While rising life expectancy is considered a good thing, there is a financial risk involved. As people live longer, the monetary demands mount and it raises serious considerations about longevity risk. Longevity risk, the chance that people will live longer than expected, is potentially very expensive and has serious repercussions when planning for retirement. Outliving one's savings is frightening. In India, the average life expectancy was around 42 in 1960. It is now around 67 and 69 years ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
It's been such a long journey for Kaushik Ganguly. From his first script in Class IX, to his first role — as an extra in Gurudakshina! — it's been a life full of surprises. But the storyteller in him has never run out of ideas. With Chotoder ...Times of India, 1 month ago
'No other actor in India was as lucky as me,' Soumitra Chatterjee tells Indrani Roy/ Rediff.com The brilliant actor Soumitra Chatterjee turns 80 today, January 19. On this occasion, we re-publish this interview, dated May 2012. Fame rests easy on actor Soumitra Chatterjee's shoulders.That, perhaps, is natural for an actor for whom success is achieved only through hard work and an insatiable hunger to excel."I could have given you the interview on Sunday but since I have a show (a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
"Nobody should be buying a stock at a rate higher than its intrinsic (actual) value, because then you are looking at the greater fool theory to come into play -- that someone would buy it again from you enabling you to make a profit." At the Morningstar Investment Conference 2014, Parag Parikh, Founder & Chairman, PPFAS AMC Pvt. Ltd, shared his views in a panel discussion on value investing. Parikh is an expert on behavioural finance, a stock market veteran and an author. Here is an ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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