4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Small Business

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Small Business

Starting my business career was tough. I made a lot of mistakes, but I don’t regret those mistakes. They were important learning experiences for me, but I wish I had known then what I know now. These are the top four things...
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Investment Query: I Have Rs. 10 Lakh. Should I Prepay My Home Loan?

Investment Query: I Have Rs. 10 Lakh. Should I Prepay My Home Loan?

I want advice regarding how to balance my expenses and savings. I married recently and our household expenses are taken care of jointly. What are the basic guidelines of financial planning for the long term? – Shalini Rai, 29, a...
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I Had Felt FCNR Deposits To Be An Idiotic Idea: Raghuram Rajan

I Had Felt FCNR Deposits To Be An Idiotic Idea: Raghuram Rajan

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan conceded that he thought the FCNR deposits idea to be “completely idiotic”. Mumbai: Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday disclosed that idea of raising diaspora deposits, which changed the downward co...
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I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But...
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