Posts in Category: financial planning

Post Office Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY): Scheme Details, How to open An Account

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a govt scheme for the girl Child however very few people know that sukanya samriddhi account can be opened in post office as well. We discus about Post office Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Scheme Details, how to open an account and tax benefits in this blog.

Gender discrimination is one of the grave problems we all face in India. In India where education of male child is given priority and where wedding expense

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Post office scheme for Boy Child : Save more for your Boy

Post Offices have helped many citizens develop investment habits. In this blog post we look specifically at the post office schemes for boy child. We will specifically discuss ‘Ponmagan Podhuvaippu Nidhi’ and how other post schemes can be used for boy child.

Indian Post offices have existed for a very long period. Post office has been the oldest organization which has helped the Indian citizen to cultivate and nurture the saving and investment habits. Indian Post

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Post office KVP: Scheme Details, Interest Rate Chart, Taxation Benefits

Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) for a very long time has been a very popular investment scheme amongst lower and middle income earners . The Post KVP scheme was first introduced in 1988 but was discontinued in 2011. But due to popular demands and request the KVP was re-introduced in 2014.

KVP is a government investment scheme wherein an individual can invest their saving in lump-sum. On every investment made the by the individual government pays interest

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How SIP works : Detailed working of Systematic Investment Plan

systematic investment plan (SIP) is a small and easy plan offered to interested mutual fund investors. SIP scheme is very much similar to recurring deposit scheme wherein an investor invests small amount of money on regular basis. The underlying instrument in SIP is mutual fund though unlike RD. The SIP scheme helps an individual investor to invest under in the Mutual Fund scheme in instalment instead of a lump sum of amount. This post looks at

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SIP vs PPF : A Detailed Comparison

A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is a small and easy plan offered to interested mutual fund investors. SIP scheme is very much similar to recurring deposit scheme wherein an investor invests small amount of money on regular basis. The SIP scheme helps an individual investor to invest under in the Mutual Fund scheme in instalment instead of a lump sum of amount. In this blog SIP vs PPF we compare SIP and PPF with regards to

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National Pension scheme (NPS) Calculator

National Pension is one of the popular tax-saving schemes. In this post we look at various NPS Calculator and how NPS calculators work.

National Pension scheme calculator works on the below few factors:

  1. Age
  2. Amount of contribution made
  3. Rate of return as prescribed by government for that given period of time.

So we will discuss now how each of these factors affect NPS calculation.

  1. Age of the interested investor: Any contribution made under NPS scheme can be withdrawn only when the

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ELSS vs SIP : Difference between ELSS and SIP

SIP is a way to invest into ELSS or other mutual funds in a recurring way. In this post we look at various aspects of investing into ELSS via SIP mode.

systematic investment plan (SIP) is a small and easy method to invest one’s money in mutual fund schemes. SIP is very much similar to recurring deposit scheme wherein an investor invests small amount of money on regular basis. The SIP scheme helps an individual investor to

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Post Office Recurring Deposit: Scheme Details, Interest Calculation, Tax Exemptions

Recurring Deposit (RD) is a special kind of term deposit account offered by the banks operating India. Under this account scheme an individual can deposit a fixed amount every month into their Recurring Deposit account and earn interest at the rate defined by the RBI for the period of deposits.This is a very popular saving scheme for salaried employees with limited income source. Post office also offers Post Office Recurring Deposit Scheme and we will

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Post Office Monthly Income Scheme (POMIS) – A detailed guide

Post Office Monthly Income Scheme (POMIS) is an investment option that ensures that the investor would receive guaranteed monthly payment based on the investment amount made. MIS is said to be one of the safest options to invest funds.

The prominent features of every MIS are:

  • Under the MIS scheme the capital invested remains intact with no risk attached for non-return.
  • Under MIS scheme the investor is to receive ensured amount of monthly return.
  • The return rates are comparatively

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Atal Pension Yojana Scheme : APY Calculator, APY Chart

Atal Pension Yojana(APY)

ATAL PENSION YOJANA (APY) is a scheme provided by Indian government to help the weaker section (unorganised section) to enjoy the retirement benefits and pension schemes. It’s always very difficult for the weaker section to meet their needs and thus to help the weaker section to save and help to sustain during their retirement age, the government introduced APY scheme with lower contribution rate and better return. This post provides an overview of

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