1. Go to the shopping center with your belly full, this way you wont buy too many things since you are not too hungry.
2. Remove unnecessary load from your car. less load can improve the fuel efficiency.
3. If you have an impulse to buy something you should wait for 48 hours and then see if its still there.
4. Always turn off the lights once you leave the room.
5. Technology gets cheaper every three months. So when ever a new product is launched and you think you really want it wait for some time and then see it might be available cheaper.
6. Reuse Paper, this can be ecofriendly and save money.
7. Utilize the Online bill pay facility at your bank, this way you save trip to the billing counter and also save on paper.
8. Get organized and avoid missed payments of the bills and credit cards.
9. If you are living in a rented accommodation try living nearer to the office, this way you can save cost of commuting and all the hassle that comes with it.
10. Eat Out less. Yes that does save money.
Tips for Cutting Costs
Money saving tips
Way to Cut taxes and Save Money
Under the Active Choice, you can make a decision on how your money will be invested. There are basically three choices and how each choice you make invests your money is explained below.
Also known as the Life Cycle Choice fund, basically for people who do not want to be make the decision on how the money is invested and would rather let a system handle the same. Under this Choice it basically divides your investment under the three asset classes shown above based on your age bracket. The details are shown below….
Charges for investment are detailed below….
So go ahead and make and save for your retirement.
· To provide Old age Income
· Reasonable market based returns over long term
· Extend old age security coverage to all citizens
You basically have to apply for PRAN (Permanent Retirement account number), which is yours for life and is accessible from across India. The PRAN basically provides you access to two types of account
Tax Benefit – The Tax benefit for this account is like any other pension plan and as per the income tax act.
The Contributions to this scheme are as per below
Minimum amount per Contribution – Rs. 500/-
Minimum Contribution per year – Rs. 6000/-
Minimum no. of Contributions – 04
There are basically two approaches to invest in your account
1. Active Choice - Individual Choices (E, C &G type accounts)
2. Auto Choice – Life Cycle Fund
To be contd....
Defining Salary Structure - Part 1
Defining Salary Structure - Part 2
Defining Salary Structure - Last Part
What do You do with Surplus Money