How to speed up your lagging smartphone

May 2, 2019

If you’ve never bothered to organise the apps on your phone, remove old files or wrangle your notifications into a sensible order, that disorder can make your phone an overwhelming, slow and buggy device. You can fix this and give your phone new life. Decluttering takes just a few minutes. Delete apps you don’t use Ever downloaded an app for a single purpose, such as a conference, work meeting or…

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Your ATM transaction fee might go up. Check details here

May 2, 2019

Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMi) warned last year that about 50 per cent of the ATMs in the country will become commercially unviable because of changes in the regulatory requirements. The new regulations may lead to the closure of half of the total 2.38 lakh ATMs in the country this year. CATMi said in its statement, “Service providers may be forced to close down almost 1.13 lakh ATMs across the…

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Check all details of Post Office Monthly Income Scheme

May 2, 2019

India Post, the government-owned postal services, provides the facility of monthly income scheme with which the individual can invest a minimum of Rs 1,500 per month. The maximum investment limit for a single account holder is fixed at Rs 4.5 lakh,while, the upper ceiling for investment for joint account holders goes up to Rs 9 lakh. For calculation of the share of an individual in the joint account, each joint…

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All you need to know about PM-SYM pension scheme

May 2, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) is a government pension scheme for unorganised workers that admits unorganised workers in the age group of 18-40 years with a monthly income up to Rs. 15,000. It also offers a minimum guaranteed pension of Rs. 3,000 a month after the subscriber turns 60. However, the worker should not be covered under any scheme like NPS, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation scheme or Employees’ Provident…

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Top things to know about Kisan Vikas Patra

May 2, 2019

People seeking to grow wealth invest in Kisan Vikas Patra certificates in a post office to get an interest on a compound basis. Also according to India Post’s website – www.indiapost.gov.in the amount invested in a KVP account in a post office doubles in a period of 112 months. There is around 1.5 lakh post offices under India Post network, across India. It was restructured in 2015-16 and according to…

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Amazon adds UPI-based P2P payments on Amazon Pay for Android

May 2, 2019

Amazon wants to have a bigger play in the peer-to-peer digital transactions in the country. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant has enabled person-to-person (P2P) payments through UPI on Amazon Pay for Android customers. With the implementation, Amazon customers will be able to make instant bank-to-bank transfers using UPI platforms via Amazon Pay app. Similar to other person-to-person payment platforms like Google Pay, Amazon Pay’s P2P payments is also built using the…

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Selling your PC? Here’s the way to remove data permanently

May 2, 2019

When you use a computer for years, you naturally keep a lot of personal and professional stuff on it. Normally, you’d want to keep this information secure but when it’s time to sell/trade that PC for a new one, you may want to back-up and delete everything permanently. Now, if that seems a bit complicated, here’s a guide to help. First up, back-up everything from the system When you decide…

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