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TDS on Life insurance policies!

Life insurance policy holders may receive a communication from their insurance service providers about the tax deduction rule in effect from 1st October 2014. The new rule first announced by the finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitley during the annual budget calls for a tax...


5 tips on saving electricity bills!

Electricity prices are rising almost every year adding to the pressure on the pocket for an average household. With inflation running around the prices of even essential commodities including food, vegetables and oil prices have made it difficult to operate a house in a...


5 benefits of having a current account!

A current account is normally opened by business entities in order to carry out their banking transactions. A zero interest account, the current account is generally associated with businesses which have huge and frequent number of transactions. However, a current account can be useful...


Kisan Vikas Patra’s face lift – Is it for you?

In an attempt to encourage people to save more money by stepping up their investments and boost savings in the economy, the central government has re-launched the famous Kisan Vikas Patra scheme (KVPs). Kisan Vikas Patras would offer an annual return of 8.7% by...


6 festive shopping traps to avoid!

Festivals are an invitation to jump onto the shopping bandwagon in order to fulfill the desires of the heart and buy gifts for loved ones. Moreover, the mushrooming of e-commerce sites and social media platforms are taking shopping into a different league altogether. The...


Will Apple Pay set a trend in money transfers?

Apple’s recent revolutionary mobile payment system known as Apple Pay, which was launched along with the latest launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus promises to change the way payments are made. This is like a mobile wallet system wherein the user can make...



How to own your dream car!

Owning a car is a dream for many people. Let us take the case of Rahul and Priya, who have been married for 2 years now. Rahul runs his own business while Priya is employed with a private company. Rahul and Priya plan to...


You can’t escape the taxman!

People come out with many ways to evade tax, like undervaluing property while buying or selling, paying in cash, open accounts in multiple banks and branches to save tax on interest, use spouse’s name for transacting etc. This list is endless and new ways...


Festive season and air travel – Make the best of it!

Air travel is no more considered as an expensive affair. The increasing competition among domestic airlines as well as international budget airlines operating in India like Air Asia, are helping customers to save a lot of air travel. But are we making the best use...