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Family Finance: Why Dave has to stagger some goals for now

Bharuch-based Daves will have to wait for a rise in income to be able to invest for all the crucial goals Hardik Dave stays in Bharuch, Gujarat, with his homemaker wife and three-year-old child. He brings in a monthly salary of Rs 86,500 and stays in rented accommodation. After considering household expenses of Rs 38,700, child’s education expense of Rs ... Read More »

What’s the right time to introduce solids to your baby? Here are some answers

Turns out, many parents are spooning up the first mouthfuls of baby food to a growing infant too soon. The first study of a nationally-representative group of U.S. infants reported that many parents started feeding their babies foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula sooner than they should. Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than ... Read More »

Having too many funds, and some of them laggards

In April-May 2017, Mint had surveyed 19 financial advisers to know some of the biggest mistakes investors make (read them at bit.ly/2p2Va8U and bit.ly/2qxzhgG). Over the next few weeks, we will talk to more advisers about these mistakes (read about them at: www.livemint.com/investor-mistakes). Vinod Jain, principal adviser, Jain Investment Planner Pvt. Ltd, a Mumbai-based distributor of financial products, talks about his experiences. Mutual funds by the ... Read More »

Texas Education Agency waives some testing requirements for Harvey-affected students

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath discusses the scope of financial losses to Texas public schools affected by Hurricane Harvey at a House Public Education Committee hearing at the state Capitol on Oct. 12, 2017.  Erika Rich for The Texas Tribune The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath is not changing state standardized test dates for students affected ... Read More »

KGI: Apple to use Qualcomm modems for some 2018 iPhones

Earlier this month w KGI said that Apple is preparing three phones for 2018, two of them with an OLED screen. Latest information from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is that at least one of the phones might have an X20 modem by Qualcomm, despite the mountain of lawsuits between the two companies. Source: KGI In the latest note to investors, Kuo predicts Intel will provide ... Read More »

New effort to reform early education gives some a sense of deja vu

The line behind the microphone snaked down the aisle, as two dozen people stepped up to advocate for their slice of the early childhood education pie. Several members of the local education workers union argued for collective bargaining rights for child care workers. A representative from the research policy center Zero to Three spoke up “on behalf of the near ... Read More »

Halo Wars 2 PC impressions: This console-fied RTS has some PC-specific problems

It’s the week of unfinished reviews, eh? After trialing For Honor earlier this week, I’m back with some impressions on Halo Wars 2. Again, initial impressions, not a full review. Given that the Windows 10 version only went live on Monday and that its multiplayer servers have been entirely dead, I just haven’t spent enough time with it to feel comfortable ... Read More »

The Nexus 4 is getting some CyanogenMod love with 14.1 nightly builds

If you are the type of person, who tends to form attachments to particular tech and don’t really feel like moving on or upgrading regularly, then chances are you have already found your perfect phone years back and are still with it. If that is the case and taking into account you are currently on a tech-centric site, chances are ... Read More »

Dropbox urges some users to change their passwords

Dropbox is asking users who signed up before mid-2012 to change their passwords if they haven’t done so since then. The cloud storage service said it was asking users to change their passwords as a preventive measure, and not because there is any indication that their accounts were improperly accessed. Dropbox said it was taking the measure because its security ... Read More »

HP leaks some details on Intel’s Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake chips

HP may have tried, but it couldn’t hold the secrets of Intel’s unreleased Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake CPU chips close to its chest. Some details on the new chips were unintentionally shared by HP in the maintenance documents of an unannounced PC, the Pavilion x360 m1. PCs with Kaby Lake—called 7th Generation Core chips—are expected to ship this quarter. ... Read More »