Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 23

Latest article in The Hindu Business Line

Your financial plan SURESH PARTHASARATHY     I am 36 and work for a private firm. My wife is 26. We have a son aged five. We stay with my parents. My monthly surplus is ?8,000. I park ?80,000 a year in PPF and the current balance is ?3.5 lakh. I have invested ?3 lakh …

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Feb 16

This week article in Business Line

  Suresh Parthasarathy   I am 70 and a Central Government pensioner. My wife, 62, suffers from serious ailments. The investments that I have made in mutual fund schemes and direct equity are worth ?7.1 lakh and ?14.5 lakh, respectively. I hold gold worth ?7 lakh and have parked ?4 lakh in a 10-year tax-free …

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Feb 09

This week Financial Plan

    I am 52, while my wife is 45. We are government employees and our retirement age is 60. I will be eligible for a pension of Rs. 50,000 with variable DA. My wife is a subscriber of the GPF scheme. At retirement, she will receive Rs. 25 lakh. We don’t have a child but are planning for …

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Feb 02

This week Financial plan

I am 35 and my wife is a home-maker. We have two daughters — a six-year-old and a baby . I own a factory. A few years back, I had a knee-replacement surgery. Due to the nature of my employment, I don’t think I can work beyond 45. My fear is saving for my later …

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