All stories by Anil Rego
EMI moratorium: Calculate how much more you will payRediff.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?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'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?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 insuranceRediff.com19 Feb 2018
Health insurance expert Anil Rego in an online chat with readers answers health insurance queries.
How to reduce health insurance premiumsRediff.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 yearRediff.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!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 taxesRediff.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, nowRediff.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?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 hackedRediff.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?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 knowRediff.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 youRediff.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!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?'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 taxRediff.com6 Jul 2016
Here are some mistakes taxpayers make and how to avoid them...
All you need to know about ULIPsRediff.com24 Jun 2016
Here's why ULIPs have become an attractive long-term investment option
Why this loan is better than personal loansRediff.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 fundsRediff.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?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 youRediff.com21 Apr 2016
Before you take the leap, get your financial house in order
Financial planning tips for your child's educationRediff.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'tsRediff.com20 Feb 2016
There are instances where the insurance company will not pay out claims... Beware!
How to choose the BEST home loan coverRediff.com10 Feb 2016
Home loan cover from the lender may not be the best option
Here's why you need a financial advisorRediff.com19 Jan 2016
A good advisor can make or break your financial future
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?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 firmsRediff.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 bondsRediff.com29 Sep 2015
The government has also built in mechanism to protect investors from price fluctuation.
Tips for investors in volatile marketRediff.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 coversRediff.com20 Aug 2015
Without them your financial security is at a huge risk...
How to get your financial life on trackRediff.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 earningRediff.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?Rediff.com13 Mar 2015
Let us look at this scheme a little more in detail.
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 taxRediff.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 2015Rediff.com22 Dec 2014
To ensure a better financial future, resolve yourself to follow these simple money tips.
Financial planning for the special childRediff.com14 Nov 2014
Let us take a look at some of the things that one should keep in mind.