Category: Clearly Surely

A Suicide that turned into an Accident.

Mr Quek Kiat Siong, the co-owner of a popular popiah business, passed away on 4 Aug 2012. After his demise, his estate tried to make a claim on both of his Personal Accident (PA) policies. However, AIA rejected the claim, based on suicide exclusion. The aggrieved family litigated the matter but the judgment was unfavourable. […]

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5 Lessons from gaming that increase your Insurance XP

“Stop playing computer games. It has no use in life. You are wasting your time away!” These were the sanitised version of my father’s rants during my growing years. Of course, it was my duty to ignore him and continue to shoot my enemies’ faces. (on CRT) Then my ever-so-lovely Mum would walk calmly into the […]

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The latest weapon launched to wage war on Diabetes

Think of the most fearful killer disease you might suffer from. Chances are, you might reckon it’s cancer. Or perhaps a heart attack (ischemic heart disease). Maybe even a stroke (cerebrovascular disease). There is a new kid on the block when it comes to killer diseases – which is diabetes – and you may already have it […]

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5 Ways to have a Perfectly Miserable Insurance Buying Experience

We’ve all heard the horror stories. That rogue agent that disappears after the sale. The claim that was rejected. The policy that was massively overpriced and unsuitable. Everyone seems to have heard of such miserable experiences. Life Insurance seems to be fertile breeding ground for the stuff of these nightmares. So rather than just hear […]

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Why on earth would I want to learn about insurance?

I used to be hopeless at housework. My typically Chinese parents had spoilt me badly. Study hard and get good grades and they would settle everything else for me. I had no idea how to wash dishes or do laundry. Instant noodle was my speciality in the kitchen. You could forget about the idea of […]

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How I managed to claim $21,900 from my Insurer – even before my Policy was active

*This is a story contributed by Donald Lee, who helped his client claim all her medical and hospital bills – even though the policy was not fully inforced at point of diagnosis*   In this industry, we are often thought of as pushy and “sales-only” oriented. Which is really a negative image that all financial planners […]

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4 Positive things about Insurance that people fail to mention

Do you always have this feeling that the world is falling apart recently? South Korea’s Park Geun Hye ousted while her North Korea counterpart decided to showcase his shiny missiles. Trump accused Obama of wiretapping and everyone else of everything. Meanwhile, the Syrian refugee problem continues to haunt Europe. Here I am, marvelling our ability […]

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