LIC’s New Pension Plus - can it replace NPS?
Insurance
Bipin Ramachandran

LIC’s New Pension Plus – can it replace NPS?

In September 2022, LIC launched a new pension product. LIC’s New Pension Plus – LIC’s NPP(plan number: 867) with features similar to NPS. In the case of NPS, the default retirement age is 60. But in the case of LIC’s NPP, you can choose the policy maturity age and this can be as early as 35. So, does the LIC’s NPP score over NPS? Let’s find out!

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Critical Illness plan review: Star Critical Illness Multipay Insurance Policy
Insurance
Pavithra Jaivant

Critical Illness plan review: Star Critical Illness Multipay Insurance Policy

To secure your finances against health emergencies, Primeinvestor recommends combing a hospitalization plan with a critical illness cover. Our earlier article has discussed ‘What to look for in a critical illness health plan’ in detail. We subsequently shortlisted a few critical illness covers, from which we reviewed Activ Secure Critical Illness Plan by Aditya Birla Health Insurance, Criti Care policy by Bajaj Alianz General Insurance and IFFCO Tokio’s Critical Illness Benefit Policy. Here, we review the Star Critical Illness Multipay Insurance Policy. We think this plan has a good structure without being over-complicated.

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How to use the free look period
Insurance
Pavithra Jaivant

How to use the free look period

If one acts quickly, a bad or unsuitable insurance purchase can be reversed. Here, we tell you about how you can use the free look period in life and health insurance policies to your benefit.

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Prime review: LIC’s Dhan Sanchay
Insurance
Bipin Ramachandran

Prime review: LIC’s Dhan Sanchay

LIC’s Dhan Sanchay offers a guaranteed income or a guaranteed lumpsum benefit, in return for either single or regular premium payments. It also provides life cover. This is a non-linked, non -participating, individual savings plan. This effectively means that the returns from this plan are not linked to the market or LIC’s own performance.

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A health insurance policy for the cost-conscious buyer
Insurance
Bipin Ramachandran

A health insurance policy for the cost-conscious buyer

When it comes to health insurance, PSU insurers may not offer the friendliest products, but they certainly score on claims settlement and affordability. Here, we review an affordable policy from a PSU insurer with a good claim settlement record.

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HDFC Life Sanchay Plus
Insurance
Aarati Krishnan

Prime Review: The new HDFC Life Sanchay Plus

HDFC Life Sanchay Plus is a non-linked, non-participating plan, which means that your returns from it are not dependent on the market or HDFC Life’s performance. You will be paid the promised return irrespective of both. The plan carries a life insurance component along with a return component.

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Arogya Rakshak, LIC, LIC Arogya Rakshak
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Pavithra Jaivant

LIC Arogya Rakshak – should you go for it?

The LIC Arogya Rakshak falls somewhere in between a hospital daily-cash policy and a critical illness cover. It is an individual health insurance plan from a life insurer that provides a definite benefit unlike indemnity health covers that only reimburse hospital expenses. It can be taken either on an individual or a family floater basis, with one member being the Principal Insured (PI).

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