You cannot change a term plan’s specifications after buying it

Published in Mint on Jan 19 2017, Written by Abhishek Bondia   What is an adjustable life insurance plan? Can this be done for a term plan? —Gautam Chopra An adjustable life insurance gives the option of changing the plan’s specifications during the term of a plan. Changes can be made to the sum assured, […]

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Term Life Insurance Rates

Footnotes: 1. Date of birth has been assumed to be April 1st in the respective year for each. age group 2. Rates are for a male, non-smoker, delhi-based. 3. DHFL Pramerica, Star Union Dai-chi Insurance Co Ltd. are offline plans. 4. Claim settlement = Claims settled/(claims settled + claims rejected+ claims repudiated). 5. Exide Life […]

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Five steps to take before tying the knot

published in Mint on Jun 12 2015   Kirtan Shah, 29, plans to get married this December, but the Mumbai-based certified financial planner and chief executive officer of Ambition Learning Solutions, already has a clear view of his financial role post marriage. “I have decided that I will take care of all household and leisure […]

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Why are life insurance policies abandoned midway?

Published in Mint on May 11 2015   What would you call a product that is sold for 15 years but discontinued after just five? What would you call an industry that is unable to keep customers holding on to a product that was sold for the long term but is stopped midway? In India, […]

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