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EPFO retains 8.75% interest for FY15

The retirement fund body has about 5 crore subscribers and the decision will have a bearing on their retirement fund

EPFO may announce PF interest rate for FY15 on Tuesday

The issue of payment of interest rate for 2014-15 is listed on the agenda of the next meeting of the Central Board of Trustees

Indians believe in saving more for retirement: Survey

Survey was conducted across 12 countries, covering 22,347 employees working for large, non-govt employers

FinMin backs banks on capping free ATM usage

The cap includes transactions such as balance enquiry and cheque book request

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Online wills are legally sound

Such a will, a cheaper and more convenient option, has to be signed by two witnesses

Banking: Prashant Joshi

If I put money in a tax-saving fixed deposit, is the entire amount (principal and interest) exempt from tax? By the Income Tax Act, the maximum ...

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Business Standard analyses one family's finances and suggests a suitable way forward

A cheaper option for purchases, with riders

ICICI Bank's new offer is for those with savings in fixed deposits but no immediate liquidity

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The conservative should focus on diversified investing
Devangshu Datta

But a risk-taker can focus on a concentrated portfolio, like an entrepreneur whose portfolio contains just one business: His own

Defensive story will continue for some time
Devangshu Datta

If interest rates remain stable, the economy will start accelerating and cyclicals will move into a higher gear

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Five things you wanted to know about the RuPay card

Recent developments saw Government passing on instructions to state owned banks to issue RuPay debit cards to their customers

5 rules to help you invest for the long term

Being a long term investor is also not an easy task, as for long term things might be not in your favour

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