Anil Rego

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EMI moratorium: Calculate how much more you will pay

EMI moratorium: Calculate how much more you will pay

Rediff.com3 Jun 2020

Beware: During the period that you avail of the moratorium, there would be no repayment of interest or principal. Thus, the outstanding will go up substantially for this period as a consequence

Budget: Is the old tax regime good for you?

Budget: Is the old tax regime good for you?

Rediff.com5 Feb 2020

In an online chat with Rediff.com readers, personal finance expert Anil Rego answered queries about the new tax regime announced in the Union Budget.

'Pay tax on any income earned by non-working spouse and kids'

'Pay tax on any income earned by non-working spouse and kids'

Rediff.com6 Feb 2019

Tax expert Anil Rego answers readers' questions about how Finance Minister Piyush Goyal's Budget affects you.

Is it a good time to buy gold?

Is it a good time to buy gold?

Rediff.com19 Mar 2018

At a time when the whole world is going ga-ga over stocks and debt is too easy to borrow, do not forget gold, says Anil Rego.

How to buy the best health insurance

How to buy the best health insurance

Rediff.com19 Feb 2018

Health insurance expert Anil Rego in an online chat with readers answers health insurance queries.

How to reduce health insurance premiums

How to reduce health insurance premiums

Rediff.com14 May 2017

Anil Rego shares six tips to help you bring down your cost of owning an insurance policy

Tax saving tips for the new financial year

Tax saving tips for the new financial year

Rediff.com13 May 2017

Want your investments to make money as well as save tax for you? Anil Rego has some advice

Plan to surrender your ULIP? Don't!

Plan to surrender your ULIP? Don't!

Rediff.com20 Apr 2017

A rightly chosen ULIP can be a competitive investment, but the investor needs to ensure that his relationship manager has put him ahead of the commissions that the product pays, says Anil Rego, CEO, Right Horizons.

4 ways going cashless can impact your taxes

4 ways going cashless can impact your taxes

Rediff.com12 Mar 2017

Increased income tax collection is going to be a major consequence of going cashless and this should promise a future of lower taxes and higher purchase power soon, says Anil Rego

Filing income tax returns: Keep these documents handy, now

Filing income tax returns: Keep these documents handy, now

Rediff.com11 Jan 2017

Whether salaried or running your own business, it's about time to get your investment proofs in tax-saving instruments ready for filing your income tax returns later this year.

Should you buy physical gold or gold ETFs?

Should you buy physical gold or gold ETFs?

Rediff.com16 Nov 2016

Are you debating between buying physical gold and investing in paper gold schemes or ETFs? Anil Rego has the answer

How not to get your credit/debit card hacked

How not to get your credit/debit card hacked

Rediff.com28 Oct 2016

There are 7 key rules one can follow to ensure that the chances of such fraud are almost reduced to a negligible level when shopping online, says Anil Rego

Is it profitable to invest in more than one home?

Is it profitable to invest in more than one home?

Rediff.com21 Oct 2016

Does it make sense to hold more than one residential property? Does the investment really give very high returns as we Indians tend to presume? Anil Rego takes you through the ups and downs of investing in residential properties

Missed tax-filing deadline? Here's what you must know

Missed tax-filing deadline? Here's what you must know

Rediff.com14 Oct 2016

If you have missed your tax filing deadline, there is not much to fret if your tax dues are fully paid, says Anil Rego

Getting married? 4 money goals for you

Getting married? 4 money goals for you

Rediff.com27 Jul 2016

Financial planning need not be boring or solely be a man's job. It can be made fun and be used as another way to increase a couple's closeness and happiness! Try it!

Filing IT return online for FREE? Danger ahead!

Filing IT return online for FREE? Danger ahead!

Rediff.com21 Jul 2016

The perils mentioned here may seem few in number, but each of it encompasses an entire set of dangers posed by the free online tax filing offers.

'Is stipend received by me while studying taxable?'

'Is stipend received by me while studying taxable?'

Rediff.com9 Jul 2016

In an online chat with readers on July 8, Anil Rego answered their tax queries. Here's the chat transcript in case you missed the chat

Common mistakes to avoid while filing income tax

Common mistakes to avoid while filing income tax

Rediff.com6 Jul 2016

Here are some mistakes taxpayers make and how to avoid them...

