Financial Planning for Maternity Leave

Maternity period is a wonderful phase in a woman’s life. One has to be prepared physically, emotionally and financially for it. Whether it’s a planned pregnancy, medically coaxed one, or a total surprise, one thing remains identical. Your life will never be the same again. Jane Weideman said “Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, …

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Investment Options for NRI’s in India

Looking for investing in India? Even though the traditional sources like PPF and NSC being closed, other opportunities are still available for investment. Few of many investment options for NRI’s in India are FD’s, Real Estate, Mutual Funds and Direct Investing in Stock Markets. Let’s discuss each of this to understand which one is the …

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Got Salary Hike? Increase your SIP investment

Annual appraisals have begun and most of you’ll have already planned on how to spend that extra bucks from the salary hike. For those who are not keen on spending that amount, must’ve planned on investing it. The investing clan would’ve already had existing SIP in mutual funds based on their goals. So increasing investment …

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New Financial Year Resolutions

Oh yes, you read it right. When one can have a resolution for a calendar year, then why not have one for a financial year? Had a very difficult year end? Had to make last-minute investment decisions to save tax? Regret blindly following your colleague’s investment plan? Well, the bad news is you can’t really change …

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Where to Invest Bonus Money?

It is that time of the year when people are all geared up to receive their annual bonus for all the hard work they have put in throughout the year. People generally use lumpsum bonus amount for various purposes such as annual vacation, buying a car, gadgets, furniture etc. Others utilize the high cash flow …

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Financial Freedom

Financial freedom is very subjective and depends on how you define it. Before achieving financial freedom you must define it. What does it mean to you? For some financial freedom is to have an early retirement, for some, it is to be able to choose the career path they love even if it pays less. …

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How to plan finances for your kid’s education?

Education is a major expense as school and college fees are skyrocketing. Gone are the days when you could manage your child’s school and college fees with your monthly income. You need to be well prepared in advance to be able to pay for them. There are a number of child education plans that you …

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Dreaming of a dream home? Know how much to invest!

Nothing is better than going to a peaceful home at the end of the day. Even better when you know it’s your own home. I’m sure people always dreamt of living in a home that they own. Independent villa or apartment, they need something that they can call as their own and it surely needs …

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