This week read about the top 10 investment ideas to beat lower FD rates, how November changed financial markets in India and the world and how can you stay safe in the fast emerging world of digital payments.
Welcome to ORO Weekend Reads. Staying on top of your personal finances has never been this easy. So what are you waiting for? Grab a cup of coffee and get started.
ORO Wealth Exclusives
Check out our Top 10 investment ideas to beat lower FD rates
Also read What are the top 6 things you should look for in your financial advisor
From the News
With demonetisation and the Trump election, November was an eventful month indeed. A good recap of how markets changed this month
Payment banks are the latest digital payment mechanism to have come up. Here is how to make the most of payment banks . Also read about the benefits being offered by Airtel – the country’s first payment bank
Are you sceptical of digital payments? These three articles may make you more comfortable, see Cashless payments for digi-sceptics , Use these 4 tricks for hassle-free swiping and What to do if your UPI app encounters technical gliches
Tax man is in the news for the wrong reasons but why not think about happier times when you will need an income tax refund? Useful info to file for the future: Here is how to claim a fast income tax refund and Have you got interest on your refund.
On a less serious note, Can booking air tickets very early really save you money?
Around the Web
A long read but highly relevant for long-term investors, The Right Way to Gauge Investment Returns
Do you invest in stock markets? Then you absolutely need to read about the Kelly criterion
Two useful blogs for those contributing to EPF, How to track EPF claim status online and A step-by-step process to resolve duplicate UAN
Hope you enjoyed reading! Subscribe to our newsletter to receive it directly in your inbox every week.