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The Employees' Provident Fund Organization will now allow you access to details of your provident fund account online. You just need to log in with your account number.

 
 
A committee on small savings also recommended linking returns on other small savings schemes with interest rates on government securities.
EPFO had engaged private fund managers for the first time in July 2008 before which SBI was the sole manager of the fund.
The move which will help in speedy transfer of a subscribers' funds in case of job change and allow them to track their accounts online.
Despite higher risk, the returns from equities are much more than those from safer options, such as savings accounts, certificates of deposits or bonds.
The Finance Ministry is believed to have agreed to modify its notification for exempting the entire 9.5 per cent interest on PF deposits from tax for 2010-11.
 
 
If your most valuable assets have been your ideas, ensure that you claim them legally to avoid succession issues.
EPFO till date has invested Rs 454 crore in the bonds of LIC Housing Finance Company, while the current investment norms allow investments of up to Rs 846 crore.
In a recent online survey conducted by Money Today, inflation was listed as the biggest retirement worry by respondents.
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