Want to take health insurance cover for your parents during COVID-19? Here are the options
The second wave of COVID 19 is wreaking havoc in India. Not only physically and mentally, but financially too. Medicines and oxygen are costing much more, and hospitalization expenses too have gone up manifold. We have been getting many queries on how insurance cover can be increased or taken, especially for parents. Those in formal
Managing finances during second Covid-19 wave
The second Covid-19 wave has hit us like a tsunami. Surprisingly, markets seem to be ignoring this catastrophe. Investors continue to ask me about dogecoin, SPACs, trading direct stocks, and what not! Not all these investors have their basics like emergency cash or are saving for retirement. Take the case of Venkat, 32, who asked me
Adopt caution when investing in IndiGrid Trust’s NCD offering
India Grid Trust (IndiGrid Trust), a power sector infrastructure investment trust (InvIT), will launch its ₹1,000 crore non-convertible debenture (NCD) on Wednesday. The AAA-rated issue is offering an interest rate up to 8.21%. While the issue is lucrative in terms of ratings and returns, investors should be careful regarding NCDs, say experts. The company has kept
Don’t get swayed by influencers on investment tips
Personal finance has become trendy to speak about. No wonder there are so many social media influencers talking about how to manage various aspects of financial life. There are people giving stock tips, views on new fund offerings, bloggers sharing advice based on how they are managing their portfolios and even housewives giving their viewpoints.