May 17, 2013 12:09 (IST)
A place in the homeland usually gives a sentimental support and sense of security, which is the other reason of investment in real estate by NRIs.
May 17, 2013 11:23 (IST)
Here are the several finer points of a pre-approved loan you must look out for to decide if it is actually worth it.
May 16, 2013 11:33 (IST)
For us Indians, gold is a symbol of purity, prosperity and opulence. But how well do you know your gold jewellery and what things should you keep in mind while buying gold ornaments?
May 16, 2013 10:39 (IST)
Do not panic and never try to ignore the notice. Because this ignorance may lead to a fine, that can be extended up to Rs 10,000, apart from the penalty of tax and interest.
May 15, 2013 11:02 (IST)
The key to wealth creation lies in the practice of saving regularly and systematically. The public provident fund (PPF) is one such long-term investment option that would suit investors of all types. Scoring high on safety, by virtue of it being government backed, this wonderful option comes with tax benefits, loan options and a low maintenance cost. Investment Yogi explains seven must-know facts of a PPF account to make it more profitable for you.
May 14, 2013 11:34 (IST)
You have bought a house in a city taking a home loan and you're currently living in the same city in a rented apartment because the house is under construction. In such a case, you are eligible to claim HRA.
May 13, 2013 11:37 (IST)
Here are six points which show that the time has come to book some profits in gold investments.
May 13, 2013 10:43 (IST)
Most of the gold bought by us Indians is used for consumption purpose in the form of jewellery. Even from the investment perspective, majority of the Indians still prefer the traditional way of holding it in the physical form.
May 13, 2013 10:27 (IST)
Gold has proved itself time and again to be the perfect hedge for inflation.
May 11, 2013 14:08 (IST)
So it is essential that you should benefit from the high growth offered by mid- and small-caps while enjoying the stability offered by the large caps.
May 07, 2013 10:34 (IST)
However, did you know that you can get tax benefits on many expenses and investments made in your child's name?
May 06, 2013 15:12 (IST)
Always remember that refinancing your home loan comes at a charge, which differs from bank to bank.
May 06, 2013 12:28 (IST)
At a time when inflation is still hovering above the comfort zone and economic growth has slipped to new lows, it only makes sense for the general public to spend its money judiciously.
May 04, 2013 17:53 (IST)
Today, a number of options are available to repay a car loan. Applicants must learn about various methods available to them at the time of signing a loan agreement with a financier.
May 02, 2013 12:23 (IST)
The new dynamics of nuclear families, the lack of social security and an inflation-driven economy have made retirement planning important.
April 30, 2013 14:37 (IST)
Here are the factors which made gold prices record new highs in the last decade and the factors which made it take a plunge in the previous months.
April 26, 2013 11:37 (IST)
Buying a home is an important personal finance decision for every individual. Before applying for a home loan and paying your processing fee, make sure you analyze the following aspects:
April 23, 2013 14:15 (IST)
Although the fall in gold prices may not spell good news for everyone, individuals who purchase gold for consumption purposes are delighted by falling prices. The plunge has prompted a rush in physical gold purchases across India.
April 21, 2013 14:47 (IST)
The Finance Ministry is likely to approve this week payment of 8.5 per cent rate of interest to over 50 million EPFO subscribers for 2012-13, a move that will ensure smooth settlement of claims.
April 19, 2013 17:54 (IST)
Decks have been cleared for clubbing of allowances with basic pay for PF deductions under the EPFO scheme, a move that will increase savings but reduce take-home pay of over 5 crore subscribers.