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IRDAI may relax rules for pension plans & ulips, make surrenders easy

IRDAI may relax rules for pension plans & ulips, make surrenders easy

Jul 16, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Now, minimum sum assured on death can be seven times the annualised premium.

‘5% TDS on life policy gains fair’

‘5% TDS on life policy gains fair’

Jul 11, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

A provision in the finance bill has revised the TDS on policies that do not qualify for exemption from income tax to 5% of the gain rather than 1% on the total maturity benefit.

New Ulips with return of mortality charges: Should you invest?

New Ulips with return of mortality charges: Should you invest?

Jul 8, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Are the online Ulips that return mortality charges paid over the tenure worth your while?

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA Life to offer term insurance

Airtel Payments Bank partners with Bharti AXA Life to offer term insurance

Jul 2, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

All Airtel Payments Bank savings bank account customers can purchase Bharti AXA Life term insurance through a quick, secure and paperless process at their banking points.

What is a term insurance policy?

What is a term insurance policy?

Jul 1, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Among insurance covers, a term insurance is ideal specially at the beginning of one's career till a large enough asset base is created.

Why you should buy life insurance like the way you would buy gold

Why you should buy life insurance like the way you would buy gold

Jun 17, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

When purchasing gold, buyers are mindful of various factors. Similarly, to get a good return in exchange for money, one should adopt a similar approach to purchasing life cover.

Should I surrender my term insurance as I have no liabilities?

Should I surrender my term insurance as I have no liabilities?

Jun 3, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

A term insurance plan acts as an income replacement tool when a family loses its prime earning member.

What happens when you stop paying ULIP policy premium during lock-in period

What happens when you stop paying ULIP policy premium during lock-in period

Jun 3, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

At times, a policyholder may want to discontinue the Ulip, either because he is not happy with the policy or there are some issues with paying the premium.

Airtel partners with HDFC Life to launch prepaid plan with insurance cover

Airtel partners with HDFC Life to launch prepaid plan with insurance cover

May 13, 2019, 03:58 PM IST

Airtel has launched a prepaid bundle that will come with in-built life insurance cover from HDFC Life Insurance.

How to choose the right term insurance plan for yourself

How to choose the right term insurance plan for yourself

Apr 29, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Almost all insurers offer such policies. Find out which variant is best suited for your insurance needs.

Life cover sales grow flat, ticket sizes rise

Life cover sales grow flat, ticket sizes rise

Apr 22, 2019, 07:25 AM IST

Insurers focus on high-ticket savings business as core profitability remains under pressure due to competition.

Accident-prone teens drive up mortality rates

Accident-prone teens drive up mortality rates

Mar 22, 2019, 01:19 PM IST

Not surprisingly, even in the younger age-band, teenagers seem more prone to accidents.

Advt: Suna Kya? Body Ka Alarm

Advt: Suna Kya? Body Ka Alarm

Mar 14, 2019, 04:10 PM IST

Do you know your body talks to you? Watch the film to know more.

Life insurers register 33 pc growth in new premium income at Rs 18,209 cr in Feb

Life insurers register 33 pc growth in new premium income at Rs 18,209 cr in Feb

Mar 14, 2019, 02:54 PM IST

The life insurers had collected first-time premium worth Rs 13,724.96 crore in same month a year ago.

Working women lag behind in financial protection: Survey

Working women lag behind in financial protection: Survey

Mar 8, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

According to a survey done by Max Life Insurance, the ownership of term insurance plans among women in metro cities stood at just 19 per cent.

Only 21% of life insurance policy holders have term insurance: Survey

Only 21% of life insurance policy holders have term insurance: Survey

Feb 20, 2019, 04:14 PM IST

Term insurance, despite being the most fundamental and cheapest form of financial protection, still lacks a significant uptake in urban India.

How to buy life insurance under the Married Women's Property Act

How to buy life insurance under the Married Women's Property Act

Dec 17, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Any kind of life insurance policies can be bought with the Married Women's Property addendum to take benefit of the said legislation.

Why Ulips are useless as insurance products: View

Why Ulips are useless as insurance products: View

Dec 17, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

The insurance cover provided by Ulips is far from adequate. One should get pure term insurance and then think of investment avenues.

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