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Creating a printing legacy

By Roque Dias | B&C

The function is yours, but the invitation is mine," quips Mr Lawrence Coutinho, the popular printer and proprietor of David & Company, Margao. 

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Homing in on a home loan

Every dog has its day, and now it’s the turn of the Goa-based banks. Whenever there was an economic crises in the past, banks have been smiling and growing. Today, banks are worst affected by the slowdown of the real estate market by 50 per cent, affecting home loans drastically.

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Stepping on the gas

By Roque Dias | B&C
To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart, the famous novelist Thomas Watson had once stated.

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The winning spirit

By Shoma Patnaik | B&C  
All start-up owners have an interesting story behind them. The narrative of Mr Moses Gonsalves, Divar, who owns a micro unit, Avlon Sports Wear, Ribandar, is an absorbing one.

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Striking it big in oil rich coconuts

By Roque Dias | B&C
Mr Vasant Vithal Bandodkar, 82, has been running his oil extraction mill at Loutolim since 1955. People from far flung places like Vasco, Agassaim and Margao visit his mill to extract coconut oil that is locally known as ‘khobre’, an age-old tradition that is mostly practised in villages.

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Guide map to financial goals at different stages in life

By Deepak Yohannan
If you were on a long road trip, you will stop occasionally and look at the map to see if you are headed in the right direction. Similarly a financial plan is a road map to financial stability and self-awareness which serves the same purpose as a road map to guide you to the destination.

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Creating a splash!

By Sudesh Bhosle | B&C
Water-themed parks were once a luxury only found in places like Water Kingdom in Mumbai. But that’s not the case anymore. Goa has its very own water-themed park in the form of Splashdown which is based at Anjuna.

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Fading into sepia

On Panaji’s 18th June Road is the Rainbow Photo Studio, in existence since 1971. Long time residents are familiar with the store: for being useful in clicking the ubiquitous passport-sized mug shot for visas or official documents and also for the occasional family picture.

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Tito’s legacy lives on

By Michael Fisher | B&C
While some restaurants along the coastal beach have appeared; made a name; then disappeared in rapid fashion, there are others that have not only succeeded once, but upped the ante for success by opening new restaurants under different names, creating brands in the same market.

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