Mirror Now

An insightful chat with Monika Halan, India’s first personal finance journalist, best-selling author, and SEBI advisor on investor protection. In this video she talks about the evolution of Indian markets, female participation amongst investor base and how to plan for your financial independence goals.

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Foreign portfolio investors give a thumbs up to India | World Business News

In a resounding endorsement of India’s economic prospects, global investors have propelled foreign portfolio inflows into Indian stocks to remarkable heights. December witnessed an influx of 6.92 billion dollars, marking the second-highest level ever and affirming India’s allure amid global uncertainties. We talk to author Monika Halan for more perspective.

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How will high surrender value on life insurance impact policyholders — here’s what experts say | CNBCTV 18

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has proposed to increase surrender values in traditional life insurance policies. This has prompted mixed reactions from industry analysts and experts.

Monika Halan, an analyst known for her expertise in financial matters, expressed concerns over the proposal. In an exclusive conversation with CNBC-TV18, Halan highlighted the disparity between the premiums paid and the surrender values offered in traditional life insurance policies.

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The Mutual Fund Show: Informed Investors Important For ‘Har Ghar Nifty’, Say Experts | NDTV Profit

Monika Halan, author of Let’s Talk Money, said it’s important not to scare away fledging investors. “…This is not a Maggie noodles. This is a slow cook and therefore, the product choice is so important,” Halan told NDTV Profit.

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Top Investment Tips | Get your Mutual Fund Portfolio Queries Answered | The Money Show

Monika Halan busts investment myths on The Money Show

Talking all things mutual funds with Sonia Shenoy on CNBC-TV18

Choosing funds
Portfolio creation
Real estate investing
Insurance vs mutual funds
We packed in a lot in just 30 minutes!
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Sensex, Nifty At New Highs! Market Reflection On Economy? | Beyond The Headlines| Mirror Now

When Sensex was near 65,000 in June 2023 I spoke about India’s unluckiest investor and showed how even that person has made money in the last 30 years.

Date of show: 28 June 2023


What should be the announcements for Middle class for Budget class

Monika Halan shares her views why its important to pay tax for every citizen and Tax democracy


“As Recession Looms, will India Shine?”

IMF Lowers India’s Economic Growth Projection | Can India Outshine Competitors? IMF projects India’s #GDP forecast – 6.8% for 2022 & 6.1% for 2023; warns global economies ‘worst yet to come’. Can #India shine while the world braces for recession?

https://www.timesnownews.com/videos/mirror-now/shows/imf-lowers-indias-economic- growth-projection-can-india-outshine-competitors-beyond-the-headline-video-94795124

Zee Business

Monika Halan shares her view point on what are the expectations of the common man from ‘Budget 2022

Women and Money

Monika Halan discusses how women are investing now to become financially Independent.


Money Guru “Where To Earn In Rising Interest Rates? What Is The Way Of Dealing With Inflation?”

RBI hiked repo rate by 50 basis points making all types of loans expensive,Monika Halan’s shares her expert opinion on how to deal with inflation


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Budget 2022-23: Push for New India

Monika Halan shares her point of view on Finance Minister priorities for upcoming Union Budget 2022-23


मुद्दा आपका: V-शेप रिकवरी

India’s stock market has now become the world’s sixth-biggest stock market according to market capitalization for the first time in history.Monika Halan shares her views point on the same.


Arthniti, RBI Monetary policy

Monika Halan shares her view point on RBI Monetary Policy and Repo rate hike


ET NOWBudget 2022 Analysis

Crypto Currencies And NFTs Will Be Taxable At The Rate Of 30%

The Union Budget 2022 has been presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The government will now tax gains on crypto assets and the NFTs at 30%.Monika Halan shares her viewpoint on the same.

Crypto Currencies And NFTs Will Be Taxable At The Rate Of 30%

“How ‘Money Box’ Helps You Manage Money”

Monika Halan advises on how to have our own style of living and build a financially secured life for ourself. Should you have exposure to equity amidst the current volatility? Why should you only buy a pure term insurance plan over the moneyback life policy?

“How ‘Money Box’ Helps You Manage Money”

Get Your Financial Planning Right With Monika  Halan

Financial planning is one subject which is not taught in school. But we all understand it’s importance when we grow up and find it difficult to manage our own hard-earned money.Monika Halan help the viewers understand on The ET Money Show’s Teachers’ Day Special.


