Maid insurance

Maid insurance

Insurer FWD provides zero excess for the mandatory security bond in its base plan.   FWD, Singapore’s only fully direct and online life and general insurer, has launched its latest product, Maid Insurance. The policy covers outpatient medical expenses related to...
Comparing life insurance products online

Comparing life insurance products online

New Web portal to help consumers make informed decisions about what policy to buy and how much coverage to get.   Consumers can quickly compare the premiums and features of similar life insurance products by different insurance companies using a new Web portal...
A holistic cancer care

A holistic cancer care

A new insurance plan by AXA Life looks beyond the disease and more at the patient and his or her needs.   Roger See was diagnosed with Stage 1 nasopharyngeal carcinoma or what is called nose cancer in 2005 when he was 52 years old and working as a taxi driver. As...
Extended insurance payouts

Extended insurance payouts

Life insurance company provides income for the client’s lifetime.   Addressing the issue of increasing life expectancies and that some current life insurance plans cap their payouts after 10 to 20 years, Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) has introduced...
Caring for the silver market

Caring for the silver market

Insurance plan covers basic accidental risks that elderly are prone to.   Insurer NTUC Income has launched a special plan to meet the needs of a greying population, which is expected to double in years to come. Called SilverCare, the plan aims at meeting the...
7 reasons you can’t retire

7 reasons you can’t retire

Do you look to your golden years with a sense of joy or fear? What kind of retirement do you see for yourself? BY: Robin Ann Rheaume Many people reach retirement age without enough money to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. The situation is often worse for women who,...