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Make money from your blog, video; Here's how!

Make money from your blog, video; Here's how!

Rediff.com25 Jul 2016

Blogs are great place to start.

Cash may no longer be king as e-money emerges new ruler

Cash may no longer be king as e-money emerges new ruler

Rediff.com16 Jul 2016

The proposed ban on cash transactions above Rs 3 lakh may hit luxury goods, jewellery sales and real estate.

How you can save money building smart homes!

How you can save money building smart homes!

Rediff.com27 Jun 2016

For prices starting from Rs 25,000 and going up to Rs 4-5 lakh, you can convert your home into a smart home.

New aviation policy: How much do we stand to gain

New aviation policy: How much do we stand to gain

Rediff.com16 Jun 2016

Foreign airlines charge $100-200 or euro 75-150 for excess baggage, while Indian airlines charge Rs 300-500 per kg above 15 kg.

Bank mergers: Changes that customers can expect

Bank mergers: Changes that customers can expect

Rediff.com23 May 2016

Loan rates will change at the next reset, while deposit rates will continue till maturity.

Pay your health insurance premium through EMI

Pay your health insurance premium through EMI

Rediff.com18 May 2016

You will lose out on discounts and have to pay a higher premium.

EMIs on credit card is useful but tricky on conditions

EMIs on credit card is useful but tricky on conditions

Rediff.com12 May 2016

Keep in mind interest rate, tenure and additional charges if you exceed credit card limit

How you can reduce your water bills

How you can reduce your water bills

Rediff.com9 May 2016

Setting up a system is not very complicated and costs can be Rs 2-3 lakh for a 100-apartment society

How you can cut down on your credit card expenses

How you can cut down on your credit card expenses

Rediff.com9 May 2016

The Reserve Bank of India's latest data indicate that spending per card is rising steadily - something that consumers should worry about

Should you invest in index funds like Warren Buffett?

Should you invest in index funds like Warren Buffett?

Rediff.com5 May 2016

Only if you are a conservative investor satisfied with index returns; but over long term actively managed funds give better returns in Indian markets

Is your pension fund regulated?

Is your pension fund regulated?

Rediff.com26 Apr 2016

Ask your HR department for details about the fund, trustees and returns

Your retirement is closer than it appears

Your retirement is closer than it appears

Rediff.com25 Apr 2016

The whole idea is to have a balance between long-term and short-term goals.

Don't blindly emulate promoter buying

Don't blindly emulate promoter buying

Rediff.com12 Apr 2016

While such buying could indicate confidence in the business, investors should do a comprehensive evaluation before getting into the stock.

Filing Income Tax returns gets more complicated

Filing Income Tax returns gets more complicated

Rediff.com11 Apr 2016

With filing possible only online, there is no scope for any error.

All you need to know about the Employee Provident Fund

All you need to know about the Employee Provident Fund

Rediff.com31 Mar 2016

EPF has traditionally been the only tool for Indians, especially the salaried class, to save for their retirement corpus.

Home, car loans to change from April 1

Home, car loans to change from April 1

Rediff.com31 Mar 2016

While existing base rates and loans linked to it will continue, new loans will be linked to the MCLR, which is likely to be lower

Lessons from the Sharepro scam

Lessons from the Sharepro scam

Rediff.com30 Mar 2016

After every corporate announcement, check your demat and bank accounts for necessary credits.

India's super rich now have a new toy to play with

India's super rich now have a new toy to play with

Rediff.com28 Mar 2016

Stressed asset funds could offer higher returns than traditional fixed-income funds, but holding period will be longer due to the risky underlying assets

Company FDs require extra due diligence

Company FDs require extra due diligence

Rediff.com25 Mar 2016

Keep regular track of financials, including cash flow and management changes

Small savers need to get aggressive

Small savers need to get aggressive

Rediff.com22 Mar 2016

Getting locked into instruments before the new regime kicks in would be a good strategy.

