Though buybacks are another method to provide investors with a cash payout, buying only for sole purpose of participating in buyback is tricky.
The Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the PF Act) defines ‘basic wages’ as all emoluments paid in cash to an employee in accordance with the terms of their contract of employment, subject to certain exceptions.
Statistically, it is observed that most claims occurring within the first year of policy issuance have a higher tendency of being a fraud claim
Debt funds are not as easy to understand as bank fixed deposits. The good side is they offer you a chance of better tax-efficient returns. Ask questions to your advisor about what the fund does, where it invests, how much credit risk it takes.
Foreign Exchange Management Act allows NRIs to buy any insurance plan that meets their requirements.
Apart from theorising all we know about black holes today, Hawking also taught us some valuable lessons in investing. Read on to find out 4 investing lessons from the life of Stephen Hawking.
Tying up the cash flow statement with the balance sheet and the profit and loss account will help give a fair view of the operations of the company
Moneycontrol's personal finance expert Kayezad Adajania gets in conversation with renowned financial planner Gaurav Mashruwala to help simplify the process.
Each one of us has worked all our lives and might have some specialised knowledge, which will be useful to mankind. We need to seek to pass that on, instead of just killing time.
The recent Supreme Court ruling to add non-variable allowances like special allowance to the basic to calculate EPF contribution is a big positive for employees as they would have more at retirement.
As per DGCA traffic reports, between September 2018 and January 2019, approximately 8.64 lakh domestic passengers faced issues on account of airlines denying boarding, delays and cancellation of flights
Depending on the type of scrutiny notice issued (complete /limited), it is important to review and arrange all documents well in advance before the reply is submitted
In today’s episode of Invest – O- Cast we are going to be talking about investment and financial advice for women with an industry expert who is leading the way from the front in the financial world.
The RBI could explore introduction of tangible benefits such as income tax incentives based on the digital transactions consumers initiate, while merchants could get GST credits based on the volume of digital payments they accept
While the RBI guidance was to pass on the benefit of falling interest rates to borrowers by linking lending rate to an external benchmark, SBI has also linked its savings bank rates (over a limit of Rs 1 lakh) to the external benchmark.
Aadhaar linkage has become important for several transactions done online, such as on the EPFO website, at the time of opening or closing bank accounts or making financial investments online
Savings bank accounts specifically targeted at women come with extra features. But check if you really need them as they come with additional cost.
Right from the moment we decide to invest, it is by default that our mental calculator is activated. The pursuit of higher returns begins and the utopian scenario of 'financial bliss' looms in our minds.
Difficulty in managing money along with a high-pressure working environment, fast-paced social life is what the “Superwoman” in their 30s clearly faces. Having a financial planner, who will help in the investment process, is essential
The report does not elaborate on the reasons for their worries, though.
A large proportion of people who have own damage motor insurance are not aware of a few critical add-ons. For instance, zero depreciation is a highly recommended cover
The concept of amortization suggests that the fund can value the securities by accruing the coupon interest rate daily instead of accounting for changes in the market yields of those instruments
It is to be noted that individual taxpayers whose tax liability after adjusting the withheld taxes does not exceed Rs 10,000 are not required to pay advance tax.
NRIs who are yet to decide on where they wish to retire to, should avoid using assets that either lock in their money or are illiquid or create payment commitments for long periods of time
Your portfolio returns need to be consistent with your goals, you can try and set up your portfolio in a manner that it averages a certain percentage of return over time, or so produces a given level of income.