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Retiring soon? Here’s why buying annuity plans may make sense

Retiring soon? Here’s why buying annuity plans may make sense

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every financial instrument in a significant manner, especially those soon approaching retirement as they are not able to take a cautious call on where to keep the accumulated corpus invested.


 Make Your Money Grow: How to get wealthy with smart investment

Make Your Money Grow: How to get wealthy with smart investment

Once you have identified investment instruments based on your income, age, risk-taking abilities, and time in hand, you should consider the following factors before you actually invest in the preferred options.


5 intelligent tips on financial planning in the New Year

5 intelligent tips on financial planning in the New Year

The beginning of 2021 is also the time when you should plan to overcome any financial setbacks that were brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.


How to avail loans during an emergency

How to avail loans during an emergency

Emergency loans are the next safest bet after friends and families when you are in dire need of cash. They are better than payday loans and title loans as they are more economical and easier to pay off.


Income Tax return: 5% more I-T returns filed this year

Income Tax return: 5% more I-T returns filed this year

The tax department in a tweet said 5.95 crore ITRs for Assessment Year 2020-21 were filed till January 10, 2021, as compared to 5.67 crore ITRs filed for the previous Assessment Year by September 10, 2019.


 Smart consumption: Five tips for smart spending and saving habits

Smart consumption: Five tips for smart spending and saving habits

Everyone has limited resources to spend, and to reorient oneself, there is a need to change certain consumption habits. So curtail unnecessary expenses, invest in your health and save money for the essentials


Income Tax Return: Missing Jan 10 due date would straightway attract double late fee

Income Tax Return: Missing Jan 10 due date would straightway attract double late fee

To ensure that assesses file their income tax return (ITR) on time, the provision of late fee up to Rs 10,000 was introduced in the Union Budget 2017.


How to avail a loan if you do not have a good credit score?

How to avail a loan if you do not have a good credit score?

If you can prove that your income can support EMI payments through an increase in the salary or through additional sources of remuneration, a lender can entertain your loan requests even if you depict a low credit score.


5 most important financial resolutions for 2021

5 most important financial resolutions for 2021

This is the time of the year when a majority of us make some resolutions as regards our physical fitness but only a few make resolutions for remaining financially fit.


Your Money in 2021: Smart moves for a healthier financial life

Your Money in 2021: Smart moves for a healthier financial life

Taking care of one's finances and creating a solid financial plan have become more important now, particularly in view of the Covid-19 like situations, which can turn our lives topsy-turvy.


ITR filing deadline extended from Dec 31 to January 10, 2021 for these taxpayers

ITR filing deadline extended from Dec 31 to January 10, 2021 for these taxpayers

This is the third time government has extended the deadline for taxpayers for whom the normal deadline is July 31. The government has also extended the date to submit the tax audit report to January 15, 2021. The last date of filing declaration under Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme has been extended to January 31, 2021.


Income tax: How debt and equity investments are taxed

Income tax: How debt and equity investments are taxed

Taxation rules for debt and equity investments are different. So look at the tax implications on each instrument before investing


Your Money: Life insurance helps focus on long-term goals

Your Money: Life insurance helps focus on long-term goals

Investing in long-term instruments during your earning years helps you save more and get the benefit of compounding


Insurance: An insurance cover for each life stage

Insurance: An insurance cover for each life stage

Starting with term plans at a young age to pension plan on retirement and a variety of health covers all through life, there are insurance plans made for every life situation


Your Money: What you need to know before you start investing

Your Money: What you need to know before you start investing

Tax saving is crucial, and it is an important parameter, but it is not the only parameter for considering any investment avenue or product. Investment gives financial freedom.


Tips to teach children about financial planning

Tips to teach children about financial planning

Helping children learn about financial planning can be a blessing to them as they grow up. Here are a few tips for parents to teach children about financial planning.


 Income Tax Return filing: 10 things to keep in mind while filing ITR for AY 2020-21

Income Tax Return filing: 10 things to keep in mind while filing ITR for AY 2020-21

Filing your income tax return for FY 2019-20? To make the return filing process simpler, here are a few things to keep in mind.


How is the home insurance premium determined?

How is the home insurance premium determined?

While it is imperative to check what all events are covered under the policy, choosing the right sum insurance is equally important.


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