Shivani Chaluvadi

Shivani Chaluvadi is an avid investor in the Indian markets. She is an MBA graduate and through her writing inspires many readers to start their investment journey. Her expertise lies in communicating a complex financial concept in a simplified way. As an entrepreneur, she believes in grabbing every opportunity that comes her way. She brings more than four years of financial markets expertise to the team.

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NPS Tier 1

National Pension Scheme is a retirement benefits scheme that gives dual benefits of tax saving and pension. Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) and the government of India regulate the National Pension System. The return from NPS is not...

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NPS S2 Form

The National Pension System (NPS) is a Government of India initiative to encourage retirement savings. To apply for NPS, one has to fill in various forms, and there might be a chance of error while filling in the subscriber's personal...

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NPS Interest Rate

National Pension Scheme NPS is one of the retirement investment options for Indian citizens launched under the Government's purview. It's a voluntary scheme that serves the dual purpose of pension and investment. The NPS interest rate is market-linked. NPS subscribers can...

lic vs ppf


Public Provident Fund is an investment product that encourages small savings. Life insurance policy is an insurance policy that offers protection against unfortunate events like death. This article covers LIC vs PPF, and features of each of the financial products...

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ICICI Bank NPS : Features, Benefits and How to open?

The National Pension System is a retirement benefits scheme that offers tax saving. This government scheme is a retirement scheme regulated by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). The returns from the National Pension System are market-linked. Hence its...

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How to Open NPS Account? – Online and Offline

National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a long term investment scheme that offers dual benefits of pension plus investment. It comes under the purview of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) and Central Government. Subscribers of NPS have to...

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FATCA Declaration in NPS

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA is a tax law introduced in the US to curb tax evasion and increase transparency between countries with respect to US taxpayers' income from foreign countries. All US taxpayers have to be...

epf vs ppf

Difference between EPF vs PPF

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) are government savings schemes that guarantee returns and offer tax benefits. One is mandatory for all employees, while the other is a voluntary scheme for all Indians. These two schemes differ...