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  • Five things to evaluate while renewing your health insurance policy May 20, 2022 09:13 AM IST

    Five things to evaluate while renewing your health insurance policy

    Ensure that you do your due diligence when renewing your health insurance so that you don’t have to face any issues in the future

  • What is a home insurance policy? May 18, 2022 08:11 PM IST

    What is a home insurance policy?

  • Financial planning trends among Gen Z, and why adding life insurance is important May 17, 2022 06:23 AM IST

    Financial planning trends among Gen Z, and why adding life insurance is important

    Buying a policy at an early age helps you to lock your premium at a lower cost and reduce the total expenditure on life insurance over the course of time.

  • How wellness benefits can help reduce your health insurance premium May 16, 2022 12:51 PM IST

    How wellness benefits can help reduce your health insurance premium

    Health insurers can incentivise policyholders who meet wellness criteria by offering reward points or lowering health insurance premiums at the time of renewal. This feature is a win-win for both parties.

  • A mistake in filling up the hospital forms can cost you your insurance claims May 16, 2022 07:00 AM IST

    A mistake in filling up the hospital forms can cost you your insurance claims

    Taking treatment at non-cashless network hospitals, ‘unnecessary’ hospitalisation and ‘unreasonable’ charges are some of the lesser-known causes due to which your health insurance claims could get rejected

  • Investment-linked life insurance schemes are conning you May 13, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    Investment-linked life insurance schemes are conning you

    Insurance-cum-investment schemes are illiquid and have large penalties for early exit. This is not explained to customers, and most who have to exit due to an emergency, have to do so with huge losses.

  • How LIC shares would be allotted May 11, 2022 09:15 PM IST

    How LIC shares would be allotted

  • Why health insurance is a must in young mothers' protection portfolio May 08, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Why health insurance is a must in young mothers' protection portfolio

    This Mother’s Day, you should consider purchasing an adequate and comprehensive health insurance cover for yourself and your family.

  • General insurers see growth in EV insurance demand, but safety concerns could push up premiums May 02, 2022 09:56 AM IST

    General insurers see growth in EV insurance demand, but safety concerns could push up premiums

    For insurers, the electric vehicle insurance segment is work in progress and the recent incidents of fire have added to pricing complexities. Brace yourself for higher EV premiums if the recent string of battery problems continues

  • IRDAI panel suggests 'micro insurance' modules for low-income groups, small businesses May 01, 2022 02:38 PM IST

    IRDAI panel suggests 'micro insurance' modules for low-income groups, small businesses

    The objective of MI is to empower people to cope with and recover from common risks such as death of the breadwinner, paying for treatment of serious illnesses, reconstructing destroyed homes and businesses

  • Bajaj Capital wins Moneycontrol’s Indian Family Business Award Apr 29, 2022 08:17 PM IST

    Bajaj Capital wins Moneycontrol’s Indian Family Business Award

    The company offers a range of financial products, such as mutual funds, fixed deposits, bonds, insurance policies, among others.

  • Despite OLA EV scooter recalls, Adarsh Agarwal of Digit Insurance says EV premiums may fall Apr 29, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    Despite OLA EV scooter recalls, Adarsh Agarwal of Digit Insurance says EV premiums may fall

    Manufacturers like Okinawa, Pure EV and Ola have recalled 7,000 electric two-wheelers, which shows that they are stepping in to ensure that human lives are saved and a crisis is averted in the electric vehicle industry, Agarwal said.

  • Securing a home loan liability: Home loan insurance or term policy? Apr 27, 2022 07:27 AM IST

    Securing a home loan liability: Home loan insurance or term policy?

    The main difference is that home loan insurance covers property, while a term policy covers a person’s life

  • HDFC Life Insurance Q4 net profit up 12%, new business margin improves Apr 26, 2022 04:57 PM IST

    HDFC Life Insurance Q4 net profit up 12%, new business margin improves

    The life insurer’s value of new business grew by 22 percent for FY22, higher than the 14 percent growth seen in FY21. Yet another important profitability metric, the new business margin, showed a sharp improvement as well

  • Explained | Health insurance premiums to get costlier: How can policyholders keep their premiums in check? Apr 22, 2022 09:48 AM IST

    Explained | Health insurance premiums to get costlier: How can policyholders keep their premiums in check?

    Health insurance policies with deductibles and multi-year premium discounts can cushion the premium hike impact, but coverage will not be comprehensive.​

  • HDFC to sell 10% of subsidiary to Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Apr 20, 2022 10:17 AM IST

    HDFC to sell 10% of subsidiary to Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

    "...This investment will help leverage ADIA’s global expertise and experience to further propel HDFC Capital towards becoming a leading investment platform,” said HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh.

  • Insurance scheme for COVID-19 health workers gets 180-day extension Apr 19, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Insurance scheme for COVID-19 health workers gets 180-day extension

    The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package insurance scheme for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 has been extended for a period of 180 days from April 19 in order to provide a safety net for dependents

  • Know the non-medical expenses that your health insurance policy won’t cover Apr 19, 2022 11:22 AM IST

    Know the non-medical expenses that your health insurance policy won’t cover

    Medical insurance policies don’t cover all expenses incurred on hospital treatment. Becoming aware of the exceptions will help in the selection of a medical policy and reduce one’s out-of-pocket expenses.

  • What does new-born health insurance cover pay for? Apr 13, 2022 08:47 PM IST

    What does new-born health insurance cover pay for?

  • Five things to watch out for before choosing your life insurance policy Apr 13, 2022 08:46 AM IST

    Five things to watch out for before choosing your life insurance policy

    A recent survey conducted by the Life Insurance Council showed that 91 percent of those surveyed are aware of what an insurance policy is, but only 60 percent own a policy.

  • Group insurance covers maternity costs, but only partially, finds an employee benefit survey Apr 13, 2022 08:33 AM IST

    Group insurance covers maternity costs, but only partially, finds an employee benefit survey

    Caesarian surgery costs range from Rs 70,000 to Rs 2 lakh, but most employers’ maternity covers come with cap of Rs 50,000, says a Plum study of 1094 corporates across India

  • Got an insurance complaint? Advanced redressal mechanism on the cards Apr 12, 2022 11:36 AM IST

    Got an insurance complaint? Advanced redressal mechanism on the cards

    Will seek feedback from policyholders on complaint resolution, lay emphasis on data analytics to ensure quick corrective action, says IRDAI chief Debashish Panda

  • AIG looks at cutting insurance for Russia, Ukraine: Report Apr 08, 2022 10:02 PM IST

    AIG looks at cutting insurance for Russia, Ukraine: Report

    If AIG were to cut back cover for businesses and companies operating in Russia and Ukraine it would be the first major insurer to do so, potentially paving the way for others to follow suit.

  • Health-tech firms offering subscription-based, ‘insurance-like’ products on IRDAI’s radar Apr 07, 2022 08:32 PM IST

    Health-tech firms offering subscription-based, ‘insurance-like’ products on IRDAI’s radar

    Easier capital requirement norms and quicker regulatory approvals for insurers on the cards

  • Your motor insurance checklist as COVID-19 restrictions ease out Apr 06, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    Your motor insurance checklist as COVID-19 restrictions ease out

    The absence of a valid motor insurance policy will expose you to the risk of huge financial and personal loss, in the event of an accident. The absence of a policy can also land you in legal trouble.

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