Personal Finance Four investment tips for women looking to kick-start their financial journey Updated : July 25, 2018 04:22 PM IST The household savings rate in the country was around 26 percent of the household income in 2016. A large chunk of this household saving can be attributed to the lady of the household. Advertising and marketing messaging by financial services companies tend to communicate to men, since they consider them to be the primary source of revenue. Various low-risk options, such as Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Recurring Deposits (RD) are good to start early. The amount needed to invest starts as low as Rs 500 a year. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.