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Are bonds really safer than stocks?

Your purpose and risk appetite should determine your investment behaviour. Two market instruments that are often clubbed together can, in reality, display contrasting performances.

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What happens to your debt when you die?

Loans and credit cards have helped several people cover expenses and achieve their goals in their lifetime. But what happens to their debt after they die?

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5 Signs that you may need financial therapy

Does talking about your financial situation stress you out? Look for these warning signs that indicate you may need help.

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What women should know about variable annuity?

Based on the investor’s financial profile and retirement horizon, a variable annuity can help to rebalance and diversify one’s portfolio.

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8 Bizarre money superstitions many people still believe in

The world is full of superstitions. But did you know some of these are considered to bring you additional financial luck?

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How to manage inherited wealth?

If managed efficiently, a substantial inheritance can last generations.

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7 Ways to put your income tax refund to good use

Judicious use of your income tax refund can help you sort out your finances and help you grow financially.

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6 Key takeaways for working women from Union Budget 2021-22

The recent budget has rightfully focused on women’s welfare. From unorganised labour force to women entrepreneurs to senior citizens, here is how it benefits you.

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8 Bad financial habits to abandon in 2021

If you are earning well but still not able to hold on to your money, it’s time to look at what you are doing wrong financially.

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Ageing and health: What can women do about it?

Ageing can be hard. However, women need to pay attention to the costs of growing older.

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How I did it

Praveen Nair

Ever since I retired, I have looked forward to the festive season with added zeal. It is the buzz that I need once in a year in my laidback post-retirement life. I like to celebrate the occasion, get the house painted or renovated, buy gifts for my dear ones or go on a vacation. These things… Read more

Swati Mehra

A couple of years ago I was over the moon after landing my first job. I celebrated regally during the festive season that ensued, only to land in a financial soup for the next few months. With gargantuan credit card bills and barely any cash left, I had no other option but to default the payment… Read more

Rohansh Pathak

It is highly unlikely that all the expenses made during the festive season were worth making in the first place. This is the time of the year when unavoidable expenses are bound to upset your budget plans, and you can do little about it. However, I have made it a point to have a look at the… Read more

Shubhra Banerjee

I am a single mother of one. I lost my husband just 5 years into my marriage. Life has been a struggle for me, but I have managed it and today I have no complaints. 

I was a young widow with a 3 year old son when my husband passed away due to a heart attack. My parents were my rock… Read more