5 smart ways to get FREE insurance cover up to Rs 50 lakh

There are many financial products which come with an add-on insurance benefit. Once you become aware of it, then it can help you in a big way.

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Car Insurance: When you should avoid filing a motor insurance claim

There are numerous factors that one must consider before making a motor insurance claim in order to enjoy maximum benefits.

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Common pitfalls in a car insurance policy and how to avoid them

Despite repeated awareness and options, people tend to make some common mistakes while opting for car insurance.

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Irdai to start taking applications for regulatory sandbox from September 15

The regulator also said that in the months to come, they would again open the application under sandbox technology.

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LIC pips private insurers in first-year premium growth during April-August

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) continued to grow at a faster pace compared to private insurance players, shows the data from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Ird

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Policy Lapsed? Purchase a new policy within 90 days of expiry or lose this benefit

Motor Vehicle Act 2019: While driving, keep insurance record with you and if it has lapsed, ensure to renew it early especially before the expiry of 90 days.

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Looking at Ulips? Check out the pros and cons

Unit-linked insurance plans are market-linked investment products with a thin crust of life insurance. Market volatility can affect the fund's net asset value daily.

Ideally, an individual should opt for a pure term insurance plan to cover the life risk. For investments, he should look at equity mutual funds for higher long-term returns News

Driving Without Insurance? Penalty doubled to Rs 2,000; Here is how to get bike insurance online

For new bikes purchased after September 1, 2018 (registration date) , the third-party premium has to be paid upfront for 5 years.

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Motor Insurance: Your tariff challans may soon impact the insurance premium you pay

The insurance regulator is looking into linking traffic violations committed by the registered owner or driver of the vehicle with the motor insurance premiums to be paid.

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Car insurance coverage for road trip enthusiasts: The finer points

If you are one of the adventurous types who like to venture out on a road trip on a frequent basis, read on to know more about car insurance espically if you are a road trip enthusiast.

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New Traffic Rules: Doing this can save you from hefty fines, 3 months of imprisonment

Soon after the new traffic rules came into effect, several cases of drivers paying hefty fines are being reported from all across the country. You should do this to avoid penalty.

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Going to enhance life insurance cover? Know, for how much sum assured you may apply

In case of untimely demise of the earning member, the life of financially dependent members would get jeopardised due to lack of money to sustain their lives.

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IRDAI New Regulations: Keeping minimum sum assured will have income tax implications

Ulips provide a risk cover and enable one to invest into equity or debt markets basis their risk appetite and gain significant returns which can then be used to accommodate their goals.

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Have you got insurance cover for your home?

A home insurance policy with a sum assured of more than `50 lakh would require physical inspection of property, depending on the insurer.

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Explained: Why you need to wait to reap the benefits of insurance

While there is scope to bring in more exciting features in traditional products, insurers need to build a committed band of agents who can make customers understand the need to remain loyal to a produ

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Good News for LIC Customers! LIC Tech-Term, a new online term plan launched; Check features, options and premium

LIC's Tech-Term plan is a non-linked, without profit, pure protection 'Online Term Assurance Policy' which provides financial protection to the insured's family in case of his or her unfortunate demis

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Irdai slaps Rs 1.11-crore penalty on policybazaar

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) had received a complaint dated on October 7, 2016 and October 10, 2016, alleging that Policybazaar had floated an offer, titled 'Nav

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How Irdai’s regulatory sandbox will help you bring market innovative approaches

Irdai has created a regulatory sandbox for bringing to the market innovative approaches, including fintech solutions, to push insurance penetration while protecting policyholders.

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Irdai comes out with sandbox rules

For the sandbox, an applicant should have a net worth of Rs 10 lakh and a proven financial record of at least one year.

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LIC’s new term insurance plan: How better is Jeevan Amar compared to just withdrawn Amulya Jeevan?

Apart from lower premium, Jeevan Amar plan has much wider features and flexibility in both premium payments and getting death claims compared to now withdrawn term plan Amulya Jeevan.

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Comparing health insurance plans? Check these facts before you buy a health cover

With multiple health insurance plans available in the market, it may sometimes become little daunting to choose the right one to buy for oneself.

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How to get a loan against a life insurance policy?

Opting a loan against a life insurance policy is also known as pledging, where a loan can be issued by the insurance companies itself, or any other financial institutions.

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Waiting Period in Health Insurance: Here’s all you need to know before making an insurance claim

Numerous people buy health insurance without knowing its numerous exclusions, one amongst which is waiting period. Here's all you need to know.

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Pure term plan attracts 18% GST while Return of Premium term plan 4.5%: Which one to buy?

A pure term insurance plan ensures that the death benefit in the form of sum assured is paid to the nominees if the life insured dies within the policy term.

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Life insurance: Strong growth momentum in individual business

HDFC Life, Max Life, Tata AIA, Birla Sun Life & Bajaj Life delivered strong growth in individual APE in July

ICICI Prudential Life’s individual APE growth was flat y-o-y while SBI reported 24% y-o-y rise. (Illustration: Shyam Kumar Prasad) News

Raksha Bandhan 2019: This gift to your sister can assure financial protection for a lifetime

Buying health insurance early in life comes with its own sets of benefits that can help one’s sister in her old age when she might be prone to various medical conditions.

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Life insurance new business premiums rise 44 pct in April-July

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) grew at a faster pace compared to private insurance players, shows data from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai).

Life insurance industry posted a 28% growth in its annualised premium equivalent (APE) at Rs 24,312.5 crore in the first four months of this fiscal compared to the same period last year. News
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