We present to you the countries with the largest labour force. (The estimated figures listed below are based on 2012 statistics. Source: CIA Factbook) More » 20 countries with the largest labour force
So you think you deserve a hike in salary? Here are some tips that will help you get paid what you're worth.
(Source: U.S.News & World Report LP; Images: ThinkStock) More » 9 ways to negotiate the salary you want
Here are five of the top ways that you inadvertently send signals about yourself at work - and how your boss and co-workers might read them.
(Source: U.S.News & World Report LP; Images: ThinkStock) More » Do you know what signals you’re sending at work?
You may think you're a perfect match, but one of the biggest compatibility tests for couples is merging finances.
(Source: U.S.News & World Report LP; Images: ThinkStock) More » Discuss money before getting married
Most credit cards issued in India are to salaried professionals or to self-employed individuals, barring those issued against fixed deposits and those issued as add-on cards. In addition to photographs, proof of residence and identification proof, other documents which need to be provided by salaried professionals to the credit card company include salary slips atleast for 3 months, IT returns or Form 16 from the employer and bank statement for the past 3 months.More » Best credit cards for salaried professionals
Here are five ways you might harm your work progression that might not be so obvious.
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Becoming wealthy enough to keep the wolf from your door doesn't mean an end to unwanted callers.
(Source: Forbes) More » 7 financial secrets of the wealthy
As technology pushes train speeds to close to 400 kms per hour, safety and efficiency will be paramount. (Photo credits: AFP/ Reuters/ Getty Images and Wikimedia Commons) More » The 10 fastest trains in the world
If you're like most people, you have days where you fantasize about quitting your job--getting away from your boss and your co-workers, and maybe even the work itself. But while there absolutely are times when quitting is a good idea--when your boss asks you to do something illegal or unsafe, for instance, or when you've been offered a fantastic opportunity somewhere else--most of the time it's smart to think through all the consequences before you decide to leave.
Here are seven things to think through before you deliver your resignation.
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If you understand how you think and feel about money, you may be able to make more of it.
(Source: Entrepreneur.com; Images: ThinkStock) More » What’s your financial personality?
If there are a few basic investment lessons, and you must know, these are the ones:
The author P V Subramanyam is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and a financial trainer by profession. Writing being a passion he also regularly pens his thought in his blog Subramoney.comMore » 9 investment lessons you must know
Do you find it hard to discuss finances with the person you plan to spend the rest of your life with? Read to find out why it’s so difficult discussing finances.
(Source: U.S.News & World Report LP; Images: ThinkStock) More » Why love and money don’t mix
Despite many regulations and restrictions, foreign banks continue to operate in India. According to the Government of India, among the numerous foreign banks which are carrying out business in India, these are the 10 banks with the most number of branches in the country as of April 30, 2012.
(Source: Ministry of Finance) More » Foreign banks with most branches in India
Can you imagine working for a company where almost every employee approves of the boss’s decisions? It turns out that’s the case at Facebook. More » The World's Favourite Bosses
If you are planning to retire this year and looking for a perfect destination abroad, you may want to consider some of these places. This is a list of the world’s top 10 havens to retire in 2013 according to Internationalliving.com. More » The top 10 retirement destinations for 2013
OECD's Better Life Index measures 36 of the world's most-developed countries across a number of criteria. This ranking is based on an average score across those criteria. More » 10 countries with the best quality of life
Many companies are well known by their abbreviations when compared to the popularity of their legal names. Here is the list of expansions of a few companies which are recognized by its initials and short names.
By Neeraj Gangal and Mowna Ravikumar More » Full names of 40 famous companies
Mumbai has the sixth-worst rail service in the world compared to the globe's major cities, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers released last year.
This list reveals the total electricity generated annually (plus imports and minus exports), expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution. (Based on US Central Intelligence Agency's Fact Book/ Images: Getty) More » The world's top 20 electricity consumers
Recurring deposit is the most popular form of monthly investment and is suitable for all types of investors. Also known as Cumulative Deposits or RD, this encourages regular savings, wherein investors can invest a fixed amount every month for a fixed period.
