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Everything You Wanted To Know About Buying Health Insurance In India

With increase in lifestyle based ailments, and skyrocketing healthcare inflation in India, no one can deny the importance of buying an independent Health Insurance as a part of a sound financial plan. Working for a specialist health insurance services company in India (Medimanage.com), we are … [Read more...]

What “Kolaveri Di” Song Teaches You About Personal Finance

Unless you have been hibernating for a few months, there is no way you have not heard about the song "Kolaveri Di". It is a song from an upcoming Tamil film, and the lyrics are in Tamil and English. The song is HUGELY popular - not only in Tamilnadu, not only in Southern India, not only in … [Read more...]

What should be the term or duration of your life insurance policy?

Buying a life insurance policy is important. And apart from the sum insured, there are many other things that are important too. One of them is the tenor or duration of the policy. … [Read more...]

5 things to do as soon as you get a job to secure a healthy financial future

There are certain things that you should do as soon as you start your career – things that would make your financial life simple going forward. Here is a list of the 5 most important things. … [Read more...]

How to revive a lapsed life insurance policy

You were negligent, and forgot to pay the premiums for your life insurance policy. Now the policy has lapsed. Can anything be done to start the policy again? Can it be revived? Do medical tests need to be done again? Read on to find out all the details. … [Read more...]

Want to discontinue a life insurance policy? Surrender vs Paid Up Comparison

You don’t think you bought the right insurance policy, and want to stop paying the premiums. In most cases, you have two options – you can surrender the policy, or make it paid up. Which one is better? … [Read more...]

What is surrender value, paid up value and fund value of a life insurance policy?

We keep hearing many words when it comes to life insurance policies. Let’s understand some of them. … [Read more...]

4 things you must do before your child turns 1 year old

Do you have a son / daughter? Are you expecting a baby? Here are the four things you must do before your kid turns one. … [Read more...]

Cap on charges levied by ULIPs – What IRDA has mandated and how it impacts you

Some time back, Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) came up with guidelines that placed upper limit on the various charges in Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs). Let’s understand what the limit is, and what it means for you. … [Read more...]

Making ULIPs better – The problems, the corrective steps taken by IRDA and their implications for you

For past few months, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has been taking some steps to make Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs) more transparent and user friendly. This article lists these positive changes and discusses their implications for you. … [Read more...]