The story of every middle-class Indian kid growing up is pretty much the same. Those monthly shopping and movie trips with the entire family in tow where your parents picked out the baggiest jeans for your ‘outings’, those Bata shoes before the new academic year began, those “tu kitni badi ho gayi hai, kal hi tho kareedha tha” everytime mom realises you’ve outgrown your school uniform. And amidst all that there is dad. Unflinching. One thing common to most dads is their financial wisdom. Haven’t we all watched our dads do the family accounts, budgeting and spending hours poring over sheets of numbers that made absolutely no sense to us as kids? But through it all, we pick up certain pearls of financial wisdom like the ones below.
The Union Budget was announced on February 1, 2017 amidst great hope. The public hoped for a Budget that would address the dull after demonetisation. And it did not disappoint. The government focussed on expanding the tax net while rewarding the honest taxpayers of the country. Let’s take a look at the key taxation reforms announced in the Budget for the common man.
Have a great job with a decent pay but been putting off investing? If you just answered yes, then this article is for you. Investing even small amounts and making a habit of it is just as important as finding a great job. Read on to find out how to get started with investments so that you are in a financially strong position down the road.