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Personal_Finance

Friday, February 08, 2019

Top Myths and Facts about ULIP Plans / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Justin_Weinger

ULIPs (Unit Linked Insurance Plans) offer you the combination of both investment and insurance components in a single entity. However, there are a plethora of myths surrounding ULIPs products due to lack of knowledge and understanding of its features & benefits. Here’s a look into some of the common myths and their counterpart reality associated with ULIPs which will help you make informed decisions:

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Personal_Finance

Friday, December 07, 2018

Car Accident Not Your Fault, What Happens to Your Insurance Premium? (Morethan Example) / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: N_Walayat

What happens to your car insurance if your involved in an accident that is NOT your fault? I imagine most motorists are thinking that given the fact that the insurance company will get ALL of their costs back from the third party's insurer, so there should be little increase in premium.

Well, that is not what actually tends to happens, in fact the driver at fault and the no fault driver are both likely to see a similar HIKE in insurance premiums! For instance if your insured with the leading RSA insurance brand MoreThan, and your involved in an accident that is NOT your fault then you can expect your insurance premium to rocket by as much as 42%! This despite the fact that the insurer (MoreThan) will have been fully reimbursed for costs incurred in the handling of the claim.

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Personal_Finance

Sunday, October 28, 2018

7 Insurance Policies That You Never Knew Existed / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Dylan_Moran

Every good financial management strategy wouldn’t be complete without insurance. Life is full of uncertainties, after all, and good insurance plans can give you a sense of security and protection from unplanned situations that could easily put a dent to your finances.

You probably have a few insurance plans under your name to secure your biggest assets: your house, car and health. But did you know that there are other insurance policies that you probably don’t know about but might come handy in the future?

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Companies

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

What Are the Penalties for Not Having Business Insurance? / Companies / Insurance

By: Justin_Weinger

When you reach the point of perusing the insurance products available for your business, you could understandably feel bewildered by the sheer range of options. There are, indeed, many different forms of business insurance available - and this could give you an increasing sense of dread...

After all, how can you be certain that you are taking out the right insurance policies to prevent being hit with penalties? Here are details of potentially applicable punishments and how to avoid them...

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Personal_Finance

Monday, July 09, 2018

Why Life Insurance Is A Must In Financial Planning / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Anwar_Hossain

While considering financial planning, life insurance plays a vital role. The basic feature of insurance is to secure an individual and his/her family in varied ways. It helps a person and his family against the cost of illness, accidents, death, and disability.  The price rise increases day-by-day and because of this, it is important for a person to lay emphasis on planning financially right from the beginning. It is known that a financial plan of a person must be tailored to satisfy the requirements at various phases of life. Moreover, it is vital to maintain a well-balanced combination of instruments to resolve different requirements of safety, earning and saving. While earning and saving, people often ignore the important aspect i.e., the protection. Getting Life Insurance from a reputed company helps to accomplish the financial goals as per the planning.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

What Smokers Need To Know Before They Buy A Life Insurance Policy? / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Submissions

Before you buy life insurance you need to know that like any kind of insurance policy that you buy the amount of premium that you need to pay depends on various factors. You need to understand these factors before you buy life insurance so that you know how these are connected and also so that you can take the steps in order to reduce on the premium amount that you need to pay.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Time is Precious When Choosing a Car Insurance Policy / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: MoneyFacts

• More than half of consumers used a comparison site to pick their car insurance plan

• Over a third (38%) spent less than an hour hunting for a new deal

• 10% of respondents automatically renewed their policy without any extra research

• Only a quarter of consumers added breakdown cover to their car insurance policy

• Windscreen cover proves most popular as 76% of consumers included it in their plan

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Permanent Life Insurance: Is it a Waste of Money or a Valuable Investment? / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Anwar_Hossain

When it comes to purchasing life insurance as an investment, you've probably heard the saying, “Buy term and invest the difference.” This advice is based on the idea that term life insurance is the best choice for most individuals because it is the least expensive type among the many life insurance options and leaves you with enough money for other investments.

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Personal_Finance

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Term Life Insurance - A Vital Service for any Family / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Submissions

Life is precious, and the lives of your family members need the most comprehensive cover possible. While we all do our best to look after our families in our living years, we also need to make sure that we can continue protecting them when the unthinkable happens.

Learn about term life insurance with this article, it is one of the most essential services which you can provide for your family. It adds an essential layer of provision and protection that ensures that your loved ones will always be taken care of, no matter what happens.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Advantages of Car Insurance to Protect a Vehicle / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Aaron_Abel

Car insurance is important by law because it is illegal to drive your vehicle around in numerous countries. If your country doesn't need a car insurance, you still should have this to protect your vehicle. cheap car insurance companies allow you to protect you from financial damages related to car accidents. Vehicle insurance will help you to get a loan from a bank. A complete insurance offers protection against vehicle damage caused by accident on the road or any incident unrelated to the road. Insurance will cover you from different incidents, such as third-party cover, legal liability, theft and injuries of the third party. There are a few benefits of cheap car insurance: 

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Personal_Finance

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Perks to Consider an Agent for Auto Insurance / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Submissions

Aaron Abel writes: If you have a car, you will have to purchase auto insurance, and no one wants to do it with happiness. It cost us a lot of money on a monthly basis to be insured. If you are going to insure your first ever car and you are a new driver the higher premium rates will hurt you a lot.

