Tax planning is a focal part of Financial Planning. Taxes can eat up a sizeable portion of your income. With a proper Tax planning you can save your taxes in many ways. A taxpayer can avail various deduction, exemption & benefits through different investments to reduce the Tax Liability. Various Section and Deductions Tax as […]

National Pension Scheme (NPS)

What is NPS? National Pension System (NPS) is a retirement benefit scheme introduced by the Government of India to facilitate a regular income post-retirement. PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) is the governing body for NPS. Investment Theme Active choice :- (Asset Class E, Asset Class C, and Asset Class G and Asset Class […]

Small Saving Schemes

Public Provident Fund The PPF account or Public Provident Fund scheme is one of the most popular long-term saving-cum-investment products, mainly due to its combination of safety, returns and tax savings. Investors can use the PPF as a tool to build a corpus for their retirement by putting aside sums of money regularly, over long […]

Worried about Retirement!! Do Proper Retirement Planning

Financial independence is the most important retirement goal. With retired lives getting longer and costlier (particularly healthcare), you should start planning for retirement early in your working careers, if you want a stress free and comfortable retired life. An important factor to consider in retirement planning is lifestyle. Though lifestyle choices are income dependent, they […]

Mid- Cap Stocks

Picking the right stocks in the mid-cap space? Compared to large-caps, mid-caps are relatively less researched, and we have to be careful while handling public money. On-the-ground research is important before deciding to invest in mid- and small-sized companies. Having said that, irrespective of size, aspects of the stock selection process remain the same. It […]

Corporate Bond Market role in India’s Growth

The corporate bond market’s role in financing India’s growth aspirations, especially the infrastructure build-out, has become even more critical after the sharpest economic contraction since Independence materially impacted wherewithal everywhere. The Union Budget for fiscal 2022 focuses on ensuring a thriving – rather than just surviving – economy, and goes full throttle on investments, while […]

Avoid Behavioural Mistakes In Your Long Term Investment Plans

There are countless books, magazines, newsletters, podcasts, blogs, television programs, and more dedicated to helping investors make the best possible decisions when it comes to selecting and managing investments. Far less energy and commentary is committed to the topic of how not to make the wrong moves. The potential consequences of these behav­ioural blunders and how you […]

MF Assets in 2020 to a new peak

Assets under management (AUM) of the Indian mutual fund industry past the Rs 31 lakh crore mark for the first time ever in December. The industry not only recovered the losses incurred in March due to a sharp erosion in the equity market and outflows from debt funds, but also added a whopping Rs 4.5 […]

Indian Insurance Industry Overview & Market Development Analysis

The insurance industry of India has 57 insurance companies 24 are in the life insurance business, while 33 are non-life insurers. Among the life insurers, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is the sole public sector company. There are six public sector insurers in the non-life insurance segment. In addition to these, there is a sole national […]