In the past decade or so, India has been victim to a number of audacious financial scams. They not only exposed the flaws in the system but showed the depths of human greed. While some of them reached their natural end and some are being fought in courts, they have only damaged and scarred innocent people’s lives. Here are seven such scams. SpeakAsia Scam Singapore-based SpeakAsia Online Limited (SAOL) asked investors to fill out forms which MNCs would use as market research and pay you for … [Read more...] about Top 7 financial Scams in Recent Past
Picking the right stocks which will earn you money is an art. The same goes for currencies. With so many in a market that functions 24x7, making the right pick can be difficult. However, in all cases when the choice is not clear, it’s best advised to go with the strongest ones in the market. Here are the top 5 currencies in this world right now. The Global Currency (US Dollar) The official currency of the world’s largest economy, it was the reserve currency during the Bretton Woods … [Read more...] about Top 5 Currencies Around The World
When one thinks about insurance, you think about safety and financial security. You think about an institution which will safeguard your family and their finances when you are not around. You think about an aid that will help you restore your dearest car or bike back to its pristine condition. When you think about insurance, you think about medical security. In order to satisfy all the above you get a car, bike or life insurance which will give you peace of mind. If you let your mind wander, … [Read more...] about 7 Crazy Things that People Have Insured
7th April is World Health Day, and this year the World Health Organization has chosen the theme of “Universal Health Coverage for All”. It is a known fact that mankind has come a long way in the world of health care and medicine through research, science and growing technology. However, the real struggle lies in providing quality health care to every person on our planet, and not just to those who can afford it comfortably. According to World Health Department’s latest reports, globally, … [Read more...] about Health Myths Busted!
The latest buzz word in the financial world has to be “cryptocurrencies”. It is important to understand this cryptic word and all it constitutes before we join the bandwagon in creating investment plans specifically for these currencies. Cryptocurrencies, also known as alternate currencies, are a way to exchange value (much like money) and have gained their values just like other currencies, by being pegged to another currency. For example, the value of the rupee is Rs. 68 to the dollar, and … [Read more...] about The Alarming Bit About Bitcoins
Cancer, the word is enough to slow down your usual thought process. Imagine having the dreaded disease? Not only does it exhaust one physically and emotionally, but also drains one financially. It has been reported as a leading cause of death worldwide and even in India, there is an alarming rise of cancer cases. In 2016, The ICMR stated that India is projected to have approximately 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease by 2020 and 17.3 lakhs new cases registered because of different cancers. In … [Read more...] about Should You Invest in Cancer Insurance?
April 1st - a day colloquially known as “April Fool’s Day” - is a day specifically marked for pranksters! This has led to big businesses including finance and investment companies trying to pull a fast one on their customers -- in a good-humoured way, of course! Giants like Google or Burger King started the April Fool’s Day shenanigans but they are not the only companies having fun with pranks on April 1. From life insurance companies and weather services to restaurants and banks, everyone, … [Read more...] about 8 Funny Pranks That Financial Planning Firms Pulled Off On April Fool’s Day
It does not matter that the world ‘medical’ is wrong when describing the course of study and instead one should use ‘medicine’. You see, medicine and engineering have for the last two decades or so remained the only course of study which have delivered high paying jobs and for a country like India which is still on the course of economic progress, a well-paying job takes precedence over doing the job one likes or has the passion for. One should see the parents. They plan for years, sometimes … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Medical Colleges in India
2018 is well on its way, and many healthy resolutions have been written, broken and written again. However, there are still many who are always on the lookout for effective diet plans for healthy living. Aiming for a better lifestyle and eating habits are some things that should never be discouraged by others. If you are one on the lookout for the best diet plan for 2018, here is our comprehensive list. DASH diet Aka Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, DASH diet was originally … [Read more...] about Top 5 Diet Plans To Follow In 2018
You could not sleep last night. All you did was toss and turn and grumble. Sleep eluded you just like the Prime Minister’s seat elude a certain scion of a political dynasty. And when you are about to fall asleep, the dreaded alarm goes off. You get off the bed tense and annoyed. And as soon as you get up on your two legs, you see them. Your parents are up and awake, similar expressions on both faces, lines stretched with worry and a sleepless night. It’s a big day for them as well. All their … [Read more...] about Day before Entrance Test and Medical Test for Insurance