First up, a very very interesting quiz in the NY Times that you should all try out. Don’t worry about hating numbers or anything else like that. Spend some time on it, very well worth it. Next up, an article on what… Read moreWeekend Links: July 3 2015
This is a guest post by Priyanka Khandelwal who is heading eBusiness vertical at MediManage, a specialist health insurance advisory service for Individuals, Families and Corporates. Know more about Medimanage’s free advisory services here Life is full of risk and unpredictable most… Read moreNeed of the hour – Super Top-up Policy
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I paid my Airtel postpaid phone bill using Paytm today, and got a Rs. 50 cashback in the Paytm wallet by using a CASH150 promo code. The deal is that you get 10% or Rs. 50 off (whichever is higher)… Read moreUse Paytm to pay your phone bills
The Finance Ministry issued a circular earlier today about tax return forms, and for a change, it is good news all around. They have made six announcements and they are all positive ones. They have stated that they won’t be… Read moreNew Simplified Tax Return Forms for 2015
Last week I told a friend that I needed to go to the dentist, and his first advice to me was buy a Groupon worth Rs. 80 and get consulting worth Rs. 800. I don’t really want to use a Groupon for a… Read moreWhat’s the best way to get online deals in India?
One of the more interesting news stories of the week was the FIFA arrests, and this NYT article gives a good account on how the Swiss authorities went about doing this. The American indictment of FIFA officials doesn’t look into the alleged… Read moreWeekend Links – May 29 2015
The first question is of course about the interest rate, and how much will a bank be willing to give out to investors. As far as retail investors are concerned I feel it is really hard to get excitement going… Read moreTwo important unanswered questions about the gold monetization scheme
One of the best problems to have in life is to have a lump sum of money that you don’t know what to do with. You could have inherited this money, won it in a lottery, or perhaps more likely… Read moreWhat is the best way to invest a lump sum of money?