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Insurance Basics & Financial Advice

Managing and planning finances can be a challenging task. In this section, we make the task simpler by providing information for a sound financial planning and secured life. The information provided under ‘Insurance Basics & Financial Advice’ is aimed at helping you make an informed choice as per your financial needs. The articles provide an insight into the various insurance categories, financial planning and taxation details.


3 Mistakes You Need to Avoid in Tax Saving Investment

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A tax saving investment is like a project. You need to keep a lot of things in mind. And amidst the rush of registering before 31st March, it seldom becomes possible to make the right decisions and assure satisfactory tax planning for salaried persons. However, with some precise knowledge, you can make the right decisions.

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4 Investment Options That Help In Tax Saving

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Short-term investments play a great role in distributing your money or your savings in different places and still saving it. In other words, making short-term investments is beneficial. Warren Buffet, the investment expert said it once, to never keep all your eggs in one basket.

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Filing Tax Returns for the First Time - Here Are Things to Remember

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Tax returns filing is that time of the year that makes you go through all your expenses you made this year and reflect on the same. Now, while filing a tax return for the first time, you can do it all by yourself just by gaining knowledge and gathering some information on the same, or by asking for professional help.

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How Salaried Individuals Can Save on Income Tax

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Trying to show income below the exemption limits is not a new phenomenon in India. According to data released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the 2017-18 budget, only 1.72 lakh Indians showed their income to be more than ₹50 lakhs, which didn’t match the consumption pattern in the country.

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Important Things to Look for in a Good Travel Insurance Plan

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Indians love travelling during holidays and the number of travellers has been rising in recent years. According to a report published by Google India, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), by 2020, India’s domestic travel market is set to become a $48 billion industry.

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5 Reasons why you need Home Loan Protection

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A lot of people have different opinions when it comes to home loan protection schemes. Some are of the opinion that home loan protection can be clubbed with existing term insurance. Some even state that schemes like these often harm the buyers more than they benefit.

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All you need to know about Home Loan Insurance

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Taking a home loan is a long-term commitment. Home loans can extend up to 25 to 30 years or more. We all know life doesn’t come with any guarantee cards.

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Going on a Road Trip? Here's Why You Need a Personal Accident Insurance

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India is proud to have 53 national highways, making it a great place to plan a road trip. In fact, given the country’s geographic diversity, a road trip in India can be electrifying. It’s even more exciting when travailing along with friends or family who share a passion for adventure!

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How to Achieve Financial Freedom in Your 40s ?

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By the time we turn 40, many of our checkboxes may already be ticked. Many are married and have kids. Most have already chosen their career paths and are well-settled in a satisfying career.

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What is the right age to buy Term Insurance Plan?

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What is the right age to buy a Term Insurance Plan?The short answer: As soon as you start working. Term insurance plans protect your family members who depend on your monthly income, in your absence.

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How to buy right term insurance plan

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Term insurance plan is a type of life cover which provides coverage for a definite period of time and if, unfortunately, the insured expires during this term, then his/her nominee is paid a death benefit.

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How to invest in an annuity plan

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As living expenses mount and inflation hits your income, you may be starting to worry about the future. After completing all your family obligations, you wonder if you will have enough savings set aside for your retirement.

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Because cancer may come without warning

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Though most of us are stoic when it comes to dealing with minor ailments and even major ones like diabetes and high blood pressure, the word ‘cancer’ can worry even the strongest amongst us.

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Term life or ULIP?

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Taking life insurance plans for yourself and your family members has become vital in today’s times. Life has its uncertainties; – a phase of stability today might change into a period of instability tomorrow.

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How term life insurance protects what you hold dear

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Have you ever tried to hold a fistful of sand tightly in your hand? Notice how it slips out no matter how firmly you hold your palm closed? It is an allegory for life itself .

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