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22/05/2024

Retirement Planning: How insurance can contribute towards building a robust retirement fund

With a comprehensive financial retirement plan, it is easy to tide over apprehensions of exhausting the corpus that may have been built during the work years.

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01/05/2024

Benefits Of High Entry Age Limit For Health Insurance

There are two aspects that cause concern for individuals when it comes to health insurance. The first is the time period for which they will be covered and the other is the cost that they will pay for this coverage. Both are problem points for senior citizens as they often find themselves without a cover when they most need it.

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26/04/2024

No age restriction for health insurance now — what this means for premiums and waiting periods

In a landmark move, IRDAI has removed the age limit of 65 years for individuals buying health insurance policies. This marks a departure from the conventional constraints that limited individuals in securing comprehensive coverage. CNBC TV18 spoke to several experts for their take on the policy shift and its implications.

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17/04/2024

3 changes in health insurance claim rules to help consumers: Reduced waiting period for pre-existing diseases, moratorium

The insurance regulator has made it compulsory for health insurance companies to reduce the maximum waiting period to get complete health insurance coverage in case of pre-existing diseases (PED) from 4 years to 3 years. The regulator modified the definition of pre-existing disease in its IRDAI (Insurance Products) Regulations, 2024, notified on April 1, 2024.

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04/04/2024

How technology is easing the life of insurance customers

Insurance is one of the most effective ways to manage risks and secure assets; however, the insurance industry has been mainly susceptible to trust issues. Many people believe that insurers do not pay claims, but the data says otherwise; the industry has been paying claims and is bleeding.

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26/03/2024

IRDAI announces final rules on surrender value from April 1. A quick guide for policyholders

A quick guide for policyholders From April 1, 2024, the surrender value is expected to remain the same or even lower if policies are surrendered up to a period of within three years, as per IRDAI.

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26/03/2024

LIC world's strongest insurance brand: Brand Finance Insurance Report

According to the report, Cathay Life Insurance is the second strongest brand, with a 9 per cent increase in brand value to $4.9 billion

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20/03/2024

Exhausted Your Section 80C Limit? Check These 10 Tax-Saving Investment Options

As the current fiscal year is coming to an end, taxpayers are searching for different methods to reduce their taxes.

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19/03/2024

Bank of Japan ends negative rates, closing era of radical policy

The Bank of Japan ended eight years of negative interest rates and other remnants of its unorthodox policy on Tuesday, making a historic shift away from a focus of reflating growth with decades of massive monetary stimulus.

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