Tips on making money last throughout retirement

The other night, I had the privilege of talking to a group of people at the Livonia Public Library. My topic was about how to make your money last in retirement. I thought I would share with you some of the issues that I discussed. The first thing I highlighted was the obvious, that we…

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Ten things to know about the GST Bill

The Goods and Services Tax is one of the main items on the finance agenda of the BJP government. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that it can raise India’s GDP by one to two per cent. As the Lok Sabha takes up the GST Bill, here is your cheat sheet to the debate: Officially,…

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How to make money in shares

Everyone wants a piece of the stock market. And why not? But do you know how shares reward an investor? If you are a shareholder, there are two ways you can benefit from the profits of a company: capital appreciation or dividend. Read on to understand how shares reward you Dividends, dividends! Usually, a company…

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11 Mistakes to avoid when investing in Shares

1. Timing the market: First thing to keep in mind is that there is no such thing as timing the markets. Markets these days do not follow a trend that a common investor can grasp or understand. Broadly yes, you can say that due a certain political or international event the markets may swing up…

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