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What is life insurance and how it works: After breadwinner's death, here are ways for a family to survive
Wed, Mar 14, 2018
What is life insurance and how it works: The key issue is understanding how one can manage these risks. As the breadwinner of a family, the main question to ask while trying to understand the financial risk in case of loss of life is- If something were to happen to me today, will my family have the financial resources to maintain their lifestyle and achieve their financial goals, such as children’s education, marriage, etc. The answer can be found only through detailed introspection and analysis
Life insurance policy: Know here how much TDS you pay on maturity
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
If you think elimination of PAN details on this policy will help you avoid TDS, you should know that section 194DA guides 20% tax deduction on maturity claims pay out.
Want to earn from tax-saving schemes; here's a list where you can invest
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
If you are planning to claim tax benefits, start investing in the first quarter of a financial year so that you can spread your investments over the years.
HDFC Standard Life to list on bourses tomorrow
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company, which has recently concluded its Rs 8,695-crore initial public offering, will make debut on stock exchanges tomorrow. The shares will be listed on the BSE and the NSE, the company said.
SBI Life Insurance debuts on bourses at 5% premium
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
SBI Life, which is a subsidiary of State Bank of India, had raised up to Rs 8,400 crore via IPO (initial public offer). Its three-day IPO was oversubscribed by 3.58 times.
SBI Life Insurance IPO hits Dalal Street; should you invest?
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
SBI Life Insurance, a subsidiary of State Bank of India (SBI) will hit the market tomorrow to raise up to Rs 8,400 crore.
Five personal finance lessons from Game of Thrones that you must not miss
Mon, Aug 28, 2017
Game of Thrones fans are still coping up with the fact that they have to wait for two years, this time can be utilised for learning financial lessons from the show.
HDFC Life-Max Life merger on hold again as IRDA denies permission
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Max Life Insurance and HDFC Life had decided to merge to create a Rs 50,000 crore insurance company. However, IRDAI is not really pleased with their proposal and has turned down the scheme.
Got an appraisal already? Use that extra income to secure your future
Mon, May 15, 2017
An additional increment in your salary or a bonus also gives you the chance to boost your insurance coverage.
LIC to soon get bankers on board for managing lending operations
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
LIC has been into the business of insurance but they don't have expertise on loan risk assessment and resolution, sources said.
SBI to initiate IPO offer of its life insurance arm
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
The bank also said it would explore the possibility of diluting 8 percent of its stake in SBI Life Insurance through IPO offer, out of total 10 per cent offer for sale.
Life insurers see dip in new business premium in February
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Public life insurer Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a 12.2% decrease in its new business premium (first year premium) in February to Rs 6,847.59 crore as compared to Rs 7,806.41 crore
Of 24 life insurers, only 19 post profits in FY16, says IRDAI
Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Of the 24 life insurance companies operating in India, only 19 insurers remained profitable in 2015-16 with the sector's overall profits dipping by 2.57%.
Life Insurers' new premium collection doubles at Rs 16,000 crore in November
Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Bajaj Allianz Life witnessed a rise of 30% in new premium collection at Rs 220.67 crore.
Now book railway tickets online to get travel insurance for just 92 paise
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
The travel insurance scheme of the Railways was extended to the people who book tickets on line for a premium of Rs 0.92 paise.
Annual premium in life insurance grow over 20%
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Small players like Star Union Daichi and Indiafirst also reported strong (75-125%) growth likely due to activation of their banking channels.
Edelweiss Tokio launches Totalsecure+; life, critical illness cover up to Rs 1 crore
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited launched ‘Edelweiss Tokio Life - TotalSecure+,’ on September 26 with a view to provide a ‘comprehensive’ protection plan to subscribers.
Money Guru | Securing life of family with Insurance and various queries on Insurance, Part-II
Thu, Sep 01, 2016
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Insurance regulator issues draft guidelines for public listing
Fri, Aug 12, 2016
All general insurance companies, including the standalone health and reinsurance, shall take steps to get their shares listed on completion of eight years of operations.
EPFO disbursed Rs 47,000 crore as member benefits in 2015-16
Mon, May 16, 2016
EPFO is likely to consider and approve a proposal to provide life insurance cover to its subscribers for three years.