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  • Budget 2016: Pension payments should be tax exempt

    Budget 2016: Pension payments should be tax exempt  

    Among many expectations from finance minister, payments from insurance policies should be free of tax. Union Budget 2015 should extend more support to insurance sector in the form of enhanced tax incentives.

    18 Feb 2016, 1.36 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2016: Separate tax exemption limit for long term products is required

    Budget 2016: Separate tax exemption limit for long term products is required  

    Union Budget 2016 should introduce changes in direct tax, indirect tax to ensure that all stakeholder benefit. Also some tax rules should be amended to improve business functioning.

    17 Feb 2016, 8.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2016: The case for a game, set, match-win for the insurance sector

    Budget 2016: The case for a game, set, match-win for the insurance sector  

    We expect increased push in the budget towards creating a universal healthcare ecosystem built on facilitating healthcare financing, instead of investing on its own healthcare facilities.

    17 Feb 2016, 11.52 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2016: Link insurance tax benefits with policy term & not sum assured

    Budget 2016: Link insurance tax benefits with policy term & not sum assured  

    There should be separate tax benefit available for premium paid for a life insurance policy. Also the tax benefits associated with life insurance should be based on policy term and not sum assured.

    15 Feb 2016, 1.07 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2016: Service tax holiday for base-level health insurance a must

    Budget 2016: Service tax holiday for base-level health insurance a must  

    Insurance buyers must be offered incentives to buy health insurance by giving tax breaks.

    12 Feb 2016, 7.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2016: Un-tax my insurance, requests the average insurance buyer

    Budget 2016: Un-tax my insurance, requests the average insurance buyer  

    Insurance products are surrounded by service tax and income tax, which should not be the case.

    12 Feb 2016, 10.59 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Why you should buy life insurance online?

    Why you should buy life insurance online?  

    It offers insurance buyers wide options that help them zero on cheaper solutions in a stress free environment.

    02 Feb 2016, 5.30 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Things you should watch out for in insurance claims

    Things you should watch out for in insurance claims  

    As insurance companies ramp up scrutiny of false insurance claims, the insurance buyers need to be agile. The genuine claimants should take these precautions while claiming insurance benefits.

    25 Jan 2016, 12.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Evaluate before you opt for traditional insurance policies

    Evaluate before you opt for traditional insurance policies  

    Traditional insurance policies offer lower coverage as compared to term insurance for the same amount of premium. At the same time traditional insurance policies offer lower rate of returns as compared to other options.

    19 Jan 2016, 5.58 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Home insurance: Your saviour in times of natural disaster

    Home insurance: Your saviour in times of natural disaster  

    Natural disasters like floods in Chennai, make many home owners worry about their homes and belongings. Home insurance can come of their rescue.

    13 Jan 2016, 9.02 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Term insurance – because your family needs financial protection

    Term insurance – because your family needs financial protection  

    Term insurance enables you to secure your family’s future. It pays when you are not around and your loved ones can enjoy the same lifestyle they enjoyed when you were around.

    11 Jan 2016, 2.52 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Have you bought these health insurance riders?

    Have you bought these health insurance riders?  

    While health insurance offers to pay for the hospital bills and other expenses associated with your treatment, there are some expenses the policy does not pay. Also there are some additional expenses one may have to undertake afte...

    01 Jan 2016, 2.02 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Individual health insurance: A must buy over group policy?

    Individual health insurance: A must buy over group policy?  

    Though group policies offer health insurance to individuals employed with certain employers, there are reasons why one should buy a policy for himself and his family.

    30 Dec 2015, 12.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Home insurance: Why you should not avoid it

    Home insurance: Why you should not avoid it  

    Home is the biggest asset for most Indians. Buying home insurance ensures peace of mind in most cases.

    21 Dec 2015, 3.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Have you thought of building an insurance portfolio?

    Have you thought of building an insurance portfolio?  

    The best way to transfer financial risks is by buying insurance. Here are some must buy insurance policies for you.

