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Talk Back Readers write to Money Today Editor

Readers write to Money Today Editor

The cover story on succession issues (Handing Over your Wealth Baton, May 2011) rightly points out that writing a will does not come naturally to many, says RAM DWIVEDI from Lucknow.
Banking Best private and public banks to buy loans from

Best private and public banks to buy loans from

Are you scouting for a loan to buy a house, a car or for your child's education? Given below are the best deals on offer from public and private sector lenders.
Insight Bhushan Steel among top grossers in last 5 years

Bhushan Steel among top grossers in last 5 years

Bhushan Steel is among the top grossers in the last five years with an annualised return of 58%.
Careers Etiquette, attitude at office help in career advancement

Etiquette, attitude at office help in career advancement

A proper etiquette and attitude at the workplace is important to advance your career. Conveying the wrong message can stall a talented professional, says Devashish Chakravarty.
Commodities Investment specialist Bill Barbour on Indian commodities market

Investment specialist Bill Barbour on Indian commodities market

In an interview with Tanvi Varma, Bill Barbour, Investment Specialist, Deutsche Asset Management, talks about the commodities market in India.
Perspective April car sales rise at slowest pace in two years

April car sales rise at slowest pace in two years

Dampened by rising loan rates, raw material cost and fuel prices car sales during April increased at the slowest pace in nearly two years.

Interesting trivia from the telecom, banking and IT sector

Trivia for you: 64 lakh mobile subscribers have dumped their operators in the first five months after the launch of number portability.

Quotable quotes from business leaders

"A sytematic investment plan, or SIP, is an ideal way for retail investors benefit from the power of compounding and create wealth in the long term," says A Balasubramaniam, CEO, Birla Sun Life Asset Management.

Know your credit score before applying for loan

Now you can get a credit score card to have an idea of whether your loan application will have the 'approved' stamp or not.

New norms for banking, commodities and markets sectors

A look at the recent rulings from banking, commodities and markets sectors that can affect you.

High interest rate on savings bank deposits to help in times of inflation

Though the rate hike will pinch your pocket, the RBI's decision to increase interest rate on savings bank deposits from 3.5% to 4% should come as a relief.

Irda allows saving electronic record of insurance policies

Under recent guidelines by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, you can soon have all your policies stored safely in an electronic account.

RBI raises mobile payment limit to Rs 50,000

You can make larger payments through your mobile phone as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the limit from Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000.
Query Corner Your financial queries on tax, home loans answered

Your financial queries on tax, home loans answered

My father just retired at age 58. He is going to draw Rs 50,000 as pension per month and is likely to pick up a job that could pay him another Rs 50,000 per month. How should he go about investing this corpus to be financially secure, asks Hrishikesh Trivedi.
Real Estate Property rates play important role when investing in real estate

Property rates play important role when investing in real estate

We surveyed four non-metro cities to gauge the trends in the local residential property markets and check whether these are good destinations for investing.
Investment Invest in stocks of firms who do good business in summers

Invest in stocks of firms who do good business in summers

While you spend to escape the summer heat, you can also gain by investing in companies whose businesses get a boost during these months.
Editors Note Money Today Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen writes on mutual fund industry

Money Today Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen writes on mutual fund industry

The mutual fund industry has been wading through troubled waters ever since SEBI imposed a ban on entry load from 1 August 2009, writes Money Today Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen.