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Choosing a Term Plan   Research Desk |  Nov 20, 2014
A term plan should be chosen after looking at the insurance company's claims ratio as well as the premium it charges

Applicable Exit Load   Research Desk |  Nov 19, 2014
The exit load applicable to you would be the load which existed at the time when you invested in the fund

The Goldilocks problem   Research Desk |  Nov 18, 2014
Should fund investors try to pick and choose which parts of the market will do well?

Direct plans deliver higher returns   Research Desk |  Nov 17, 2014
The direct plan of a mutual fund is cheaper than the regular plan, which translates into higher returns

Look at Insurance & Investment Separately   Research Desk |  Nov 13, 2014
ULIPs don't serve the purpose of either insurance or investment. It's best to go for a term cover

How to Invest for the First Time   Research Desk |  Nov 12, 2014
A first-time investor investing for 3-5 years should pick conservative balanced funds.

Refrain from Investing in an NFO   Research Desk |  Nov 11, 2014
It is best to invest systematically in funds that have a compelling track record, rather than putting a lump sum in an NFO

Decoding Different Fund Returns   Research Desk |  Nov 10, 2014
From annualised returns to trailing returns & calendar returns, we explain what different kinds of fund returns mean

No Tax on ULIP Surrender Value after 5 Years   Research Desk |  Nov 05, 2014
There is no surrender charge or tax on surrender value of an ULIP after it has completed 5 years

Never Too Late to Plan Finances   Research Desk |  Nov 04, 2014
Online term insurance plans are cheap. Here are some options for people in their 50s to choose from

Liquid Funds v/s Bank FDs   Research Desk |  Nov 03, 2014
Liquid funds are ideal for short periods of less than 6 months, as they offer superior liquidity than bank FDs

How much should I save for a peaceful retirement?   Research Desk |  Oct 31, 2014
You may think that Rs 50 lakh or Rs 1 crore is enough to retire on, but with the relentless price rise, will it be enough for 25 or 30 years?

Can I have Some Trading Tips on These Two Stocks?   Research Desk |  Oct 30, 2014
I've been holding these two stocks, waiting to get 10 per cent returns. How long should I wait?

Switch Funds if you need the Money Soon   Research Desk |  Oct 28, 2014
Kotak Single Invest Plan is a rare ULIP that has delivered good returns. Find out what to do with your investments in it

STPs are Treated as Fresh Investments   Oct 27, 2014
Switching from an open-end fund to an ELSS fund using an STP will get you the tax benefit

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