Lame Finance: Unit Linked Health Plans — Just Ensure That You Don’t Get Hospitalized In A Bear Market

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We have, Unit Linked [Life] Insurance Plans that combine investment and life insurance and guarantee purchasing power adequate to purchase the moon albeit in the long-term. We have, Unit Linked Pension Plans that combine investment and pension and guarantee purchasing power adequate to purchase the moon albeit post-retirement, which will anyway happen in the long-term. […]

Lame Advertising: Lux Crystal Shine — When Personal Fantasies Come In The Way Of Advertising Part #2

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Advertisements for Lux soaps and personal fantasies seem to go hand in glove. We’ve already seen Part #1 that features “a bathtub tethered to a hot-air balloon with a soaped-up model (who’s obsessed with the lather but doesn’t give a damn to much else) inside it and Aishwarya Rai with a rope clipper in her […]

Tweets on 2008-02-05

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My recent experience at a State Bank of India ATM: Successfully withdraw Rs 15,000 at 09:35 IST. Successfully withdraw Rs 10,000 at 09:36 IST. The third withdrawal at 09:37 IST pops up the message: “Sorry. Your daily withdrawal limit is Rs 15,000.” WTF mate? So much for technology and core-banking and what not. I should […]

Tweets on 2008-02-01

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From Moneycontrol: Emaar MGF Land, a joint venture between one of the world’s leading real estate companies, Emaar Properties PJSC of Dubai, and MGF Development Limited of India, has refixed the price band to between Rs 540 and Rs 630 per equity share of Rs 10 each from the earlier price band of between Rs […]