Monday, September 2, 2013

EPS: Will you get your pension?

EPS: Will you get your pension?
The problems in the structure of the Employee Pension Scheme run by the EPFO means the scheme may go bankrupt by the time you are eligible for the benefits.
Tips to insulate your portfolio from the rupee slide
Here are the options you can invest in to lend stability to your investments.
Five situations in which you should dump stocks
In equity investing, it is advisable to take a long-term view, though one shouldn't simply buy and forget. Knowing when to sell shares is as crucial as the time at which you buy.
Should you invest in office space instead of a house?
The biggest advantage of investing in office space is the higher rental return compared with that for residential property, which is a paltry 1.5-2.5%.
Things you should know about a company before investing in it
The Companies Act, 1956, regulates a firm's affairs and protects the interests of minority shareholders. Here are some legal attributes you know.
Quote of the week
"Manipulative activities happen in the market, but they have been vastly curtailed. Sebi must always remain active about this."
UK Sinha Chairman
Early start, exposure to equity to help Ronak Soni and his family meet their financial goals

Family Finances

Despite a modest income and home loan, the Sonis shall reach their financial milestones with ease thanks to smart investments. However, they need to revamp their insurance portfolio.
Bear market: Endowment effect explains investor behaviour during downturn

Financial Planning

We love to assume that the house we live in is worth a lot more, while remaining unwilling to assign the same value to a similar house that is not ours.
Bhaskar Chattopadhyay’s ArtSquare offers free online platform for artists

Money-making venture

Starting with only 30-35 artists, ArtSquare now features 700 artists and caters to the décor needs of restaurants, hotels, and the like.
Karbonn: How Pardeep Jain managed to create a Rs 2,400 cr telecom behemoth


Our foray into the telecom vertical followed soon. In the mid-1990s, mobile phones were just beginning to make a foray, so we decided to make the most of it.

Financial Calculators

Plan your car
Plan your car
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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.
With the steep depreciation in the rupee, the tumbling markets, and both equity and debt doing badly, where should the investor put his money?
One needs to acknowledge that a group of people in a closed environment will invariably influence each other to reconcile different needs.
Hind Mazdoor Sabha Secretary Arjun Dev Nagpal, who is one of the 10 representatives of employees on the CBT, tells ET Wealth how the benefits offered by the EPS are unmatched.
Marriage certificate is an essential document establishing the marital status of a couple, it was made mandatory by the Supreme Court, in 2006.
Gujarat Gas surprised the market and it's consolidated net profit rose 69% on a quarter-over-quarter basis, 93% on a year-on-year basis.
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