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7 Financial Lessons the Crisis Will Teach Us

The text messages, DMs, and emails rapidly arrived, all of them expressing a similar concern: My finances are in trouble. In seemingly just a few weeks’ time, our world was turned upside down. A public health emergency raced around the globe, wreaking havoc on nations, cities and neighborhoods. The United States has not been immune: Markets tanked, jobs vanished and, ... Read More »

Family finance: Aggressive investment by Shuklas will ensure they meet goals with ease

Chirag Shukla, 38, stays with his wife, 36, two children, aged 10 and 7, and his mother, in Mumbai. While his wife earns Rs 15,000 a month, he also gets a monthly rental income of Rs 38,000. He has property worth Rs 2.9 crore, which includes a self-occupied house worth Rs 1.6 crore. He has no loans and his net ... Read More »

Modders will bring Skyrim’s beloved ‘gaming grandma’ to the game this month

Shirley Curry, the Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim superfan who is … a little more mature than all of us … will come to the game as an NPC follower sometime very soon this year, maybe even this month. Curry is 83, and sometimes called the “Gamer Grandma,” and her love for the lore of Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls is as true as any fan of any age. But last year, Curry ... Read More »

EA thinks gaming subscriptions will lead to weirder, more creative games

Nearly every video game publisher wanted to talk about subscription services last week at E3, but some top executives know some will inevitably fail. In an attempt to stand out, however, more game publishers may rely on developers to make innovative, experimental games designed for these services. Mike Blank, EA’s senior vice president of player networks and the man who ... Read More »

With fewer exclusions, will health insurance cost more?

The insurance regulator recently issued a draft on standardizing and rationalizing exclusions in health insurancepolicies. The draft seeks to redefine terms such as pre-existing ailment to remove ambiguity, seeks to include new lines of treatment due to medical advancement, besides making other customer-friendly recommendations such as giving insurers an eight-year moratorium after which a policy is not contestable except for proven ... Read More »

Pranav Mistry of Samsung explains how technology will keep changing with time

Pranav Mistry of Samsung, one of the speakers at the 44th IAA World Congress Kochi, opened his session on how he had been enjoying his days in Kochi — the sea and the food. Talking on the future of mobiles and wearable information technology, Mistry, Head, Think Tank Team and Global Vice-President, Research, Samsung, spoke about his role at the ... Read More »

Family finance: Why Singh will have to wait for a rise in income to meet goals

Pune-based Singh will have to wait for a rise in income to start investment for all financial goals. Rabendra Singh is a 40-yearold IT professional getting a monthly salary of Rs 1.14 lakh. He stays with his homemaker wife and two kids, aged 10 and two, in their own house, in Pune. The outstanding loan for the house is Rs ... Read More »

Maruti S-Cross Petrol in the works: Will the Hyundai Creta feel the heat?

Maruti Suzuki, it seems is all set to introduce a petrol-engined version of the S-Cross, a crossover that is doing  pretty well in terms of sales numbers. An ad on Google shows the Maruti S-Cross Petrol variant and also offers  prospective buyers a test drive. The ad also indicates that the starting price of the Maruti S-Cross Petrol would be  ... Read More »

Facebook Says Will Not Remove Fake News, Will Demote It Instead

Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be “demoted” in the news feed. The social network is currently running an advertising campaign in Britain that declares “fake news is not our friend”. But it said ... Read More »

Weight loss diet plan, these 9 superfoods will keep your gut healthy

Health experts say that the key to your fitness and health depends on your gut. More specifically, it depends on the gut bacteria that helps digest and absorb the food in your diet. Every individual’s gut is home to a mix of gut bacteria, and diet and lifestyle plays a significant role in determining the mix. It also impacts your weight ... Read More »