Video KYC lets more customers open bank accounts from home

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- While banks, being an essential service, remained open during the lockdown, many people became wary of visiting branches and turned to digital alternatives. "We have seen a heal... Read More

Indians turn to saving more, push back retirement in the wake of covid-19

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- The covid-19 pandemic has not only claimed jobs and livelihoods for many Indians but has consequently depleted their savings as well. A report titled Bankbazaar Savings Quotient... Read More

Check how your NPS investments are faring

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- There are very few retirement products that help you accumulate a retirement nest egg and one such product is the National Pension Scheme (NPS). It's a market-linked, defined-co... Read More

Compare company FD rates

New Delhi, Sept. 7 -- Company fixed deposits (FDs) or corporate FDs are popular among investors who want fixed returns that are slightly higher than what bank FDs give, even if it is at a slightly hig... Read More

RBI allows private players to manage digital payments: What's in it for you?

New Delhi, Sept. 4 -- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently released the final framework for authorization of a new umbrella entity (NUE) for retail payments. This move followed the release of a dr... Read More

How much does your mutual fund investment cost?

New Delhi, Sept. 2 -- Every mutual fund house incurs expenses. Fund managers need to be paid their salaries for managing investors' money. Distributors need to be paid commissions for selling mutual f... Read More

How retirees can handle returns squeeze

New Delhi, Aug. 31 -- Ashok Sadhu, 68, a retired bank employee, is seeing his expenses go up gradually due to covid-19-related issues and his earnings dwindle as interest rates are going down. With a... Read More

Why alternative assets are not for everyone

New Delhi, Aug. 28 -- Rahul Jain, 40, a Mumbai-based consultant, started to think about alternative investments after the 2008 financial crisis hit his equity portfolio. Now, Jain invests in global eq... Read More

Axis launches Liberty Savings Account aimed at millennials; all you need to know

New Delhi, Aug. 26 -- Axis Bank has launched a new savings account called the Axis Liberty Savings Account, aimed at millennial customers. It offers customers the option of maintaining a minimum balan... Read More

Should you keep paying your EMIs after the builder misses possession date?

New Delhi, Aug. 25 -- In a recent case involving a housing complex, Rivali Park Project in Borivali-now called Wintergreen-the builder contended that buyers making payments after the possession date h... Read More