Many of us are likely to live long enough on this planet to need some kind of assisted living. How much exactly does staying in an old age home cost? Frankly I have not done enough research to do such a post, but here is some rudimentary info. You will need to do more research […]

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Many people deal with kids in a way that they think they do not understand money…This is very funny and sad. Let us run a checklist on what your kids are learning: – Do your kids realize that everything costs money? The domestic servant, the driver, electricity, using a house (rent), banking, investing – NOTHING […]

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The CWG was held in India from 3rd October. It is a big and prestigious event in which many things had gone wrong. However the way the media is screaming its lungs about how everything is wrong in India and everything is right all over the world is a little (or a lot) sickening. I […]

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It is very difficult to understand product pricing in Mumbai. One doctor in a Mumbai suburb recently sold off his practice – well he actually sold off his shop. It is not a very big shop…and now an ice-cream parlor has been set up there. Got chatting….with a couple of friends and found that the […]

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Well this is not a ‘how to guide’ – just a talk that I had with a ‘turn around’ specialist. I met him at a social function and what he said was interesting. Hence the blog article. Many of the things he told me were intuitive. So I will not dwell on things like cut […]

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Have you wondered why doctors are not really rich? They do earn well. Even in a lower middle class suburb of Mumbai they do charge reasonably well. For example a specialist (pediatrician) ┬ádoctor practicing in Navi Mumbai would charge Rs. 250 for a visit. This is not too bad for the 20 minutes that the […]

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