Insurance Articles

Deposit insurance
February 1, 2020
Budget 2020: Bank deposits insurance cover increased to Rs 5 lakh from existing Rs 1 lakh

The announcement assumes significance in the backdrop of numerous instances of different banks becoming the victim of frauds, putting at risk the hard-earned savings of common people

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Insurance porting
January 14, 2020
How to port your health insurance policy

Not happy with your health insurance policy or insurer? You can port your policy to another insurer. Here’s how to do it.

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Annuity plans
January 8, 2020
Canara HSBC OBC Life’s Pension4life: Competitive annuity rates, incentives for high value purchase

Ideal for retired or those nearing retirement; the customer gets as many as 7 annuity options to choose from including reverse mortgage with banks

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Term insurance T and C
December 26, 2019
Term insurance: Pay more attention to death claim amount paid settlement ratio

Looking at the percentage of claims settled by the benefit amount is more crucial when you are buying a term insurance plan

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Mutual funds ULIP
December 26, 2019
ULIP review: How well do Max Life’s equity funds fare against peers

Returns of Max Life largecap ULIP equity funds look better than its midcap fund in the 1 year and 3 year period

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Health insurance
December 10, 2019
Review: ManipalCigna Super Top Up Health Insurance Plan

With guaranteed bonus sum insured and deductible benefits, this is a top up health insurance plan that might be worth looking at

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LIC Tech-Term
December 2, 2019
Insurance review: LIC’s Tech-Term, a new online term insurance plan

The plan is available through the online application process only and no intermediaries are involved

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Zero dep insurance
November 26, 2019
IRDAI panel recommends zero depreciation for new private cars up to first three years in own damage cover

An IRDAI Working Group has recommended that for brand new private cars up to 3 years the Sum Insured in OD cover will represent the current day on-road price of the vehicle insured

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Mosquito insurance
November 20, 2019
Buying insurance cover for vector-borne diseases? Here is the fine print you need to know

Insurers like Bajaj Allianz, HDFC Ergo and IFFCO Tokio have launched ‘mosquito insurance’ covers. Here are riders and caveats you should know

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SBI Life ULIP performance
November 19, 2019
SBI Life ULIP funds review: A mixed bag in terms of benchmark outperformance

The relatively new midcap fund is an exception; rest have to play catch-up to live up to ULIP’s ‘long-term investment’ tag

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