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My Top Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs

  A lot of people dream of leaving their job to start a venture of their own. Are you one of these people? Do you want to leave the rat race and follow your passion? Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Read on…   My Tips for the Budding Entrepreneurs As you can imagine, … [Read more...]

The Journey of an Entrepreneur… …Comes to an End!

A couple of years ago, I had left my lucrative, full-time job to become an entrepreneur - I started to work entirely as a financial planner! At that time, I had proudly publicized this, and many of you - my readers - had encouraged me tremendously by your emails and comments. I have now wound … [Read more...]

India’s Budget 2013 – 2014: Everything You Need To Know

India's Finance Minister Shri P. Chidambaram presented the Union Budget 2013 - 2014 on 28th February 2013. Here is a detailed, in-depth analysis of the provisions in the budget and how they are likely to affect you - both positively and negatively. Note: This article would be updated in case … [Read more...]

PF Interest Rate for 2012-2013 Increased

PF Interest Rate History

In a move this is good for most salaried people of India, the interest rate on Provident Fund accounts has been increased for the year 2012-2013. Please read on for more details.   Provident Fund (PF) Interest Rate for 2012-2013 The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has … [Read more...]

Technical Analysis Techniques – Charts, MACD, RSI, CCI & More

Technical Analysis Basics - Candlestick Chart

As defined on Wikipedia, technical analysis is a security analysis discipline used for forecasting the direction of prices through the study of past market data, primarily price and volume. This discipline has been enriched by many famous analysts and mathematicians from all over the globe … [Read more...]

The Technical Analysis Fallacy

For ages, man has always tried to predict various aspects of his life. And in pursuit of this, civilizations after civilizations have discovered many obscure sciences, which are in use till this date. Information is power - this is true for everyone in all walks of life, and more so, in the … [Read more...]

Budget 2013: What to Expect, What Not to Expect

January is coming to an end, and it just one month to go for Budget 2013. No wonder there are many rumors going around about the various new proposals for the annual budget! Here are the details of some of the things that would possibly be included in Budget 2013.   Increase in … [Read more...]

Property Transactions To Become More Transparent – The Real Estate Bill and Realty Regulator

The government is in the process of finalizing a new legislation, The Real Estate Bill, which would deal with the issues faced by consumers in the property market. The provisions of this bill are still being finalized, and it is expected to be presented to the parliament for passing in the budget … [Read more...]

Best Performing Equity, ELSS & Debt Mutual Funds MFs of 2012

This article lists the top 5 mutual funds (MFs) for the year 2012 for various types / categories – Equity Diversified MFs, Tax Saving (ELSS) MFs and Debt MFs. As the year ends, it is time to look into the rear view mirror and find out which mutual funds have performed the best in the year gone … [Read more...]

Continue Using Your Old Cheques – Deadline for New CTS 2010 Cheques Extended

As you would be aware, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had planned to implement the new Cheque Truncation System (CTS) starting 1st January, 2013. This would have rendered your old cheque leaves unusable - you were required to surrender the old cheques and replace your old cheque books with new … [Read more...]