If you are an owner of a participating policy, you would be receiving a set of letters from your insurer just about now. Participating policies are those that participate (duh!) in the ups and downs of an insurer’s investment fund set up for this purpose. You can generally expect 2 sets of letters: One that […]
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As an employee, you are expected to work hard and smart. To achieve profitability and reputational excellence for your firm. In return, you are compensated not just by wages but via a remuneration package. However, do you know the full benefits of your remuneration package? It is not just about the number of annual leave, […]
(This is a Guest Post contributed by Seedly) “Every year, 12.7 million people around the world discover they have cancer and a further 7.6 million people die from the disease.” (source: Huffington Post) Okay, now you know how real the probability is, we wrote this post to share more about the brief background of […]
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Despite the foreboding title, it is really a good problem to have. You’ve gone out there some time ago and gotten a Shield Plan. Then you see new insurers coming into the fray with improved offers, while others have famously hiked their prices. Here comes the inevitable, creeping wonder: Could I do better than my […]
Imagine this. You live in a country where the wishes of the Dead actually are prioritised over the free will of the Living. Every last wish of the dying man or woman is religiously recorded and ratified as law. No living being may contravene the last wish until he or she has said his last […]
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A few days back I was tending my 4-month-old toddler when a friend texted me on WhatsApp. With one arm wrapped around my baby, I had to free up my left hand quickly to feed him. Thus, I hastily replied:”Daddy’s Duty now.” My friend who is single and every much available had no idea what […]
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Of all the monsters that we have to face, perhaps the most fearful are those in your own head. And doubly so when they reside in the head of your loved ones. This article is contributed by Christel Goh, who had to fight Dementia at home – and how she is helping others win the fight […]
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“Kopi O Kosong. Kaya loti!” These were Uncle Soon’s signature orders at the coffee-shop that he frequented. Uncle Soon was a family friend that stayed in the same block as my family. Due to our close proximity and his radiant personality, I loved hanging out with him and his son, Eric on the weekends. And we […]
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times Probably the most famous opening phrase in all of English Literature, it is this dramatic backdrop that we borrow to launch two real life claims examples. In both cases, one singular word made the difference between success and failure. And amazingly, […]
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In 2005, David Foster Wallace arguably made the best commencement speech of all time. As with many great speakers, he opened with a simple yet poignant fable about an opportunistic meeting between three fishes. There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who […]
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