All you need to know about ULIPs

All you need to know about ULIPs

Rediff.com24 Jun 2016

Here's why ULIPs have become an attractive long-term investment option

Why this loan is better than personal loans

Why this loan is better than personal loans

Rediff.com11 Jun 2016

Many house owners are not aware of this option and hence end up taking personal loans to renovate their homes

MF basics: Balanced funds vs Dynamic funds

MF basics: Balanced funds vs Dynamic funds

Rediff.com1 Jun 2016

Mutual fund investments come in various shapes and forms -- ranging from the passive index funds to the actively managed funds. Two of the most popular mutual fund types are balanced funds and dynamic funds. Let us take a deeper look at what each one is and how they are different.

How liquid is your portfolio?

How liquid is your portfolio?

Rediff.com28 Apr 2016

Besides return and risk, investors also need to weigh the liquidity of the instrument they are putting money in

Mid-career change? 5 money tips for you

Mid-career change? 5 money tips for you

Rediff.com21 Apr 2016

Before you take the leap, get your financial house in order

Financial planning tips for your child's education

Financial planning tips for your child's education

Rediff.com18 Mar 2016

If your child is 20 when s/he decides to pursue higher eduction and her/his current age is 3 years, then here's a plan for you...

Claiming insurance? Follow these dos and don'ts

Claiming insurance? Follow these dos and don'ts

Rediff.com20 Feb 2016

There are instances where the insurance company will not pay out claims... Beware!

How to choose the BEST home loan cover

How to choose the BEST home loan cover

Rediff.com10 Feb 2016

Home loan cover from the lender may not be the best option

Here's why you need a financial advisor

Here's why you need a financial advisor

Rediff.com19 Jan 2016

A good advisor can make or break your financial future

Are you using your credit card wisely?

Are you using your credit card wisely?

Rediff.com17 Dec 2015

Used prudently, plastic money is among the most useful, powerful and non-polluting kind of plastic invented. Be smart with it!

Gold vs stocks: Where should you invest?

Gold vs stocks: Where should you invest?

Rediff.com17 Nov 2015

Physical assets such as gold and real estate have their own positives and negatives, while other financial assets such as mutual funds, stocks and bonds come with their pluses and minuses. Let us look at both options in a little more detail.

Don't get duped! Read offers from financial firms

Don't get duped! Read offers from financial firms

Rediff.com16 Nov 2015

Read the numbers carefully because no one can offer a credit card at zero cost or give a loan at a simple interest of 9%.

Gold investment: ETFs can be a better option than bonds

Gold investment: ETFs can be a better option than bonds

Rediff.com29 Sep 2015

The government has also built in mechanism to protect investors from price fluctuation.

Tips for investors in volatile market

Tips for investors in volatile market

Rediff.com18 Sep 2015

Diversify! Go for SIPs in equity MFs or buy debt funds! Don't time the market! Don't trade intra-day! So simple!

4 must-have insurance covers

4 must-have insurance covers

Rediff.com20 Aug 2015

Without them your financial security is at a huge risk...

How to get your financial life on track

How to get your financial life on track

Rediff.com1 Jul 2015

Let us take a look at some of the steps that are involved in getting your finances in order.

Money tips if you just started earning

Money tips if you just started earning

Rediff.com28 Apr 2015

It is important to celebrate when your first paycheck arrives, but is equally important to ensure that you take the time to learn some very important personal finance lessons, so that you can put your salary to work for you and grow a savings corpus.

Is Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme the best investment for your girl child?

Is Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme the best investment for your girl child?

Rediff.com13 Mar 2015

Let us look at this scheme a little more in detail.

Here's how to save tax!

Here's how to save tax!

Rediff.com13 Feb 2015

A simple primer on how much money taxpayers can save under various sections of the Income Tax Act.

6 best ways to save tax

6 best ways to save tax

Rediff.com4 Feb 2015

A tax plan is not only to save taxes, it should also assist you in achieving your other financial goals such as buying a home, a car, children's education, retirement to name a few. Here are some top ways in which you could plan for your tax savings

Top 7: Money Resolutions for 2015

Top 7: Money Resolutions for 2015

Rediff.com22 Dec 2014

To ensure a better financial future, resolve yourself to follow these simple money tips.

Financial planning for the special child

Financial planning for the special child

Rediff.com14 Nov 2014

Let us take a look at some of the things that one should keep in mind.

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