Are arbitrage funds still worth it?
Despite falling returns, tax-efficiency and low volatility are pluses
Are you dealing with an advisor or a distributor?
As the distinction gets blurred in mutual funds, some guideposts to help you differentiate
Cushion equity risk with income-earning assets
Go for ‘volatility non-conductors’ such as bank FD and rental income
Digital drive: Play your cards right
It helps to have multiple credit cards, but you must manage them judiciously
Aadhaar deadline extended The Employee Provident Fund Organisation has extended the deadline for submitting Aadhaar number to June 30, 2017, for i...
Alerts: Downgrades galore
There has been a spate of downgrades in recent times that has ruffled investors. The latest to join the bandwagon of rating downgrades last week was ...
Loan Basics: Switch or pre-pay your home loan
With the lowering of rates, go for a cheaper loan or pre-pay an existing one
Portfolio Ideas: Why buy-and-hold could be risky
Based on a pre-determined rule, rebalance and protect your portfolio from a downturn
Paytm rolls out payment bank
Last week, Paytm unveiled the Paytm Payments Bank, becoming the first bank to offer cash-backs on deposits. Customers will also be offered zero c...
Choosing between regular income options
Weigh safety, liquidity, returns and tax-efficiency to make an informed choice
Balancing the present with the future
Meet your current lifestyle needs without sacrificing your most important life goals
ICICI, HDFC cut home loan rates
The good times continue for home loan borrowers in the affordable housing segment. Close on the heels of public sector behemoth SBI, private secto...
A slew of investor-friendly moves
Apart from simplifying claims and withdrawal, the EPFO has introduced account portability
What can drain your gains
Mutual fund returns matter, certainly, but do track their expense ratios too
SBI, PNB lower deposit ratesWith banks being flush with liquidity and lending activities yet to gather full steam, deposit rates have been on the decl...
Miles to go before you fly high
Based on the airline and the calculation method, miles are added to your account
How to alleviate your financial anxiety
Refrain from buying real estate and taking loans when you are concerned about your financial well-being
How To Buy The Best Term Plan
A term insurance plan is a pure life cover with no investment benefit. A 30-year-old salaried male with no tobacco habit, and earning ₹5 lakh a year...
‘Go for active investing based on fundamentals’
Wait patiently for the right opportunity and time your investments