Category: Blog

Mar 19

How to Double Your Savings by the End of 2020

If you’d like to save more money in 2020, it can be overwhelming knowing exactly where to start. Should you invest in alt-coins? Should you pick up a side job? Is it time to ask for a raise? Well, if you’re feeling unsure of how to increase your savings, we have some lifestyle and finance tips […]
Mar 16

Income Tax and Financial Decision

What gave me the idea to write down this blog post? The recent announcement by Govt. of India that NPS is now EEE. Before going more into my post, let’s understand what actually happened in case of NPS? As per earlier rules, at the age of 60, whatever corpus you were having, below were the […]
Mar 13

Selection of sub activity code in spice form

The MCA has made the process of incorporation of a new company very easy. E form Spice provides help to the users and self descriptive how to fill it. But there are certain things which needs to be reconsidered in this new process as at times the promoters are not very clear about the options […]
Mar 12

Should You Buy Yes Bank or Short SBI?

The initial verdict on bailout of Yes Bank by SBI was clear. Stock markets gave a huge thumbs up to Yes Bank (stock gained almost 25%). And a big thumbs down to SBI (stock shed over 5% in early trades). The relief that Yes Bank finally has a buyer, albeit a forced one, may have […]
Mar 11

Wealth Letter Feb 2020: Budgets, RBI and a World Virus Scare

There’s a big fear of the Novel Coronavirus impacting everything around the world. The virus seems to be restricted largely to China, and with other countries stopping travel and tourism to or from China. The death rates are at roughly 2% to 5%, and a transmission rate of 2.2 (one infected person transmits to 2.2 […]
Mar 9

A Golden Opportunity To Buy Real Estate Is Upon Us

Back in 2017, I had a very difficult decision to make. My rowdy tenants gave notice and I had to decide whether to sell my rental property or try and find new tenants. The house had been rented between 2014 – 2017 for $8,200 – $8,800 a month. But when I went to find new […]
Feb 29

Participating Banks & Insurance Companies Servicing Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) & Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi launched three new social security schemes under his government’s Jan Suraksha initiative during his visit to Kolkata on May 9. As most of us know by now, these schemes are – Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY). People are keen to know […]
Feb 28

Can the Black Money Bill affect you directly?

Rajya Sabha cleared the Black Money Bill today, which is officially Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill, 2015, and this is perhaps the only piece of legislation which the Congress finds itself unable to oppose. The finance minister had first talked about this Bill earlier in the year, and the bill has been introduced to […]
Feb 27

Cut-Off Price Option – IPO/FPO vs. Offer for Sale (OFS)

Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Offer for Sale (OFS) will take place today on the stock exchanges. The government has set its floor price as Rs. 254 per share and would likely raise around Rs. 1,700 crore in this OFS. Retail investors, investing Rs. 2 lakh or less in this OFS, will get 5% discount on the […]
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