Tuesday, November 26, 2013

How you can ease your parents' financial burden

How you can ease your parents' financial burden
Young people lean too much on their parents for financial support. Here’s how you can ease their burden in times of rising expenses and uncertain returns.
Saving too much for kids? It may derail your retirement planning
List your goals and the time in which you need to achieve them. Then, distribute the investible surplus among goals on the basis of the urgency of each goal.
Should you opt for mid- and small-cap equity funds?
After the recent rise in prices of mid- and small-cap stocks, there seems to be a rush to cash in on the opportunity in this segment.
Buying a house? Don't let your developer fool you about parking space
The shortage of parking space has spawned several malpractices in developers’ projects. Find out about your legal rights.
10 traits which show you are prone to falling in a debt trap
Here are the 10 traits or habits that will tell you if you are prone to falling in a debt trap and the various means you can employ to get out of it at the earliest..
Quote of the week
Sentiment is bearish, but some countries are accumulating gold, notably China. Prices are probably bottoming out
Marc Faber Author
Disciplined investing in equity critical to Bendres' goals

Family Finances

With disciplined investing in this asset class, the Bendres will be able to meet all their major targets.
How to manage wealth for post-retirement needs

Financial Planning

Whether it is the wealth of a sports star like Sachin Tendulkar, or yours, the principles for securing and making it grow are surprisingly similar.
How Sushrut Munje, a college dropout started 'Hammer & Mop'

Money-making venture

The company clocked nearly Rs 8 lakh in the first year of operations and broke even in 18-20 months.
Esha Media Research: How R S Iyer made it into a Rs 22 crore news monitoring agency


Despite no entrepreneurial leanings, R S Iyer ventured into an unknown field, and has spun Esha Media Research into India's leading news monitoring agency.

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Find out how much you will have on retirement with different combinations of savings, percentage returns, time to go and tax rate.
While you may think that it’s time to park your money in the high yielding floating rate deposits, experts think otherwise. Here’s why.
The glamour of entrepreneurship, the premise of unlimited success, and the notional freedom of being your own boss is beguiling.
Two term insurance plans launched last week ensure that the money is used prudently by families.
The Public Provident Fund is a 15-year deposit account, which can be opened in a bank or post office.
Like any other asset class, commodities take cues and direction from a variety of factors and developments in the world markets.
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