Monday, July 15, 2013

Which Sensex stocks should you bet on?

Which Sensex stocks should you bet on?
The 30 Sensex stocks are market movers and held most widely. Their performance affects your portfolio whether you invest in them directly, through mutual funds, or Ulips. Go through our ratings to find if you should buy, sell or hold.
5 tips for starting a partnership
The responsibilities should be shared according to core competencies, and there should be a fair division of resources, expertise and profits.
Find out if you have to pay wealth tax
This tax is payable if the market value of certain assets exceeds Rs 30 lakh. The tax is 1% of the combined value of such assets.
A look at various financial products offered by the Post Office
Post office is not sliding into oblivion. Its small savings schemes are a favourite with investors, and if India Post bags the banking licence, it could be a financial powerhouse.
Bank loans: How will the court ruling on arbitrator affect you
While shopping for a bank loan, most of us go through the financial documents carefully, however, one thing that typically does not merit attention is the arbitration clause.
Quote of the week
"I would think that banks are utilising the customer base for buying insurance, so they should represent a customer rather than an insurance company."
T S Vijayan Chairman
Rohit Joshi's skewed portfolio may hurt important goals

Family Finances

Prioritising goals is as important as working towards them. If you don’t follow this tenet of financial planning, the achievement of one important goal is likely to come at the cost of sacrificing the others.
What decides suitability of a financial product?

Financial Planning

Suitability requires the adviser to provide a comparison of alternatives so that the investor can decide by considering both risks and returns offered by a product.
Bangs: Asvin Simon's Rs 20 crore domestic fried chicken brand

Money-making venture

In 2011, he set up his first outlet in Chennai, which was an instant hit. Today, Bangs Fried Chicken has presence in 13 states, with around 40 outlets, and only one kiosk in Chennai.
Steelbird Hi Tech: How Subhash Kapur built a Rs 150 cr empire from helmets


I started research on the product in 1971, even imported a helmet from Germany. Two years later, I was ready to launch my company with a seed capital of Rs 2 lakh.

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.
PINS is mandatory for NRIs and PIOs, who want to deal in shares and convertible debentures of Indian firms on a stock exchange in the country.
Many students believe that a default in the case of an education loan goes undetected. However, with the presence of credit bureaus, the repayment history can be easily tracked.
Mutual fund investors can issue a power of attorney to a designated person in order to operate their folios and conduct transactions on their behalf.
No degree, and empty pockets is hardly an auspicious start to a business venture. However, it’s of little consequence today.
With so many cruise lines taking to the seas, zeroing in on any one may seem like a challenge. Let your preferences dictate your ultimate choice.
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