Sport is unique in the sense that it can mould itself into a teacher, an intrinsic quality that should make it essential as a tool for education. In the course of one competitive match, a child can learn to take responsibility, to respect an opponent and to also play the role of a leader. But…

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13Apr2018

As Indian athletes strive to make an impact at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, it is heartening to see the strides Sport has made since Glasgow 2014. Nowhere are these strides more visible than the footprints women are leaving in the sporting world. Across sport, be it in the shooting range, or the badminton…

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10Apr2018

Festive season is around the corner and so are big offers and discounts. This is a great time to tick off items from your long pending bucket list. But heavy shopping during the festive season can leave us in heavy credit card debt. What few of us are unaware of is that we can opt…


Fixed deposit is a savings tool favored by both new and seasoned investors. Opening a fixed deposit is considered as the first step into the world of investment. This financial instrument is issued by financial institutes, banks, and NBFCs for a fixed tenure at a fixed interest rate. This interest rate for fixed deposits is…


A loan is an easy way to meet your urgent requirements. Personal loan is widely popular among borrowers as it is an unsecured loan. This means that no specific reason is required to apply for it and the borrowers need not show any collateral to apply for a personal loan. You may apply one for…


We all work hard to earn money. Therefore, investing this hard-earned money in the right way is very important to secure the future of our family. We are always on a lookout for investment options that give us higher returns while posing minimum risk. This article will help you understand in depth two financial tools…


It is always advisable to take some risks with your investments to maximize returns and help your money grow at a quick rate. However, these investments must be balanced with sound, risk-free schemes which will give you security and financial stability in the future. Such schemes are those that will help you set aside part…


Fixed deposit (FD) is the most common financial instrument known to and used by every investor. FDs are popular due to two main reasons: (1) safety of capital and (2) surety of returns. Moreover, fixed deposits or term deposits have more liquidity as compared to other investments. In case of urgent requirement of funds, you…


In a world of instant gratification, with an increasing trend towards credit purchases, the importance of saving money must not be lost. In a scenario where our monthly salaries are spent in repaying credit card bills and EMIs, savings tend to take the back seat, which is harmful to the prospect of financial security in…


With heightened rates of inflation and a constant increase in daily expenses, it has become more difficult today to make substantial purchases without disrupting the household budget. In this scenario, loans enable us to go ahead and buy what we want, and help us fulfil our dreams. Today, a wide range of products such as…


Personal loans are unsecured loans, which do not require you to make any kind of security deposit while availing funds. At times, when you have an urgent requirement for finances, a personal loan is the best way to raise funds. With an extremely simple application process, which requires minimum documentation, a personal loan can give…


The Indian stock market has touched new heights despite an investment slowdown post demonetisation. This rise in the stock market has resulted in a steady increase in the number of domestic investors. More and more people are choosing to invest their wealth in financial instruments as opposed to saving in cash. Equity mutual funds are…


It is always considered important to manage your income, but the need to do so becomes more critical post retirement when your income mostly comes from your savings instead of earnings. For most of us, our saved up income – saved over a course of years during our working years – is limited post retirement….


Do you wish to save money, yet find yourself falling short of your wishes? Whether you want to purchase your dream car, go on an extravagant holiday, set up your ideal home, or simply secure a comfortable retirement, saving should begin as early as possible. You don’t have to wait until you earn big bucks…


The Indian stock market has touched new heights despite of short-term blips on account of demonetisation and introduction of Goods and Services Tax(GST) This rise in the stock market has resulted in a steady increase in the number of domestic investors. More and more people are choosing to invest their wealth in financial instruments as…


Term insurance is the most basic life insurance policy which helps provide your loved ones with financial security at a low cost. Purchasing term insurance is not only a sound financial decision in terms of a saving plan, but it is also a necessity in order to secure your family’s future and provide for their…


Most of you would have a brief idea or have at least heard about life insurance. It is considered as one of the best ways to secure your loved one’s future. In the past few years, the concept of life insurance has evolved from the traditional plan of insuring the family’s future to being a…


Life insurance goes beyond providing only protection as it can also act as an important tool to achieve financial objectives in one’s life. Almost all of us have certain life goals to fulfill and these may be related to wedding, child’s education, buying a car, buying a home, etc. Needs can be categorized as negotiable…


Travelling abroad needs a lot of planning and iterations even when things are properly finalized. Air tickets, hotel booking, and currency exchange are just a few but important things that you needs to take into account before finally flying away to a new destination. All things equal, you should give thought to how you will…