More » Best Banks for Recurring Deposits
Source: BankBazaar.com is an online marketplace for your personal loan, home loan and car loan needs.
Women are historically known to be better spenders compared to men. It is also believed that women are generally more perfect in paying their dues. As a result, several credit card companies have brought about products designed to cater specifically to women.
Source: BankBazaar.com is an online marketplace for your personal loan, home loan and car loan needs. More » Best Credit Cards for Women
In an ideal world, we would start contributing to our retirement savings accounts the moment we receive our first paycheck from our first job.
(Source: Investopedia; Images: ThinkStock) More » Retirement: 10 worst financial decisions
A weak rupee may be bad news for the country, but NRIs in these nations have a reason to rejoice.
India is the largest recipient of global remittances in the world, receiving $69 billion in 2012, according to a World Bank report. The money that expatriates send will have more value now because of a depreciating rupee.
A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to his or her home country.
Source: Migration and Development Brief 2012 from the World Bank’s Migration and Remittance Unit More » Rupee fall: NRIs in these nations must be happy!
Following are some of the days considered auspicious for gold purchases in 2013 according to the Hindu calendar in India.
[Reporting by Siddesh Mayenkar (Reuters); Editing by Joseph Radford - Reuters] More » Why you should buy gold on June 12
They are born into one of India’s richest families and live under frequent media glare. Despite their celebrity status, Mukesh Ambani’s children seem to be quite at ease being among people. Here are some photos of the chubby, confident and cheerful trio, taken over the past few years.More » Mukesh Ambani's children at Reliance AGM
Do you want to know which nation has and will have the most number of internet users in the world? Read on.
India’s internet traffic growth is considered to be one of the fastest, globally. The country is expected to have 348 million users by 2017, according to a recent study by Cisco. More » Nations with fastest Net traffic growth
Are you planning to buy a home? There is now another reason to repay your home loan. Read on to find out more.
(Source: India Today Group) More » Why you should pre pay your home loan
Indian cricket captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked at 16th position on Forbes list of highest-paid athletes. Tiger Woods tops the list for making $78.1 million.
(Source: Forbes) More » Here’s how much Dhoni earns
Here are some measures the Reserve Bank of India and government could consider to protect the rupee.
(Source: Reuters) More » What can India do to prevent a rupee drop?
The Skytrax World Airport Awards are based on 12 million passenger surveys at 385 different airports, grading the travel experience on 39 criteria. So where is the ideal place to make a connection or a layover? Read on for the 20 best. More » The world's 20 best airports
In February 2009, Shilpa and her husband Raj Kundra became part owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise cricket team Rajasthan Royals by paying approximately $15.4m for a 11.7% stake. The couple shared their rationale behind the move in ‘The Wealth Report 2012’, produced by property consultants Knight Frank in conjunction with Citi Private Bank.
(Images: Getty/ AFP/ Reuters and Rajasthan Royals website) More » Why Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra invested in IPL
Find yourself suddenly gaining weight? It may not be your diet or you exercise regime that needs to be blamed. Its your job. A survey by careerbuilder.com lists some occupations that have a higher incidence of employees reporting weight gain
More than half of workers attributed their weight gain to sitting at their desk most of the day, and roughly the same amount stated they eat their lunch there as well.More » Revealed: 10 jobs that make you fat
Infosys founder has been pulled out of retirement to once again lead the company that has faltered in recent times.
(Text: By Harichandan Arakali: Reuters I Images: Company website, Reuters, Getty Images and Yahoo!) More » What Murthy must do to revive Infosys
Amid stock market trouble, the globe's richest people ploughed money
into prime property last year, according to Knight Frank’s Wealth
Here we look at the 10 most costly cities to buy residential property per square foot and what your money can get you… More » World's most expensive residential property
The Motley Fool recently released a list of the 5 richest nations among the world's 50 largest economies, compiled from data from the International Monetary Fund's 2013 estimates.
The nations are sorted by GDP per capita and adjusted for purchasing-power parity. While at least one expected name makes the list, a few may surprise you. More » The 5 richest countries in the world