    14 Dec 2015, 5.47 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Beware of these five myths around term insurance

    Beware of these five myths around term insurance  

    Term insurance is the purest and cheapest form of life insurance. However, not many buy it, all thanks to these myths.

    11 Dec 2015, 7.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Top 6 travelling ideas for senior citizens

    Top 6 travelling ideas for senior citizens  

    Vacations for the elderly can be bit different, considering all the challenges that come with age. Here are some handy tips on how to deal with them.

    The following article is an initiative of Relianc...

    09 Dec 2015, 11.55 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Use insurance to secure your future income till you retire

    Use insurance to secure your future income till you retire  

    Life insurance pays if the life assured dies before the maturity of the plan. However, the survivors may not handle such lump sum receipts. It is better to arrange for a monthly income in addition to the lump sum payable to the no...

    03 Dec 2015, 12.28 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Why you should opt for a high health insurance cover

    Why you should opt for a high health insurance cover  

    Rising healthcare costs must be looked at while buying health insurance cover.

    02 Dec 2015, 12.27 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • How to get the right health insurance for your family

    How to get the right health insurance for your family  

    With rising healthcare costs, it is obvious that you have to buy a health insurance policy. Here are some tips to buy the right mediclaim policy for you and your family.

    30 Nov 2015, 3.22 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Why you should buy travel insurance online?

    Why you should buy travel insurance online?  

    As you pack your bags and gear up for your travel, it is good to ensure your peace of mind by purchasing a travel insurance policy, which is just a quick click away!

    The following article is an initiative o...

    23 Nov 2015, 12.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Four instances when you should revisit your term plan needs

    Four instances when you should revisit your term plan needs  

    Additional dependents, an increase in liabilities, a change in career and earning capacity and changes in the family conditions are some instances when you should re-assess your term plan needs.

    23 Nov 2015, 10.23 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • This is how your auto insurance premium is ascertained

    This is how your auto insurance premium is ascertained  

    Car insurance is a must in India. However, there are multiple factors that influence the car insurance. Here is a guide to arriving at your car insurance premium.

    19 Nov 2015, 12.59 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Dealing with home loan insurance in case of loan takeover

    Dealing with home loan insurance in case of loan takeover  

    Home loan insurance is a must given the size of the liability. When you are changing the financier for the loan, it make sense to revisit your home loan insurance arrangement.

    17 Nov 2015, 4.52 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Should you review your insurance after home purchase?

    Should you review your insurance after home purchase?   

    Borrowing for your home changes the asset liability mix of an individual. Home loan also changes the insurance needs of the borrower.

    16 Nov 2015, 12.20 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Do not forget to buy personal accident insurance cover

    Do not forget to buy personal accident insurance cover  

    Personal accident insurance offers coverage from death, disability arising out of accident. At a very low premium it offers wide cover.

    02 Nov 2015, 4.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Five things a first-time insurance buyer must know

    Five things a first-time insurance buyer must know  

    Decide your financial goals first and identify your needs. It is best to compare the policies and identify the best suited one.

    30 Oct 2015, 12.04 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Organ donation and insurance cover: At your own risk

    Organ donation and insurance cover: At your own risk  

    While some policies do cover the hospitalisation expenses incurred by the organ donor, many do not. Also after donating an organ, the organ donor typically find it difficult to buy a health insurance policy, if he does not have on...

    29 Oct 2015, 12.01 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Should you rely on insurance provided by your employer?

    Should you rely on insurance provided by your employer?  

    Insurance offered by the employers do come with some disadvantages. That makes a policy for oneself a must.

    26 Oct 2015, 2.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • 5 top reasons why travel insurance is a must!

    5 top reasons why travel insurance is a must!  

    Spending a meager amount of money as Travel Insurance premium is any day better than tackling these issues on a vacation when you are busy making merry and having fun.
    The following article is an initiative of Relian...

    26 Oct 2015, 11.30 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

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