Money Today Archive April 19, 2007 Issue
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Edition: April 19, 2007

Cover Story

By Narayan Krishnamurthy

Be A Smart Card User

Turn over for the complete story about credit cards—the good, the bad and the ugly. So that the next time you extract your card from your wallet, it is with flourish and intelligence.
  • Power or Peril?

    Credit card usage is growing but not the awareness about the rights and obligations of users. How to avoid the pitfalls that lurk in the fine print .

  • I, the Card

    Most problems relating to plastic money stem from the user’s lack of knowledge of rules and procedures. 

In this MT Issue
Don’t know what to do with a credit card related problem? Sachin Khandelwal, head of cards product group, ICICI Bank, tells you how to deal with some common ones
Tax
Money brought into India as an NRI doesn't attract tax. But if invested, the income from it will be taxed.
My Story
By Rajshree Kukreti
Take a look at how Anju Agarwal transformed gifting into a business enterprise.
Technology
We showcase some Apple accessories and gadgets which will appeal to all PC enthusiasts.
Stocks
Doubts have been raised if initial public offerings are still creating wealth of the kind and surety they did till a few months ago.
Insurance
By Narayan Krishnamurthy
A recent court judgement might help investors buy out somebody else’s life insurance policy and reap rich dividends.
  • Cover for sale A recent court judgement might help investors buy out somebody else's life insurance policy and reap rich dividends.
Investment
By Namrata Dadwal
Continuously rising interest rates make FDs attractive, but still consider at least two more options.
Sector Scenario
Refining hit a 12-month high led by surging global fuel prices that hurt retail and petrochem margins.
Expert View
By Dipen Sheth
Plastic money comes with a bewildering variety of features and facilities.
BASICS
Most urban Indians find credit cards necessary — a necessary evil though. That need not be if users understand what the plastic money really is and how it works. We explain.
Portfolio Doctor
Navsari-based Hemant Chauhan needs to leverage his high risk-taking capability and invest aggressively in equity and debt markets to build a sizeable financial portfolio.
Books
By Devangshu Datta
Though at times stretched, the cricketing analogy may lure cricket-loving financial neophytes to the intricacies of financial planning, says Devangshu Datta.
Insight
A one-week delay in depositing a Rs 60,000 salary cheque can cost you up to Rs 1.11 lakh in over 25 years. Read on to find how.
Editors Note
Journalists are communicators. Their job is to convey news to people. Often that news gets wrapped with the views—of experts and of the journalist writing it.
Upfront
By Devangshu Datta and Tejas Bhope
When markets get volatile — as they have been in the recent weeks — even seasoned investors find it difficult to understand equity investments.

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