Tax Planning – How to save income tax in FY 2016-17 (AY: 2017-18)

How to save tax This article will help you with your income tax planning by explaining each and every provision that you can use to save your tax. How to save income tax in 2016-17 The question that I am asked most often is that my income is Rs. XXXXXXX, what tax planning can I do to save tax? This article is dedicated to answering that question on income tax... more ››

How to Choose the Best Web Host? Web Hosting in 2016

May 28, 2016How to


It’s very difficult to choose the best web hosting provider in the present scenario i.e. Web Hosting in 2016, as there are countless companies  which provide unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, email, a high percentage of being up and available (99% or higher), 24-7 support, and more. That’s why it is up to you to do your homework before tak... more ››

Best investment options in India for 2015

As they say, "Money isn't everything, but happiness alone can't keep out the rain." And as we all know, there are only two ways to make money: by working and/or by having your assets work for you (i.e by investing). Whether your goal is to send your kids to college or to lead a very lavish life, investing is essential to getting you where you want... more ››

Keep Calm And Stay Chic: How To Store Out-of-Season Clothing And Shoes

September 9, 2013Everything Else


For those of us who live in regions where we experience four different seasons throughout the year, it can be quite challenging to update our wardrobe and keep our closet organized. Among the things you need to do is pack up out-of-season clothes and swap it with clothes that are in season. Do not let your out-of-season clothing and shoes clog u... more ››

The Importance Of Colours In Clothing

August 30, 2013Everything Else


When you are choosing clothes there is more to base your decision then just trying to pick the right cut to suit your body type. Colour is really important part of clothes because it plays an important part on how the clothes make us look and appear to other people. It can even influence the way we feel. Here are some top tips to help you unders... more ››

Best time to buy online

Its sale time and the happiest time of the year for shopaholics to buy online! Come monsoons, stuff starts going on sale in India. That is one of the many reasons we adore our country so much! No matter which store you step into, huge placards and posters calling out “SALE!” catch your skimming eyes. Even if it is a 5% off sale, it suddenly seems t... more ››

Just heard – Amazon planning to expand into Fashion and Flipkart goes completely market-place

August 9, 2013Everything Else


A friend of mine who works at Amazon just told me that Amazon is planning to add a lot of new categories to their India site. Amazon India has started with electronic items. But in next 30-60 days, they are planning to add fashion items and accessories to their catalogue. They are also planning to get into home essentials, beauty and healthcare cat... more ››

Buy your home vs. Rent a house? Home loan vs. HRA tax benefits? Don’t worry, I’ll help you decide

August 4, 2013Save Money


home loan vs. HRA Buying a home is a huge decision that has significant implications on the rest of our life. It is one of major goals that we have in life that we seek to achieve as soon as possible. However, there is one opposing school of thought that believes that renting a house is a way smarter decision than buying a house. Let us examine both cases from vario... more ››

How To Store Your Memorabilia The Right Way

People collect items for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is for the memory an item evokes. Some people also collect things, such as vases, old coins, stamps, etc. because they want to complete a set or a collection, while there are those who simply collect things in the hopes of using or selling them in the future. Whatever the reaso... more ››

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sleep Haven

The best way to end a long and stressful day is to climb on your soft and cozy bed. But what if your bedroom fails to provide you with a relaxing and comfortable sleep environment? How can you turn this private space into a sleep haven? To create a private, relaxing, and peaceful space where you can be at ease, you need to consider improving you... more ››

Buying A Toddler Mattress: 3 Crucial Factors To Consider

April 19, 2013Everything Else


Children spend a lot of time sleeping because their body is still developing and growing. For this reason, the right mattress plays a crucial role in their growth and development. With the number of options available, it is only natural to feel confused and overwhelmed. Here are a few things you need to take note of when choosing the perfect mattre... more ››

How to buy the perfect engagement ring

April 17, 2013How to


Engagement Ring Women love to flaunt their rings, especially when it comes to diamond jewellery. Before the big day, every woman imagines her beautiful fingers adorned with a lovely engagement ring. For all those men who want to surprise their lady with the most stunning engagement ring, well you have arrived at the right article. Remember, this ring is going to b... more ››

4 Shopping Habits That Are Harmful To Your Budget

Today, a lot of things are available in the market that make our lives easier, and it doesn't take a lot of persuasion to convince us to buy something. Advertisers are very skilled when it comes to enticing and convincing us that we are getting more for our money. If you find yourself struggling to pay your credit card bills and other debt, make su... more ››

Planning a Europe trip? – 5 things you should know but no one will tell you

Europe is a beautiful continent and a tourist haven. The continent attracts tourist from all over the world and remains the most visited continent in the world. If you are planning on a Europe trip, we are sure that you will have a time of your life. However, you need to take care of certain things. Following are the 5 basic and most important t... more ››

Tax Planning – How to save tax in FY 2013-14 (AY: 2014-15)

March 2, 2013Save Money


How to save tax The latest article on tax planning I have written after the Union Budget in Feb 2014 can be found here. The new article has the tax slabs for 2014-15 and all the investments you can make and provisions you can use to save tax. It is a comprehensive list beyond which you can’t do much to save tax :) First, let me explain what exactly has changed in... more ››

How to protect skin from cold weather

January 17, 2013Everything Else


Skin Care in Cold Weather When the weather gets cold, –even in places that are super hot during the summer, – most of us find ourselves yearning for warmer days. When the snow begins to fall and then pile up, it seems like spending a day at the beach is a far off fantasy that may never happen again. While a few people may enjoy the chill in the air and the ice on the ground... more ››

Best Android Smart Phones Under Rs. 10000

Best Android Smart Phone If buying an Android phone is the next thing to do on your list of purchases, then you are at the right place. And if you want to buy an Android phone that costs you not more than Rs 10,000, then here we talk about 5 shortlisted models to help you choose your pick. Check out for the features set that you want on the go and you can effortlessly take... more ››

Company Reports – Free research reports for listed companies in India

November 27, 2012Grow Money


Leading brokerages keep publishing their research reports for companies listed on stock exchanges in India viz. BSE and NSE. These reports are available in public domain. Hence, I thought of compiling all these company reports in one single place. This way, all my readers can download any report they like anytime they like :) I will keep updatin... more ››

Christmas Gifts – Best gifts for Christmas and New Year

November 26, 2012Spend Money (Wisely)


“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. Yes a very famous Christmas carol and also one that is perfect for this time of the year. The air has gone a bit chilly, shops have started putting out their Christmas decorations and that lovely feeling of festive spirit is around us. It’s a time for family gatherings and sweets, parties, Christmas tr... more ››

Save 5k using Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS) – Sec 80CCG

November 16, 2012Save Money


(Updated 28 Dec'12) Tax payers were overjoyed when our Finance Minister, in his budget speech of 2012, announced a new avenue to save tax - by investing in direct equity. The announcement was ambiguous and lacking in detail. Hence, everyone new that they could save tax by investing in stock market but no one knew the modalities and restrictions. ... more ››
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