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  • Youth today are richer than ever before. But they have to learn to invest. MONEY TODAY explains how to go about it.
Feb 22, 2007
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Mutual Fund Readymade yet flexible financial plans

Readymade yet flexible financial plans

If you can’t afford customised asset allocation, you can still plan investments across asset classes via convenient and cost-efficient funds of funds

Readymade yet flexible financial plans

If you can’t afford customised asset allocation, you can still plan investments across asset classes via convenient and cost-efficient funds of funds.
Careers Is it time to quit?

Is it time to quit?

There could be several reasons you may want to quit your current job. This quiz may help you take a call.
Books Buffett for every market condition

Buffett for every market condition

Jayant R. Pai, vice-president, Institutional Equity Sales, Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services, takes a look into a Buffett book, co-authored by his estranged daughter-in-law, that provides an insight on how the master investor selects his stocks.
Banking Teller of History

Teller of History

The future holds biometric ATMs and instant transfers. We track banking from its origins to the not-too-distant future.
Financial Planning Planning a divorce

Planning a divorce

“Divorces are made in heaven”, or so believed Oscar Wilde. But while they might be ordained, the actual mess is created on earth. In addition to the emotional trauma, there are financial aspects to be considered too
Expert View Dream, Plan and Act

Dream, Plan and Act

There are three important steps to become a successful entrepreneur.These are: Dream, Plan and Act. 

Start early, stay on course

It is really very essential to take right moves at the right time to achieve success and to fulfill our dreams.

Making time a faithful ally

In today's world of  Globalisation, most of the youngsters are unaware of many finance related terms.

Money multipliers

High-quality management, in favourable business conditions, almost inevitably delivers terrific returns.
New Business Making the most of it

Making the most of it

Spotting a business avenue when their company restructured, Ravi Pai and Nachiket Urdhwareshe started their own software shop.
Small Fortune Goodbye to Standby

Goodbye to Standby

Is your power bill burning a hole in your pocket? The simple habit can make you save upto Rs 1.85 lakh. Read on to know how. 
Real Estate Delhi, witnessing steepest price escalation

Delhi, witnessing steepest price escalation

Here we look at the National Capital Region. Delhi and its suburbs have  witnessed a rise in property prices.
Insurance Making most of Ulips

Making most of Ulips

Branded the worst of insurance and mutual funds, Ulip is not as bad as it is made out to be.
Brain Trust 'Ignore short-term market noise'

'Ignore short-term market noise'

K. N. Sivasubramanian , Senior Portfolio Manager—Equity, Franklin Templeton, says too much attention to shorter returns can be detrimental to wealth creation over the long term.
Editors Note From the Executive Editor

From the Executive Editor

In the cover story for this issue, MONEY TODAY set out to explore intelligent investing among the country’s new prosperous youth.
Upfront Goodbye to Standby

Goodbye to Standby

Fixed Returns: The most basic economic law says that prices rise when demand exceeds supply.
Stocks Snapshots of recommendations from investment houses

Snapshots of recommendations from investment houses

Emkay Research believes the market was surprised by good results for Oct-Dec 2006 and sets a revised price target.

Who shrunk my savings?

Rising inflation. It means the value of your income—as well as your investments— is sliding. Money Today tells you how to contain the damage.
Tax Will short-term capital gains be taxed?

Will short-term capital gains be taxed?

The tax rate on short-term capital gains on sale of shares will depend on whether the shares are sold through a recognised stock exchange or otherwise.
My Story Karate Kid

Karate Kid

Kanishk Sharma’s choice of martial arts as a career has been profitable.As a child,  he  used to watch a lot of  Bruce Lee films and in 1987 enrolled in a karate class in Delhi.
Technology Booting up to Vista

Booting up to Vista

Microsoft launched its new operating system Vista on 30 January 2007. MONEY TODAY deciphers what the much talked about operating system offers.
Talk Back Talk Back

Talk Back

Service tax is a major cause of concern. Services under this tax may boost the revenue of the government but certain categories should be exempted from its purview.
BASICS Pay mastery

Pay mastery

Confused by the computation in your pay package? Money Today clears the air to tell you how to negotiate a salary structure to minimise your tax liability and maximise your take home salary.