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Rachna Monga Koppikar

Rachna aka your Great Gruhini is a finance writer with over a decade's experience in writing about personal finance matters with leading financial publications of India. As she studies to be a certified financial planner, she is also on a mission to make every woman a money savvy individual. So shed your inhibitions. Get over your money worries with The Great Gruhini. Write to her at thegreatgruhini@gmail.com

What’s in this budget for you?

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Hello Gruhinis, By the time you read this, the WhatsApp jokes must have decoded the budget for you. Well, let’s be little more informed so that we can have a meaningful discussion in our tea breaks in office, in our mommy hang-outs or kitty parties. Your Gruhini wrote an extensive piece for India’s leading women’s portal, Women’s Web Below is the …

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Tax saving ideas that lead to a rich retirement

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Still wondering where to invest your mandatory tax saving investments? Its better you act fast as banks will shut down for business due to a long holiday season. Well, before you act read this story of someone like you-independent earner and her own decision maker. Consider the case of this woman who earned fairly well through her life. Her first job …

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Good reads for the International Women’s Week

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Hello Gruhinis Happy International Women’s Week  (albeit little late in the day). No we weren’t being lazy. We believe each day is a Women’s day if we choose it to be. Nonetheless, in the spirit of the moment, we share with you an awesome series of articles compiled by Nischala Murthy Kaushik , a prominent blogger and Anjali Gulati, founder of human …

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Colour guide for your summer wardrobe

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For the uninitiated, every year, Pantone Inc, a New Jersey based company, announces the color of the year. Sicne we are just two months into 2016, we thought of giving you ideas about how to incorporate the color of the year into your wardrobe. Pastels have been a buzz word for a while. Pantone has picked a few pastel shades …

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What does budget 2016 hold for you

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This post has undergone a factual correction. Our Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2016 has  key measures which doesnt leave much in our hands, but takes away a bit. For those earning a lot have to pay little more in taxes directly and indirectly. For your Savings and Income 1. The tax rebate ceiling under Section 87A increased from Rs …

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Gruhini’s fables : A tale of six sisters (banking crisis explained)

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As a mother of a 6 year old who loves to imagine stories, your Gruhini imagined a story that will help you understand the current state of banks and markets.  Once a Jeweller had six daughters who were bitten by the start-up bug. Their dream was to start a jewellery lending business. The father agreed and lent his precious diamond gold and silver pieces from his …

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7 places that are helping Women get a new career

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Desperate to get back into a corporate job? It could well be an eternal test of your patience and determination. You must have heard these static responses like “Your resume is very good madam. But we have a hiring freeze for now” For all the gender inclusiveness that our companies talk about, it’s challenging for women to get back into part-time …

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Ask Great Gruhini: What does a Stock ticker indicate?

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There is no question or doubt about money that can be too embarrassing or silly.. One of our dedicated reader, Deepali  Shewale asked us a query on investing in stock markets and Initial public offerings (IPO). “I am a beginner in understanding how the stock market works and how do to mindful investment. I have following queries” 1. On Business channel …

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Re-writing Money Rules in a Relationship

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The season of showing love and affection is just upon us. Lets tell each other that how money talks or money actions with our loved ones, keep the bond of love intact! Just like these 4 couples shared their money story with us, We invite you to share your money story too. After all     “A Successful Woman is one …

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Bond with the Gold

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Hello Gruhinis Sovereign Gold Bonds are available once again for purchase. From January 18, you can purchase these bonds at your bank or post offices. The price of gold is being fixed at Rs 2600 per gram Here are the details of Sovereign Gold Bond, Tranche-II Available From: January 18- January 22 Available At : All banks and post offices. Banks …

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