Category: Clearly Surely

Received an Insurance payout? Here’s how to spend it wrongly – in SPECTACULAR fashion

Coming from a background as an educator, I’ve seen that one of the best ways of learning the right process/method is to absolutely mess it up the first time. I’m talking about making ginormous mistakes, the point of ridiculousness, that drive home the point. Akin to electing a dodgy businessman with an equally dodgy hairdo […]

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The 7 Commandments of Insurance every person should follow

1. Thou shalt keep in mind that only Medical Definitions of an Illness count (not the Layman ones)   Ever heard of stories from your friend or your friend’s friend of insurers refusing to pay even after they met with an accident or developed an illness? The number of such cases might make it sound […]

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Do you need maternity insurance? Definitely a maybe [Here’s my story]

Recently I met up with an ex-colleague who shared a piece of good news with me. His wife was pregnant and he would like my advice on the preparation. Our intended hour-long conversation over-ran into the 2nd hour. It was all about what and how to get him ready for the newborn. It summed up […]

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10 Candid facts about CareShield Life that you need to care about

CareShield Life is the replacement to our existing ElderShield plan, both of which are meant to provide financial payouts if someone is severely disabled. Launched in mid 2018 – there has been quite a stir caused by this government initiated plan for quite a number of reasons. Because plowing through lengthy articles and complicated explanations […]

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I lied during my Insurance Policy application. Should I come clean now?

The temptation to be less than truthful… is always strong. Don’t we know it. So do certain US presidents (some say all of them!)     Yet being untruthful isn’t always exclusive to US presidents. Ordinary people do it all the time too, because the short term gains can be all too enticing.   Especially […]

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Is borrowing against your policy a good idea? We explore the viability

We may need a loan at some point in our lives, despite our best planning. A car enthusiast may need a vehicle loan; a loving couple needs a housing loan to get their dream home. Even rich businessmen sometimes borrow money to resolve their liquidity issues. Whatever your reason may be, it is clear that […]

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Fix the horrible coverage gap you never knew existed [with FWD Home Insurance]

  Do you have Home Insurance? As a homeowner, you are likely to nod your head. You may vaguely remember that you had to purchase an insurance policy at the time of the purchase. After all, it is compulsory, isn’t it? Unfortunately, it is likely that your answer is incorrect. 7 in 10 home occupants […]

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