I Just Found Out That My LIC Jeevan Anand Policy Sucks. What Should I Do? Please Help!

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I regularly receive emails where readers express their horror stories about LIC’s Jeevan Anand policy. Believing an agent’s (who often happens to be a neighbor/relative/friend) fictional stories of risk and return, they buy the policy only to discover that they need to pay exorbitant premiums for the next 20-years and that when they want to […]

Guest Post: The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Tax Free Bond Issue — Should You Invest? An Analysis by Mr. Nikhil Shah

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The following is a guest post from reader Nikhil Shah and deals with the intricacies of investing in the soon to close investment opportunity in PFC’s Tax Free Bond Issue along with the income tax angle. Nikhil’s analysis also contains a very interesting perspective on how you can plan for major financial goals through this […]

Guest Post: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tax Free Bond Issue — Should You Invest?

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The following is a guest post from reader Nikhil Shah and deals with the intricacies of investing in the soon to close investment opportunity in NHAI’s Tax Free Bond Issue along with the income tax angle. Nikhil’s analysis also contains a very interesting perspective on how you can plan for major financial goals through this […]

2012 Money To Dos

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After the lengthy treatise in 2011, thought I’d keep things simple in 2012. So, my primary money to dos for 2012 are: Increase my Financial Independence Portfolio by 50%. Increase my Financial Freedom Portfolio by 30%. (Using these definitions of financial independence and financial freedom.) Purchase an online term plan in my name by April […]