finance for farmers

Have you noticed that in recent times, the share of agriculture to India’s GDP has reduced? The current share of agriculture to India’s GDP is around 14 per cent in 2012-13, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This has reduced considerably over the past eight years. With the need to reach the masses across the country, RBI has moved beyond reaching out to banks and […]

Handing over cash

In the movies, getting an inheritance always seems like a straightforward affair. There’s a knock at the door and a lawyer wearing a flashy suit hands the stunned recipient the keys to an estate or a check for millions. But the fact is that if you were to receive an inheritance these days, it would likely be in the form of an IRA, which makes […]

Financial adviser helping elderly man with retirement benefits

I was reading an article about Social Security on a major news website, and I noticed some questions in the comments that the author of the article didn’t address. These questions made me realize there is a lot that we don’t understand about Social Security, even though it’s something that will affect all of us. Those without a large nest egg will be affected the […]

Nest egg

Have you decided you need to start saving for retirement, but don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place. This article will give you an overview of the benefits and drawbacks of three major types of retirement plans, and who might benefit from each type of plan. If you want to know more, keep reading. Roth IRAs Pros: The money you put […]