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Filing IT returns? What you must know

Filing IT returns? What you must know

Rediff.com11 Jun 2018

If you miss the July 31 deadline, there is a late filing fee of up to Rs 10,000. Also, you cannot file returns beyond March 31, 2019.

Flying abroad? Check forex card charges

Flying abroad? Check forex card charges

Rediff.com5 Jun 2018

Experts tell Tinesh Bhasin how to pick one to save money as well as some troubles later

Invested in NCLT cos? You could lose all your money

Invested in NCLT cos? You could lose all your money

Rediff.com29 May 2018

'When a company goes into insolvency, by definition it means that existing shareholders have been wiped out.'

Want 45% discount on auto insurance?

Want 45% discount on auto insurance?

Rediff.com14 May 2018

Your behaviour is the key.

Why Rera hasn't been a great relief for home-buyers

Why Rera hasn't been a great relief for home-buyers

Rediff.com14 May 2018

Rera's implementation is patchy across states, and the powers of the regulator to enforce its orders are also limited.

Smart homes are now within your budget

Smart homes are now within your budget

Rediff.com11 May 2018

Whether you have a two bedroom or a three bedroom house, you can convert it into a smart home starting at Rs 60,000 to Rs 70,000.

Buying a house jointly with spouse? Define ownership first!

Buying a house jointly with spouse? Define ownership first!

Rediff.com8 May 2018

Define ownership proportionately at the time of registration to ensure that you don't face problems on taxation front.

Want to make big money in stocks? Go contrarian

Want to make big money in stocks? Go contrarian

Rediff.com7 May 2018

Contrarian stocks can help investors generate much higher returns than buying shares of companies that have shown consistent high growth for years.

Want to earn risk-free 8% annually?

Want to earn risk-free 8% annually?

Rediff.com26 Apr 2018

Investors can earn risk-free income of 6% to 8% annually by lending stocks.

Is it time to switch your home loan lender?

Is it time to switch your home loan lender?

Rediff.com23 Apr 2018

New borrowers should go for banks over housing finance companies as the new benchmark -- MCLR -- is more transparent.

It makes sense to invest in small savings schemes

It makes sense to invest in small savings schemes

Rediff.com11 Apr 2018

SBI has twice hiked interest rates on fixed deposits within a month, but an investor still gets better returns at the post office.

New ITR form: More pain for salaried employees

New ITR form: More pain for salaried employees

Rediff.com10 Apr 2018

The new ITR forms have shifted the entire onus on the taxpayers to prove their claim for deductions, expenses or exemptions.

Buying a car vs leasing it: The pros and cons

Buying a car vs leasing it: The pros and cons

Rediff.com3 Apr 2018

Besides the thrill of changing cars quite often, a higher tax deduction is available, experts tell Tinesh Bhasin

Not yet filed FY16 tax return? HURRY!

Not yet filed FY16 tax return? HURRY!

Rediff.com29 Mar 2018

Miss the March 31, 2018 deadline to file belated tax return for FY16, and risk an I-T notice and a hefty fine.

How to play the debt market

How to play the debt market

Rediff.com29 Mar 2018

If you are in credit opportunity funds, income funds or dynamic bond funds for a long-term goal, stay put.

Want to beat volatility with decent returns?

Want to beat volatility with decent returns?

Rediff.com22 Mar 2018

Use fixed maturity plans to tide interest rate volatility if you're okay with lock-in because longer duration. FMPs can give up to annualised 7.7 per cent returns.

Have $500,000? You can become a US citizen

Have $500,000? You can become a US citizen

Rediff.com17 Mar 2018

Under the EB-5 visa programme you can become a US citizen provided you invest $500,000 in an approved project and create targeted employment. But only 700 Indians can do so each year.

How to protect your assets from spouse's bad loans

How to protect your assets from spouse's bad loans

Rediff.com8 Mar 2018

If the spouse is the guarantor of husband's business loans, banks can hold her liable for default. Here are ways to ring-fence her assets.

Last minute tax tips...

Last minute tax tips...

Rediff.com5 Mar 2018

Evaluate recurring investment products and do the numbers before making any investments.

Should you buy OPD, diagnostics insurance?

Should you buy OPD, diagnostics insurance?

Rediff.com27 Feb 2018

Before you buy a cashless benefit plan at lower premiums, check if you can make full use of it. Most don't even exhaust the entire benefit.

