Family Trusts : How it helps in your Estate Planning

Who doesn’t want to ensure the financial safety and security of loved ones? You work so hard for your entire life to build the required corpus, assets or to grow your family business (if any) to inherit the legacy to your family. But, what if there are many heirs to your property?  In the case […]

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EPS 95 – Should you opt for higher pension?

Some of the employees recently got a notification from their employers that they have to give a “joint declaration” if they want to opt for higher pension in EPS or not? Let us try to clear the confusion on this. Background  So when a person gets a salary, there is a component called basic salary […]

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How NRI’s can claim tax benefit under DTAA?

The taxation becomes more complicated when you moved out of one country to another for earning. A lot of times, an NRI will be earning in India as well as abroad, and pay the income tax in India and abroad both at the same time, because of many country levy tax on global income. This […]

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What is Cost Inflation Index (CII)

Can you guess, what these numbers are for 200, 220, 240 or 264? Don’t worry it is not some math thing. These numbers are used as measures to save you from paying higher taxes on the sale of any capital asset like real estate or gold. It’s the value of the “Cost Inflation Index” (CII) […]

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How PMS (portfolio management services) works?

If you are a high net-worth individual, looking for investing in a professionally customized portfolio of stocks, then PMS (Portfolio management services) can be a good choice for you. In this article, we will discuss everything about PMS – Portfolio Management Services. What is Portfolio Management Services (PMS)? PMS is a service targetted at HNI […]

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How to add your new born baby to your health insurance policy?

Newborn baby comes with a bundle of joys. However, after his/her, your life changes a lot like adjusting your schedules, balancing your work life and most importantly managing your finances. One important thing which parents forget after the newborn arrives is to add him/her in the health insurance policy. In this article, we are going […]

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Sovereign Gold Bonds – 9 things you should know

Most of the investors feel that gold is a good option to invest. One, because it gives quite reasonable returns and second but most important, we have an attachment with gold as per our traditions. However, if you want to buy gold physically, you need to bear storage cost i.e. locker rents and along with […]

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PIS account for NRI’s – Invest in Direct Equities in India

Are you an NRI who is planning to invest in direct stocks or other equity options? Indian economy is one of the fastest-growing economy and many NRIs and PIOs are planning to invest in Indian equities, but they are not sure, whether they can invest in India or not? And what is the procedure for […]

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What is FCNR Deposit Account? Fixed Deposits for NRI’s in India

Since India offers higher interest income as compared to many other countries, many NRIs prefer India for fixed deposits or term deposits. However, they are afraid of foreign exchange risk as well as taxation norms. So, if you are an NRI, looking for a safe investment option in India without obtaining approval of RBI, then […]

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Reduce your premiums by 20% – Zone Based Health Insurance

Do you know that your health insurance premium may depend on your city? Yes, there is something called “Zone-based premium” in the health insurance industry which I will share in this article today. For instance, the premium amount for a person aged 30 years, living in Delhi, might be higher than the person of the […]

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