Monday, July 29, 2013

The Economic Times Wealth

Is your fund house serious about your money?
Sebi has questioned the commitment of small fund houses. ET examines whether size affects performance and what investors should do about it.
Are big funds better for investors?
The bigger players control a large chunk of the assets under management in the mutual fund industry. Does this mean that the big boys dominate? find out.
Little-known tax deductions you might have missed while filing returns
Paying more tax than is due is bad enough. Many youngsters are not conversant with tax rules and fail to fully utilise the deductions available to them.
How the steep fall in the rupee impacts you
Rattled by the steep fall in rupee against the dollar, RBI has taken a series of measures in quick succession to help it recover.
A surveyor's report is not the final word on settling insurance claims
The National Consumer Commission ruling clearly establishes that companies must look beyond the assessment report, especially in cases of ambiguity.
Quote of the week
"We are targetting 12 lakh non-filers and stop-filers of service tax."
P Chidambaram Finance Minister
Navlurs will have to wait for a rise in income to plan for retirement

Family Finances

Pankaaj Maalde, chief financial planner of, recommended some important changes in the portfolio, besides advising how to invest for retirement.
Investors grappling with stage of despondency

Financial Planning

There is a time in the market cycle when investors do not want to hear any story. We are, perhaps, at that juncture currently.
From catering to office events, Get My Meal has grown to a Rs 80 lakh firm

Money-making venture

Get My Meal, which started as an online customised food delivery company, has now morphed into a Rs 80 lakh catering entity for corporate parties.
Making umbrellas to packaging: How Vimal Kedia made Manjushree Technopack a Rs 360 crore firm


From making umbrellas in Guwahati to packaging in Bangalore, Vimal Kedia has made more than one successful transition. Today, Manjushree Technopack is a Rs 360 crore listed company.

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Exide Industries reported another quarter of sober performance as net sales and net profit during the first quarter of 2013-14 grew only by 5%.
Nine out of 10 investors will find it difficult to give up on a foreign holiday in favour of saving for something that will happen 25-30 years later.
While 51 per cent of high net worth Indians owe their wealth to inheritance, 27 per cent aren't sure if they want to pass it on to their families.
If you have too many transactions in equity and mutual funds, it may help to find a chartered accountant to maintain your accounts.
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