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Oct 15, 2019, 05.07 PM IST
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IRDAI issues new norms to curb life insurance misselling, makes illustrations mandatory

IRDAI issues new norms to curb life insurance misselling, makes illustrations mandatory

Sep 27, 2019, 04:03 PM IST

The IRDAI has asked insurers to start providing benefit illustrations to policy holders

All you need to know about assigning life insurance policy

All you need to know about assigning life insurance policy

Sep 23, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

The insured needs to either endorse the policy document or make a deed of assignment and register the same with the insurer.

Personal accident insurance vs life insurance: What should a young earner opt for?

Personal accident insurance vs life insurance: What should a young earner opt for?

Aug 19, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Insurance is an important aspect of one's financial stability and security. However, the type of insurance one requires depends on his specific present needs.

8 major death cases which are not covered in term life insurance

8 major death cases which are not covered in term life insurance

Aug 14, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

Death due to any condition that existed while availing the term insurance policy will not be settled by the insurer.

Suicide is covered under life insurance: All you need to know

Suicide is covered under life insurance: All you need to know

Aug 13, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Suicide is usually covered after 12 months from the date of the purchase of the policy.

How well does your seller understand your life insurance needs?

How well does your seller understand your life insurance needs?

Jul 30, 2019, 12:36 PM IST

Here is a checklist for you to evaluate whether your seller understands your needs well enough to make a difference to your larger goal of financial protection.

Jeevan Saral: Why you must evaluate endowment plans very carefully

Jeevan Saral: Why you must evaluate endowment plans very carefully

Jul 29, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

A PIL was recently filed against LIC by investors in the Jeevan Saral plan. Here’s a look at how such endowment policies work.

7 ways how life insurance policies are set to change

7 ways how life insurance policies are set to change

Jul 29, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

The regulator has announced new rules for life insurance policies. Find out how this will affect buyers.

IRDAI may relax rules for pension plans & ulips, make surrenders easy

IRDAI may relax rules for pension plans & ulips, make surrenders easy

Jul 16, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Now, minimum sum assured on death can be seven times the annualised premium.

‘5% TDS on life policy gains fair’

‘5% TDS on life policy gains fair’

Jul 11, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

A provision in the finance bill has revised the TDS on policies that do not qualify for exemption from income tax to 5% of the gain rather than 1% on the total maturity benefit.

New Ulips with return of mortality charges: Should you invest?

New Ulips with return of mortality charges: Should you invest?

Jul 8, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Are the online Ulips that return mortality charges paid over the tenure worth your while?

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA Life to offer term insurance

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA Life to offer term insurance

Jul 2, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

All Airtel Payments Bank savings bank account customers can purchase Bharti AXA Life term insurance through a quick, secure and paperless process at their banking points.

What is a term insurance policy?

What is a term insurance policy?

Jul 1, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Among insurance covers, a term insurance is ideal specially at the beginning of one's career till a large enough asset base is created.

Why you should buy life insurance like the way you would buy gold

Why you should buy life insurance like the way you would buy gold

Jun 17, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

When purchasing gold, buyers are mindful of various factors. Similarly, to get a good return in exchange for money, one should adopt a similar approach to purchasing life cover.

Should I surrender my term insurance as I have no liabilities?

Should I surrender my term insurance as I have no liabilities?

Jun 3, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

A term insurance plan acts as an income replacement tool when a family loses its prime earning member.

What happens when you stop paying ULIP policy premium during lock-in period

What happens when you stop paying ULIP policy premium during lock-in period

Jun 3, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

At times, a policyholder may want to discontinue the Ulip, either because he is not happy with the policy or there are some issues with paying the premium.

Airtel partners with HDFC Life to launch prepaid plan with insurance cover

Airtel partners with HDFC Life to launch prepaid plan with insurance cover

May 13, 2019, 03:58 PM IST

Airtel has launched a prepaid bundle that will come with in-built life insurance cover from HDFC Life Insurance.

How to choose the right term insurance plan for yourself

How to choose the right term insurance plan for yourself

Apr 29, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Almost all insurers offer such policies. Find out which variant is best suited for your insurance needs.

Life cover sales grow flat, ticket sizes rise

Life cover sales grow flat, ticket sizes rise

Apr 22, 2019, 07:25 AM IST

Insurers focus on high-ticket savings business as core profitability remains under pressure due to competition.

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