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PFRDA bats for uniformity in taxation in pension products
In its budget wish list sent to the Ministry of Finance, PFRDA has also sought clarification on whether it can regulate pension fundsoffered by mutual funds and life insurance companies.
Posted on Jan 2, 2017
PFRDA to train intermediaries to drive NPS
The regulator will appoint two training institutes to enhance skills of retirement advisors and POPs.
by Team Cafemutual Dec 27, 2016
NPS account opening becomes paperless with Aadhaar based e-kyc
PRFDA does away with the requirement of sending physical applications for NPS accounts opened with Aadhaar based e-kyc.
by Team Cafemutual Dec 23, 2016
Nine players seek license to manage NPS
Two new pension fund managers – DSP BlackRock and Birla Sun Life have applied for NPS license.
by Team Cafemutual Dec 21, 2016
Govt. committee to see if PFRDA can regulate pension products of AMCs and insurers
PFRDA has sought clarification from the government to know if it can regulate the pension schemes which come under the purview of other financial regulators like SEBI and IRDAI.
by Nishant Patnaik Dec 5, 2016
PFRDA may introduce SWP to replace annuity
by Nishant Patnaik Nov 28, 2016
Health woes cloud retirement prospects for women
In India, 33% of working age women are concerned about the impact of poor health on healthcare expenses in retirement.
by Team Cafemutual Nov 18, 2016
Indians expect to live for an average of 22 years in retirement
Increases in longevity may result in individuals needing to work longer in order to adequately fund retirement
by Team Cafemutual Nov 10, 2016
PFRDA raises equity exposure in NPS to 75%
NPS subscribers now have two more choices of funds to invest – Aggressive and Conservative Life Cycle Funds.
by Team Cafemutual Nov 10, 2016
PFRDA allows pension fund managers to invest NPS corpus in AIFs
Pension fund managers can invest up to 5% in AIFs.
by Darshita Shah Nov 8, 2016
PFRDA exempts AFPs from obtaining NISM certificate to become a retirement adviser
Now, Associate Financial Planners (AFPs) need not appear for NISM test to become a retirement adviser.
by Nishant Patnaik Nov 3, 2016
India’s elderly population projected to rise by 19% in 2050, an opportunity for advisers?
Read on to find out how to help your clients post retirement.
by Team Cafemutual Oct 14, 2016
Retirees are in need of financial planning, finds a study
A study conducted by an NGO, Agewell Foundation shows that elders with a good net worth are in search of financial planning services to earn a good income from their retirement kitty.
by Team Cafemutual Oct 6, 2016
67% employers suggest making NPS compulsory: survey
NPS is seen as a strong pillar in supporting retirement needs for the future but there has to be greater employee awareness to leverage NPS effectively.
by Team Cafemutual Sep 13, 2016
PFRDA reduces minimum contribution in NPS to 1000 a year
The pension fund regulator has decreased the requirement of maintaining minimum annual contribution in NPS from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 1,000 to keep the account active.
by Team Cafemutual Sep 1, 2016