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  • The social network cannot be ignored, whatever be the size of your business. In fact, it could become your closest ally if you are running a small enterprise. Money Today tells you how you can use social media to your advantage to promote your business.
Smart Spending Travel often? Here are tips to prevent car sickness

Travel often? Here are tips to prevent car sickness

Does travelling by road make you a little queasy or even dizzy? If yes, here are some tips on how to prevent car sickness.
Trends Indian household's perception of their own financial health, economy

Indian household's perception of their own financial health, economy

The Financial Well-Being Index attempts to highlight the Indian household's perception of their own financial health and economy
Financial Planning Money Today experts answer your personal finance queries -

Money Today experts answer your personal finance queries -

Money Today experts answer your personal finance queries -
Insurance Insurers turn to agents for selling online term plans

Insurers turn to agents for selling online term plans

Many insurers have started selling online terms plans through agents as they believe that buying online is difficult for those who are not comfortable navigating the internet. So, their agents help customers buy online plans, as these are cheaper than the offline versions.
Mutual Fund Sebi proposals to improve mutual fund offerings, but critics think otherwise

Sebi proposals to improve mutual fund offerings, but critics think otherwise

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed measures to make mutual funds more popular. These include tax incentives, more disclosures and high entry barriers. While these promise to improve mutual fund offerings, but critics think otherwise.

Tips to choose the right mutual fund scheme

Indians have the option of investing in more than 5,500 mutual fund schemes. These include 300 in the equity category alone. That's why finding the right fund is not the easiest of jobs. Money Today discusses a few pointers investors can use to select mutual fund schemes.

Mutual Fund in Focus - Axis Long Term Equity

Axis Long Term Equity has a three-year annualised return of 12.58%, compared with the benchmark's 1.97%.
Expert View Nimesh Shah on how investors can assess mutual funds holistically

Nimesh Shah on how investors can assess mutual funds holistically

Over the years, Indian investors' perception about mutual funds has evolved. Unfortunately, investors are unable to assess mutual funds holistically, writes ICICI Prudential AMC MD and CEO Nimesh Shah.

NCDEX would like to demystify commodities for investors: Samir Shah

Samir Shah, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NCDEX, tells Money Today that the exchange will encourage physical traders, farmers and retail investors to actively participate in the market and become stakeholders in its growth.
Investment Returns from tech funds may be modest in 2014

Returns from tech funds may be modest in 2014

Experts are not expecting a 2013-like run this year. Strengthening of global economies and depreciation of the rupee against the dollar were the main drivers of technology stocks in 2013. Experts say the 2013-like rupee depreciation is unlikely in 2014, though improved earnings of companies will help their stocks maintain momentum.

Common errors you should avoid while investing to save tax

There are many people who make costly financial mistakes every year between January and March while investing to save tax or declaring expenses against which they can claim tax deduction. Money Today talks about a few such mistakes.
Commodities Some commodities did not do well in 2013. Let's see what's in store for investors in 2014.

Some commodities did not do well in 2013. Let's see what's in store for investors in 2014.

Money Today in its last issue looked at commodities that gave positive returns in 2013. Now, it brings you the outlook for those that did not perform well.
Company Stock Stocks trading below their book value can give decent returns in 2014

Stocks trading below their book value can give decent returns in 2014

Book value represents that part of the accounting value of a business that will be left after debts are paid off. Several good stocks are trading below their book value. Some can give decent returns in 2014.
Perspective How phasing out of pre-2005 currency notes will impact you

How phasing out of pre-2005 currency notes will impact you

Indications are that the process is likely to be smooth since the RBI seems to have quietly worked with banks to already suck out a lot of pre-2005 notes. Money Today lists out some of the queries that might naturally come to your mind -

A look at recent rulings which can affect you

A look at recent rulings which can affect you

Third-party premiums set to rise

Private car owners may have to pay up to 137% higher premium for third-party insurance from the next financial year.

Big relief to mutual fund investors as CBDT clarifies on tax

In a big relief to mutual fund investors, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that no additional tax will be levied on redemptions or repurchase of units and issue of bonus units.

National Pension System set for another round of changes

The National Pension System (NPS), the government-approved pension scheme, is set for another round of changes in terms of investment norms and fund management fees.
Stocks Why it is still a good time to buy Maruti Suzuki's stock

Why it is still a good time to buy Maruti Suzuki's stock

Maruti Suzuki has announced a plan to expand its Gujarat plant through a 100% subsidiary. This has raised many questions in the minds of investors. But experts say it's a good time to buy the stock.

BF Utilities is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of 275%.

BF Utilities is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of 275%.
Editors Note 'Billions of eyeballs on social networking sites provide ready platform for marketers'

'Billions of eyeballs on social networking sites provide ready platform for marketers'

There are billions of eyeballs fixed on social networking sites at any point providing a ready platform for marketers to look for clientele, writes Money Today Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen.
Talk Back Money Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage

Money Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage

Money Today readers share the feedback on the magazine's coverage of the personal finance sector -
Banking Best banks to take home, car, personal and education loans from

Best banks to take home, car, personal and education 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.