Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Insurance cover: Which term plan is for you ?

Insurance cover: Which term plan is for you ?
Insurance cos are offering variants of term plans and have crafted innovations that suit various customers and situations.Find out which is the best for you.
How to tweak your portfolio to gain from the recent rate hikes
To make the most of the prevailing rates, here are the adjustments required in your portfolio and the risky options you should avoid.
Three career strategies for the self-employed
As a self-employed person, your career progression depends on where you see yourself 10 years down the line. Here are the three goals to choose from with a different strategy for each.
Five disasters to avoid if you are self-employed
In order to achieve all goals in your career, a self-employed person should stay away from five disasters.
5 tips on shifting a home loan
If you are planning to transfer your loan to a new bank, here are the things you should consider to ensure that you don’t regret making the move.
Quote of the week
"We are neither hawks nor doves. We are owls. An owl is symbol of wisdom. We are vigilant when others are resting."
Raghuram Rajan RBI Governor
Chhabras need to approach their goals in a phased manner

Family Finances

It helps to pay heed when financial advisers stress on starting early with your financial planning. It gives you ample time to rectify skewed portfolios & realign investments.
Investing in equities? There is no fixed winning formula

Financial Planning

Importantly, the portfolio of this investor would not have Infosys, Bharti Airtel or HDFC Bank, since these companies were not even around at that time.
Working post retirement: 71-year-old Safdar Zaidi made a profitable career in corporate training

Money-making venture

“I conduct training on subjects like banking operations and credit appraisals and in India I charge nearly Rs 6,000 for two hours,” Zaidi says.
Persistent Technologies: How IITian Anand Deshpande built a multicrore business in   cloud computing & analytics


"I must have written nearly 200 letters to various software players to advertise biz and explain the kind of services we would offer," said Anand Deshpande.

Financial Calculators

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Use this calculator to find out if it is worthwhile to shift your home loan to another bank? Just enter the data and click next. It's that easy.
Home Loan Refinance
Home Loan Refinance
Should you refinance your home loan?
Find out how much you will have on retirement with different combinations of savings, percentage returns, time to go and tax rate.
Kenneth L Fisher, a noted stock market guru, developed a concept called price to sales ratio, or PSR, which uses sales as a primary parameter to evaluate a company.
The Principal Financial Well-Being Index launched this year looks at the concerns and attitudes of households to gauge their comfort levels.
You have the right to elect the managing committee of your housing society every five years. If your society refuses to do so, you can lodge a formal complaint.
Third quarter numbers from Kajaria Ceramics fell short of the market expectations as the net sales grew only 5% on a year-on-year basis to Rs 440 cr.
Only the well-informed, high net worth investor, with adequate holdings in Indian assets, should venture into these funds.
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