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Latest Articles in life insurance

Why TROP Makes Little Sense

If you go against common sense and choose a TROP, make sure you don’t opt for a term exceeding 10 years

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Are You Adequately Insured?

Sure, you have bought one or more life insurance policies — but is your life cover enough? If you are not adequately insured, get a simple term plan for the shortfall

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Traditional Life Insurance Terminologies… Simplified

If the plethora of complex -sounding terminologies related to your traditional Life Insurance policy are leaving you flummoxed, you're not alone. Even many seasoned insurance buyers haven't been able to fully wrap their heads around many of the nuances of their policies! For your benefit, here are a few of the most relevant features of your traditional (or "non-linked") Life Insurance plan, minus the jargon.

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IMFs – The Next Wave In Insurance?

The IMF structure will enable individual agents to foray into a diverse set of financial products such as mutual funds, post office products and loan products

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The Importance Of Life Insurance For Women

Women are not considered as the breadwinner of the family, but they also require to be protected against the risks

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Three Kinds Of Life Insurance - And How They're Mis-sold

Invest Rs 2269 per month - for how long? Is the pension monthly or annual? Is this amount guaranteed or 'indicative'? These opaque messages are meaningless and misleading. Give them a pass

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'Technology To Play A Key Role In Driving Productivity'

Deepak Mittal, MD & CEO, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance (ETLI) discussed his company's competitive strategy, his views on the newly launched IMF structure, the future of Life Insurance distribution in India, and the USP's of their newly launched product TotalSecure+

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Are You Adequately Insured?

Sometimes the levels of ignorance about life insurance products even among educated and worldly-wise individuals can be staggering

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The Right Mix

Financial planning goes beyond mathematics and theories because what may be right for one may not be right for another person even if all other parameters match fully

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Life Insurance Planning Mistakes People Make

There are countless disgruntled life insurance buyers out there who bought policies without fully understanding their features

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5 Questions To Ask Your Life Insurance Advisor Before You Buy

Has your Advisor evaluated the need for this particular policy in light of your existing policies? Be sure to check that your Advisor isn't just 'selling' you a policy blindly.

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Why One Should Buy Life Insurance In Their Twenties?

Insurance companies prefer younger and fitter subscribers to their life insurance policies. This implies that their subscribers have a lower risk of dying and therefore, payment before lapse of the term is also less probable

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'Life Insurance: A Must For Every Person's Basket Of Financial Products'

Anup Rau talks about where we Indians usually go wrong with our Life Insurance Planning, where the need for adequate life insurance actually arises from, and what the industry needs to do to improve Life Insurance penetration among the masses

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Tax Incentives Should Be Provided To Encourage Retirement Planning

A separate limit of up to Rs 1.5 lakh to be considered exclusively for investment in long term financial instruments like life insurance

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KKR Bets On Indian Life Insurance With 10% Stake In Max Financial

The private equity firm bought a 10 per cent stake in Max Financial Services for about $140 million, looking to benefit from 'robust growth' in India's life insurance market

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