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How to fulfil your child’s dreams

Akash Kapur

Here’s a quick question for you: What do you want your child to consider while choosing a higher education stream? A. Cost of the course B. Interest in the course…Continue Reading

Roll back of PF tax – Winning the battle and losing the war

Vidya Bala

You might rejoice now at the withdrawal of the Budget’s proposal to tax provident fund on maturity. But it may not please you when I say that you may have…Continue Reading

Excuses for not investing – this time of the year (and why they are invalid)

Vidya Bala

For many of you, the financial year seemingly holds lot of significance when it comes to investing. After all, a change in financial year matters in many ways – it…Continue Reading

Budget 2015 – What it holds for you

Vidya Bala

Budget 2015 may not have any big bang reform announcements to showcase to the world. But the proposal, at least in words, means business in terms of strengthening the fiscal…Continue Reading

The wait for rate cut is set to continue

Vidya Bala

The RBI decided to go on a pause mode on interest rates in its third bi-monthly monetary policy review. When viewed against the seemingly dovish phrases in the last policy…Continue Reading

Budget and your money

Vidya Bala

Save Tax Upto 1.5 Lakhs Under Sec80C Budget 2014-15 may not go down as the most impactful budget for your moola, although its wide reach in terms of macro economic…Continue Reading

Make sure you don’t miss these tax deductions

Vidya Bala

Did you end up with a diminished pay packet last couple of months, thanks to higher tax deductions? Well, you can’t get your employer to refund the same, especially if…Continue Reading

What you lose by starting investments late

Vidya Bala

The investment behaviour of most investors suggests that people save and invest too little, too late.  It appears that most people take their investments seriously either when their children are…Continue Reading

Short-term debt funds continue to offer opportunity

Vidya Bala

Markets were a bit shaken but not stirred, by a 25 basis-point repo rate hike by the RBI, perhaps postponed from about a month ago. While the 10-year gilt, the…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: NFO of DWS Inflation Indexed Bond Fund

Vidya Bala

A fund to hedge against inflation Deutsche Mutual (DWS), in a first of its kind, has launched an open-ended debt fund that will predominantly invest in inflation indexed bonds (IIB)…Continue Reading