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Five common investment mistakes you should avoid

Five common investment mistakes you should avoid

If you still believe that govt schemes and guaranteed returns are what you should look for in an investment, you need to read on. Here are some common investment mistakes to avoid. [...]

October 10, 2015 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

Best bank fixed deposit rates

Best bank fixed deposit rates

With debt mutual funds exhibiting high volatility in recent weeks, you're probably returning to trusty FDs. Here's a list of the fixed deposit rates being offered across terms by 21 banks. [...]

July 15, 2015 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

The improved NPS fixes the wrong problem

The improved NPS fixes the wrong problem

To popularise the New Pension Scheme, the government is offering a larger tax break, while keeping firmly in place all that makes it second-rate. Here's what the NPS gets wrong. [...]

March 16, 2015 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

Case Closed: Closed-ended funds are costly and risky

Case Closed: Closed-ended funds are costly and risky

Agents claim closed-ended mutual funds save investors from themselves, but the upfront commissions they earn on them are three times the usual amount. [...]

January 27, 2015 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

Gold prices in India

Gold prices in India

The gold rate is different from the rate at which it is sold. Here's a look at current prices at banks and jewellers across the country. This list was last updated on May 26, 2014. [...]

May 26, 2014 Team MSI FINANCE 0

Should you invest in the CPSE ETF?

Should you invest in the CPSE ETF?

The scheme comes with a good discount and bonus component, however public sector undertakings carry inherent risks, which need to be considered. [...]

March 19, 2014 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

Claim tax deduction even without proof of your investments

Claim tax deduction even without proof of your investments

Instead of pleading with your company’s stubborn accounts department to accept your delayed proof of investments, you can claim the deduction when you file your tax returns. [...]

March 10, 2014 Team MSI FINANCE 0

Invest in PPF: Sooner, rather than later

Invest in PPF: Sooner, rather than later

Don’t waste your time on other investments if you haven’t begun putting money aside in Public Provident Fund. And as the returns are compounded, the sooner you do so, the better. [...]

December 20, 2013 Team MSI FINANCE 0

CPI-linked bonds an excellent bet

CPI-linked bonds an excellent bet

For those in the lowest tax bracket, it may even be the go-to investment. After a few failed attempts, an investment that really can be a hedge against inflation is finally here. [...]

December 16, 2013 Team MSI FINANCE 0

HUDCO bonds even better in second tranche

HUDCO bonds even better in second tranche

The quasi government company is offering even higher interest rates on its tax-free bonds in the second tranche. If you're looking for long-term capital appreciation, look no further. [...]

November 27, 2013 Team MSI FINANCE 0