Insurance Articles

Insurance riders
June 16, 2020
Are disability riders worth buying along with a term insurance plan?

Only a permanent disability due to an accidental injury is considered; also the disability benefit nature differs across plans and so one should understand the benefit before adding that rider to term plan

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Health insurance
June 14, 2020
What to look for when you buy top-up health insurance

The coronavirus scare has made families realise that a larger sum insured for health insurance policy is required for hospitalisation; the most cost-effective way of widening coverage is by buying a top-up cover over and above the base policy

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ulip
June 8, 2020
ULIP review: How well do Tata AIA Life’s equity funds fare against peers

Our study showed that the Whole Life Mid Cap Equity Fund and Large Cap Equity Fund have done well against benchmark as well as ULIP fund peers across various point to point time-periods

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Sampath Reddy, CIO, Bajaj Allianz
April 30, 2020
‘Investments made in challenging times have been rewarding over medium to long term’: Sampath Reddy, CIO, Bajaj Allianz Life

Reddy said he is positive on FMCG sector and bullish on pharma; he also likes IT sector and select private financials

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HDFC Life ULIPs
April 21, 2020
Worried about what to do with ULIP in volatile markets? Here is what you need to know

With Indian stock markets down about 30% in 3 months, ULIP equity funds are also badly hit. If you are worried that would impact your ULIP, here is what you need to consider

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Health insurance policy
April 9, 2020
How to get a health insurance cover against Covid-19 treatment costs

Insurance is a must given the chances of expensive bills in private sector hospitals; the question is what to buy

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ulip
April 7, 2020
Insurers asked to extend maturity by 5 years for ULIPs maturing upto May 31; what you need to know

Also, 30-day grace period given for life insurance policies whose premiums fall due in March and April 2020

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Auto third party insurance premium
March 11, 2020
Third-party motor insurance premium set to rise by up to 5.3% for cars, by up to 10.7% for two wheelers

A discount of 7.5% on motor TP premium rates for hybrid electric vehicles is proposed, further incentivizing use of environment friendly vehicles

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Health insurance
March 10, 2020
Should you buy a specific insurance cover for coronavirus?

Digit has launched a disease-specific cover for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the form of a 1-year fixed benefit cover starting Rs 299

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Health policy
February 28, 2020
IRDAI forms panel to study whether life insurance cos can offer indemnity-based health insurance products

These health policies will be indemnity-based where the insured is reimbursed the actual expense incurred during hospitalisation up to sum insured

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