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It's Never To Early To Start

It’s common for people to procrastinate their retirement planning to the very last moment, relegating it unceremoniously to the very bottom of their financial to-do lists

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Your Financial 'To Do' List Before You Turn 40

With interest rates ranging from 12-15 per cent on education loans, it would be wise to start making monthly provisions towards your child’s higher studies.

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Budget 2017 And Equity Investing

It’s likely that a simple demat account will be piggybacked upon Jan Dhan Accounts, with little or no documentation requirement for investments up to a certain minimum threshold

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SBI Eyes Up To $1.5 Billion Capital Raising Next Fiscal Year

'We do plan to raise some capital. However, this is also dependent on the fact that there is a merger that we are planning to do,' says SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya

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Govt Pressed Ahead With Banknote Ban Despite RBI Concerns

The RBI's endorsement of the government action has drawn strong criticism from several former policymakers

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How Budget 2017 Could Affect Insurance In India

There’s a case in the upcoming budget for a revision of the way annuities are taxed. The demonetisation-led digitisation of payments and the subsequent widening of the tax net has created scope for tax cuts

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RBI Working On Plan To Reduce Costs Of Digital Payments

The Reserve Bank of India is working on a plan to reduce online transaction costs as it tries to encourage more digital banking, two parliamentary panel members quoted central bank governor Urjit Patel as saying on Friday

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Will Budget 2017 Spell Relief For Income Taxpayers?

The chance of a monumental shift in tax brackets or rates appears bleak, an upward shift of Rs 50,000 (from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh) in the minimum tax bracket certainly seems to be on the cards

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Axis Bank Q3 Net Dips 73 Per Cent To Rs 580 Crore On Bad Loan Woes

The bank's deputy managing director and chief financial officer Jairam Sridharan said the non-watchlist stress emanated from over five year-old loans in the iron and steel, infrastructure and construction sectors

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In First Address, Urjit Patel Asks Staff To Guard RBI Reputation

RBI Governor Urjit Patel has told colleagues that any effort to belittle the reputation of the central bank deserves 'zero tolerance' and asked them to guard the integrity of the institution

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How Budget 2017 Can Make India More "Retirement Ready"

The obvious way in which the government can help make India more Retirement Ready is by reducing income tax burdens, thereby increasing disposable incomes

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Reserve Bank Pumped In Rs 9.2 Trillion Worth Of New Notes So Far

The Reserve Bank of India has injected Rs 9.2 trillion worth of new currency notes into the banking system to help replace the notes banned in November, a parliamentary source quoted central bank governor Urjit Patel as saying on Wednesday

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Three Irreversible Financial Decisions

A lot of decisions pertaining to your personal finance are reversible; and some are not. Here are three decisions that once taken, simply cannot be rolled back. Look before you leap

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