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Cover Story

  • An emergency in a foreign land can be very costly. Be sure you are covered.
Mutual Fund Virtual asset

Virtual asset

Even though you can’t flaunt it, a gold exchange-traded fund allows you to bask in the metal’s financial aura.
Insurance Protect your assets

Protect your assets

Confused about the flood of schemes that claim to insure everything? MONEY TODAY guides you.

Shelter against loss

You have built your home and have filled it with the desired possessions. Here’s how to insure them all without spending a fortune.

Preventive Medicine

Health is wealth, but poor health need not make you poorer in wealth if you have a smart health insurance plan.

Changing Gears

The first dose of freedom is set to change the pricing of policies. For innovations, wait till 1 April 2008 when a free market will truly prevail.
Careers Is the new job offer right for you?

Is the new job offer right for you?

When the new offer has the ingredients of a dream job—fat pay cheque, fancy designation—chances are you may overlook the terms and conditions.
Investment Global nest egg

Global nest egg

The Reserve Bank of India has increased the investing abroad limit, but with few tailor made products around, you may have to do it yourself.
New Business Driven by shelf interest

Driven by shelf interest

A never-say-die attitude and an eye for opportunity helps Aggarwal expand his business.
Brain Trust Confessions of a fund manager

Confessions of a fund manager

'Market panic is usually a buying opportunity'
Books The man who caused the crash

The man who caused the crash

Edwin Lefevre’s classic, published in 1923, contains all the lessons, told in a racy style, that a first-timer needs before entering the stock market, says Rajshree Kukreti
In this MT Issue Will Chidambaram make us richer?

Will Chidambaram make us richer?

In six budgets, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has given us more money than what he has taken out through taxes. Here’s what to expect on February 28, and why
Expert View Anchoring the markets

Anchoring the markets

Prudential ICICI, Bajaj Allianz, Max New York, Tata AIG, Reliance and more are pushing to grow the insurance industry like never before.

Creating a global portfolio

Many of us have the false notion that overseas investments are only for high net- worth individuals.

Gold returns

The weight of the gold in the jewellery is the only barometer for the value embedded in it. Even the market for gold is riddled with degrees of purity and there is a heavy incidence of lower than claimed purity.

Targeting the masses

Just like lower entry cost has driven mobile telephony. Health insurance will have to make basic policies affordable.

Highway to safety

Issuing driving licenses for different class of vehicles needs to be revisited. At present there is no grading of driving licenses. 
Real Estate Bangalore, the original tech capital

Bangalore, the original tech capital

The suburban and peripheral locations continue to be the most active office markets in the city.
BASICS Budget Voyage

Budget Voyage

A journey through 146 years of  Budget making reveals how they have changed the fortunes of the economy and the people.

Cost of safety

What is it that you can't afford to lose and how will that loss impact your finances? Once you know that, you'll know what to cover and for how much.
Stocks Protect Your Assets

Protect Your Assets

Snapshots of recommendations from investment houses. These research reports give information and opinions on companies and industries.

Steel, power stocks on the rise

The least expensive stocks are the ones with least PE ratios and the most wanted stocks are the ones most actively traded in the past 15 days.
Banking Matter of Interest

Matter of Interest

The difference between the rate at which a bank borrows and the rate at which it lends is the  net interest margin.
Upfront Realty Monitor

Realty Monitor

The National Housing Bank (NHB) will help the people to  track property rates in major markets. The country’s apex housing bank will launch the NHB RESIDEX.
Tax Taxation Q&A

Taxation Q&A

You cannot save income tax by transferring money to your wife even by way of a gift. Know more about taxation.
My Story Flying High

Flying High

The story of N.Adarsh's  passion for radio-controlled flying is also a money spinner. As a child, just like many young boys, he too wanted to be a pilot.
Talk Back Talk Back

Talk Back

It is essential to begin investing at an early age,specially when one has fewer financial responsibilities.
Small Fortune Small Fortunes

Small Fortunes

MONEY TODAY shows you simple ideas to build big savings.
Editors Note From the Executive Editor

From the Executive Editor

The budget not just directed but dictated the fortunes of the Indian economy and the economy of Indians. Irrespective of what Chidambaram does or doesn’t, Indians are creating assets at an unprecedented pace.