Fixed Deposits Articles

Deposit insurance
February 1, 2020
Budget 2020: Bank deposits insurance cover increased to Rs 5 lakh from existing Rs 1 lakh

The announcement assumes significance in the backdrop of numerous instances of different banks becoming the victim of frauds, putting at risk the hard-earned savings of common people

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Debt Funds
January 20, 2020
Are debt mutual funds really an alternative to bank fixed deposits?

In the 12-month period ended January 19, 2020, there are as many as 40 debt funds with negative returns i.e investors have lost money in them so far

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Fixed deposit
December 16, 2019
HDFC Ltd fixed deposits: Offering ‘secure’ fixed income of up to 7.61% interest per annum

Special and premium deposits offer fixed rates; regular deposits offer fixed & variable rates; do note that HDFC deposits are not insured

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Fixed income investments
November 29, 2019
3 myths about fixed income investments

Fixed income investments may have a supporting role in your wealth creation journey, but in itself may not create long-term wealth. These myths will help you understand why

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Tax free fixed income
November 7, 2019
All you wanted to know about tax saver fixed income investments

Fixed income or debt investments help you save taxes and involve lower risks. A look at the options that are available.

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ICICI Bank FD health
October 15, 2019
ICICI Bank FD Health: An FD-cum-health insurance sounds good, but does that cover you enough?

Bank customers between 18-50 years get complimentary critical illness cover of Rs 1 lakh for 1 year if they open an FD of Rs 2 lakh to Rs 3 lakh for a tenure of at least two years

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FD for senior citizens
October 15, 2019
5 fixed deposit options for senior citizens

Top banks in the country including SBI have slashed Fixed Deposit rates. As a senior citizen, here are some deposit options you could consider.

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Money Saving Tips
October 11, 2019
SBI cuts saving account rate to 3.25%; as other top banks may follow soon what options do you have

Switch to other banks to get more savings account interest, or shift a part of corpus to liquid MFs to get better, although not guaranteed returns

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interest rates crash
September 17, 2019
HDFC Bank fixed deposits to fetch 0.10% to 0.30% less from September 13

After RBI’s August repo rate cut, many banks including SBI, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Bank of India have revised FD interest rates

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