can be conquered and is well within our reach. The only key factor is teamwork between each entity involve...

  • How important is travel insurance?

    How important is travel insurance?  

    16 Sep 2014, 5.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Travel insurance is a comprehensive insurance policy that offers cover for both medical and financial emergencies that might arise while traveling any...

  • How important is asset allocation?

    How important is asset allocation?  

    16 Sep 2014, 5.20 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Asset Allocation refers to apportionment of assets to different asset classes based on individual preferences, goals and risk profile. ...

  • Taxation of house property decoded!

    Taxation of house property decoded!  

    10 Sep 2014, 5.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The income tax laws provides for taxation of your income under various heads. Income from house property is one of them. ...

  • When should you buy your retirement home?

    When should you buy your retirement home?  

    10 Sep 2014, 5.18 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Retirement is another aspect that talks to the deeps. People want to have enough in retirement so as to be able to live in comfort. People dread the p...

  • How can NRIs avoid double taxation?

    How can NRIs avoid double taxation?  

    10 Sep 2014, 5.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The problem arises when they are told that as per the globally accepted norms, if a taxpayer is resident in one country but has a source of income sit...

  • Mutual Funds or ETFs: Which one suits you?

    Mutual Funds or ETFs: Which one suits you?  

    10 Sep 2014, 5.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    mutual funds have been the main medium of investing and so the bigger question which will arise is – should one invest through mutual funds or ETFs?...

  • How does top up works in health insurance plans

    How does top up works in health insurance plans  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    We are all familiar with Life Insurance and to give them the due, Life Insurance Companies have actually done a appreciable job of promoting the produ...

  • Tax provisions for under-construction properties

    Tax provisions for under-construction properties  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.25 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Nowadays people prefer booking under-construction properties due to rate difference as compared to ready-to-move-in property and ease of payment....

  • Demystified: SIPs & long term returns

    Demystified: SIPs & long term returns  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.22 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Investing in equity is one of the best way to have a good returns on one's investments over a period of time (i.e. long term)....

  • Conditions on which gift tax is calculated

    Conditions on which gift tax is calculated  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There are several conditions that are applicable when it comes to the calculation of gift and the levy of the tax on the amount that has been received...

  • PCMC`s golden location matrix widens into Pune

    PCMC's golden location matrix widens into Pune  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.19 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    While real estate is a constantly changing and evolving concept, some parameters remain constant – the three success mantras are still Location, Loc...

  • How to bridge trust deficit between builders & buyers

    How to bridge trust deficit between builders & buyers  

    08 Sep 2014, 3.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    It is imperative that the State Governments step in and act as a regulator or the Centre sets up an independent regulator. The Centre and the States w...

  • Do high claim settlement ratios guarantee claim payment?

    Do high claim settlement ratios guarantee claim payment?  

    08 Sep 2014, 10.37 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Claim settlement ratio in the case of life insurance refers to the number of claims that the insurer has paid following the death of policyholders. Th...

  • Tracking Ahmedabad real estate in PM Modi`s Era

    Tracking Ahmedabad real estate in PM Modi's Era  

    08 Sep 2014, 10.36 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The uninterrupted electricity and water supply, the wider roads and the rapid bus transit system have helped Ahmedabad to cement its position as a man...

  • Affordability, connectivity drive property demand in Undri

    Affordability, connectivity drive property demand in Undri  

    08 Sep 2014, 10.34 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Increasingly, property buyers in Pune are seeking flats that can meet all of their families' requirements, offer convenient access to their workplaces...

  • Bharat Bill Payment System: How can it benefit consumers?

    Bharat Bill Payment System: How can it benefit consumers?  

    08 Sep 2014, 10.31 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    For beginners it makes sense to understand how BBPS work. It all begins with individuals paying bills to multiple service providers – be it an elect...

  • Do property prices really boom in festive seasons?

    Do property prices really boom in festive seasons?  

    08 Sep 2014, 9.40 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The festive season can only have a positive impact on real estate sales if financial confidence has returned to a sufficient degree. This is when peop...

  • Should you book profit when market hits record high

    Should you book profit when market hits record high  

    04 Sep 2014, 5.33 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    One has to be careful not to sound like predicting the downfall of the market or a further rise, since one does not know the future. Experience sugges...

  • 7 Reasons behind your mutual funds` poor performance

    7 Reasons behind your mutual funds' poor performance  

    04 Sep 2014, 5.26 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There is nothing wrong in judging the mutual funds on basis of the past performance. However, the question arises about how long will be the past that...

  • How to claim from your employer deduction

    How to claim from your employer deduction  

    03 Sep 2014, 11.11 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Without going to the tax department the employee is able enjoy tax concession or tax benefit In respect of interest payment on the housing loan direct...

  • What is ESOP?

    What is ESOP?   

    02 Sep 2014, 5.10 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There are shares that are allotted by a company to employees as part of the Employees Stock Option Plan or scheme....

  • Is it wise to purchase health insurance via credit cards?

    Is it wise to purchase health insurance via credit cards?  

    02 Sep 2014, 4.41 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Health insurance is critical for everyone. Unlike earlier times when you had to make cash or cheque payment for your health insurance, nowadays, insur...

  • Is it good to buy multiple credit cards for rewards?

    Is it good to buy multiple credit cards for rewards?  

    02 Sep 2014, 4.39 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Swapnil ventured into the corporate world with his first job after graduating last year. Like many other young professionals, Swapnil has also been ge...

  • Travelling abroad? Carry your travel card with you

    Travelling abroad? Carry your travel card with you  

    02 Sep 2014, 4.37 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Carrying cash or credit cards can be risky when travelling abroad. One always wishes that one could have a safe ‘money carrying’ medium that would...

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