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5 Financial Villains Even Your Novice Superhero Faces at the Start

Your friendly neighbourhood caped crusader may be your idol but some of his problems are the same as yours. No savings, high rent, an education loan etc. Don’t believe us?       YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO: Make sure you don’t need saving because of your Education Loan – Education Loan EMI Calculator

Does Your Portfolio Have a Silver Lining?

  All that glitters is not gold. Or silver. Whether considered auspicious or valuable, silver tends to form a part of many an investment portfolio across India. After USA, China and Japan, India is the largest consumer of silver in the world. Consumption in India occurs for industrial and investment purposes. It is considered the… Read More »

Would you Take Financial Advice from a Robot?

Artificial Intelligence has been represented in a lot of movies. I Robot, Bicentennial Man, Ex Machina and even Rajnikanth’s Yenthiran have shown how helpful Artificial Intelligence could be. But it may not be as far a possibility as it seems. Your financial planning can be sorted out by a robot as well. Who are Robo… Read More »

Make That 1000 Rupee Note Work Smarter for You

The new pair of Skullcandy earphones, shiny black pumps, a new shirt and a fancy haircut; you can get all these in Rs 1000. But, you can get a lot more in 1000 bucks even though it may not seem like a big amount. And these are things that will definitely not land up in… Read More »

5 Avant-Garde Investment Options You May Just Need

A surprise evening with puppies or a hidden gift in a cake are the kind of unconventional gift ideas people are turning to these days. It’s all about being different and making new trends. Even investments have new trends that you most probably haven’t considered yet. Here are 5 unconventional investment ideas that may be… Read More »

Investing in Equities: Risk or Reward?

  Broccoli soup or Grilled Chicken? Salad or Burgers? You probably did not pick the Broccoli soup but we all know that it’s healthy. When it comes to investments, people have their own preferences with gold, land and FDs, but not many pick equities. Equities are considered risky and some even consider them akin to… Read More »

Are Balanced Funds What you Need to Make Your Investments Fly?

What do skaters, gymnasts (in the air and water), dolphins, birds, dancer and spinning tops have in common? Balance is the key. Wondering what all these things have in common with investments? Here’s how balanced funds are all that you didn’t know you were looking for. What are Balanced Funds? Balanced funds are a good… Read More »

A High Value Insurance or Multiple Policies: Which is a Better Investment Option for You?

  Which smartphone to buy seems to be an everyday question of various Facebook groups. We are spoilt for choice in this day and age. This or that is a constant question. When it comes to investments, we seem to have a lot of choices as well. One question that often perplexes many insurance takers… Read More »

Who Else Wants to Know Their Rights as an Insurance Policy Holder?

The next time you set out to buy insurance and find your eyes glossing over reading the policy wordings and lengthy contract clauses, remind yourself of what happened to Sumit Diwedi. Sumit Diwedi (44) now regrets the day when he believed the insurance advisor who told him that all diseases will be covered under his… Read More »

7 Types of Health Insurance Plans

The hero wheels his ailing mother to the surgical ward and the doctor refuses to treat her without a huge deposit towards surgery cost.  A tearjerker scene that you’d have seen in a gadzillion movies. But have you wondered what you would do in a similar situation? Would you be helpless or feel confident that you have… Read More »