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How SWP in Debt Mutual Funds is better than Fixed Deposit for Regular Income?

SWP in Debt Mutual Fund is Better than Fixed Deposit or Annuity to generate Regular Income Fixed deposit with banks are the most popular investment option for regular income after retirement. But with interest rates going down retirees have started exploring other options. Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP) in debt fund is one such option which retirees and people looking for regular income must evaluate. As per your SWP instructions to mutual fund, […] Continue reading →

13 Investments to Generate Regular Income

Investments to Generate Regular Income There can be several situations when we look for regular income. This is especially true for people after retirement without any pension. Also there would be new entrepreneurs who need regular income until their start-up stabilizes. We tell you 13 investments which can generate regular income for you along with their pros and cons. 1. Bank Fixed […] Continue reading →

NPS – Maturity, Partial Withdrawal & Early Exit Rules [updated April 2018]

NPS: Maturity, Partial Withdrawal and Early Exit Rules The government wants NPS (National Pension Scheme) to be the preferred investment vehicle for pension planning for majority of its citizens. Unfortunately as it happens with most of Government plans, NPS too has flaws which are holding investors back. To encourage investment in NPS, PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) which regulates it have made […] Continue reading →

Voluntary Provident Fund – A Good Tax Saving Retirement Option!

VPF - A Good Tax Saving Retirement Option Retirement planning is one of the most important financial goals in life of a person. Most of us have heard about Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and (Public Provident Fund) PPF for building retirement corpus but do you know how can you leverage Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) to add zing to your corpus? What is Voluntary […] Continue reading →

Senior Citizens’ Savings Scheme: Excellent Investment for Tax Saving & Regular Income

Senior Citizens Savings Scheme for Regualr Income and Tax Saving Senior Citizens’ Savings Scheme (SCSS) is one of the best fixed deposit schemes for Retired Senior Citizens as its safe (backed by Government of India), has assured quarterly payments, gives tax benefit and easy to handle. This post provides details of rules and regulations for SCSS. Who can open SCSS? As the name states, anyone […] Continue reading →

PPF Calculator for Maturity, Loan and Partial Withdrawal

PPF Calculator in Excel PPF (Public Provident Fund) is one of the most popular and one of the best debt investment instruments. We have Excel based calculator for PPF Withdrawal, Loan and Maturity. PPF Calculator: This PPF calculator can calculate the maximum loan eligibility, partial withdrawal eligibility and the maturity value at the end of 15 years. It takes […] Continue reading →