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 11 super critical questions to ask yourself before signing up for a home loan

11 super critical questions to ask yourself before signing up for a home loan

Here is a list of some important questions to help you avoid making a mistake while you plan to take a home loan.

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Nine personal finance lessons from Navdurga’s Navratras that help you achieve financial goals

Nine personal finance lessons from Navdurga’s Navratras that help you achieve financial goals

Like all other festivals these nine incarnations also teach us many life lessons to deal with different facets of life including investments.Chaitra Navratri or Vasanta Navratri marks the beginning of the new year of Vikram Samvat of Hindu calendar. Navratri is celebrated to worship nine manifestations of Goddess Durga that represent different characteristics of the Adi Shakti.

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 Planning for your child’s future? Here are some quick tips

Planning for your child’s future? Here are some quick tips

Planning for your child’s future is no longer a decision you can procrastinate. It needs your urgent attention, especially if you are a new couple or new parents.

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CBDT notifies new ITR forms for AY 2021-22, filing process unchanged

CBDT notifies new ITR forms for AY 2021-22, filing process unchanged

Only the bare minimum changes necessitated due to amendments in the Income-tax Act, 1961 have been incorporated in the forms, CBDT said in the notification for the new ITR forms

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 Life insurance: How to choose a term insurance plan

Life insurance: How to choose a term insurance plan

A term insurance cover should be in place at least till retirement, or till the time one has dependents or liabilities like loans

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Your Money: Using life insurance as a retirement plan tool

Your Money: Using life insurance as a retirement plan tool

Both annuity plans and term insurance plans can help you to plan your retirement as there are different variants available in the market

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 No Income Tax on salary income of Non-Residents Indians in Gulf countries! Sitharaman says it is exempt

No Income Tax on salary income of Non-Residents Indians in Gulf countries! Sitharaman says it is exempt

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said salary income earned by non-resident Indians in Gulf countries would continue to be exempt from tax in India.

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OCI Card Holders No Longer Required to Carry Old Passports for India Travel, Diaspora Welcomes Move

OCI Card Holders No Longer Required to Carry Old Passports for India Travel, Diaspora Welcomes Move

People of Indian origin and the Indian diaspora having Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cards are now not required to carry their old, expired passports for travel to India, as required earlier, according to a government notification that has been welcomed by members of the community.

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Income Tax Rules Are Changing from April 1, Here's a Look at New Norms

Income Tax Rules Are Changing from April 1, Here's a Look at New Norms

April 1 will mark the beginning of a new financial year and will bring a slew of income tax changes. Some of the changes were announced by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2021 in February. Here is a list of changes which will be introduced from the coming financial year.

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Financial planning: Six tips to help you face any financial crisis

Financial planning: Six tips to help you face any financial crisis

Countless people are confronting new financial realities a year after the first of the Covid-19 lockdown announcements. The past year may not have been equally difficult for all of us, but it has surely forced each one of us to rethink our financial priorities. With a resurgence of cases in many regions and vaccinations still in the early phases, the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over.

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Why the rich must make life insurance an integral part of estate planning

Why the rich must make life insurance an integral part of estate planning

“I know these premiums would pinch us a bit, but both of us know that in case something happens to me in the next few years, our current savings are not enough to take care of Varun’s expenses for the rest of his life.” Madhavi could clearly recollect her late husband Rahul’s exact words while filling his life insurance claim form.

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Income Tax Alert! Employees Provident Fund, LTC to ITR Filing rules – 10 big changes to know before April 1

Income Tax Alert! Employees Provident Fund, LTC to ITR Filing rules – 10 big changes to know before April 1

Income Tax Changes: March 31 is an important date for income taxpayers in India as a number of changes are going to kick in from April 1.

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Insure Your Parents, Save On Your Tax

Insure Your Parents, Save On Your Tax

If both your parents are below 60, you can claim a deduction on premiums up to Rs 25,000 on health insurance

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Investments or specific transactions to be made before March 31 to save taxes

Investments or specific transactions to be made before March 31 to save taxes

With the financial year coming to an end on March 31, many taxpayers would now be looking at ways to save taxes. In the old taxation regime, there is an option to enjoy tax exemption, which is not there for taxpayers in the new taxation regime.With the financial year coming to an end on March 31, many taxpayers would now be looking at ways to save taxes.

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PF threshold limit raised to Rs 5 lakh for tax-free interest where there is no contribution by employer

PF threshold limit raised to Rs 5 lakh for tax-free interest where there is no contribution by employer

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday raised the limit for tax exemption on interest earned on provident fund contribution by employees to Rs 5 lakh per annum in specified cases as against Rs 2.5 lakh proposed in the Budget.

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Gold price slips below Rs 45,000; silver cheaper by Rs 900

Gold price slips below Rs 45,000; silver cheaper by Rs 900

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver futures fell on Monday as Turkey replaced its central bank governor with a high interest rate critic led to investors flocking towards the safety of the dollar, on fears that the move would threaten other financial markets.

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Explained: Tax benefits that can be claimed on your home loan

Explained: Tax benefits that can be claimed on your home loan

While easy access to loans help individuals realize their dream, buying a home is also encouraged by way of tax benefits. Understanding these benefits can be useful in our tax planning and must be included as one of the important factors to consider.

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 LIC eases policy claim settlement process

LIC eases policy claim settlement process

Accordingly, LIC said its 113 divisional offices, 2,048 branches, 1,526 satellite offices and 74 customer zones will receive maturity claims from policyholders irrespective of the servicing branch of the policy.

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