Kedar Deshpande

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India’s crackdown in Kashmir: is this the world’s first mass blinding?

A bloody summer of protest in Kashmir has been met with a ruthless response from Indian security forces, who fired hundreds of thousands of metal pellets into crowds of civilians, leaving hundreds blinded.<p>For the past month, while the attention of the world has been fixed on every dramatic twist in …

Here’s help for teaching your kids about money

By Michelle Singletary<p>Michelle Singletary<p>Personal finance columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Parents always ask me how to teach teens or college students about money. They often want a recommendation for a book.<p>The truth is it’s going to take more than a book or a financial class in high school or college. …

Personal Finance

8 Real Truths about Saving Money Everyone Should Know

Give up Starbucks. Stop eating out. Ditch cable. Get a cheaper phone plan. There are a million ways to save money that work. However, in our quest to add to our bottom line we sometimes forget some basic truths about money. Below are 8 that I return to time and again. They serve as a wake-up call, …

10 Finance Fundamentals To Act On For Success

Making money can often seem more difficult than ever before. Many people rely on pawn shops and Craigslist ads to get a little extra money when …

Personal Finance

Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will

You're reading Why Some People Make Money – Why Others Never Will, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

When you run out of money (and ideas)

I was 20 when I started my first company. I responded to fellow IIT alumnus Rakesh Mathur’s challenge to a hall full of students on campus to come up …

7 ways to guarantee you won't save enough money to retire

You've heard it countless times: Americans aren't saving enough money for retirement.<p>In fact, nearly <i>half</i> of American families have no retirement account savings at all— and single people are even less prepared.<p>How prepared are you? If any of these seven habits strike a chord, it may be time to …

The 10 most expensive lies we tell ourselves about money

It's a frequent occurrence that people find themselves in financial trouble because they weren't honest about their money situation. But recognizing the most common lies is one key to moving toward a more honest — and profitable — future.<p>Here are some of the biggest money lies we tell ourselves.

Personal Finance

Clark Howard

Download Episode 7.30.18 Apple lawsuit; Absurd electricity rate increases; Renting out your car Apple is facing a lawsuit for a monopoly…Read …

First goals, and then products

The basics of financial planning don’t change for women investors. Setting financial goals, discovering your risk appetite and finding products that …

Don’t make excuses; learn to plan your money

Financial planning ought not to be gender specific. Yet, we hear and read a lot about women taking a back seat when it comes to this topic. Planners …

How to save up to 20% on Hotels EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

<b>When you travel a lot, staying in hotels becomes a big part of your expenses. In the course of our travels, though, we’ve come across many ways to</b> …

Hospitality

Are you building a strong foundation for creating wealth?

People who start saving for their future needs through investments often wonder the important things they need to do when they start investing. …

Why Retirement Investors Should Fear Target Date Funds

Investors need to refrain from allocating their entire retirement portfolio into target date funds, especially if their 401(k) constitutes the bulk …

14 ways to save money by thinking like a millennial

With the rise of smartphones, there are now a bunch of ways to cut costs by embracing a more mobile lifestyle. There are apps that will let you invest with no fees and subscriptions that can help you rack up big discounts on everyday items like food. There is also a wealth of entertainment you can …

Apps

Best Beaches in Asia

The Andaman Islands are a bit of a trip for any visitor, but they truly can’t be missed. Radhanager Beach, on Havelock, is gorgeous and has all the …

Sipping tea and making friends on an 85-hour Indian train odyssey

If all journeys are teachers, a journey to India may well be the greatest of them all. As Kurt Vonnegut said, “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” It was in search of a new dance that I purchased a one-way ticket for the longest train trip in India.<p>Indian Railways train #15906—the …

Sartaj India Cafe: The Home-Style Indian Spot Where Locals Eat

When Gurmail and Balbir Basi moved to Marin City in 1989, from the Punjab region of India, they didn’t have any plans to open a restaurant. In fact, …

Money on her mind

Usha, 43, is an educated homemaker with two teenage children. Her husband Vivek died suddenly of a heart attack at age 45.<p>Though he had left them …

First book on Maharashtra's delicacies to be released soon

The lip-smacking delicacies and food culture of the state will soon be the theme of a book in Marathi.<p>On February 27, Marathi Basha Diwas, …

The Best Beaches in Goa

The Indian state of Goa, which was colonized by the Portuguese until 1961, is home to some of the world's finest Euro-Indian cuisine, distinctive …