One of the most popular lies that we tell ourselves (and that well meaning Insurance Planner across the table) is: Insurance is just too expensive for me right now. Different variants of that line are: My budget is tight, I need to work it out properly first I will wait for my bonus […]
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“This is practically my second home. I know everyone that is worth knowing here. Except You. Can I get you a drink?” Using the pickup line that works like a charm, you chat up another skirt that has wandered into your den – a pretty face that you hope to bring back to your apartment […]
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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 […]
What is the best time to buy insurance? It is a question that many have asked. Is it the day that you graduate from school? Or the day you walk down the aisle? As cliché as it may sound, today may just be the best time. Because you may never get a chance to do […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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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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