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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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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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Read this before you pay your child’s school fees

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We love a good deal. Admit it. We pay close attention to every penny spent. We are constantly looking to maximize our rupee. We have a budget for everything. Be it diapers, groceries, clothes or even real estate. But there is one expense where none of this figures. Education. When did you ask yourself the question, is it worth it? …

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3 Virtues of Mahatma Gandhi Our Kids Should Know

On the morning of October 2, my five year old wakes up to tell me “We have a holiday because its Gandhiji’s birthday. ”  The ambitious mother in me interjected “is that all he would always know about this great leader?” We set to to learn more about him and realised that the world around us seems to have forgotten …

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Tighten Your Seat Belts To Make Money

Reserve Bank of India has just made your financial planning little tougher. A cut in the benchmark interest rates means you better start looking for newer ways to park your money. Our Simple flowchart explains you why and how. How to interpret this news? Banks Borrow from RBI for short duration. “REPO Rate is the rate that  RBI charges to them …

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When White Coats Need a Green Boost

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As a financial planner, I have helped professionals from all walks of life, get wiser with money. One breed of professionals who needed my constant support is the doctors, especially women.  Having spent most of their life studying human anatomy, developing saving and investing skills is the last thing on their mind. Managing a house, attending patients calls, surgeries or …

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Now Special Car Loan Rates for Women

After nudging us to buy homes at special rates, banks now want us to buy cars because they think that 10% special rate as against 10.25% for men will really encourage us to take car loans. Really? The State Bank of India, under its scheme “Her Ghar Her Car” has reduced car loan rates for women from 10.25% to 10%. …

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Revealed: The Secret Behind Special Home Loan Rates for Women

Home loan rates are heading south once again. That’s the good news. The better news is that more lending institutions now offer special home loan rates for women borrowers. Since we first talked about these special rates for women here, the home loan rates have come down from 10.50% to 9.45-9.90%. For women borrowers the rates have come down from …

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Understanding what Budget 2015 holds for you

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Here are few more things about what Budget holds for us. Click here to read the same Hello Gruhinis Our finance minister decided to give an account of government’s saving and spending on a weekend, so your Gruhini, instead of trying a new recipe in her kitchen, decided to tell you what Mr Jaitley has announced for us. So here …

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Are Special Offers for Women Really that Special?

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In the run up to the Women’s Day on March 8, banks, retail companies, e-tailers and even builders will try to grab your attention.  Buy one get one offers, freebies, discounts on diamonds, will be galore. Before you grab these special offers with both hands, won’t you like to know if they are really special? Do they really offer value …

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