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 How ‘Extraa Home Loans’ From ICICI Bank Works
The extended repayment period and enhanced loan eligibility which comes at a cost, may not suit all home loan seekers but be suitable in extraordinary situations only, writes Sunil Dh
NBFC-MFIs have increased their outreach across the country. On an aggregated basis, MFIs have a branch network of 10,242 and an employee base of 81,514 of which 64 per cent are loan officers (i.e.
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance granted FIPB approval for increasing Tokio Marine’s stake to 49 per cent in the Joint venture.
State-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India bought 86 percent of shares on offer in state-run Indian Oil Corp this week, salvaging a $1.4 billion government sale as the market took its bigges
 Market Meltdown: How The Crash Affects Your Personal Investments
Get to know the impact through a consolidated statement. But wait, there’s nothing to panic, says Sunil Dhawan  
Two years ago, for a salaried employee, filing IT returns wasn't as easy as it is today.
“The insurance schemes launched by the Prime Ministers created the kind of growth in months what has taken the insurance industry years.
Here’s How to File Income Tax Return If You Have Two Form 16s
Just in case you have worked for more than one employer in the previous year, here’s how to file your return, explains CA (Dr) Suresh Surana   
Want To Invest In Mutual Funds Online: Get Real Online Experience From ICICI Direct’s Insta Account
Sunil Dhawan on how by making KYC verification online and allowing to invest in mutual funds from other banks, the big step in online investing takes place. 
Private insurer SBI Life Insurance, has launched ‘SBI Life – Smart Swadhan Plus’, a traditional, non – participating, term assurance plan with an added advantage of return of premiums at the t
Students Get Single-Window Access For Educational Loans
Instead of approaching each bank for educational loan, students may now apply across banks and track the application on a single portal, writes Sunil Dhawan
There are certain investments your financial advisor will make you stay away from.By Sunil Dhawan
Should You Buy The New Endowment Plus Of LIC?
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) recently launched Ulip which may not suit all. Here’s why? Sunil Dhawan explains  
Stocks Could Return Average 15% Over 3 Years, Says Birla MF
Patil expects earnings by companies to begin looking up from third quarter of the current financial year. Sumit Sharma reports
 Here’s Why Working Couples Must Get Life Insurance
Most working couples do not feel the need of life insurance as they don’t find themselves financially dependent on each other. But is the approach right?
Is The Time Right For Banking Sector Funds?
Sunil Dhawan says sector funds including banking funds suits those with high risk appetite and needs regular tracking of sector developments.    
Mutual Funds: Why You Need Separate Portfolio For Each Goal
Creating separate portfolio for each goal will make your financial planning have a smooth ride, says Sunil Dhawan 
India needs to minimise political interference in public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday (14 August), as the government announced measures to improve the performance of s
“PFRDA Will Go For Re-registering Pension Fund Managers For National Pension System”
Hemant Contractor, Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) talks to BW|Businessworld's Sunil Dhawan about several changes NPS wil
Mehak Aggarwal, a fresh MBA from IIM, is earning a package of Rs 20 lakhs per annum.
With the enactment of the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Insurance Amendment Act"), there has been a perceptible increase in interest in the insurance sector.
How Room Rent Can Pull Your Health Insurance Claim Down?
An important disclosure goes missing from health insurance brochure thereby impacting claim settlement and customer experience. Sunil Dhawan explains  
There is no secret to maintaining a good credit score. Paying your bills on time, every time, staying at a good distance from your credit limi, writes Ranjit Punja
A Small Step But A Big Difference: EPFO Tests Equity Waters
Salaried employees for the first time stand a chance to exploit the potential of equity asset class and reap its benefits, says Sunil Dhawan  
How Life Insurance Cos Fared In Q1
Quarterly performance shows ‘Individual non-single’ pulling down the performance with nearly half of the lot showing de-growth in core business activity, write Sunil Dhawan
British insurer Aviva said on Thursday it was planning to raise its stake in its Indian joint venture with Dabur Invest Corp to 49 percent, following Indian rule changes on foreign direct investm
Canadian insurer Sun Life Financial Inc is interested in raising its stake in its Birla Sun Life Insurance joint venture in India as it weighs several acquisition opportunities in Asia and North
Ulips can be your one investment for all long-term needs. Invest right and reap benefits throughout your lifeBy Sunil Dhawan
Bank Fixed Deposits And The Laddering Effect
Investors especially those who are retired could benefit from laddering their investment in bank fixed deposit by managing interest rate risk, writes Sunil Dhawan
Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana: The Pluses And Minuses
In spite of its minuses, the scheme warrants a portion of your retirement funds to take care of ‘interest rate risk’ and the longevity risk, writes Sunil Dhawan

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