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Understanding co-pay in health insurance plans

By Deepak Yohannan
As the inexorable rise in health costs continues unabated, health insurance plans are increasingly introducing the aspect of co-pay. As with deductibles and co-insurance, co-pay or co-payment is a method through which the insurer requires the insured to share in the overall healthcare costs.
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In the lap of Netravali

The Netravali waterfalls is one of Goa’s best eco-tourism destinations and is a hot favourite among eco adventurists for its scenic beauty
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Saying it with dry fruits

Diwali is incomplete without the customary boxes of goodies, and the trend now is towards healthy dry fruits than calorie-adding sweets
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Outsourcing home work

The concept of professional home services has been quite popular in the West. Back home, similar services are available in metros and other cities.
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Laying the groundwork

Cyril Pereira is gifted with intelligence of “self-regulation and self-enhancement” because he typically spent more time in school during his schooling days in the Portuguese era which has yielded long-term benefits.
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A man of many trades

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Pramod Prabhu’s business was one of the thousands of small businesses thriving due to his stubborn principle, that is being `just and sincere’. In his 20s when he was unemployed, Prabhu struggled with one subject in particular, his principles, and till date he has not let go of it.
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Rupee cost averaging through systematic investment

By Deepak Yohannan
30-year-old Smita is finally earning enough to warrant investing in the market, but she worries that she will not be able to do it right. Everyone she has spoken to has emphasized the need to ‘time’ the market, but how can a lay person like Smita predict the ‘right time’ or the ‘wrong time’ to invest?
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Cost of serving an ace

BY SUDHAKAR SHANBHAG | B&C
The sport of lawn tennis is synonymous to individual brilliance. Kids in Goa have been taking a serious liking to the sport. Academies for beginners and those who wish to take up advanced training are fast catching the imagination of the youth.
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Picture perfect

Having being in the camera business for more than 12 years, B V Kholkar, proprietor of Regal Electronics in Panaji, has developed a reputation among shutterbugs as the ‘go-to guy’ for any camera-related advice. 
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