Bindisha Sarang

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Low gold prices? Use it to build portfolio

Low gold prices? Use it to build portfolio

Rediff.com1 hour ago

'You should always maintain an allocation to gold as it has the ability to counterbalance any correction in the equity market.'

Do you have a hospital cash benefit plan?

Do you have a hospital cash benefit plan?

Rediff.com1 days ago

Make sure you read the policy wording. Some policies cover pre-existing diseases while others don't. Many need a minimum 24-hour hospitalisation, advises Bindisha Sarang.

Health check-ups can save you tax!

Health check-ups can save you tax!

Rediff.com3 days ago

Under Section 80D, you can avail of deduction on payment made towards preventive health check-ups.

All you want to know about G-Secs

All you want to know about G-Secs

Rediff.com19 Feb 2021

There are, however, a few aspects to factor in before considering G-Secs as an investment option, advises Bindisha Sarang.

Planning a new car? 3 ways to acquire one

Planning a new car? 3 ways to acquire one

Rediff.com18 Jan 2021

Lease, Subscribe or Own?

Missed filing IT Returns?

Missed filing IT Returns?

Rediff.com11 Jan 2021

'If you miss the deadline, you can still file a belated tax return till March 31, 2021, with a fee under Section 234F, which could be up to Rs 10,000, in addition to an interest under Section 234A and 234B of the Act.'

Borrowing money from lending apps? Read this!

Borrowing money from lending apps? Read this!

Rediff.com11 Jan 2021

'Remember, if an app breaks the rules while giving you money, it will also break them while collecting.'

From cheque payment to FASTag, rule changes that will affect YOU in 2021

From cheque payment to FASTag, rule changes that will affect YOU in 2021

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

Cheque payments will be safer; the limit for contactless card transactions hiked.

2021: How to organise your financial documents

2021: How to organise your financial documents

Rediff.com5 Jan 2021

The trick is to know how long you are supposed to hold which document, observes Bindisha Sarang.

Want high-value health insurance? Read this

Want high-value health insurance? Read this

Rediff.com24 Dec 2020

Some of these plans will weigh on your pocket. The increase in premium could also be large as you grow older.

Time to tweak your personal financial plans

Time to tweak your personal financial plans

Rediff.com23 Dec 2020

Once the new rules kick in, you will have less cash-in-hand and may feel tempted to scale back on savings and investments.

Joint loan with relative can boost chances of approval

Joint loan with relative can boost chances of approval

Rediff.com22 Dec 2020

There can be as many as six co-applicants in a joint loan.

Stay invested in gold for long-term benefits

Stay invested in gold for long-term benefits

Rediff.com3 Dec 2020

Despite price correction, policies that support the yellow metal will remain in place in the foreseeable future.

Cyber insurance is a small price for protection

Cyber insurance is a small price for protection

Rediff.com1 Dec 2020

Annual premiums do not exceed what you readily shell out for an OTT subscription.

Planning to buy a house? Do it soon

Planning to buy a house? Do it soon

Rediff.com26 Nov 2020

If you are scouting for a property, finalise the deal within the next seven months and benefit from this measure, suggests Bindisha Sarang.

Want to avail LTC scheme tax benefit?

Want to avail LTC scheme tax benefit?

Rediff.com16 Nov 2020

Only those who stick to the old I-T regime will get this benefit.

Is contactless payment safe?

Is contactless payment safe?

Rediff.com26 Oct 2020

Almost all banks that issue contactless cards provide users with a 100 per cent liability cover.

Want to buy physical gold? Pick a digital platform for your investment

Want to buy physical gold? Pick a digital platform for your investment

Rediff.com28 Aug 2020

While players like Paytm, MobiKwik, and PhonePe allow you to buy gold for Rs 1, Amazon Pay has kept the minimum amount at Rs 5. Digital gold is essentially an avenue for investing in physical gold.

Working from home? You may end up paying higher taxes this fiscal

Working from home? You may end up paying higher taxes this fiscal

Rediff.com25 Aug 2020

The reimbursement components of your salary require you to furnish bills before they become tax-exempt. Producing them may be difficult this year.

No taxable income? But you may still have to file ITR

No taxable income? But you may still have to file ITR

Rediff.com14 Aug 2020

Finance Act, 2019 has made it mandatory for certain categories of taxpayers to file their ITR, even though their income may be below the taxable threshold. read on to find the details.

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