Viewpoint | Investment advice is not just for the rich

As a financial advisor, this is one of the most common misconceptions that I come across—professional financial advice is only for the rich. In fact and to an extent, it is the other way round. No doubt the rich need proper advice to manage their enormous wealth. But remember, the rich are already smart enough […]

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The Trust Crisis In Business

In both business and our daily lives, concerns about data security, information credibility and the fishbowl of social media are climbing fast. According to this year’s Edelman Trust Barometer, 73% of respondents globally worry about false information being used as a weapon, and only 1 in 5 people believe “the system is working for them.” Businesses […]

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Five Investment Options That Offer Safe Returns

There are several investment avenues available in the market. According to financial experts, investors must park their wealth in schemes that offer higher returns. Investors should look for a portfolio with lower risk rather than going for the higher risk portfolio, they say.  For risk-averse investors, fixed income instruments  – which guarantee a specific rate […]

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Payed to help pay education fees in monthly instalments

Payed works in partnership with banks and financial institutions to facilitate the payment of lumpy, pre-paid, and steep fees on behalf of parents to education institutes Nujam Technologies Pvt Ltd, a technology start-up, has launched Payed, a first-of-its-kind digital financial platform, to empower parents to pay school and college education fees monthly in a simple […]

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Draft new education policy is robust, but has its limitations

NEW DELHI: At least 115,000 meetings and two committees later, India’s draft National Education Policy (NEP) was finally shared by the ministry of human resource development for public comment, and may soon become a policy. Notwithstanding the delay, the draft policy prepared by a team of nine experts led by space scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan is perhaps […]

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