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It's time to say 'bye' to your money advisor, when...

It's time to say 'bye' to your money advisor, when...

You start hearing financial jargons and promises of the moon from him. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ You have found a new adviser and you hope to build a great relationship. Let us call her/him 'Your Financial Adviser' or 'YFA' in short. You are meeting her/him maybe for the fifth time and this is how your conversation goes... YFA: Your risk tolerance is high. You: Hey dude, I am myself not sure how I will react to a 35 per cent fall in my portfolio. YFA: This time it is different. You: ..., 1 month ago

Good behaviour may get you cheaper loans, insurance

Banks and insurers are beginning to reward customers who show exemplary conduct with lower prices and penalise those who behave poorly by imposing higher costs. So far, pricing of financial products has been standardised with all customers paying the same price. But all customers are not the same. Better-quality customers make fewer claims from insurance companies. For banks, such customers mean lower loan default rates. Now, with the growing use of credit scores, the ubiquity of mobile phones ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

It's a good time to start paying for financial advice

Since there are many and complicated choices, retail investors stand to benefit With the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) allowing retirement advisors to charge 0.02 per cent (two basis points) from customers under the National Pension System (NPS), the first step towards formalising “charge-for-advice” has been taken. This will help both investors and retirement advisors (RAs): More people will be willing to push NPS which is good news because of its ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Well Done, Ambassador T P Seetharam!

'His assignment as the Ambassador to the UAE was particularly appreciated by the Emiratis and Indians alike. He retires in a trail of glory,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   Ambassador T P Seetharam and I are not the only pair of brothers who served in the Foreign Service, but we are unique that he is more than 12 years younger to me and he is retiring exactly 12 years after I left the service. I recall with pride the day he was born and today I ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Why income fund investors need to tread carefully

After Urjit Patel’s appointment as RBI governor-designate, the bond market witnessed a sell-off, as it became evident that there won’t be any significant change in stance With an average annualised return of 10 per cent, income fund investors have had a couple of good years. However, considering that Consumer Price Index-based inflation is currently closer to the upper end of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) target and the new governor is likely to continue to keep a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Escort services: Sex on the Internet, a Rs 600 cr business

Despite the government crackdown on Web sites advertising escort services, the Internet leaves enough wiggle room for debauchery to thrive, reports Dhruv Munjal.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Priya Kumar leads a life that most will reject with unapologetic derision. In the last two years, she has made her peace with the scornful condemnation that comes her way almost routinely. "Very few people in my life know about this. But those who do, the ridicule (from them) is sometimes impossible ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Consumers, Wake Up!

Harshala Chandorkar, chief operating officer, CIBIL, explains your rights and duties as a responsible consumer Finance is the fundamental requirement for individuals and enterprises to grow. Today we have the freedom and opportunities to access finance for our goals and economic development in the form of loans and credit cards. Banks and lending institutions are willing to provide loans to individuals to fund their education, buy a house, car or even a holiday overseas. A vibrant lending ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mutual fund tips to help you make money

In an online chat with readers on August 10, Vidya Bala, head of mutual fund research at FundsIndia, answered their queries. For hose who missed the chat, here is the transcript. paresh parikh: Hi kindly suggest if I should hold or redeem my investments done in UTI Midcap and UTI Opportunities fund? Vidya Bala: Paresh Parikh, hold to UTI Midcap it is high risk but doing well. UTI Opportunities - see for 2 more quarters. If it still underperforms, exit Amit Sinha: Hi madam It is told that to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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