Personal Finance »Insurance
  • 14 Oct 14
    06:14 PM
    Sixty-five year old Rajendra Shastri's life insurance policy expired a year ago. He is busy scouting for another one now as he has a specially-abled daughter who won't be able to fend for herself after Shastri.
    12:48 AM
    In 2006, there was only one stand-alone health insurance company in India. Now, there are five full-fledged ones.
  • 08 Oct 14
    03:19 AM
    Say your car is eight years old and, as you haven’t claimed any motor insurance, the no-claim bonus (NCB) on your car amounts to a 50 per cent discount on the premium. You plan to buy a new car next year.
  • 22 Sep 14
    12:23 AM
    I am 23 and have started working in June this year. I want to buy a life insurance policy but don't know which policy to buy. Please help.
  • 21 Sep 14
    10:27 PM
    Divya Gandhi, head of general insurance at Emkay Insurance Brokers, recounts two cases where a personal accident (PA) claim was denied. In one, the policy holder, who had a limp, had an accident and fell down.
  • 19 Sep 14
    02:12 AM
    After the recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir led to widespread devastation, tourists who sought to return from that state were asked to pay higher charges for airline tickets, according to reports.
    12:46 AM
    Customers might soon see specific general insurance products suited to their profession, income-bracket, age and need, if the recommendations of the Working Group on File & Use guidelines for the non-life sector is accepted by the  Insurance
  • 18 Sep 14
    12:25 AM
    The insurance sector is on the brink of a major technology-driven change, according to a research report on insurance and technology by the Morgan Stanley and Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
  • 15 Sep 14
    12:26 AM
    A contract of insurance requires both the parties to maintain utmost good faith. Once a policy is issued, the terms and conditions cannot be varied, unless such variation is expressly consented to by the insured.
  • 11 Sep 14
    03:16 AM
    Most salaried employees who are covered by their employers' group health insurance schemes put off buying personal health covers till they are close to retirement. Some may buy it only after retirement.


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