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How much insurance cover do you need?  (26 January 09:48 am) 
If you have not taken adequate life insurance, you are putting the future of your dependents in trouble. Find out how much insurance you need.
Independent financial advisors like to think that they made a career choice, when they graduated from insurance agents and ex-bank employees.
As for Rao’s investments, nearly 67 per cent of his portfolio is in debt, 25 per cent in equity and 8 per cent in gold.
They are more positive than global investors when it comes to meeting future goals and the job market, according to the global DSP BlackRock Investor Pulse Survey 2014.
EPFO plans to hold about 10% of subscriber money till they turn 50 for discouraging premature withdrawal of entire amount in PF account before superannuation.
EPFO plans to hold about 10% of subscriber money till they turn 50 for discouraging premature withdrawal of entire amount in PF account before superannuation.
3-year bank FDs may get tax exemption  (22 January 11:48 am) 
Government may consider banks’ demand for bringing FDs with three-year maturity on a level-playing field with MFs and tax-free bonds.
3-year bank FDs may get tax exemption  (26 January 11:48 pm) 
Government may consider banks’ demand for bringing FDs with three-year maturity on a level-playing field with MFs and tax-free bonds.
Pension fund regulator PFRDA today said it aims at increasing pension coverage for the deprived section to 15-20 per cent over the next few years.
Pension fund regulator PFRDA today said it aims at increasing pension coverage for the deprived section to 15-20 per cent over the next few years.
Into its third year now, RGESS so far has only 8,035 investors on Central Depository Services & 13,007 on National Securities Depository.
Into its third year now, RGESS so far has only 8,035 investors on Central Depository Services & 13,007 on National Securities Depository.
India\'s working population relies heavily on cash deposits and a second home to generate post -retirement income, according to an HSBC report.
India\'s working population relies heavily on cash deposits and a second home to generate post -retirement income, according to an HSBC report.
The report represents the views of more than 16,000 people in 15 countries and territories worldwide with 1,000 respondents from India.
The report represents the views of more than 16,000 people in 15 countries and territories worldwide with 1,000 respondents from India.
Parents need to realise that retirement is a necessity, but funding their child’s higher education is a luxury. It is certainly important, but can you afford it?
Parents need to realise that retirement is a necessity, but funding their child’s higher education is a luxury. It is certainly important, but can you afford it?
Building the fund for your child’s higher education, whether in India or abroad, definitely needs planning.
The Singhs will have to step up their investment plans, rectify the flaws in their portfolio and find ways to supplement their income to ensure a smooth financial journey.
Since the RBI has always wanted policy action to be consistent with long term rate stance, this cut heralds the start of a new ‘rate cut cycle’.
The big question worrying Indian parents is: will they be able to fund their children\'s education? They can, if they plan ahead and take the right steps.
Investments in ELSS, a close-ended equity scheme with a three-year lock-in, allow investors to avail tax exemption up to Rs 1.5 lakh.
Investments in ELSS, a close-ended equity scheme with a three-year lock-in, allow investors to avail tax exemption up to Rs 1.5 lakh.
Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to identify the beneficiaries of inoperative PF accounts and settle those either by making payments, or transferring money to their active