Everything about Fiat Currency
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Everything about Fiat Currency

We would often hear our grandparents say that when they were kids, they would get a coin of 25 paise to buy ice cream cones for the whole family. Then, our parents said that they got ₹2 coins to buy those cones. Today, we buy those for ₹50.  It is fascinating how price of a single commodity could take so many shapes, literally. 25 paise coins were round and small. ₹2 coins are a bit bigger. And the ₹50, well, they are no circular metal thing but a piece of rectangular paper.  Ever wondered how they came into existence? How they evolved? What are they backed by? How can a piece of paper hold monetary value? 

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How to select a Mutual Fund and evaluate its performance?
Mutual fund

How to select a Mutual Fund and evaluate its performance?

Let's Offend: Is there a point? We, anyway are going to choose the one with the highest trailing returns. Won't we?

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ManipalCigna ProHealth Prime Insurance: Details & Review
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ManipalCigna ProHealth Prime Insurance: Details & Review

We all have been weathered by this harsh world in ways we did not deserve. We all have been scathed to the extent where we found it almost impossible to jump back to normal. We all have been bathed in miseries that seemed to have no ends.  While we call this ‘life’, there are some things, people and tools that could aid you to go on with this ‘life’ a little smoother and unruffled. 

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The Secret Reason behind Elon Musk
Entrepreneurship

The Secret Reason behind Elon Musk's Twitter Deal

The man sent his car into space, because NASA wouldn’t authorise sending scientific payload with his Falcon Heavy rocket. He has starred in various TV shows and movies (his cameo in Iron Man 2 is my personal favourite). He comes pretty close to being a nearly accurate replica of Iron Man himself.

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BYJU
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BYJU's scammy past and all its acquisitions

We are talking about India’s most-valued startup, its value pegged at $22 billion as of December 2021. BYJU’s has risen to the top, and has been dragged through the mud, all so that it could rule the ed-tech domain in India. 

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Top 5 Drone Companies in India
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Top 5 Drone Companies in India

Have you seen the movie 3 Idiots, where Rancho was mesmerized by a flying item and could even broadcast a live feed? Isn't it fascinating? But these aren't complex vehicles; they're merely common flying items that may be employed for a variety of things. Drones, or the flying objects you see in the sky, have a variety of applications ranging from military to delivery services. Drones are increasingly being used in a variety of industries, from surveillance to filming. Drones are now being utilized to enhance logistics and potentially save lives by delivering medical supplies.

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Campus Activewear IPO  Analysis & Review
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Campus Activewear IPO Analysis & Review

Most of you would have seen someone wearing Campus Shoes. Almost everyone has taken to putting those shoes on, rightly relating to its popularity that multiplied in a comparatively short span of time. From cute little children to chic teenagers to our dapper grandparents, we've witnessed them all, wearing and flaunting it. 

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What are GARP Stocks?
Stock Market Concepts

What are GARP Stocks?

Nothing in this world is perfect. Why else would there be a chink in every armour, a flaw in every plan? Yet perfection is wanted and people chase after it.

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Is fund of funds worth investing?
Finance

Is fund of funds worth investing?

While investing your hard-earned money, a fund of funds can be a good option.

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HDFC Bank Vs ICICI Bank: A Detailed Analysis
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HDFC Bank Vs ICICI Bank: A Detailed Analysis

There were days when people used to stand in enormous queues in front of banks to deposit money into their bank accounts. Those were the times when ATM or net banking was not a thing. The Indian banking system has come a long way. Neo banks and UPI payments have taken the place of those long queues. That’s how the Indian banking space has evolved. 

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What is a Spooksafe Insurance?
Finance

What is a Spooksafe Insurance?

This is going to sound like a little girl’s made-up fantasy, but believe me you, it is very much a reality. Do you think it is weird that Virat Kohli insured his beard, Amitabh Bachhan his voice, John Abraham his bottoms? Don’t they seem a little too paranoid to be insuring body parts like that? As bizarre as it may sound, a lot of people insure the strangest of things. But we have a winner here. Spooksafe insurance policies. 

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What is Mortgage Loan?
Finance

What is Mortgage Loan?

“Nikal Jao is Ghar se, Varna Dhakke maar ke bahar nikal dunga!” We have heard this kind of dialogue in a variety of Bollywood films. Why is the protagonist being thrown out of his own home, though? This can happen to you too 😨. In the modern world, many people get loans by putting their own houses at risk. Yes, you can get money ‘apne ghar ko girvi rakh ke’ and you can do it with the help of mortgage loans. 

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Selecting The Perfect Home Loan That Can Save Your Resources
Finance

Selecting The Perfect Home Loan That Can Save Your Resources

Buying a home in this day and age is an exorbitant affair. Even to redecorate or renovate your existing abode, your bank balance might not complement the expenses. Breaking into your investment plans can endanger your long-term personal goals. To save yourself from crippling finances, opting for a home loan is the best way to fulfil your housing needs.

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Top 5 Neobanks in India
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Top 5 Neobanks in India

Banking is an old system, so much so that one might even call it ancient. How ancient you ask? Well, the earliest instance of an organisation managing the funds of a large group of people can be seen as far ago as the 15th century. As the barter system came to an end due to its inherent flaws and the currency became the mainstay, banks were a complimentary development that needed to happen.

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How to save capital gain tax on sale of residential property?
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How to save capital gain tax on sale of residential property?

Taxes are something that no one enjoys. But what if I told you that there are some simple ways to save money on taxes while selling your most valuable asset, your own 'house'? Yes, there are some exemptions available to you under the Income Tax Act that allow you to earn a tax break on the sale of your home.

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Top Gaming Stocks in India
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Top Gaming Stocks in India

Remember those days of summer break at school right after final exams? Going to granny's home and chilling all day, eating amazing food and playing so many games and especially those video games like Super Mario and those cassettes with 9999 games in it, the 90’s nostalgia right! 

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Efficient Market Hypothesis – Know Everything About It
Stock Market Concepts

Efficient Market Hypothesis – Know Everything About It

In one of my professor's seminars, he claimed that you can't make more than the stock market wants to offer. He asserted that no one could outperform the market. I stared at him cautiously, wondering if he was telling the truth.

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How Does the Government Control Inflation?
Economy

How Does the Government Control Inflation?

A group of robbers entered the minting unit of a country. There were many people inside the unit. The group held all of them hostage. They stayed there for days and started printing money. They printed thousands of currency notes; then millions, then billions. Finally, they stopped at €2.4 billion. And escaped.

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