The Rupee has fallen significantly this year, and with Friday’s Current Account Deficit data release – it tumbled to a new low of 72.63 to a dollar today. There are reports of the government thinking about issuing NRI bonds to… Read moreWhat are NRI Bonds?
Mohit left the following comment on the Suggest a Topic page recently: Mohit Agrawal March 18, 2015 at 8:13 pm  Hi, I would love to know your views on investing in 401(k) in USA if a NRI plans to… Read moreDoes it make sense to invest in a 401k for a short term?
Nritk left the following comment on the Suggest a Topic page a few days ago. NRITK March 8, 2015 at 5:21 pm  Hi manshu, Lot has been written and discussed for resident Indians but very less is been discussed… Read moreInvestment options for NRIs in USA
John sent in the following email yesterday, and I thought this was a good topic for a post. Hi Manshu, I have opened NRE account but still not clear on transfer of money to NRE. If i want to transfer… Read moreHow to transfer money from overseas to a NRE account?
Chauhan left the following comment on the Suggest a Topic page recently. Chauhan March 17, 2014 at 1:26 pm  I’m keen that we somehow start a theme that compares keeping your money abroad (in say USD, GBP or SGD etc) vs… Read moreShould NRIs bother to invest in India?
I’ve often seen that when your parents first decide to vist you in the USA – a lot of time and energy goes into preparing for the visa, but once that is done, you don’t prepare as much for what… Read moreHow to prepare for parents coming from India to USA?
NRIs (Non Resident Indians) are allowed to invest in the Indian stock market and while I’ve felt the paperwork and the methods are a little cumbersome to do so, there are many NRIs who regularly invest in the Indian stock… Read moreCan NRIs invest in the Indian stock market?
I get this question from time to time, but I never did a post on this because there is a lot of conflicting information about who can do what with respect to the different visa types out there. I hope… Read moreCan Indians on a visa buy stocks in US?
A few days ago Raj left the following comment: Raj October 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm  Hi Manshu, Came across your website while trying to do some research and I was wondering if I could trouble you for some… Read moreHow can NRIs receive rental income on Indian property?
In a prior post I compared FMPs (Fixed Maturity Plans) with bank fixed deposits, and said that if you are in the higher tax bracket, the tax advantage of FMPs tilt the balance in their favor somewhat (if you can… Read moreAre NRE FDs better than FMPs for NRIs?