Continuing with the process, this is the fifth edition of the Carnival of Indian Personal Finance Blogs. We have been getting a good response from personal finance bloggers in Indian domain and will continue to expand our reach to cover every major blog that comes our way. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome and if you find a great source please don't forget to tell us about it. Here are the earlier editions of this blog carnival.
Tushar Mathur has an interesting article about Why we should make a budget? on his 'Everything Finance' blog. By making small savings in our daily routine, we can save a lot of money annually and thus can enjoy better financial success. Even small amounts add up...to big savings.
Tax day is just round the corner and ideasmoney has some good points on how ELSS and PPF are unique tax saving instruments as the returns from them are totally tax free.
Deepak Shenoy studies the impact of the sub-prime crisis in India on the four major banks State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Bank of Baroda and Bank of India.
Monetary policy review by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is slated for January 31 this year and Gulzar has created a big list of reasons why monetary policy should be eased in India on his 'Urbanomics' blog.
Interest rates are likely to drop in the coming weeks after Finance Minister P Chidambaram expressing his wish that the lending and deposit rates be cut by 50 basis points as noted by Venky on his 'India's housing bubble' blog.
Varun from 'Indian Credit card' blog states that it is time to check whether the insurance cover on your credit card is still on or not with most of the banks like HDFC, ICICI, Standard Chartered and Citibank withdrawing this facility.
T T Ram Mohan covers the Sub-prime crisis in US and its impact on financial market on his 'The Big Picture' blog.
Neelakantan covers Real estate plateaus in Bangalore on his Interim thoughts blog. Investing in real estate was always a hobby in Bangalore and with the entry of IT champs, the market is becoming larger and smaller at the same time.