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Life Insurance myths

Life Insurance Myths to understand before buying a product

Misconceptions about life insurance prevent people from taking advantage of this product

You must start early: Getting insured early in life means your family’s financial future is secured... Read More

Thinking

Are you fit to invest in stocks?

To succeed, an investor must the right temperament and reasonable expectations from the market.

The advent of 24/7 commentary on business channels and the popularity of social media forums have spawned a breed of people who think that the real test o... Read More

ITR

Govt extends deadline for filing Income Tax Returns

New Delhi: The last date for filing income-tax returns has been extended to August 5.

Tax returns for 2015-16 (assessment year 2016-17) were originally to be filed by July 31... Read More

Tax Collection

The Taxing Truth

“Nothing can be said to be certain except for Death and Taxes” is an old quote of Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the American constitution... Read More

health insurance

Only 9% Indians get health insurance for short & long term health problems

Pune: It has been learned from that, 91 per cent of Indian consumers do not have a comprehensive health insurance plan that would cover all of their short and long term health contingencies... Read More

Indian companies, preferential shares, Money collection

No tax deduction for PF withdrawals of up to Rs 50,000, says new notification

New Delhi: No tax would be deducted at source for PF withdrawals of up to Rs 50,000 from June 1... Read More

pension

Pension hike announced for pre-2006 central govt retirees

New Delhi: Pre-2006 pensioners will now get a hike in pension, in addition to the arrears, as the Centre has done away with a provision of having 33-year service for earning full pension.

The Department of Pensions and Pensioners Welfare has decided ... Read More

Axis Bank, Financial results

Axis Bank lowers lending rate by 0.15%

Mumbai: Axis Bank, India's third largest private sector lender, on Tuesday announced a cut in its lending rate by 0.15 per cent to bring it at par with its larger rivals.

Announcing its maiden marginal cost lending rate or MCLR on March 31, the bank ... Read More

EPFO, Member benefit,  deferment, higher pension

EPFO puts on hold new PF withdrawal norms till Apr 30

New Delhi: Retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund (EPFO) on Friday deferred till April 30 the implementation of new norms that restrict 100 percent withdrawal of provident fund by members after unemployment of more than two months, among other... Read More

EPFO, PF contribution, Optional, Pension Scheme

Inoperative PF accounts to earn interest

New Delhi: The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Tuesday decided to provide interest on inoperative accounts from April 1, a move which will benefit over nine crore such account holders having total deposits of over Rs. 32,000 crore.

T... Read More

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