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Why buying insurance, house is not the way to build wealth for young couples

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This young couple I met last week had questions that can easily be classified as some of the most commonly asked. Should we continue to pay the high premium on insurance polic...Click on Read More

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How to schedule future transactions in mutual funds

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Investors prefer to invest on a particular date when they envisage a cash flow or redeem funds around a date an expense is planned. Instead of carrying out the tra...Click on Read More

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5 smart things to know about modes of filing income tax returns

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1. Income tax returns can be filed through the physical form. This mode can be used only if the income is less than Rs 5 lakh and no refund is claimed. 2. Returns can...Click on Read More

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How should one invest in a rising equity market?

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Indian stock markets have witnessed a spectacular rally over the past six months. As the stock markets touch new highs, some investors are becoming jittery, while others...Click on Read More

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Why some wealthy people find it difficult to spend money

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This week's story stems from my conversation with a young man seated next to me on a long flight. The one thing that bothered him a lot was his inability to figure whethe...Click on Read More

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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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