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What Are ESOPs And How Are They Taxed?

What Are ESOPs And How Are They Taxed?

May 19, 2022

ESOPs help an employee own the stocks of a company they are working in. However, the taxation of Esops is a bit complicated. Read on to understand how it works.

Home Loan EMIs Set To Go Up: Should You Go For A Higher EMI or Higher Tenure?

Home Loan EMIs Set To Go Up: Should You Go For A Higher EMI or Higher Tenure?

May 17, 2022

With rates going up the interest outgo will increase but it will be higher if you go for a higher tenure and keep paying the same EMI

Are You A Freelancer? Here Are Three Things You Should Know About GST

Are You A Freelancer? Here Are Three Things You Should Know About GST

May 16, 2022

Freelancers are required to pay GST for their services, under certain criteria laid down under the tax laws. Read here to find out the details

How Inflation Eats Into Your Returns

How Inflation Eats Into Your Returns

May 13, 2022

Inflation not only erodes purchasing power but also lowers the real returns. Therefore, while selecting an investment avenue, keep in mind the impact of inflation

Four Personal Finance Books That Are Favourite Of Experts

Four Personal Finance Books That Are Favourite Of Experts

May 13, 2022

There are several books on personal finance that could enhance your knowledge about money. We reached out to a few Sebi-registered advisors to list theirs. Read on to find out about them

3 Ways To Manage Your Finances As You Approach Retirement

3 Ways To Manage Your Finances As You Approach Retirement

May 12, 2022

As you near your retirement, you might have to cope with increasing health issues. Therefore, it is important to plan finances well to ensure a financially stress-free retirement

How A Depreciating Rupee Impacts Finances In Terms Of Investing And Studying Abroad

How A Depreciating Rupee Impacts Finances In Terms Of Investing And Studying Abroad

May 11, 2022

As the rupee falls against the dollar, there are definite impact to be seen on investments and overseas education. Here’s how to go about both

Three Instances When One Should Not Prepay A Home Loan. Read Here To Find More

Three Instances When One Should Not Prepay A Home Loan. Read Here To Find More

May 09, 2022

While prepayment of your home loan might seem beneficial, there are certain instances when one should not prepay the loan. Read here to find out when prepaying your home loan is not advisable

How Are Different Forms Of Gold Investments Taxed? Read Here To Find Out

How Are Different Forms Of Gold Investments Taxed? Read Here To Find Out

May 09, 2022

A lot of people are investing in gold, thanks to the global instability and uncertainty. But they should also keep themselves updated on how each of these investments are taxed

Mother’s Day: 3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Have Maternity Insurance Before Starting A Family

Mother’s Day: 3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Have Maternity Insurance Before Starting A Family

May 06, 2022

Pregnancy- and delivery-related expenses are increasing. Therefore, it is a must to have adequate maternity insurance as part of retail and corporate health insurance policies

Is This The Right Time To Get A ‘Fixed Rate’ Loan?

Is This The Right Time To Get A ‘Fixed Rate’ Loan?

May 05, 2022

As the central bank has increased the repo rate, the interest rates on loans are set to rise. In such a scenario, would a ‘fixed rate’ loan be a good deal? Read on to find out

Want To Take A Joint Home Loan With Spouse? Here Are Its Advantages And Disadvantages

Want To Take A Joint Home Loan With Spouse? Here Are Its Advantages And Disadvantages

May 03, 2022

If you’re looking to get a joint home loan with your spouse, there are several pros and cons to it. Read here in detail

Here Are 3 Important Changes That Will Impact Your Financial Life This May

Here Are 3 Important Changes That Will Impact Your Financial Life This May

May 03, 2022

Your financial life will undergo a change, with higher interest rates on loans, swing pricing on mutual funds, and a few other changes in the offing. Read here to find about them in detail

Here Are Reasons Why You Should Buy A Travel Insurance Before Going On Vacation

Here Are Reasons Why You Should Buy A Travel Insurance Before Going On Vacation

Apr 30, 2022

Whether we are travelling overseas or within the country, having a travel insurance policy could save us from many hassles. But do they really safeguard us from all risks and troubles? Let us find out more.

Want To Take An Affordable Two-Wheeler Insurance Cover? Keep These Things In Mind

Want To Take An Affordable Two-Wheeler Insurance Cover? Keep These Things In Mind

Apr 29, 2022

There are some factors you must keep in mind while buying insurance for two-wheelers

New To A Savings Bank Account? 3 Mistakes To Avoid

New To A Savings Bank Account? 3 Mistakes To Avoid

Apr 27, 2022

A savings bank account is usually the first stop when starting on the money management path. Here are three things you should avoid doing with your savings bank account

Insurtech Funding In India More Than Doubled in 2020-2021: BCG-IIA Report

Insurtech Funding In India More Than Doubled in 2020-2021: BCG-IIA Report

Apr 26, 2022

The insurtech concept represents the commitment to innovation and development of new products and services within the insurance sector. It is seeing robust growth in India and also globally, according to a recent BCG report.

Income Tax Return Filing Amendment – Financial Year 2021-22 (Assessment Year 2022-23)

Income Tax Return Filing Amendment – Financial Year 2021-22 (Assessment Year 2022-23)

Apr 25, 2022

Are you unsure about whether you should file an income tax return (ITR) in India? Read on to know more

Three Ways To Save Rs 70-80 Lakh For Your Child’s Higher Education

Three Ways To Save Rs 70-80 Lakh For Your Child’s Higher Education

Apr 25, 2022

With increasing inflation and the pandemic, it could be a challenge for many people to save up enough money for their child’s higher education. Careful planning and a bit of wisdom could help them achieve this goal

Five Major Changes Taxpayers Should Know While Filing Their Income Tax Return This Year

Five Major Changes Taxpayers Should Know While Filing Their Income Tax Return This Year

Apr 22, 2022

There are no major changes seen in the income tax return forms notified for FY 2021-22. However, there are five major changes that taxpayers need to keep in mind while filing their returns this year

Want To Buy A Car? 5 Things To Keep In Mind

Want To Buy A Car? 5 Things To Keep In Mind

Apr 22, 2022

If you are planning to buy a new car, it’s important to be aware of the various costs attached.

Best Tax-Saving Investment Options Available Under Section 80C

Best Tax-Saving Investment Options Available Under Section 80C

Apr 20, 2022

To encourage savings and investment among taxpayers, the Income Tax department has introduced several deductions under Chapter VI A. 80C is the most popular among them. Read on to find more about these tax-saving options.

Why You Shouldn’t Finance Your Consumer Durables With Personal Loan

Why You Shouldn’t Finance Your Consumer Durables With Personal Loan

Apr 20, 2022

If you take a personal loan to fund your consumer durables buying spree, it could actually disrupt your long-term financial goals. Better to avail yourself of other avenues to make those purchases.

Fintech Solutions Can Boost Cross-Border Remittances

Fintech Solutions Can Boost Cross-Border Remittances

Apr 18, 2022

Fintech solutions can be a boost for banks dealing with cross-border transactions as many are high in volume but low in value

IRDAI advises consumers to be wary of unregistered entities selling insurance policies

IRDAI advises consumers to be wary of unregistered entities selling insurance policies

Apr 14, 2022

Before buying a health insurance policy, always check whether it’s registered with IRDAI; advisory comes after reports of unregistered entity selling policy

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