Category: Personal Finance

Tips and suggestions on managing your finances and investments better


Investment Guide for Today’s Professionals

Srikanth Meenakshi

At FundsIndia, we are happy and proud to release our next investment publication. It’s a handbook – a guide – for the modern day professional about making and managing investments.…Continue Reading

Will the tax-free bonds of JNPT and NHB benefit you?

Vidya Bala

The tax-free bonds issued by both National Housing Bank (NHB) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) offer 7.32 per cent for retail investors (6.82% for others) for a period of…Continue Reading

Ladies, feel liberated with a purse of your own!

FundsIndia Desk

Does the word saving not excite you? Think again after this: had you invested Rs 1,000 every month in a good balanced mutual fund, almost 2 decades ago, it will…Continue Reading

Budget 2013- 10 measures that can impact you

Vidya Bala

Are the budget proposals expected to boost economic growth? I don’t think so, but that story can wait. For retail investors, the budget is a mixed bag. The finance minister…Continue Reading

Gold: Death-Cross, Is It All Over?

FundsIndia Desk

Gold has been grabbing the headlines after the precipitous fall in the last few days. Lots has been said and written about the yellow metal recently. A few technical analysts…Continue Reading

Beware of the yield claims on tax-saving deposits

Vidya Bala

It’s the tax-saving season and one of the popular tax-saving instruments – the five-year tax-saving bank deposit – is being promoted by banks. A major public sector bank has been…Continue Reading

Income funds score over fixed deposits

Vidya Bala

For most investors, mutual funds mean investing in equities and therefore come tagged with risks. Given this, for a risk-averse investor, there may be little choice left than to invest…Continue Reading

Indian Rupee: A Technical Perspective

FundsIndia Desk

India’s widening current account deficit is a cause of concern and the government has been under pressure to reign in the deficit. The government has taken a few measures including…Continue Reading

Where safety comes at a price

Vidya Bala

If you are one of those risk-averse investors, chances are that your savings would be locked into various fixed and recurring deposits. And yet, have the typical safe modes such…Continue Reading

7 Tax Fundamentals Every Investor Should Know

Vidya Bala

Most of us seek to save on our income tax outflows but is it possible to save tax and also make smart investment choices? You can. Here are 7 fundamentals…Continue Reading