Top Things You Can Do For Yourself While Staying At Home

With the pandemic ravaging the world, staying at home means saving your life and the lives of other people. Public places and non-essential activities outdoors should be avoided. However, this does not mean that you should spend your days lounging in bed, watching Netflix, or playing video games. Since weekend shopping and coffee with peers are out of the menu, you have the whole weekend to yourself. Why not use it productively? Here are some things that you can do with your excess free time. It can be as simple…

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Do recurring investment for yearly goal

I retired at the age of 65. Now there is no contribution to my Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) account. Will my account continue to earn interest as declared from time to time? —R.K. Gupta Employees typically rely on EPF to build their retirement corpus. With years of contribution both by the employer and the employee and along with the interest, and the benefit of compounding which works in favour of the investor, a sizeable corpus is built. On top of that, the tax-free status given to EPF makes it an…

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What are travel cards. Do you need it?

Mumbai: Travel is fun. And the right tools can make travel even more fun. Have you considered opting for a travel credit card? “The first thing that people associate with travel cards are air miles. However, travel cards also come with other features,” said Navin Chandani, chief business development officer, Bankbazaar. To know more, read on. What are travel cards? A travel card is a type of credit card that is specifically designed keeping in mind the needs of a traveller. A normal credit card gives you rewards in form of cashback…

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US firm Vanguard Group made Rs 1,294 crore investment in 10 stocks, in single day; do you own any?

The Vanguard Group Inc, the US-based investment management company, invested nearly Rs 1,300 crore in a single day on March 15 when the Nifty50 closed at fresh six-month high. The investment firm through its Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index bought equity stake in 10 Indian companies through open market transactions. As per the bulk deal data published on National Stock Exchange, 10 stocks where the firm purchased equity shares are Aarti Industries, Bata India, Castrol India, DCB Bank, NIIT Technologies, RBL Bank, TeamLease Services, TTK Prestige and V-Guard Industries. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index bought shares worth Rs 1,294 crore,…

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I do not lie: Dassault boss responds to Rahul Gandhi on Rafale

The chief of Dassault Aviation, the French manufacturer contracted to deliver 36 fighter jets to the Indian Air Force, hit out at Rahul Gandhi for calling him a liar. “I don’t lie,” said Eric Trappier, the CEO of Dassault Aviation. “In my position as CEO, you don’t lie.” Trappier was responding to Gandhi’s accusation that he was lying about the Rafale deal to protect Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trappier also spoke about the controversial decision to make of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence an offset partner and about the Congress’s claim…

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Why Do We Crave Alcohol? Here’s The Answer

Most people like occasional drinking or what’s called as social drinking, while some like binge-drinking on a daily basis. Some people are able to enjoy alcohol in moderation; others can’t seem to get enough of it. If you are in that stage when you need a drink or two to end your day with, it may mean that you crave alcohol. However, if you struggle to stop after one or two drinks, chances are you may be dealing with intense alcohol cravings. Why do we crave alcohol? What are the…

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