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Rang De – Enabling Rural Entrepreneurs thumbnail

Often, I prefer to stay silent on my charity contributions at personal capacity. There is more contentment and inner joy when this happens in an anonymous mode. But in this post I want to call out something which is not charity but by the mode of social investment for empowering the rural entrepreneurs across India. Rang De is a non-profit [ More... ]

Universal Account Number – Comprehensive Guide thumbnail

There have been a bunch of questions around UAN aka 'Universal Account Number', coming in the form of comments on few articles related to Employee Provident Fund here on my blog. This article is aimed at addressing some of the common questions and providing with relevant information about UAN. If you have any specific query [ More... ]

LIC Jeevan Ankur

Life Insurance Corporation of India announced a new insurance policy called 'Jeevan Ankur'. This policy on the outlook seems to be aimed at attracting those parents belonging to the age group of 25 to 40 years. The official sales brochure of LIC on this product goes on mentioning that "LIC’s Jeevan Ankur is a conventional [ More... ]

India EPFO Account Balance

Finally the wait is over to know your Employee Provident Fund (EPF) account balance. After 2 years of initial announcement to make the account information online, EPFO India has finally delivered something. As per the official note released by the PF department on July 1st of 2011, a valid active account holder will know the [ More... ]

Aegon Religare Life Insurance – iMaximize ULIP

Aegon Religare has come up with a new Unit Linked Insurance Policy called iMaximize. This policy comes without any premium allocation charges. That makes iMaximize a unique and thus the most cost efficient insurance plans. For those who look for both insurance and investment opportunity in a single plan, this plan stands out of the rest [ More... ]


Here is an online insurance purchase experience shared by one of my blog reader Vino Varghese. He was looking to purchase ICICI Prudential Life Insurance's iProtect term policy after comparing multiple such online term insurance products. Though he had a bad experience in this case, I am sure his say has something for all of [ More... ]