Top tips to avoid overspending online this Diwali
- October 25, 2016
- Category: Money Management
With the ongoing festive season, the online Diwali sale offers are being frequently promoted by big e-commerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. As per media reports, the festive season of Diwali accounts for a significant 30-40 per cent of the sales of online retailers. As per Live Mint, Flipkart which announced its Big Billion Day sale from 2-6 October raked in sales of about Rs.3,000 crore. That is huge. This reflects how the online shopping mania has gripped the average Indian. Not just apparel, furnishing, footwear, jewellery but Indians today are also comfortable buying LED sets, furniture, refrigerators, etc., […]
Have you financially planned for expensive school education of your child?
- October 9, 2016
- Category: Financial Planning
Parents want the best of education for their children. And, they are willing to spend lakhs of rupees in these inflationary times. Wait, I am not talking about higher education here. It is school education which has become very expensive and ironically costs more than graduation! Besides the ICSE and CBSE curriculum, many schools nowadays offer international courses like International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge International Examination (CIE) which are comparatively more expensive than the latter. The Nursery fees generally range from Rs.50,000 in an average school to about Rs.1.5 lakh in a high end school. If you wish to enrol […]