So you choose a wrong agent! Normally that is where the mistake in investing starts. You went to your brother, sister, father, cousin, neighbor, boss’s wife….or some such person and bought a unit linked policy ….then what happened?
California regulators subpoenaed MetLife Inc and plan a hearing on the company's practices involving the payment of benefits after learning of an insured's death.
Unit Linked Insurance Plans are products that combine insurance and investment. These are long term products which involve commitment and discipline. The mindset is such that one can cancel an investment easily but is less likely to discontinue an insurance policy.
As the focus for distribution of retail financial products shifts from commission-based to fee-based advisory, it is important for clients to understand the value of advisory and differentiate between financial advisers and mere product pushers.
Broadening its horizon to include all Indian investors and consumers, Moneycontrol has created a super-speciality intercative microsite called Master Your Money, that will showcase columns, videos and chats related to all-things money.
Insurance companies must reduce premium charges and collection cost in order to penetrate in to rural and Below Poverty Line masses, global professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has said.
In an interview on CNBC, N Chandrasekaran, CEO and managing director of TCS said that all sectors including Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), have seen improved growth momentum and since the demand environment is getting better, there is a possibility that pricing could be enhanced on an account of improved demand.
In a medical emergency, timely response could make all the difference. Here’s a checklist of things you should do before, so you are always ready to act quickly.
February has always been a month of great excitement in India, especially with investors who eagerly await the annual budget.
Unit-linked insurance plans or ULIPs as they are popularly known as are another form of life insurance. Sumeet Vaid of Freedom Financial Planners and Kamesh Goyal, CEO, Bajaj Allianz spoke to CNBC-TV18 about ULIPs and what the trend is.
There will be no service tax on cashless health insurance transactions, reports CNBC-TV18 quoting sources from Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). It is learnt that the changes will notified by the board soon.
Private insurer Bharti AXA General Insurance today announced the launch of Smarthealth Critical illness policy that promises to reduce dent in middle class pocket and cover up for income loss or wealth depletion.
Earthquake and then Tsunami made havoc in Japan, many people died and countless are now homeless.
Nippon Life Insurance Company signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 26% stake in Reliance Life Insurance, one of India's largest private life insurers. This transaction is subject to necessary regulatory approvals.
Driven by good performance of agriculture and services sector, the Indian economy grew by 8.2% in the third quarter of the current fiscal, up from 7.3% in the corresponding period a year ago.
Budget 2010-11 is round the corner. In the last year's budget announcement, some significant changes were made to the taxation of insurance and saving instruments.
Activity in the Indian bond market saw a 30% jump in 2010. And not just volumes widening, credit spectrum and innovative issuances point to a steady evolution, reports CNBC-TV18’s Vidhi Godiawala.
ADITI just spent her Diwali bonus on buying herself a whole new look --new shirts, sunglasses, jeans, shoes the works.
The initial celebrations on the arrival of a child gradually leads to a sober reflection on how best to ensure his / her comfortable upbringing and education. Investment advisor Ramganesh Iyer addresses the finance aspect of this concern.