National pension scheme: All you need to know

Today’s post covers everything about National Pension Scheme.With reducing government jobs and government of India slowly taking away pensions from various job categories planning your post-retirement pension has become imperative not just for private sector employees but also for PSUs and government employees. To cater to these requirements government of India through an act of parliament create a voluntary based contribution pension system called NPS (National Pension scheme). All government employees who joined

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Looking to Save 1crore: Here is how you can do it

Becoming a crorepati in India or a Millionaire in the US has some kind of romance and enigma associated with it. From Bollywood movies to TV shows like Kaun Banega Crorepati being crorepati is associated with feelings like Oh yes I have arrived at a sense of entering the elite league. The league which smokes cigars drives convertibles on Marine drive and bets big on horse racing in Mahalakshmi grounds. With increasing incomes and increasing

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Looking to withdraw EPF? Here is how to do it

Do you want to withdraw EPF balance? Because you just left the job. You must be concerned about slow and complicated processing of EPF withdrawal But don’t you worry! Thanks to the authorities, making the EPF withdrawal is  convenient like never before! We will show you how to claim the EPF balance easily and quickly!

Why Should You Not Make EPF Withdrawal?

Although, you have come to seek help about EPF

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Secure your daughter’s future with Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a most popular government scheme for the betterment of girl children in India. It was launched by Shri Narendra Modi (Indian Prime Minister) under the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign. Precisely, this scheme is an opportunity to save money for the betterment of girl child. The money saved through Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana will provide means for every girl to get higher education or wedding expenses. This scheme is a

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SIP or Lumpsum Investments. Which is better?

What is SIP :

SIP stands for Systematic Investment plan. SIP is nothing but a periodic way of investing in mutual funds instead of investing everything in one go or lump sum as it is commonly called.

One of the most important questions I get from friends, clients, and bodhik users is  a variant of the following

I have  Rs X now to invest should I make a lump sum investment or  invest using a SIP?

While my intuitive

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Confused on which mutual funds to invest in ? Here is your Step by Step guide to chose Mutual Funds in India

How to chose a mutual fund

There are around 1500+ mutual funds and about 15+ different types of funds available in Indian market today and the list keeps on increasing every day with new schemes getting launched and new players entering the market, Currently, India has about 44 different fund houses offering different types of mutual funds. With so many options it has become increasingly difficult for retail investors to chose the right fund.

In last few years,some of the influential rating agencies

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Mutual Funds in India: All you want to know

Mutual funds

Mutual funds is a term that all of us hear more and more often on televisions,newspapers and when we go to banks, in past few years mutual funds as an investment instrument for retail customers has really taken off , more and more people are aware of mutual funds and are keen to invest in

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How Indians Save

Definition Savings

Personal Savings : Whatever you earn you can either  consume all or chose to not , part of your earnings you chose not to consume is called Personal Savings, you can chose to keep your savings in bank account or invest it in Real estate, bonds,shares, Mutual funds or other financial instruments

National Savings : National savings is the sum of personal savings and  the corporate savings, which is the profits which corporates do not

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