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Life Insurance likely to attract more savers as volatility reduces risk appetite

clock October 15, 2011 07:32 by author Admin
Life 2011 research study by Nielsen suggests more urban indians turning to life insurance for savings, with planned investment of over 50% of investible income [More]


Finance Ministry set to increase savings interest on postal deposits and investment limit on PPF

clock October 10, 2011 08:59 by author Admin
Post office deposit schemes account holders will soon enjoy higher returns as the finance ministry has decided to fast-track reform of the National Small Savings Fund (NSSF). The Finance Ministry has decided to expedite implementation of the recommendations of the expert panel for market-lin... [More]


Be your own financial advisor; after all it’s your money!

clock June 13, 2011 07:34 by author Admin
“My financial advisor is working very hard towards building a retirement plan… It involves my money and his retirement!” In the realm of astonishment, nothing comes closer to the norm that seemingly prevails in the buying behaviour related to financial products like insurance and... [More]


India beat Australia in WC 2011 QFs! Believe it or not but the game sure had some very sound personal finance tips..!

clock March 26, 2011 12:11 by author Admin
It’s a game every Indian has been talking about. After all defeating a team that has been the defending champion for over a decade is no small feat. The game and the manner in which our boys won it just goes to show that winning a cricket match is not just about scoring runs but the pace at which you score them; it’s also about conserving wickets, restricting the opposition from scoring runs, taking their wickets, taking catches, the weather conditions... Managing your personal finances is no different really, is it? [More]


How do I save for my child's education

clock March 19, 2011 08:22 by author Admin
Guide to help you save for your child's education through savings, investments and insurance [More]


New Tax Rates - Tax Calculations for individuals with income Rs. 10,00,000

clock March 2, 2011 13:20 by author Admin
Summary of the additional savings available with the new tax slabs proposed in Budget 2011-12 The biggest beneficiary are the Senior Citizens where the non taxable limit has been increased from Rs 240,000 to Rs 250,000; and qualifying age for senior citizens reduced to 60 years. A new class of ver... [More]


Budget 2011 and its impact on your Personal Finances

clock March 1, 2011 08:34 by author Admin
Impact of Union Budget 2011 on your Personal Finance. Changes in Tax Rates for Individuals. Impact on investments and insurance [More]