All stories by Adhil Shetty
How may credit cards should you have?Rediff.com28 Aug 2018
'You should be able to juggle them, extract the most rewards out of them, and most importantly, be able to repay your dues on time.' 'However, you shouldn't try to get multiple cards at once,' advises Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar.com.
Equity, debt or liquid: Which fund is most suitable for you?Rediff.com21 May 2018
Equity debt, gold - these all are terms you may have heard of when reading on funds but not quite sure where to start with or which one most suits your needs.
FRDI Bill: What it means for banks and their depositorsRediff.com23 Apr 2018
Mutual funds, bonds, PPFs, equity and real estate are some options which offer varying rates of return.
Have you renewed your insurance policy?Rediff.com11 Jan 2018
Your entire contribution can go down the drain if policies are not renewed on time
8 golden money lessons to keep your finances healthy through the yearRediff.com9 Jan 2018
Managing your money in January will set the trend for rest of the year, says Adhil Shetty.
Is it time to consolidate your loans?Rediff.com9 Jan 2018
If your are hassled with too many EMIs, bring them all under one umbrella and pay a single amount
Bank vs NBFC: Where you should go for home loansRediff.com15 Jun 2017
You would find NBFCs more willing to lend even if you have a poor credit score, says Adhil Shetty
Pre-paying home loan? Read this firstRediff.com25 Apr 2017
When does it make sense and when does it not?
Repo Rate unchanged, but it's still a good time to transfer or pre-pay your loansRediff.com7 Apr 2017
MCLR-linked loans are more responsive to RBI's rate movements, and rate cuts may be transmitted to borrowers in a manner useful to them.
Filing revised I-T returns? Take these 5 precautionsRediff.com29 Mar 2017
Salaried individuals may not need to file revised returns as they have only one source of income and there are lesser chances of erring while filing returns
Budget: 10 things common man can look forward toRediff.com31 Jan 2017
The people of the nation co-operated and patiently waited for the government's promised "ache din", and now they want their just rewards, says Adhil Shetty.
Is it safe to invest in gold?Rediff.com16 Jan 2017
You can use gold as a financial instrument to diversify your portfolio into hedging against uncertainties in the market, but for ambitious returns, you must explore opportunities in other asset classes such as equities, debts and real estate, says Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar.com.
Demonetisation is done. What should Modi & Jaitley do next?Rediff.com30 Dec 2016
Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar.com shares his thoughts on what could help make digitisation and going cashless easier in the New Year.
8 golden rules for safe digital transactionsRediff.com13 Dec 2016
Since payment alternatives such as UPI, e-wallets and USSD - based mobile banking through different platforms are directly or indirectly linked to the user's bank account one needs to be extra careful to keep hackers at bay, explains Adhil Shetty, CEO, BankBazaar.
Why Urjit Patel did not cut interest rates on Dec 7Rediff.com7 Dec 2016
RBI's intention to keep its target inflation rate at 5% was the main reason behind keeping rates unchanged, says Adhil Shetty, CEO of BankBazaar.com.
Cashless transaction: Going beyond plastic moneyRediff.com7 Dec 2016
For those who are sceptical about using debit or credit cards, even when faced with cash crunch, Adhil Shetty, CEO of BankBazaar.com, lists out a few safe cashless options that can be exercised through mobile phones.
Why you need to start your retirement planning earlyRediff.com27 Sep 2016
Experts believe that financial planning should always start as soon as we become financially independent. This helps in building a sizeable corpus over time and is also easy on our pockets
8 loan 'charges' that can cost you a bombRediff.com23 Aug 2016
When opting for any loan, make sure you read the terms and conditions carefully, and understand the 'other charges' to avoid any disappointment at a later stage.
Why you get personal loans faster than home loansRediff.com17 Aug 2016
Why various loans are disbursed differently...
Going for education loan? A 5-point checklist for youRediff.com26 Jul 2016
The stress associated with getting a loan and then paying it back can be substantially cut down if you plan well and understand the factors associated with the education loan
Why this is a good year to invest in EPFRediff.com2 Jul 2016
Here's how EPF stacks against other investment options
Back to basics: Demat investingRediff.com26 Jun 2016
If you are new to investing andarenot sure how ademataccount worksoperates, here is everything you need to know aboutdemataccounts and what happens when you buy or sell shares online.
Rate cut? Small savings schemes can still fetch you high returnsRediff.com19 Jan 2016
Even if interest rates go down, they may continue to offer better returns than fixed deposits.
Points to remember before closing a loanRediff.com24 Mar 2015
Remember to take important documents like no dues certificate.
Which one to opt for: Consumer or credit card loan?Rediff.com30 Sep 2014
A discount on the product may make a credit card loan seem cheaper than a consumer durable loan. But missing a payment in case of the former will mean exorbitant charges.