Living from paycheck to paycheck? Here are six simple ways you can improve your finances

Setting up an emergency fund is a great way of saving for the future. But you can’t contribute to this fund if you exhaust all your income every month File photo  |  Photo Credit: BCCL When it comes to the end of the month, do you often find yourself strapped for cash? Does it seem like no matter how hard you try and plan your budget, More...

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By Loknath Das On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman gets Finance, task cut out: at 5.8%, lowest growth in 20 quarters

Newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge at South Block, in New Delhi, Friday, May 31, 2019. (PTI Photo: Manvender Vashist) Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India’s first woman full-time More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Arun Jaitley unlikely to remain finance minister in PM Narendra Modi’s new term: Sources

Finance minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to begin his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter. Amit More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Social Media May Be Draining Your Finances, Survey Shows

Anyone who has ever spent an hour scrolling through an Instagram feed knows that social media can suck up a lot of your time. But a new survey suggests it can suck up your money too. Americans aren’t just using More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Montessori warns of dire finances and debts, replaces leadership

The country’s largest Montessori organisation has replaced its leadership and overhauled its financial reporting after reaching a confidential settlement with the tax office as it battles serious debt issues. Montessori More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 6th, 2019

Don’t downsize your finances just to move to a smaller home

There’s certainly a lot of interest in downsizing among those, particularly within government circles, who are seeking creative solutions to the tightness of supply in the property market. Stock image John More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, May 5th, 2019

How to manage finances if you lose job

MUMBAI: When Niranjan Kedia, a national manager for human resources with an annual salary of over ₹30 lakh, lost his job, he was unprepared for it. He has experience in multiple sectors such as petrochemicals, banking, More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Mixed views on availability of TTCB finances

WHO is allowed access to what? This seems to be the confusion among board members, members and stakeholders of the TT Cricket Board (TTCB) concerning the accessibility of financial documents within the local cricket More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

How to plan your finances if you are taking a sabbatical

Working as a mid-level engineer, Vikas believes that the lack of a postgraduate qualification from a premier institute is standing in the way of his career progression. To correct this, he has decided to do an More...

By Prateek Kulhari On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

This is everything you need to know about FCA Brokers

Foreign exchange is gaining fast momentum and it is not at all surprising that more and more investors are opting for this route to multiply their money. While the process itself is quite innovative and amazing More...