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Retirement Planning for Rs 5 Crore

Is it possible to retire with a corpus of Rs 5 crore at the time of retirement? Well, it depends on your age, expenses, lifestyle after retirement and how much are you willing to contribute to retirement at that age....

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CDSL and NSDL are two electronic depositories for holding securities in India. National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) is the first depository in India. It was established in 1996.  Central Depositories Services India Ltd. (CDSL) was founded in 1999. Both the...

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Sovereign Gold Bond vs Fixed Deposit

Sovereign Gold Bonds and Fixed Deposits are popular low-risk investment options. FD has been one of the most stable and safest investment instruments for Indian investors. But SGB has become a competitive option since 2015. The Gold Monetization Scheme was...

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Nifty BeEs

Nifty BeEs is an exchange-traded fund that replicates the S&P CNX Nifty Index. It is the first ETF introduced by the benchmark in 2002 January. It trades on the National Stock Exchange and hence can be bought or sold in...

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Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)

How to Calculate LIC surrender Value? Surrender value is the amount that an insurance company pays to the policyholder for surrendering the policy before the maturity date. Surrendering the policy means ending the policy before the date of maturity. Surrender...

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Bonds vs Stocks

We may refer to stocks and bonds collectively as investment instruments. But though we often pair their names, they are varied in nature. A comparison of Bonds Vs Stocks shows how they are different. The risk involved, returns, and benefits...

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Trading Account

The advent of digital technologies has transformed everything around us including our investments. In this digital age, it is essential to have a Demat account for holding securities. However, your Demat account does not allow you to transact with them....

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Sensex vs Nifty

Sensex and Nifty are market indices that represent the market. They are the benchmarks for the country's stock market trend, development in the industry, and individual investors' portfolios. This article covers in detail Sensex and Nifty, their calculation and the...