Showing posts from September, 2017

Google finance vs Yahoo finance - Which one is more suitable for India?

Below is a comparison between Google finance and Yahoo Finance: The Similarities Both Yahoo! Finance and Google Finance operate popular financial websites that provides stock quotes, financial market news and general business news. Yahoo! bills its Finance portal as its industry-leading business and financial news product, and the service has evolved from its desktop origins to utilize the mobile internet and mobile apps. Both sites consistently rank among the top 15 most popular personal finance websites and are quite similar in the financial information they provide. The Differences Both sites are popular, but Yahoo! Finance is nearly twice as popular as Google Finance. Recent estimates put Yahoo! Finance at an estimated 70 million unique visitors each month while Google Finance is well behind at 40 million. This puts Yahoo! Finance in pole position while Google Finance is number four behind. Perusing both websites, Yahoo! Finance has a better look, feel and much more content. Loo…

Caring For Elderly Parents- A Financially Planned Future

India currently has a huge population of 1.25 billion. Of this more than 30% people are in the 50+ age bracket. Going forward, people in India are expected to live longer due to improving living standards and access to modern medical care.

What does this mean for all of us? We all have elderly people in our family. Our parents or that special someone, who we need to take care of in their old age. Do you care for an elderly parent or special someone? This post outlines some of the issues you may need to consider.

As we live longer, most of us become a part of the sandwich generation, finding ourselves caring for elderly parent whilst also looking after our own children. This can put enormous pressure on a person who is caught in the middle, with competing demands on their time and resources.

Below are some very useful tips that will help you reduce the burden if you are a carer in this situation.

1. Organise their important documents

A good place to start is to help your parents assemb…