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Category: Insurance Awareness

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IRDA Proposes Motor Cover for 3 years for Cars and 5 years for 2 Wheelers

The Indian Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has asked for the withdrawal of long term comprehensive package cover for two wheelers and private cars. This was based out of concerns arising out of policyholder sentiment of being stuck with Insurers, despite deficient service.

Risks While Insuring Risks

How Insurance Works?

What is the first emotion that comes to mind when you think about insuring risk? Is it fear? A fear of being duped? fear of being lost in long drawn paper work? Fear of not knowing who to talk to, when? Welcome to the world of information asymmetry, or as the world knows it, insurance. […]

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Insurance Broker Vs Insurance Agent

I was traveling to Vizag by train. During journey the person beside me seemed very knowledgeable. We immediately became friends. During our conversation, he asked me, what I do for a living. I said, “I am an insurance broker”. His attitude toward me immediately changed. He hardly spoke to me later. “What happened ?”, I […]

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“your insurance policy does not cover this” don’t here this ever from insurer

Customer – I want to claim my laptop theft. Insurer Claim Manager -Oh I am so sorry? How did you lose it? Customer – I actually lost my car key in during parking and someone stole the laptop from my car. Claim manager – Oh I am so sorry. It is not covered as it […]

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Don’t allow lockdown to lock your insurance cover as well

IRDA has given relaxation of 30 days in addition to the grace period of 30 days in the policy, for the payment of life insurance and health insurance premiums falling due during the lockdown time. So, your policy will not lapse. However, claims falling due after the expiry is not considerable till the payment of […]

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Better alternatives for Optional Covers in Insurance Policies:

Better alternatives for optional coverage in insurance policies: Term Life Insurance-Return of Premium policies:The return received as a survival benefit is less when compared to the return under FD for the same term for the extra premium paid under this policy. PA is covered as a rider in various policies: It is good to buy […]

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What impacts your premium in Group Health Insurance?

When it comes to premiums, the Indian market is very competitive compared to the world market and is driven more by prior year premiums than claims experience. As a result, organizations and employers have a good ride, as they can pass the risk to insurance companies and enjoy a great range of benefits without getting […]

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Why Do We Ignore Insurance in India?

Lack of awareness Indian culture is rich in a lot of things, but financial consciousness is not one of them. Children and young adults are educated in social do’s and don’ts, but not in matters of financial planning. All of us have seen examples around us when risk planning is discussed on the hind side. […]

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Employee State Insurance Corporation

Employee state insurance corporation (ESIC) is a comprehensive insurance system that safeguards the employee in situations like disability, sickness, maternity, as well as in case of demise. All the benefits administered are in line with the international labor organization. ESIC administers the ESI (Employee state insurance). Recommended Post Benefits of ESI Scheme Who is covered […]

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Insurance – Right place to Build your Career

The insurance industry is presently seeing many reforms. A recent amendment to the Insurance Act to increase the FDI to 74% has made this sector very lucrative. The whole world is looking at India as a minefield of insurance opportunities. The current market penetration in Insurance is only 3% which is half of other developing […]