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  • Budget 2016: Max Bupa asks for more tax incentives for health insurance Feb 23, 2016 04:16 PM IST

    Budget 2016: Max Bupa asks for more tax incentives for health insurance

    Health insurance tax deduction should be enhanced to Rs 50000. Also service tax on health insurance should be removed.

  • Budget 2016: Allow health insurers to carry forward losses for 10 years Feb 23, 2016 09:50 AM IST

    Budget 2016: Allow health insurers to carry forward losses for 10 years

    Government should take various measures to ensure increased penetration of health insurance in India.

  • Budget 2016: Service tax on insurance must be relooked at Feb 22, 2016 09:40 AM IST

    Budget 2016: Service tax on insurance must be relooked at

    Service tax on health insurance should be removed and tax exemption on health insurance should be hiked.

  • Income tax benefits:  for whom can you claim Feb 17, 2016 03:13 PM IST

    Income tax benefits: for whom can you claim

    Tax benefits are available for saving or spending for your spouse, your children and dependent parents. Of course there are terms and conditions that govern these deductions.

  • Budget 2016: Service tax holiday for base-level health insurance a must Feb 12, 2016 07:43 PM IST

    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.

  • Wipro signs agreement to buy HealthPlan Services for $460 mn Feb 11, 2016 05:15 PM IST

    Wipro signs agreement to buy HealthPlan Services for $460 mn

    This marks the fourth acquisition by Wipro in the last one year. It is the IT major's largest acquisition in last five years

  • Tax planning: Invest only after evaluating the options Feb 01, 2016 06:12 PM IST

    Tax planning: Invest only after evaluating the options

    One must understand the available investment options for saving income tax. An option chosen after due diligence can help you to achieve various financial needs.

  • Things you should watch out for in insurance claims Jan 25, 2016 12:28 PM IST

    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.

  • Hello GST: Health insurance and diagnostics might get tax laden Jan 22, 2016 05:30 PM IST

    Hello GST: Health insurance and diagnostics might get tax laden

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Menaka Doshi, Jigar Doshi of SKP Consulting said research and development cess will continue to remain as a cost since it is not subdued under GST.

  • Nine mantras to help you in planning a comfortable retirement Jan 18, 2016 07:07 PM IST

    Nine mantras to help you in planning a comfortable retirement

    Living too long is a risk. It is better to prepare yourself for the golden years by starting early.

  • Max India: Change of guard; co splits into three Jan 15, 2016 03:26 PM IST

    Max India: Change of guard; co splits into three

    Explaining the rationale behind the split, Analjit Singh said at a press conference: "Over the years, we have been told that a lot of investors are interested in parts of what we do, but not necessarily the entire piece."

  • Do you know your investments‘ worst enemy? Jan 07, 2016 10:51 AM IST

    Do you know your investments‘ worst enemy?

    If you are a fan of product approach and believe in reacting to each micro development, there is a high possibility that your investments may not reward you in long term.

  • Have you bought these health insurance riders? Jan 01, 2016 02:02 PM IST

    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 after hospitalization which are non-medical in nature. Riders can help in such cases.

  • Individual health insurance: A must buy over group policy? Dec 30, 2015 12:12 PM IST

    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.

  • How to travel safe on New Year getaways Dec 24, 2015 10:09 AM IST

    How to travel safe on New Year getaways

    Some tips to ensure that your new year eve brings you more joy than you planned for.

  • Just married? Here are some money lessons you must take Dec 18, 2015 11:32 AM IST

    Just married? Here are some money lessons you must take

    Marriage is the time one would like to indulge a bit. However, it is also the right time to take firm grip of your money matters. Here are some tips for newlyweds.

  • Have you thought of building an insurance portfolio? Dec 14, 2015 05:47 PM IST

    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.

  • How to get the right health insurance for your family Nov 30, 2015 03:22 PM IST

    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.

  • Got your first job? These three policies you must buy Nov 13, 2015 05:44 PM IST

    Got your first job? These three policies you must buy

    First job means a sense of achievement. However, one must also look at shouldering new achievements. Buying insurance can help you to with a strong base.

  • Five ways to put your Diwali bonus to good use Nov 06, 2015 03:26 PM IST

    Five ways to put your Diwali bonus to good use

    The sudden cash should not be a spent on shopping and fun. A large chunk of this yearly cash inflow should be invested in the right products.

  • Do not forget to buy personal accident insurance cover Nov 02, 2015 04:29 PM IST

    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.

  • Organ donation and insurance cover: At your own risk Oct 29, 2015 12:01 PM IST

    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 one earlier.

  • Secure ‘study-abroad‘ experience with student insurance Oct 15, 2015 07:29 PM IST

    Secure ‘study-abroad‘ experience with student insurance

    Overseas student insurance policies offer wide bouquet of benefits to insurance buyers. These policies not only offer more benefits but also come cheaper as compared to the policies issued overseas.

  • Should you review your insurance portfolio as you turn 45? Oct 08, 2015 05:13 PM IST

    Should you review your insurance portfolio as you turn 45?

    This is an important stage of life. You should treat this stage as an opportunity to review where you stand as against where you intend to go, in terms of your financial goals.

  • Can delayed health insurance claims be settled by insurer? Oct 07, 2015 12:49 PM IST

    Can delayed health insurance claims be settled by insurer?

    Health insurance buyer is expected to inform the insurance company within stipulated period of time. However, in genuine cases, a delay can be entertained.

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