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Companies

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Knowing the Factors Affect your Car Insurance Premium / Companies / Insurance

By: Submissions

Aaron Abel writes: You won’t believe the car insurance premium rates vary depending on different attributes and the auto insurance provider. They are very careful about the calculation of your monthly premium. They use their personal information and the company data they have a strong algorithm to bear the claim amount.So, that they calculate the insurance premium accordingly.If the risk is more the more, you will have to pay for the car insurance. On the other side, the safer you will be the less you will pay.

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Companies

Friday, April 24, 2015

Greedy Insurers Are in for a Nasty Surprise – Positioning You for Big Profits / Companies / Insurance

By: Money_Morning

It’s a great day when a mega-profitable industry that sucks money out of us for services we can’t live without has to change how it lines its pockets.

And that day has come for insurance companies.

We’ve been talking at length about the new economic disruptors that are forcing change in everything from public policy to the financial markets.

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Companies

Thursday, August 28, 2014

AIG Cancer - Benmosche Has 9 Months to a Year to Live / Companies / Insurance

By: Bloomberg

Bob Benmosche told Bloomberg Television's Betty Liu that he decided to step down as CEO of AIG earlier than he'd planned after his cancer worsened. Benmosche spoke with Liu during an interview at his home near Dubrovnik, Croatia, where he will spend his retirement. He said, "I knew that the cancer had begun massive mutations. I knew that there's no drug yet on the market. I knew there were studies. And so I'm back - they reset the clock [in May] - nine months to a year."

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Personal_Finance

Friday, May 31, 2013

Life Insurance - When Death Is the Best Investment / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Investment_U

Alexander Green writes: A good friend recently called me. He was excited.

“I just bought a fantastic whole life policy from a guy I know,” he said. “I can’t believe the benefits. I don’t know why everyone doesn’t do this.”

“Really?” I said.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

When Is Insurance a Good Investment? / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Don_Miller

A friend recently asked about a life insurance policy with a guaranteed cash buildup far in excess of what he could earn on a CD or long-term Treasury. What did I think?

During my working career, I had many insurance companies as clients. When I asked similar questions, I always got the same response: with any "combination" product — that is, an insurance policy with an investment component — consider each part individually.

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Personal_Finance

Sunday, November 21, 2010

How Wall Street Ratings Deception Entrapped Two Million Americans in Failed Insurance / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: Martin_D_Weiss

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleLet’s say you put a big chunk of your nest egg in a life insurance policy with an A+ company.

You invest another sizable amount in a portfolio of high-rated corporate bonds and tax-free municipal bonds.

Then, feeling safe and secure with most of your funds, you take a flyer on a few stocks that a dozen separate research analysts have unanimously rated as a “buy” or at least a “hold.”

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Critical Illness Insurance Payouts Continuing to Rise / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: MoneyFacts

More critical illness claims were paid out than ever before in 2009, as the problem of non-disclosure continued to be eradicated from the protection industry, a new survey from Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts has revealed.

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Personal_Finance

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

British Motorists Fronting Young Drivers on Car Insurance to Cut Premiums / Personal_Finance / Insurance

By: MoneySupermarket

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMoney conscious Brits are breaking the law by "fronting" on their car insurance to save cash, according to research from moneysupermarket.com.

  • Research1 shows one in five drivers (19 per cent) have or would consider fronting on their motor insurance policy to save money
  • Confusion rife with one in three (31 per cent) saying fronting is legal
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ConsumerWatch

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Age Discrimination Rife Within Motor and Travel Insurance / ConsumerWatch / Insurance

By: MoneySupermarket

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleWith the Government's Equality Bill published today and 'appropriate age-based treatment' allowed, research from moneysupermarket.com finds Brits will continue to be punished with high travel and motoring premium costs on the grounds of their age.

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ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

FSA publishes latest findings on Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) / ConsumerWatch / Insurance

By: Submissions

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today published the findings of its latest review of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) selling standards. They show improvements in some areas, but also that many firms are still failing to treat their customers fairly.

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ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) Price Rises adding Insult to Injury / ConsumerWatch / Insurance

By: MoneyFacts

Michelle Slade, personal finance analyst at Moneyfacts.co.uk – the money search engine, comments: “With PPI currently under the OFT microscope and being seen as an ‘overpriced, inflexible’ product, you may have thought lenders would be reluctant to rock the boat further. However as the moneyfacts.co.uk survey shows, for many providers the price has continued to climb over the last year.

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ConsumerWatch

Sunday, April 08, 2007

4/10 life insurance customers ripped-off by ratings / ConsumerWatch / Insurance

By: Submissions

Shocking research from specialist insurance website BestDealInsurance.co.uk reveals how greedy life insurers are making huge profits from loading up customers' life insurance premiums for what are sometimes only minor ailments.

David Thomson, Chief Executive from the company says: “It is scandalous just how many consumers are getting hammered by their life insurer for so-called health risks. For example, if you want insurance and a family member has multiple sclerosis some companies will impose a limitation on to what you are covered for.

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