Ten years ago when I use to meet clients, everyone wanted to retire soon. Maybe I was in the company of worked up guys. But many of these changed their views and now everyone wants to work till they can. Not because they want to be active, but because they have nothing as Retirement Goal.Read More
In the budget of 2015-16, the government had announced that they will allow funds to be transferred from Employee Provident Fund EPF to NPS or National Pension Scheme. Finally, this has arrived, now you can Transfer EPF TO NPS. This is like one-way portability between two different superannuation schemes. And finally this last Monday, 06Read More
Compound growth means your interest earns interest. When you have a growing thing, which creates more growing things and again creates more growing things… your return adds up fast. This is the core of all financial concepts.
It works for both, one who invests and one who lends or borrows. It is relevant to us as it has the power to convert few 1000s to few Lakhs and few 100000s to few Crores.Read More
The rates are falling everywhere (except the US) and so EPFO also finalized the interest rate to 8.65% pa for 2016-17. This is a fall of 15 bps (1%=100 basis points) as earlier it was an 8.8%. The EPFO (Employees Provident Funds Organisation), has roughly 17 crore accounts and every year they take a view on the prevailing rates and announce for any new cut or increase.Read More
Retirement planning is an essential element of financial planning. Lack of social security, disintegrating family support, the rise in living age and rise in medical or health related cost are the primary reason a person should immediately check his retirement sustaining ability.
Studies have proved the reason for financial success is 90% because of asset allocation and rest 10% for other things like choosing assets and economic conditions. Asset allocation is through which small investors can make real money, provided they stay disciplinedRead More