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RETIREMENT PLANNING FOR NRIS

Life as a nonresident in an overseas country is relatively more organized and like some people would put it hasslefree. If your retiring country where you would spend your golden days is India read on. A few key differences one needs to understand to put up a dream life post retirement 1) Tax returns need…

OUTLOOK 2017-18:THE ROAD AHEAD

The financial year has almost come to an end.It is an interesting and exciting time for different asset classes. Let us explore the different asset classes where most of us Indians have an exposure to 1) Equity markets :Equity markets see the combination of GST & potential cleaning up of the banking system as a…

RBI CUTS REPO RATE:ACCHE DIN PART1

An element of cheer has been brought into by the RBI decison to reduce rates by 25 basis points. What is the road ahead? 1.We would see a staggered rate cut sooner than latter in the next 3-6 months.It would set the course for next year. 2.Globally crude prices are expected to be range bound…

3 PRACTICES TO CONVERT OUR DREAMS TO REALITY

The new year party is over.What seldom happens is that New year resolutions seldom get implemented.What can be done to make the process more interesting? 1.Make a point system:On completion of a step awarding oneself a point links a positive behavior and helps to reinforce the same. 2.See your goal list daily:Seeing the goal list…

HOW TO EVALUATE DEALS THIS NEW YEAR?

One look at the papers and one would find a lot of deals for all products. How to screen them effectively? 1.Decide what it is you really need:Once you decide what you really need you can say no to the rest of the deals.It helps to focus. 2.Is it really a good deal:Once you have…

OUTLOOK 2015:INDIAN EQUITY MARKETS

We have seen a rise of 29% on an year on year basis this year.What is likely to happen next? 1.Continuing administrative reforms:More reforms are expected to be institutionalized in the next six months like GST,Coal Ordinances ,Land Acquisition bill through Law.If needed a joint session of Parliament would hopefully do the needful.Also the government…