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Tweet, post and bank socially!

Ever eyed your neighbourhood bank closely of late? They’ve stopped counting, processing and deducting, or whatever else that it is they do behind their cozy little counters and strong rooms. They’ve started posting, tweeting and pinning instead! Initially, social media was where banks hooted...



Who let the cash out?

  Currency notes have vanished. Coins are to be found only in museums. Nobody talks about “returning the change” anymore. Devices have taken over day-to-day financial transactions. Setting of a futuristic world in some sci-fi novel? If you’re nodding your head, you have been...


6 ways to elude health insurance scams

Are you over 60? Or know someone over 60? Chances are there is a savvy scammer lurking in the shadows, plotting to make off with your or your loved ones’ hard-earned money. And steal your dentures while at it. Health insurance scams involving senior...


How to put the ‘i’ back into retirement planning

Oh, that blissful yet nerve-wracking word – Retirement! A picture of serene, idle days with as much time on your hands as you have always dreamt of; but also that scary thought of having as little regular income as we do not even wish...


6 myths about life insurance busted!

In all likelihood, you’ve heard all about why life insurance is important. But. something stops you from going ahead and buying it. It’s that little red devil on your shoulder that tugs at your ear, that weighs you down with the usual falsehoods surrounding life insurance,...



Budget 2015 puts the shine back on gold

Gold is said to be made in Supernovas. With such a bright origin, it’s no surprise that our affinity to gold has held strong through the ages, right up there with war, good food and good times. Gold, since days of yore, has been...