Category: Clearly Surely

What happens when you do NOT make an Insurance policy nomination?

After getting the right insurance cover, you generally feel quite good about yourself. Taking charge of your financial future? Check. Demonstrated yourself to be a responsible adult? Check. An intangible peace of mind once the paperwork in complete? Check. Buying (the right) insurance is a great thing to do. We congratulate you on doing so. […]

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Changing demographics in Singapore – how it will affect your insurance needs?

Ever wonder what does the Prime Minister’s  Office (PMO) do? When they are not handing artefacts to National Heritage Board, the PMO tracks the demographics. A paper named Population In Brief is been published annually so that the public knows that they are actually working. The national indoctrination news journalists pick out the positives from […]

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Back to Basics: 20 Life Insurance terms you need to know [Part 2 of 2]

  This week, we continue in our quest for glorious knowledge. Whether you are an industry veteran or a Life Insurance noob, you will never go wrong by keeping the basics close to your heart. If you haven’t done so already, check out the first part of this article:   >> Humour meets knowledge and […]

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A true Globe Trotter leaves home without this.

Clutching his train ticket tightly in one hand and his briefcase in the other, Tom headed towards the exit of Iarnród Éireann station. He was starting his professional career in Ireland, having secured a prestigious overseas stint. The expatriate package was generous indeed but the real prize lay in being able to claim he was […]

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Back to Basics: 20 Life Insurance terms you ought to know [Part 1 of 2]

  We’ve been writing about Life Insurance for quite some time now (over 2 years!) and covered a wide range of topics on this subject. From price hikes to stories to philosophy to humour to products, you name it, we’ve got it. Call it a side effect of being obsessed passionate (got difference one, hor!) […]

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The improbable saboteur: Why you are your worst enemy when it comes to financial planning.

We make intuitive decisions every day. Sometimes our gut instinct may lead us to amazing experiences. By making a detour in your daily journey, you may discover the quaint cafe hidden at one corner. At times it may lead us to minor unpleasant consequences such as contracting diarrhoea due to the food bought from a […]

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5 Financial Planning sins we should not commit – but do so anyway

Many actions we take in life are detrimental – but we do them anyway, knowingly or unknowingly. Like binge watching netflix till the wee hours. Like indulging in that lava cake after a buffet lunch. Like chugging pint after pint of Stella Artois long after you’ve had your buzz. Most of the consequences of these […]

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I do not buy insurance. And this is why you should not.

I was catching up with a friend the other day. We were having a lovely conversation, chatting about our personal lives, families and the latest trending topic which happened to be that chubby-looking dictator with nuclear missiles.     Somehow our attention turned to insurance. It is not out of place since he works in […]

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Had a Shitty experience with Life Insurance? 3 ways to turn that around

Pretty safe to say that if you are of working age (above 21), then you probably were subject to a disappointing Life Insurance experience from the list below:   Bought from a Harry Houdini – who disappeared without a trace after the sale Bought from a high pressure sales person – who literally can turn […]

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I really want to have multiple insurance policies. Can I?

There is one piece of advice that we hear from the news, radio or TV time to time. Make sure that you do not buy overlapping coverage because you can claim from only one policy. Dutifully, you return  home to review your plans so as to streamline your coverage. “Oh my goodness, I have more […]

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