Category: Clearly Surely

My Financial Planner is new to the Industry: Should I give him a chance?

  Does this sound familiar? Our reader Jolyn wrote in:   I met up with a financial planner last Friday, and the first thing he said was: ” I just graduated from University of London and this is my first job…” I couldn’t process anything after that.   To that we say, this happens more […]

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Cancelled my grandmother’s hospitalization plan because it was too expensive. 14 days later we paid the price

  This article was narrated to us by Jia Qing, whose grandmother suffered a stroke from out of the blue back in 2010. He walked us through the entire journey, and how it influenced his decision to alter other people’s financial destinies for a living.   Skimping on Insurance seemed like a great idea back […]

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Abandoned by your advisor? Here are the 4 things you must do

The words on the letter are clear. Your insurance company has confirmed your fear. Not the worst one really. In fact, it should not be a fear at all. Your agent has jumped ship. Apparently, he has gotten wealthy by ditching you and other clients. About a cool 100 million dollars richer collectively. Or she […]

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5 Things you are too polite to tell an Insurance Agent who wasted your time

Being in the industry for years across various capacities, I’ve met more than my fair share of Life Insurance agents and Financial Planners. A few of them are completely oblivious to the fact that some habits and behaviors are costing them in terms of business and professionalism. It could be instructive (and kinda fun) to […]

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How to serve your own perfect International Health Insurance – Recipe included!

This post first appears on InsuranceMarket.sg as a guest post. Sloppy Joes. Fugu Sashimi. Good ole’ Fish & Chips with the Yorkshire Beef Batter. These are just some food items that globetrotters hanker for when they are away. No matter how talented the chefs may be, there is something missing when you try the local […]

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Does the Credit Rating of an Insurer matter? [A hard look]

It happens oh so innocently. There you are, one moment, buying insurance like any responsible adult would. You’ve dotted the Is and crossed the Ts, about to make your purchase before a random thought stops you cold in your tracks. What is the credit rating of this insurer ah? You ask your financial planner for […]

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Don’t be the central character in a tragedy.

For most of us, we have forgotten what we did 4 years ago. For this 74-year-old Ah Ma, she could remember it vividly. It was the beginning of her $650k medical debt. On that fateful day in July 2013, Ah Ma underwent a heart bypass operation in a private hospital. Unfortunately, her condition took a […]

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3 Letters to the Press and 1 Important Lesson [Declare well, Declare first]

  A trio of letters within a short span of time were sent to the press recently, and they caught our attention. They were about insurance claims being rejected, so naturally it touches a sore spot of those who ever had trouble claiming from their policies. But a letter that makes it to the press […]

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