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Health insurance can make your retirement savings last longer

By Deepak Yohannan
As the retirement years approach, you may be looking forward to enjoying life at a slower pace, but an unexpected medical event could derail your plans. With the costs of healthcare increasing to unreasonable proportions, retirees—including those who have planned for retirement—may end up wiping out their savings within a few years.

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Goan food in the fast lane

By Michael Fisher | B&C
What would the start of another year be without predictions?  While experts and consultants try to offer a peek into trends at the stock exchange, silver screen and technology for this year, Goans are waking up to the fast food industry.

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Playing the money game

Mario Rodrigues, final year student of BCom, St Xavier’s College, is a busy boy. One of the 1,000 student volunteers helping out in the Lusofonia Games, his job is of a liaison officer.

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Casting a wide net

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Till the 70s, muscular tanned men wearing thick gold chains, bracelets and rings would be seen sauntering into retail stores that sell fishing nets and hooks or cotton twines to make fishing nets. Their attire would either be a clean T-shirt or just a red loin cloth coiled around their waist. They would come out sniggering ‘muito obrigad’. 

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A good bargain

A good dose of retail therapy is what we all need periodically to uplift the spirits. But what happens if you are cash-strapped and can only eye the alluring stuff on the shelves.

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Consumer Commission orders doc to pay Rs one lakh compensation

MUMBAI: Disputes Redressal Commission upheld the order of the Thane District Consumer Forumwhich held that the doctor was deficient in his services to the complainant and directed him to pay him Rs one lakh compensation, besides Rs 1.5 lakh as reimbursement. 

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Three essential insurance tips for sole breadwinner of the family

By Deepak Yohannan
Managing on one income is a major challenge in present times. The sole earner of a family has the unenviable responsibility of not only putting food on the table but also ensuring the family’s financial stability through good times and bad.

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Intelligent ‘idiot box’

By Jason Soares | B&C
The television is regarded as one of the world’s biggest inventions. Since it was first made commercially available in the late 1920’s, the television had a profound impact on society. Such is its importance today that every home cannot make do without one. 

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Talking about tax reforms

The BJP is toying with idea of doing away with income tax and introducing a tax on banking transactions to make up for the loss of revenue. The idea is being hotly debated in economic circles and among the salaried and business classes.

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