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  • Facing the dilemma of debt or equity - try hybrid funds

    Facing the dilemma of debt or equity - try hybrid funds  

    30 Jan 2015, 7.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Investing in hybrid funds can help avoid the hassles of investing separately in both debt and equity. It brings together the growth offered by equitie...

  • Must read tax tips for salaried individuals for FY 14-15

    Must read tax tips for salaried individuals for FY 14-15  

    30 Jan 2015, 2.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Central Board of Direct Taxes vide Circular No. 17 of 2014 dated 10th December 2014 has issued clarification on many tax issues. Here are some of the ...

  • Long tenured tax free bonds may come back in Budget 2015

    Long tenured tax free bonds may come back in Budget 2015  

    30 Jan 2015, 1.20 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Budget may not introduce big changes. However there can be some small changes in tax rates, tax slabs and modifications in instruments that fetch tax ...

  • They don’t tell you this about Day Care in health insurance

    They don’t tell you this about Day Care in health insurance  

    30 Jan 2015, 10.55 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    List of Day Care surgeries covered in health insurance is a preferred sales pitch for most insurance sales professionals. Potential buyers of health i...

  • Retired individuals want FM to make annuities tax free

    Retired individuals want FM to make annuities tax free  

    29 Jan 2015, 7.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Budget is an event in India and Individuals from various sections of the society do come up with their wish list. Here are some expectations from Budg...

  • 7 Things students are expecting from upcoming budget

    7 Things students are expecting from upcoming budget  

    29 Jan 2015, 6.31 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Budget should have higher allocation of funds to education sector. Cheaper education loans, credit guarantee fund for education loans are some other d...

  • E-Payment cards - Are they safer means to pay your bills?

    E-Payment cards - Are they safer means to pay your bills?  

    29 Jan 2015, 3.56 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Compared to credit cards, e-payment cards are better placed when it comes to limiting monetary loss arising out of financial frauds. They also limit y...

  • Here is how you can save big money for your retirement

    Here is how you can save big money for your retirement  

    29 Jan 2015, 3.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Retirement planning is a critical component of financial planning. One can consider including pension plans of mutual funds, new pension schemes, prov...

  • Luxury housing launches in Bangalore increase by 42%

    Luxury housing launches in Bangalore increase by 42%   

    28 Jan 2015, 4.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Bangalore has seen steady demand for luxury houses. Developers have shown keen interest in luxury housing projects. ...

  • Direct plans Vs regular plans in MFs-Which one is better?

    Direct plans Vs regular plans in MFs-Which one is better?  

    28 Jan 2015, 10.51 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Direct Plans in Mutual Funds are best for those who want to increase mutual fund returns by investing directly through AMC and want to do documentatio...

  • Know the exact amount that is being earned as tax benefit

    Know the exact amount that is being earned as tax benefit  

    27 Jan 2015, 7.32 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Summary: Individuals should know the exact money invested and the associated tax benefit that they may get. Amount of tax saving enjoyed by an individ...

  • Financial tips for retired individuals

    Financial tips for retired individuals  

    27 Jan 2015, 7.13 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Retirement does not mean ignoring money matters. It is the time to budget smart, continue health covers, keep re-balancing asset allocation so that go...

  • Home loan is a convenience, not a bad debt!

    Home loan is a convenience, not a bad debt!  

    27 Jan 2015, 10.55 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Home loan is a cheap source of money to buy a house which generally appreciates in value in long term. Mortgages come with additional benefits such as...

  • Gifting loved ones a joyful maternity

    Gifting loved ones a joyful maternity  

    23 Jan 2015, 12.54 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Keeping a track of the types of maternity policies that are available and the facilities they offer could help you immensely in your financial plannin...

  • Mumbai real estate: The redevelopment maze

    Mumbai real estate: The redevelopment maze  

    22 Jan 2015, 2.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Redevelopment is necessary in Mumbai due to various reasons. Despite focus on redevelopment, the government has not been able to translate its enthusi...

  • Notes From Davos: An Economic Driver Called Modi

    Notes From Davos: An Economic Driver Called Modi   

    21 Jan 2015, 6.09 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Global investors are betting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead India on a growth path. These are action areas for Modi led government to deliver...

  • Cheaper gold: Expect cut in duties on gold in budget

    Cheaper gold: Expect cut in duties on gold in budget  

    21 Jan 2015, 2.45 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Union Budget 2015 will be announced on 28 February 2015. Here is what one may get from the upcoming budget. ...

  • What should an investor do when two mutual funds merge?

    What should an investor do when two mutual funds merge?  

    21 Jan 2015, 11.02 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Ongoing consolidation in mutual fund industry has reduced options for investors. Investors in schemes that are getting merged into other schemes, have...

  • Double income family: Money tips you cannot afford to miss

    Double income family: Money tips you cannot afford to miss  

    21 Jan 2015, 10.31 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There are many double income families, where husband and wife both earn. However not many of them are on track to achieve their financial goals. Here ...

  • Looking forward to Davos, and back to India

    Looking forward to Davos, and back to India   

    20 Jan 2015, 3.25 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Indian economic recovery is underway and this should work in favour of India at Davos....

  • Should a retired individual invest in equity?

    Should a retired individual invest in equity?  

    20 Jan 2015, 12.56 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    If a retired individual is willing to take risk, he can consider investing in equity. However the exposure to equity should be low and taken through s...

  • Why small developers prefer residential development

    Why small developers prefer residential development  

    19 Jan 2015, 12.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Residential project requires relatively less financing and execution requirements as compared to commercial development. ...

  • Multi-asset class funds: Should you invest in them?

    Multi-asset class funds: Should you invest in them?  

    19 Jan 2015, 11.21 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Multi-asset funds offer you exposure to asset classes such as equity, debt and gold and in turn attempt to offer good risk adjusted returns. The funds...

  • Tax- Holding period matters a lot in property transactions

    Tax- Holding period matters a lot in property transactions  

    16 Jan 2015, 1.33 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Taking Section 80C benefit for housing loan will lead to a holding period of five years for a property, whereas to claim long term capital gain, you h...

  • Interest rate cut: Why it matters to you

    Interest rate cut: Why it matters to you  

    16 Jan 2015, 9.44 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    If you’ve been putting off taking that home loan because you were waiting for a rate cut.. well help is at hand! The Reserve Bank has gone ahead and...

  • Lost your job? Some tips to help you tide this phase

    Lost your job? Some tips to help you tide this phase  

    14 Jan 2015, 6.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Job loss is not uncommon anymore. Hence one has to prepare himself for one financially. Here are some money tips to handle such a situation....

  • Real estate sector to see a turnaround in 2015

    Real estate sector to see a turnaround in 2015  

    14 Jan 2015, 4.58 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    A cut in interest rates is round the corner, which should boost the demand for real estate. A government with the strong mandate has already initiated...

  • Five mistakes that destroy retirement dreams

    Five mistakes that destroy retirement dreams  

    13 Jan 2015, 12.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    To live a peaceful and financial worry-free life post retirement is a dream for most of us. However in reality, these five financial mistakes committe...

  • Disability and Insurance in India: 6 key questions

    Disability and Insurance in India: 6 key questions  

    13 Jan 2015, 9.15 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    There are dedicated insurance products to address needs of differently abled individuals. Such persons have to offer some additional documents while i...

  • Raise health insurance coverage with super top-up plans

    Raise health insurance coverage with super top-up plans  

    12 Jan 2015, 11.01 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Super top up health insurance plan offers affordable way to enhance your coverage over & above existing plan. ...

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