EPF vs NPS: Which will offer better returns?

EPF vs NPS: Which will offer better returns?

Rediff.com21 Mar 2016

Use a combination of the two options without which sufficient corpus can't be assured.

Have you been served an I-T notice?

Have you been served an I-T notice?

Rediff.com18 Mar 2016

A normal assessment notice is served under Section 148.

Why it makes sense to invest in Nabard's tax-free bonds

Why it makes sense to invest in Nabard's tax-free bonds

Rediff.com8 Mar 2016

Lock into these long-term bonds for higher interest rates and capital appreciation

Booking train tickets online, buying petrol to become cheaper

Booking train tickets online, buying petrol to become cheaper

Rediff.com4 Mar 2016

The government is also considering mandating payments beyond a prescribed threshold only in card/digital mode.

How the Budget will hike your household expenses

How the Budget will hike your household expenses

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

Aerated drinks, mineral water, travel packages, coaching classes and beauty parlour services might also cost more

How to salvage your foreign holiday

How to salvage your foreign holiday

Rediff.com19 Feb 2016

Most tour operators offer accommodation to suit different budgets.

Identity theft? Flag it immediately

Identity theft? Flag it immediately

Rediff.com17 Feb 2016

Consumer loans or personal continue to record the highest fraud incidence.

Be wary of hidden charges in loans with zero processing fees

Be wary of hidden charges in loans with zero processing fees

Rediff.com2 Feb 2016

Technical, legal, valuation fees could offset the benefit.

Dividend paying stocks are good in volatile markets

Dividend paying stocks are good in volatile markets

Rediff.com28 Jan 2016

While capital appreciation is better, paying regular dividend indicates that the company is making profits and is rewarding investors.

Don't rush to buy gold just yet

Don't rush to buy gold just yet

Rediff.com14 Jan 2016

While global uncertainty has led to a rise in prices in 2016, there is still a lot of doubt regarding its future.

Financial overhaul? Few circumstances you must consider

Financial overhaul? Few circumstances you must consider

Rediff.com14 Dec 2015

Every financial plan needs to be tweaked periodically.

Tips to save money while travelling abroad

Tips to save money while travelling abroad

Rediff.com10 Dec 2015

Multi-currency pre-paid cards are a good option while travelling abroad.

Gift an 'experience' this wedding season

Gift an 'experience' this wedding season

Rediff.com8 Dec 2015

You can gift a day at a spa, a curated gourmet meal at a pool side or an offbeat travel trip.

No rate cut is good news for depositors

No rate cut is good news for depositors

Rediff.com2 Dec 2015

Use this window to lock into bank FDs; unless govt cuts small savings rates, banks may not cut deposit rates

Beat inflation and get good returns from your investments

Beat inflation and get good returns from your investments

Rediff.com1 Dec 2015

Inflation indexed bonds assure a positive return over inflation.

95% of middle-class Indians do not have adequate health insurance

95% of middle-class Indians do not have adequate health insurance

Rediff.com25 Nov 2015

Health care costs are rising exponentially and most people are under-insured.

Investing across multiple MF schemes? Here's how to go about it

Investing across multiple MF schemes? Here's how to go about it

Rediff.com3 Nov 2015

With a common account number, you can use the MF Utilities platform to invest in any fund house's scheme.

Want to buy the latest iPhone? Go for a festival loan

Want to buy the latest iPhone? Go for a festival loan

Rediff.com21 Oct 2015

It takes a longer time to avail of these loans, owing to tight due-diligence process of banks.

Excess provident fund money has to be returned

Excess provident fund money has to be returned

Rediff.com8 Oct 2015

Otherwise, EPFO can freeze your account. But seek detailed calculation to verify the numbers

Cheaper home loans: How much will you save on EMIs?

Cheaper home loans: How much will you save on EMIs?

Rediff.com1 Oct 2015

Existing and new customers will find it easier to manage or raise loans as banks start cutting rates.

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