Your wallet carries important parts of your life such as credit & debit cards and driving licence, so it is natural to panic if you lose it. Here's how to put it together again. Bindisha Sarang writes.
While it has become mandatory for a certain individuals to file their tax electronically, if you are not in that category already, you better get set to go online with your returns because that is the way forward.
To help you avoid errors while filing tax returns, we pulled out nine common mistakes you could possibly make while filing returns offline or online. Bindisha Sarang
The last date of filing returns, July 31, isn’t far away and if you are one of those who wait until the last minute, you aren’t alone. According to a study conducted by online tax portal Taxspanner.com, last year nearly 42% of salaried individuals filed their income-tax returns after the third week of July.
Choose your course and institute carefully for a smooth run. Go for a loan only if the job prospects are good
Author Raymond Cvikota once said, “Today’s pay slip has more deductions than a Sherlock Holmes novel.” And that may be the case for most of us. Bindisha Sarang writes.
Even if your lender lets you make such payments only two or three times a year, it will make a difference in the total interest paid and the tenure of your home loan. Bindisha Sarang reports.
If you transfer your dues to another card, you would pay a much lower rate on the second card. This may help manage your debt better. But never make it a habit or add more debt. Bindisha Sarang explains
Last week, the country’s largest bank, State Bank of India (SBI), decided to reduce the interest rate burden of existing home loan borrowers by allowing them to switch to a lower interest rate. Bindisha Sarang writes. Who's offering what
Gold loans work well for short-term, but if you fail to repay, you lose the gold. Bindisha Sarang
reports. Loan details
After getting rid of the clutter, here’s a list of most important Budget announcements that will affect you.
Deductions help you pay less amount as tax. You basically invest in a specified instrument which is deductible or on which deduction can be availed and lower your taxable income by that extent.
A day after Women’s Day, we bring a list of add-ons exclusively meant for you. Bindisha Sarang, Deepti Bhaskaran & Devesh Chandra Srivastava report.
By investing the profit you make from selling a house, you can get tax exemption. Here are the options.
While to change or not to change the last name is a very personal decision, but if you do plan to change your name, you will need to get legal and financial documents updated accordingly. Here’s a quick guide to what you should do. Bindisha Sarang
Pick up instruments that help save tax as well as give direction to your portfolio and fit into your overall financial plan. Deepti Bhaskaran, Lisa Pallavi Barbora and Bindisha Sarang report.
If you are one among the thousands getting married this wedding season, here’s something you should consider. While money matters may sound impersonal when it comes to a close bond like marriage, they are as important as the emotional bonding of a relationship.
If you look at your credit or debit card closely, you will observe that it has a black magnetic strip on the back, or a chip in front, or both. Now that you've found it out on your card and are wondering what it means, read on.
Waiving the early payment penalty will work for borrowers whose loans are on a high interest rate regime.
If you are planning to buy a life or health insurance policy and are not sure how much is enough, here is a quick guide to help you out.