Smart Money

Smart Money Episode 1


Will the much touted Rajiv Gandhi equity savings scheme work for you? Are you worried about filing your taxes? We tell you, the Dos and Donts of tax planning. Also we discuss the top mutual fund schemes that give you a tax benefit and we solve your personal finance queries.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0jz2V657J8

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMwe0Qe7TII

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gScVQpSioQI

Smart Money Episode 2


How has the previous years Budget impact your household? What changes do you expect to see in the Budget this time? Will cheaper loans now be available, with the RBI cutting rates? Tune in to this episode of Smart Money to know about these matters and more.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAwpqSRs2aE

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUOtMiNilF0

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3_M8fZgHZA

Smart Money Episode 4


As the finance minister announced the annual budget, we analyze the most important aspects of the budget for your money, in our special segment the investment ladder. The RBI stepped in as the number of credit card frauds increase and the measures to protect you from such frauds will have an added cost. We decode it for you, and also address your financial queries.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym_lpQGh4q4

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC7vrd_-pqQ

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcQVLSK_mPg

Smart Money Episode 5


Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvDdY9Oyzw8

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doOdtplPKeU

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA6o0SxAgfM

Smart Money Episode  6


In a bid to curb mis-selling, SEBI has made labeling of mutual fund products mandatory. We decode how it will prevent investors from choosing wrong product. Your old cheque leaves may not be valid post july 2013 if it is not cheque truncation system compliant. But, what does it mean for you? Also we tell you what to keep in mind while exchanging your tampered currency…also we address your financial queries.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVkRDk2E_Ac

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj8QEIvUkeY

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4NLqEJhc0g

Smart Money Episode 7


From 1st of April your small savings scheme will fetch you a lower interest rate. But what does this mean to you? Also, term policies become less expensive due to online optioning…but is it viable for you to shift your existing expensive term plan to a cheaper online term plan? We tell you all about that in our special segment, “Investment Ladder”. In our segment “Did You Know?”, we tell you about how a portion of your employee’s provident fund money goes into creating a corpus for your pension…

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNNXcc94YU0

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUPb2P1uQhA

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54SEtkU5gJA

Smart Money Episode  8


We tell you things to keep in mind so that your finances are adequately equipped to sail through this financial year, in our special segment “The Investment Ladder”. Also, if you are planning on quitting your job and becoming an entrepreneur, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind. This is where we guide you and explain how your money can help this transition. Further, we explain what loan to value and what “LTV” means and how it impacts your loan against gold in our segment “Did You Know?”. Also, we address your financial queries as always.
Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKComVtbQD0

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD1vo8sGlMw

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqXJj0ZBuNU

Smart Money Episode 9


This time on Smart Money, we tell you how to make an effective financial plan if you have a special dependent in your family. Also, our third party motor insurance premium is all set to go up by 20% in this financial year… what will that mean for your motor cover? Not only that, we also tell you the lowest base rate in the market and how will it impact your loans in our special segment “Did you know”.

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Smart Money Episode 10


Gold prices have fallen to a 15 month low! In this episode of Smart Money, we guide you on what you should do as an investor in this scenario. We also tell you whether it is worthwhile to buy an online term plan and whether it works for you. Also, we answer your mutual fund related grievances in our segment “Did You Know”.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KRutOYlr40

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l73DYgeowq8

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8C_ZARh5l8

Smart Money Episode 12


What are ponzi and multi-level marketing schemes and what can you do to stay your investment safe? Banks are actively seeking that you re-do your KYC. We tell you, why updating your KYC is a good idea. Also did you know that your mutual fund investments cannot guarantee you dividends? And as always, we answer your financial queries, only on Smart Money.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzLPFTye6Qs

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkCDeEClaQE

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HndjZym78Dc

Smart Money Episode 13


Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qns01LxZlZQ

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_OnjhLwR54

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj7VRlQreXM

Got a salary hike or the increments remained elusive? Well, we tell you how to manage your finances in both the situations. In the falling rate regime, is opting for a short term debt fund over the conventional fixed deposit a good idea? We guide you…Also we tell you what are the various options you could consider over gold jewelry this akshya tritiya, in our special segment did you know. And as always we address your financial queries.

Smart Money Episode 14


The Income Tax Department has made it mandatory to E-File your I-T returns if you have taxable income above 5 lakhs. We tell you what it entails. Also, your next door neighbor might be able to sell you mutual fund schemes. We tell you which schemes will be available with them. A small signing mistake can take away or delay your sip benefits. We tell you more on that in our segment did you know…And as always we address your financial queries.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_eLhQ8tWHo

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkbfcDtJ2tM

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHqQqXONnFs

Smart Money Episode 15

Monica EP 15

The National Pension Scheme has given good returns but does it mean that NPS is a suitable investment for long term? Here on Smart Money, we decode it for you. A critical illness cover is a must have in your health insurance portfolio. But before buying a critical illness policy there are certain things that you need to keep in mind. Here is where we guide you. To prevent your card from falling prey to cyber attacks, RBI has put in place new rules to safe-guard your card transactions. We tell you what are the changes & their impact. And as always we address your financial queries.

Segment 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwQMjeGywU4

Segment 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuLun58z-oY

Segment 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeLikZRbzmQ

Smart Money Episode 17


Cigarette smoking is not only injurious to health, but can also have a financial impact on one’s pocket. How is the insurance premium different for smokers and non-smokers? Mint Money Editor Monika Halan shares the information.

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