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A 4-Point ULIP Checklist

From 2005 onwards, buoyed by the growth in stocks, private players launched a slew of ULIP’s. Unfortunately, many of these ULIP’s carried extremely high front-end costs which were essentially paid out as commissions and rampant mis-selling ensued, leading to a fundamental loss of faith in ULIP’s as a product over the five or so years that followed.

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Estimating The "Returns" From Your Traditional Life Insurance Policy

Do you hold a traditional life insurance plan that guarantees you certain benefits but doesn't directly show you where your money is invested, like a ULIP does? If yes, chances are that you won't have a valid answer to the seemingly innocuous (and important!) question - "what are the annualized returns that I can expect from this policy?"

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5 Important Questions To Ask Your Financial Planner

Besides Life Insurance, ask your Planner if you need to up your health insurance coverage or switch over from your current plan to another plan. A single medical emergency can deal a crippling blow to your personal finances, so it's best to have that base well-covered

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Buying Insurance? Go online!

By purchasing your policy online, you’ll be in complete control of the entire process – right from the preliminary research to the shortlisting and final execution

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ULIP’s —Type 1 Or Type 2?

For Type 1 ULIP's, the 'value at risk' for the insurance company drops a notch with each passing year and with each subsequent premium payment made by you

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Next Up: Account Aggregators

Account Aggregators will find significant acceptance within the funding community. The fees are likely to be affordable, the market breadth is massive, there are no geographical restrictions, and the business itself is an annuitant of sorts

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The Role Of An Advisor

There's no doubt that Advisors who do their job well provide a valuable service indeed. As a client, what are the basic expectations you must have from your Advisor? Let's find out

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