How you can find out if your Aadhaar was misused

How you can find out if your Aadhaar was misused

Rediff.com18 Feb 2018

Now you can check your Aadhaar authentication history online to track if anyone misused your unique identity.

4 ways the Budget cheers senior citizens

4 ways the Budget cheers senior citizens

Rediff.com16 Feb 2018

Thanks to Budget 2018, seniors can invest more and also save more.

Insurance to protect your valuables in bank lockers

Insurance to protect your valuables in bank lockers

Rediff.com9 Feb 2018

Did you know that your home insurance covers valuables in bank locker?

8 ways to identify fake financial apps

8 ways to identify fake financial apps

Rediff.com9 Feb 2018

Install a security software that has an app advisor function, advises Tinesh Bhasin.

How you can find out if your Aadhar was misused

How you can find out if your Aadhar was misused

Rediff.com31 Jan 2018

Now you can check your Aadhaar authentication history online to track if anyone misused your unique identity.

How to make most of your money in 2018

How to make most of your money in 2018

Rediff.com16 Jan 2018

'The best way to start is to understand your finances.' 'Keeping a tab on spending can help you invest more.'

Should you go for a zero-cost medical loan?

Should you go for a zero-cost medical loan?

Rediff.com1 Jan 2018

Here's what borrowers must pay attention to before going for such medical loans.

Investing in bitcoin? A word of caution

Investing in bitcoin? A word of caution

Rediff.com30 Dec 2017

Don't invest more than 5 per cent of your portfolio in bitcoin. The virtual currency's price has run up very fast and experts feel a correction may be around the corner.

The dangers of financial apps on your smartphone

The dangers of financial apps on your smartphone

Rediff.com30 Dec 2017

'Malicious files can silently sit in your phone and relay data to hackers without your knowledge.'

Payments banks vs wallets: What should you opt for?

Payments banks vs wallets: What should you opt for?

Rediff.com28 Dec 2017

While a wallet is convenient, payments bank offers interest on deposits and ATM facility.

Simple tips to prevent Aadhaar misuse

Simple tips to prevent Aadhaar misuse

Rediff.com22 Dec 2017

Don't share information over phone with anyone. Use only official apps. Keep Aadhaar locked unless needed.

Active funds vs ETFs: Where should you invest?

Active funds vs ETFs: Where should you invest?

Rediff.com1 Dec 2017

ETFs may be an option if you are considering only large-cap funds, experts tell Tinesh Bhasin.

Would you buy a Trump flat in India?

Would you buy a Trump flat in India?

Rediff.com16 Nov 2017

'Some brands only lend their names to the property and take a royalty.' 'The developer only needs to adhere to the terms and conditions of the contracts.' 'But branded apartments from Trump are particular about every small detail.'

When you can't access your spouse's bank account

When you can't access your spouse's bank account

Rediff.com13 Nov 2017

How can you access the bank account of an incapacitated person?

Made a Bitcoin fortune? Pay the tax now!

Made a Bitcoin fortune? Pay the tax now!

Rediff.com9 Nov 2017

Based on the holding period, the profit you make is liable to short-term or long-term capital gains tax, experts tell Tinesh Bhasin.

Are consumers always kings?

Are consumers always kings?

Rediff.com6 Nov 2017

Goods and services provided without any consideration are out of ambit of Consumer Protection Act; investors, too, cannot approach a forum. Tinesh Bhasin reports

General insurance 2.0: Settling claims automatically

General insurance 2.0: Settling claims automatically

Rediff.com31 Oct 2017

With mobile data getting cheaper, insurers are introducing technologies that eases buying and lodging claims.

Want to make money betting on gold?

Want to make money betting on gold?

Rediff.com27 Oct 2017

Tinesh Bhasin explains the pros and cons of trading in gold 'options', which were introduced in India this Dhanteras

4 smart ways to save big when shopping online

4 smart ways to save big when shopping online

Rediff.com5 Oct 2017

Websites that compare product prices and offer cashback can help you get attractive deals and discounts.

Buying health insurance? Why medical tests are important

Buying health insurance? Why medical tests are important

Rediff.com2 Oct 2017

To avoid a claim rejection for chronic diseases, ensure proper medical records, experts tell Tinesh Bhasin

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