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  • Free insurance from service providers not a substitute for regular policies Oct 21, 2019 08:59 AM IST

    Free insurance from service providers not a substitute for regular policies

    A holistic protection plan needs to be prepared in consultation with a financial advisor

  • Health insurance, a must for senior citizens despite high premiums Oct 17, 2019 09:03 AM IST

    Health insurance, a must for senior citizens despite high premiums

    Though the annual premium eats into the savings corpus, the absence of a health insurance policy can lead to a catastrophic losses

  • One year of Ayushman Bharat: Well begun, but only half done Oct 10, 2019 09:51 AM IST

    One year of Ayushman Bharat: Well begun, but only half done

    The scheme has overcome several implementation hiccups and managed to enrol 10 crore people already

  • Audit your personal finances to keep money matters in order Sep 16, 2019 08:46 AM IST

    Audit your personal finances to keep money matters in order

    A personal finance audit will help you stay on track and make adjustments to keep your finances in order

  • Steps to follow while buying health cover for your parents Jul 25, 2019 08:48 AM IST

    Steps to follow while buying health cover for your parents

    Having a health insurance plan for your senior citizen parents will save you from the horrors of running out of money or arranging funds when unplanned medical expenses strike. 

  • Don't expect your insurance policy to make money for you Jul 16, 2019 01:39 PM IST

    Don't expect your insurance policy to make money for you

    Insurance is required against a low-probability but high-impact event

  • Explainer | Reduced contribution towards ESIC to reduce costs for companies, increase take-home salaries for employees Jun 24, 2019 08:58 AM IST

    Explainer | Reduced contribution towards ESIC to reduce costs for companies, increase take-home salaries for employees

    Enrolments and contributions have soared over the past three years as the scheme remains an important safety net for workers

  • Why ICICI Lombard stock is on a tear and can it sustain the rally? Jun 21, 2019 01:02 PM IST

    Why ICICI Lombard stock is on a tear and can it sustain the rally?

  • HDFC-Apollo Munich pact underlines deals trend in health insurance, but risks abound Jun 20, 2019 04:19 PM IST

    HDFC-Apollo Munich pact underlines deals trend in health insurance, but risks abound

    Continuing losses, and regulatory risks abound in health insurance. Investors will have to be patient.

  • Restoration benefit: Should you dump your super top-up policies? May 14, 2019 10:45 AM IST

    Restoration benefit: Should you dump your super top-up policies?

    The restoration benefit is very useful in family-floater insurance policies.

  • The best gifts for your mum on Mother’s Day May 11, 2019 08:38 AM IST

    The best gifts for your mum on Mother’s Day

    Moneycontrol personal finance suggests three gifts that could make your mother’s day special.

  • Maximise tax savings using health insurance for yourself and family Jan 15, 2019 09:47 AM IST

    Maximise tax savings using health insurance for yourself and family

    Payments made towards health insurance premiums are also eligible for tax deductions under section 80D of the Indian Income Tax Act

  • Understand these 5 terms and conditions before buying health insurance Nov 26, 2018 10:56 AM IST

    Understand these 5 terms and conditions before buying health insurance

    When it comes to health insurance, it pays to know the nitty-gritties of the policy you have chosen

  • Here's everything you must know about settling health insurance claims Nov 15, 2018 11:09 AM IST

    Here's everything you must know about settling health insurance claims

    The insurer must settle health insurance claims within 30 days from the day that you submit all necessary documents.

  • IRDAI to standardise disease exclusions in health insurance - here's how it will benefit policyholders Nov 14, 2018 12:49 PM IST

    IRDAI to standardise disease exclusions in health insurance - here's how it will benefit policyholders

    “For certain ailments such as hypertension, diabetes, and cardiac problems, the waiting period will be reduced to 30 days.”

  • Personal finance this week: Here is how to invest in this volatile market Oct 13, 2018 10:51 AM IST

    Personal finance this week: Here is how to invest in this volatile market

    Here are some important reads for the week that appeared in personal finance section.

  • Planning to change your health insurer? Here’s how to port a health policy Oct 01, 2018 09:59 AM IST

    Planning to change your health insurer? Here’s how to port a health policy

    IRDAI allows you to port your health plan from one insurer to another and not miss out any accumulated benefits in the meanwhile.

  • 5 mistakes to avoid while buying health insurance Sep 28, 2018 08:16 AM IST

    5 mistakes to avoid while buying health insurance

    Here are some of the common mistakes that people make while purchasing health insurance and some suggestions to avoid them which will make for a happy claim experience

  • Health insurance: Why we need TPA entities for processing claims Sep 26, 2018 08:32 AM IST

    Health insurance: Why we need TPA entities for processing claims

    TPAs are outsourcing entities that hold a licence issued by the IRDA to provide management solutions to the health insurance industry

  • Financial prescription: 5 tips to keep in mind while buying a health insurance plan Sep 22, 2018 05:54 PM IST

    Financial prescription: 5 tips to keep in mind while buying a health insurance plan

    Putting aside a nominal sum of money to safeguard against unforeseen maladies could prove to be, both, a lifeline, as well as a good investment.

  • This week in personal finance: Money lessons from Lehman crisis; tips for personal loan, retirement and more Sep 15, 2018 01:58 PM IST

    This week in personal finance: Money lessons from Lehman crisis; tips for personal loan, retirement and more

    The US stock markets – Dow and Nasdaq – are once again at their lifetime highs, while stock indices in India too reached their record high recently before receding a bit.

  • Podcast | Editor's pick of the day: Medical journal Lancet lauds PM Modi's 'Ayushman Bharat' programme Sep 14, 2018 05:16 PM IST

    Podcast | Editor's pick of the day: Medical journal Lancet lauds PM Modi's 'Ayushman Bharat' programme

    There is now every prospect that as the BJP and Congress set out competing and contrasting visions for India's future, health will rightly become a decisive issue in next year's general election.

  • Important clauses you should read when buying a health insurance policy Sep 11, 2018 11:51 AM IST

    Important clauses you should read when buying a health insurance policy

    Many policyholders are not aware of the features of the health insurance plan they have opted for, nor do they fully utilise the benefits.

  • Ayushman Bharat: Need of the hour, but is India ready for it? Aug 20, 2018 02:26 PM IST

    Ayushman Bharat: Need of the hour, but is India ready for it?

    Given the worrisome state of health insurance in India, the move is a bold one and must be lauded. The current state of infrastructure and government finances seem distant from what a smooth implementation of the policy might warrant

  • Watch what you eat in the office canteen, it may affect your health insurance Jul 30, 2018 11:37 AM IST

    Watch what you eat in the office canteen, it may affect your health insurance

    Insurers have now started auditing workplace cafeterias as a part of their wellness programmes

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