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 Want to become a crorepati via investments in PPF? Here’s how to do it

Want to become a crorepati via investments in PPF? Here’s how to do it

PPF rules provide that an annual investment of up to Rs 1.5 lakh qualifies for a tax credit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act 1961.

Apr 19, 2022, 16:39 PM IST
PM KISAN 11th installment of Rs 2,000: Will incomplete eKYC be a problem this time?

PM KISAN 11th installment of Rs 2,000: Will incomplete eKYC be a problem this time?

A few media reports are speculating that government might transfer the amount to farmers on the upcoming Ram Navami or Ambedkar Jayanti. 

Apr 19, 2022, 16:31 PM IST
Axis Bank increases MCLR rates by 5 basis points: All you need to know

Axis Bank increases MCLR rates by 5 basis points: All you need to know

The one-year benchmark tenor MCLR will increase to 7.40%, while the two-year and three-year tenor MCLRs will increase to 7.50% and 7.55%, respectively.

Apr 19, 2022, 16:22 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: What is govt thinking on 18-months DA arrears?

7th Pay Commission: What is govt thinking on 18-months DA arrears?

Lakhs of central government employees are also eagerly waiting for the government's announcement on 18-months pending DA arrears. 

Apr 19, 2022, 15:24 PM IST
SBI Home, auto loan borrowers alert! EMIs to go up, bank hikes lending rates

SBI Home, auto loan borrowers alert! EMIs to go up, bank hikes lending rates

However, the higher EMIs will only be applicable to the borrowers who have availed loans on MCLR.

Apr 19, 2022, 12:43 PM IST
Invest Rs 95 daily in this Post Office Scheme to get Rs 14 lakh on maturity

Invest Rs 95 daily in this Post Office Scheme to get Rs 14 lakh on maturity

The Post Office Gram Sumangal Rural Postal Life Insurance Scheme is an endowment scheme, which provides money back as well as insurance cover to the people living in rural areas.

Apr 19, 2022, 11:20 AM IST
Lost your SBI debit card? Here’s how to block it and get a new one

Lost your SBI debit card? Here’s how to block it and get a new one

SBI customers can also use our toll-free IVR system to block their debit card and reissue a new one.

Apr 18, 2022, 19:22 PM IST
THIS LIC Policy gives huge returns at lower premiums; Know details

THIS LIC Policy gives huge returns at lower premiums; Know details

 The LIC Jeevan Amar plan protects the insured's family financially in the event of his or her untimely death during the policy period. This is LIC's first term plan with the option of adding an

Apr 18, 2022, 18:35 PM IST
Here’s how to check PF balance via SMS, missed call, online

Here’s how to check PF balance via SMS, missed call, online

The EPFO website and the UMANG app can also be used to check the EPF balance.

Apr 18, 2022, 17:02 PM IST
EPF wage ceiling update: Govt likely to hike pensionable salary limit from Rs 15,000 to 21000

EPF wage ceiling update: Govt likely to hike pensionable salary limit from Rs 15,000 to 21000

The last amendment on the cap of pensionable salary was made in 2014 wherein the government had raised the PF salary limit from Rs 6500 to Rs 15000. 

Apr 18, 2022, 16:44 PM IST
7th pay commission update: After DA hike upto 34%, another good news for central govt employees soon?

7th pay commission update: After DA hike upto 34%, another good news for central govt employees soon?

Now that the DA hike has been accorded, another speculation is doing the rounds in the media that the government might give another round of good news to the central government employees by

Apr 18, 2022, 13:48 PM IST
PM KISAN 11th instalment on this date: Here is how to register yourself to get benefit of Rs 2000

PM KISAN 11th instalment on this date: Here is how to register yourself to get benefit of Rs 2000

The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme provides annual cash transfer of Rs 6000 to the farmers in three equal instalments. 

Apr 18, 2022, 11:04 AM IST
Want to link Aadhaar Card with Digilocker? Here’s how to do it

Want to link Aadhaar Card with Digilocker? Here’s how to do it

People may access it immediately after linking their DigiLocker account to their Aadhaar card, thanks to a collaboration between DigiLocker and UIDAI.

Apr 17, 2022, 21:00 PM IST
PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme vs Bank FDs: Which one is offering better returns? Know details

PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme vs Bank FDs: Which one is offering better returns? Know details

Small Savings Schemes are government-managed savings vehicles designed to encourage residents to save consistently. Post office savings accounts, 1-3-year time deposits, and 5-year recurring deposits

Apr 17, 2022, 15:33 PM IST
PM Kisan Yojana: Know 11th installment date; steps to add name to beneficiary list

PM Kisan Yojana: Know 11th installment date; steps to add name to beneficiary list

PM Kisan Yojana is a centre sponsored scheme that aims to provide financial benefits to poor farmers in the country. 

Apr 17, 2022, 15:08 PM IST
Good news for investors! ICICI Bank hikes FD interest rate, check latest fixed deposit rate

Good news for investors! ICICI Bank hikes FD interest rate, check latest fixed deposit rate

ICICI Bank is offering a 3% interest rate on fixed deposits maturing within 61 days to 90 days. 

Apr 17, 2022, 13:02 PM IST
Aadhaar Card Update: Here's how to order Aadhaar PVC Cards for your family

Aadhaar Card Update: Here's how to order Aadhaar PVC Cards for your family

Aadhaar PVC card incorporates security features such as Secure QR Code hologram, micro text, ghost image, issuance date and print date, guilloche design, and an embossed Aadhaar logo. The Aadhaar PVC

Apr 16, 2022, 18:49 PM IST
Now you won't need debit card to withdraw money from ATM, here's why

Now you won't need debit card to withdraw money from ATM, here's why

State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Bank of Baroda (BoB), and RBL Bank already offer cardless withdrawals, but only to its customers who use the same bank's ATM network. 

Apr 16, 2022, 17:45 PM IST
Bank FDs: Check hike in FD interest rates of HDFC Bank, Axis Bank,  Kotak Mahindra

Bank FDs: Check hike in FD interest rates of HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra

Fixed Deposit programmes have long been the most popular investment option for Indians. Fixed-income securities (FDs) provide a predictable and guaranteed rate of return.

Apr 16, 2022, 16:34 PM IST
SBI YONO Insta Home Top-Up Loan: Check eligibility, features, benefits and more

SBI YONO Insta Home Top-Up Loan: Check eligibility, features, benefits and more

Home Loans on YONO is a one-stop solution for all home-related needs such as exploring property alternatives, applying for a loan, obtaining insurance, and simplifying home outfitting, with existing

Apr 15, 2022, 18:31 PM IST