Personal Finance

Life Insurance – Why, When, What & How

(This article is contributed by Girish Sidana, a regular reader of, who wants to share his learning about life insurance, for the benefit of other readers & the author. I appreciate the time & effort put by Girish for our benefit and thank him on behalf of all the readers.) Let us get the

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Should Personal Finance course be introduced in all colleges?

Now a day every media source is talking about SEBI’s crackdown on Pearl Agrotech Corporation Ltd. (known as PACL). SEBI has ordered that PACL did not register its investment scheme with it and therefore this investment scheme is illegal. SEBI has asked PACL to return to investors, the money it has raised from them. Until

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Life Insurance Premiums are declining! Will this trend continue?

This post is linked to my earlier post on life insurance “Should you buy life insurance at an early age to benefit from lower premiums?” This post analyses the trends in the cost of buying life insurance in India over last decade. This post is also an attempt to understand whether buying life insurance is

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How To Start Financial Planning

This post is in response to the query that I got from a friend who read my post on Investment Books for Beginners. He wanted guidelines for managing his own finances.  My friend is an IT professional who after a few years of job decided to manage his finances. He read about financial planning online

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Analysis: Globus Spirits Ltd

  “Peaceful Investing” Workshop, Hyderabad, Dec 9, 2018: Click Here to Register Now!   The current section of “Analysis” series covers Globus Spirits Ltd, a manufacturer

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Analysis: Mahanagar Gas Ltd

The current section of “Analysis” series covers Mahanagar Gas Ltd, the distributor of natural gas in the Mumbai and Thane region supplying piped natural gas

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Analysis: Albert David Ltd

The current article of “Analysis” series covers Albert David Ltd, a Kolkata based Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer producing acute therapy drugs and human placenta extract based

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Analysis: Stovec Industries Ltd

The current section of “Analysis” series covers Stovec Industries Ltd, a leading producer of printing machines & consumables for textile printing, graphics printing. The company

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