Today I’m going to walk you through some very common mistakes that people make while buying life insurance. And you should avoid these horrible mistakes before you buy life insurance at all costs.Continue Reading
Insurance is a legal contract in which two parties (Insurer and Insured) come into a mutual consensus. Like other contracts, there is no scope of verbal commitments; therefore, while signing such a contract, one ought to be aware of each and every aspect of it such as exclusions, deductibles, surrender value, cash value, and the like. Today, I’ll list some important questions that you should ask your insurance agent. Before buying life insurance, you should seek answers of these questions from your agent. If he/she fails to answer then simply say ‘No’.Continue Reading
We have seen a significant growth in the insurance market around the globe and this sector has also progressed significantly in India. Rapidly growing insurance market in India is luring many private and public sector companies. Many renowned companies want to take advantage of this time and that’s why, the list of insurance companies (public and private sector) by IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) is increasing day by day. In India, all insurance companies run under the guidelines and rules of IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority). In terms to provide insurance related products in India, a company should have an approval from IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority); therefore, it’s mandatory for customers, to see whether their company has approval of IRDA or not? In this article, we are showing you a list of life insurance companies; which are approved by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority to provide life insurance services in India.
Insurance is clearly a legal contract between insured and insurer and it works on utmost good faith; which means both parties (Insurer and Policyholder) are supposed to disclose all the facts clearly. In insurance contract, insurer has a legal obligation to honor the claim.
Usually, no insurer rejects a claim request unreasonably because of stringent guidelines of IRDAI; however, if you think that your claim deserves to be honor but your insurer is not doing so. Then you can force him to pay your insurance claim by approaching authorities setup by the government. You can also take this matter to civil courts but before that, you should approach the authorities that are especially established to handle insurance related disputes.
If you have filed an insurance claim and it’s been rejected by your insurance company and you think it’s unfair, then there are many ways to file a complaint against the insurer. Generally, no insurance company rejects a claim request unreasonably; there are many reasons due to which an insurer may refuse to honor a policy claim. However, if you think that it’s unfair and you have supporting documents (like: policy wording, premium receipts etc) to prove that your claim should be honored then don’t embarrass, there are some authorities setup by the government to help you.Continue Reading
Policyholders can surrender their policies if they have paid the premiums for three or five consecutive years from inception (For new ULIP policies, IRDA has increased the lock-in period from three years to five years). If policyholder fails to pay premiums for at least three or five consecutive years from inception then he/she may not be entitled to get surrender value or paid-up value.Continue Reading