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How to rectify income tax returns

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After an income tax return is filed, it is processed by the CPC, Income Tax Department. However, after processing, if an assessee realises that some income was not reported,...Click on Read More

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What information does a mutual fund factsheet contain?

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1. The fact sheet covers basic information, such as the fund objective, nature of fund, fund manager's name, fund's inception date, benchmark index, corpus size, current N...Click on Read More

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Are discounts, coupons and sales really saving you money?

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Swati believes that shopping during sales and discounts or using coupons are signs of frugality and indicates judicious use of money. Her logic is that instead of focusi...Click on Read More

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How parents can prepare children to handle wealth after inheritance

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We walked out of the theatre after watching The Lion King. My son wondered aloud if Simba was a hero after all. Wasn't he an entitled bloke, who ran away from his responsibili...Click on Read More

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How to transfer money from Tier II to Tier I account of NPS

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It is possible to switch money from a Tier II account of NPS to a Tier I account of NPS. This one-way switch is considered a contribution to the Tier I account of NPS. ...Click on Read More

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What is a risk profiler?

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1. The aim of the risk profiler is to gauge the optimal level of investment risk for an investor based on his required risk, risk capacity and the risk attitude. 2. Key...Click on Read More

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What is the difference between risk and volatility?

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Shraddha's mother has just retired. She has always opted for traditional investments like post office deposits, fixed deposits and small saving schemes. She is conser...Click on Read More

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How to start saving for retirement in your 50s

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When I wrote about a comfortable retirement, a few readers mailed to ask about what happens when retirement is not really secured. Some of them had lived through a life define...Click on Read More

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How to get a forex card

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A forex card is a safe option to carry while travelling abroad. It also protects against exchange rate fluctuations during the travel period. It is very easy to obtain a for...Click on Read More

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What is 100 minus age investment allocation rule?

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1. This is a rule of thumb developed over the years in the attempt to provide guidance for equity and debt allocation decisions. 2. As per this rule, one should take ...Click on Read More

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