Does interest rate increase make EPF an attractive investment option?

The board of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has raised the interest rate on employee provident fund account to 8.65 percent for FY19. This will benefit six crore subscribers. The rate of interest for the previous year was at 8.55 percent. The table below captures the interest rates on offer for the past…

Want To Grow Your Business? Try These Four Marketing Pivots

If you were to rate your marketing on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best, how would you rate it? I have asked this question hundreds of times over the years and have kept a log of the results. The average answer is 4.3….

Legal help for small business on the way

 Scott Morrison says he will do “everything in his power” to support small and family businesses. Small businesses will have more power to take on the big end of town after the Morrison government decided not to stand in the way of new laws. The new measures, which Labor has…

Elevate Your Digital Influence with This Upcoming Event

Digital technology has given small businesses access to all the tools previously only reserved for large enterprises. But having access to these tools does’t guarantee you’ll be good at marketing your business or brand. The Elevate Your Digital Influence event will teach you how to put together a PR plan…

8 Times Real Estate Was The Best Matchmaker Of All

There’s online dating apps and friends’ weddings to find the love of your life, but then there’s also real estate. Yes, good ol’ bricks and mortar (or the people who sell them) can sometimes be the way to find your better half. In all the years I’ve been hearing real…

Small Businesses Are The Next Wave Of Fintech Focus

The war for fintech dominance in the consumer market is still waging, but a new battle line is forming as they set their sights on small businesses. And for good reason. There are 27.9 million small businesses in the U.S., accounting for nearly half of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. As it stands…