Money Today Archive May 31, 2007 Issue

Edition: May 31, 2007

Cover Story

By Kamya Jaiswal

Final asset allocation

You need to make a will no matter what your age, income or family size is. We tell you how.
Mutual Fund
We take a look at how mutual funds are behaving and how it can affect you.
  • NFO resume DSP Merrill Lynch has launched an equity fund after a gap of almost two years. We deconstruct the NFO.
We take a look at all your tax-related queries and try to offer the best possible solution.
My Story
By Rajshree Kukreti
'My initial attempts at cooking were a disaster, but the family stomached the hard grace.'
By Sharadh Manian
Here's  a quick guide to help you pick the right processor amidst confusing choices.
Tata Steel is due for a 40 per cent equity dilution after it issues GDRs to finance the Corus deal.
By Narayan Krishnamurthy
With increasing health-care costs, it's time to indemnify against things such as compensation for loss of income.
Real Estate
Sharadh Manian
Rising land prices and higher interest rates look set to cause a temporary slowdown after a year of all time high property rates which turned many middle-class Indians into crorepatis.
By Sushmita Choudhury
We introduce a personal finance guide to globetrotting, starting with tips on how to make the most of the strong rupee.
Small Fortune
Are you spending too much at multiplexes? Cut down and you can save nearly Rs 6.8 lakh in 25 years. Read on.
Your Wallet
EMI is a better indicator of affordability than  the MRP. We present a new way to compute affordability.
Here's a checklist that will help both parties-the willmaker and the beneficiary-assure a smooth transfer of assets. 
Portfolio Doctor
Rajkot-based bachelor Shabbir Patel spends little and saves a lot. But he needs to tweak his investment strategy and buy insurance cover.
By Sushmita Choudhury
This book will equip you with the fundamentals to make a good beginning...and perhaps make a killing.
This snapshot of the rupee's performance may aid you in making overseas investment decisions.
Editors Note
By Rohit Saran
Estate planning need not begin when you are old, but should be planned just like we plan investments.
Talk Back
Child plans are definitely not the best investment products for building a corpus for higher education.
By Yusuf Begg
If India maintains a real compounded annual growth of 7.3% between 2005 and 2025, it is likely to leapfrog into the world’s fifthlargest consumer market by 2025.
  • Mobilising masses Priced between Rs 777 and Rs 888, Reliance's three-model range of handsets is perhaps the cheapest sold in the country.
  • Home sweet home real estate developers cannot charge escalation fee from buyers on the pretext of delayed projects.
  • Bull ride for aam admi Mutual fund industry is reaching out to the fortune at the bottom of the pyramid.

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