Want to buy a house? Here’s how much to invest in SIPs to achieve your goal

Disclaimer: This story is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. Financial goals are an integral part of investing money into various schemes. Setting aside a life or financial goal can often be motivational for higher investments. A call to Zee Business mutual fund helpline came from a 28 year old investor who has started an SIP in six funds. His dream is to buy a house after a period of seven year and will continue with his investments after that. For that he said he wanted a…

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How to earn Rs 50,000 monthly via investing in mutual funds?

Disclaimer: This story is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. You can earn a regular monthly income just by investing a substantial portion into mutual funds. However this may include the impending tax liability. In a mutual fund query, an investor wanted to know where they should invest to earn Rs 50,000 on a monthly basis, a report by ET Mutual Funds revealed. “I am looking for a monthly income of Rs 50,000. Tell me how to go about it? How much investment is required? Whether one-time…

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How to Properly Use a People Finder Service

We live in times where we seem to be driven further and further apart all the time. We are encouraged to be individualistic and to fight over possessions. Black Friday is a perfect example of this, an event where people literally trample others for discounted electronics just a few days after Thanksgiving. But we don’t have to be like this. We can also choose to reconnect with our fellow humans, with friends and long lost relatives. But how do we find them? One way to find them is by completing…

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My travel photo addiction is out of control – here’s how I’m trying to beat it

Travellers have grown increasingly obsessed with documenting their trips It’s my worst addiction. More pernicious than my attachment to caffeine, TV as background noise or squalid post-gym binges with a monster pack of Kettle Chips. My impulse to document every aspect of a holiday with my camera phone has become all-consuming. And my ability to enjoy travel in the moment is under threat. On a recent trip to Colombia, I realised how bad things had got. I was out in the country’s hot, isolated plains with a small group of…

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How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age

In many ways, the future is unpredictable. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students will be doing in the future do not even exist yet. Combined with technological automation and the disappearance of traditional jobs, this leaves us with a critical question: how can we survive such a world? The answer may be imagination. Initially coined by Rita J. King, the imagination age is a theoretical period beyond the information age where creativity and imagination will become the primary creators of economic value….

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How to grow cannabis? With modern science and technology

Cannabis plant strains in jars in MediJean’s Health Canada-licensed tissue culture development lab are kept for research as manager Abdul Ahad works in the Richmond, B.C., facility, in this 2014 file photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck) In Canada and around the world, legal cannabis producers face many challenges: Varying government regulations, high security requirements and a lack of reliable information on how to grow their crops. Growing cannabis has been illegal for so many years that scientific research on how to best produce this crop is limited. Much of the knowledge on how…

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Need help to remember what you’ve studied? How to make notes that really work

The 2017 exam season is here and we are sure you would be gearing up for your tests. Notes can go a long way in making your revise more effectively. Abhishek Patil, CEO and co-founder of Oliveboard , an online preparation portal for MBA, banking and government exams, tells you how to do it right. The syllabus to be covered for all competitive exams is vast and especially so when you’re talking about the UPSC CSE. It’s important to remember that the whole process can be simplified through notes. The…

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How The Points Guy became the finance industry’s best content marketing channel

Content marketing is hot in finance, but it’s a blog about airport lounge access rules and retired airliners that’s become the industry’s favorite way to go to market. It’s called The Points Guy, a blog started by a former Morgan Stanley recruiter when he started flying all over the country looking for new talent. Fast forward seven years and the blog, known as TPG among loyalists, is read by a healthy few million a month — and has become the favorite content marketing channel for big banks. The site is…

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Take off on amazing trips on a budget. Travel blogger Nomadic Matt shows you how

American blogger Matt Kepnes wasn’t big on travel until he was 23, when he took his first journey abroad. Back then, he had a desk job in health care with two weeks’ vacation a year. He chose to go on a solo trip to Costa Rica and “fell in love with travel.” The next year he went to Thailand and “met five backpackers who were living my dream.” “I grew up in an environment where travel wasn’t a thing for my family, it wasn’t a thing for my friends,” he said in…

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IBPS PO recruitment 2017: How to apply and important dates to remember

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) issued a notification (CWE PO/MT-VII) on Monday for the recruitment of 3,562 probationary officers (PO)/management trainees in various public sector banks and other participating organisations. Out of these, there are 1738 vacancies for unreserved candidates, 961 for OBCs, 578 for SCs and 285 for ST candidates. The online registration process will begin on August 16 and close on September 5. Application process Candidates can apply online only and no other mode of application will be accepted. Before applying, candidates should ensure that he/she…

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