Mutual fund is increasingly becoming preferred choice of investment for many investors in India. It offers various choices and benefits to suit the needs of different investors. Mutual fund investors can invest through two ways viz. lump sum investment and systematic investment plan (SIP).(more…)
The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a voluntary pension scheme launched by the government of India. Investors can regularly contribute in the scheme during their work life, withdraw a part of the corpus in a lump sum and use the remaining corpus to buy an annuity to secure a regular income after retirement.(more…)
We work hard day and night so that we earn enough for our loved ones to live a stress free and comfortable life. And we would obviously want that security to continue even if we are not around anymore. This is where life insurance comes to your rescue, and you can be with your family after you are gone, financially at least. This is why everyone with dependent members in family must have life insurance. But before you buy insurance we want you to read the below mentioned secrets about life insurance which the insurer will rarely tell you.(more…)
New Year’s Resolution list; is somewhat like how a small kid writes to Santa (before X’mas). Year ends and we all love to start new year with some bold steps.
To help & to have the feel-good factor, every year, newspapers & blogs, talks about same good old financial resolutions, with some jargons. It is way #metoo.
I thought of doing & writing something different. This new year lets invest in life, health and our experiences.
What do I mean with investing in Life?(more…)
Taking time off from your hectic work schedule is a great way to rejuvenate, learn something new and regain your lost passion. That is why more and more people nowadays plan a sabbatical from their busy life. A sabbatical can last for few months to a year or two. The idea of deciding to take a sabbatical though exciting, is a bold step and requires proper planning. If you are also planning to take a sabbatical keep the following things in mind.(more…)
When we have uninvited guests at home, everything goes for a toss, we cannot say no, but now comes the stress on money spent & mental peace.
Medical emergency is like above, always comes uninvited, and by far becomes the toughest challenge, an individual/ family will face. Such emergencies can sometimes lead to people falling in debt trap.
Why wait for a surprise? However, if you have a health cover, you need not worry about your savings going away and only focus on getting the best medical treatment.
Read the below mentioned points to understand why health cover is a must for everyone.(more…)
There are lots of choices when it comes to where to invest. Some may decide to play safe and invest in FDs while some are willing to take risk and invest in stocks. Recently one of the ad campaign that has caught everyone’s attention is the one that says `Mutual Fund Sahi Hai’. So is mutual fund really the right investment for you? Read on to know about various features of mutual funds and decide yourself.(more…)
As young adults most of us aim to earn more and more money while we can so that we can fulfill our dream of lounging in our vacation home (or any other dream that you may harbor) when we are older without any worries of the world. But things rarely go as planned. Life has a knack of showing us things we never expected. Let us look at some of the surprises that life might throw at us in our mid-life which might impact your financial plans, so that you are ready to face them head on.(more…)
When you receive your salary every month, just saving is not enough. That money has to be invested so that it can earn you more money. A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) also called `the good EMI’ helps you do just that.
SIP is a method of investing a fixed sum, regularly, in a mutual fund scheme. It allows an investor to buy units regularly on a specific date of the month. If you invest through SIP it can work wonders for your financial goals.
The end of the financial year 2018-19 is fast approaching, and with that begins income tax woes 😉.
Most people keep the task of tax planning hanging till the end of the year. While doing so many of them get trapped in last minute investment ideas, which seems attractive, but actual calculation, they are not.
A proper tax planning can help you to minimize your tax liability with the help of productive investments.The income tax framework allows various deductions under different heads, which can be used to save tax, as well as link same to attractive returns. Some of the most popular heads are described below.