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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Demystified: How Mutual Funds are Taxed

Mutual funds returns are subject to 2 types of taxes — Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) and Capital Gains Tax. Capital Gains Tax also come is Short-term and Long-term versions depending on the type of mutual funds and the investment holding period. DDT is a tax on distributed profits. This is paid by the mutual fund companies directly …

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Battle of Tax-Savers: ELSS vs PPF

We continue from Part 1 of this “Battle of Tax-Savers” series where we compared ELSS funds with tax-saving FDs. Click here to read that article where we also introduce the basics of 80(C) tax savings. In this article, we will compare ELSS funds against arguably the most popular tax-saving scheme — Public Provident Fund or PPF. You might like …

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Battle of Tax-Savers: ELSS vs Tax-Saving FDs

The new year 2018 is here and so is the time to do tax saving and investments. Let us take a new year resolution to find the best suited tax-saving product before investing in one. In this Batter of Tax-Savers series, we help you do just that. Read on to find how you can save ₹46,350 …

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Is it Wise to Invest in ELSS Mutual Funds to Save Tax ?

The most common mistake that people make is making their 80(c) investments (Tax saving ELSS Mutual funds ) at the end of the financial year. You can read a detailed article at — Your Biggest Mistake on Tax Savings! Avoid in 2017 — Upwardly The ideal way to invest in tax saving instruments is to start investing early in the …

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Mutual Funds Investing: Explained the Narcos way!

How a pool of investments can make you rich! Pablo Escobar was a Columbian drug lord, whose drug cartel controlled the flow of cocaine into the United States in the 1970s and 80s. At the height of his drug trade, it is estimated that Escobar made over USD 22 billion yearly in personal income. So …

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