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ppf account for minors

PPF Account for Minors

A Public Provident Fund is a long-term savings scheme. Central Government offers this scheme to help Indian residents to invest and build a corpus. It is one of the ideal investment options for several investors for tax-saving purposes. The article...

Recurring Deposit Rates

Recurring Deposit

What is a Recurring Deposit? Recurring Deposit (RD) scheme is a popular investment option in India. It is a low-risk and guaranteed income term deposit. The RD scheme gives investors the flexibility to choose their desired investment tenure and investment...

ppf account for nris


Many NRIs question whether they can invest in PPF account in India. The primary reason for this ambiguity of information is that rules relating to PPF for NRI were amended in the year 2018. This article will discuss the rules...

sukanya samriddi yojana

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY)

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is an initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Central Government, as a part of the “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” campaign. The sole objective of this tax-saving scheme is girl child prosperity. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Information...

nps vs ops


The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a retirement scheme.  Under this scheme, the subscriber shall make regular investments in the scheme.  The funds are invested in market-linked instruments.  Thus, NPS offers higher returns than other pension schemes.  60% of the...

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eps vs nps


Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) is a mandatory savings scheme for employees whose basic salary plus Dearness Allowance (DA) is up to INR 15,000. The maximum EPS contribution by the employer is 8.3% of basic salary + DA. EPS offers a...

vpf vs nps


A Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) is a regular provident fund plan in which a depositor can choose how much he wants to contribute to the fund on a regular basis. VPF has a five year lock-in period. The National Pension...

nps vs epf


The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a retirement benefit plan that combines tax savings and pension payments. The pension amount depends on the asset classes and the fund manager's performance. The National Pension System offers the following two types of...