Insurance

One of the most popular life insurance options among Singaporeans today is the term life policy. That's because term life insurance offers more flexibility and much lower premiums than whole life policies. -MoneySmart
If you've ever been in a situation where you've not understood a word your financial advisor is saying when they're explaining different policy details to you (myself included), this online portal might help. -MoneySmart
Consumers can compare products and make direct purchase. -ST
Consumers can compare products, bypass agents for basic policies. -ST
The much-anticipated move to allow consumers to compare life insurance products without engaging a middleman is expected to begin next month. -My Paper
Home-grown insurer EQ Insurance has launched a hospitalisation plan for students. -ST
Allianz French life insurer fined over unclaimed funds
Allianz Vie fined 50 mln euros by financial watchdog. -Reuters
The business of retirement
Online, microsites have been created to give people simple frameworks to plan for retirement around, such as estimating their retirement expenses and figuring out how much income their current savings will provide. -BT
How much is your net worth?
You can quantify your net worth or the true state of your finances with a tried-and-tested formula. -The Star/ANN
Majority unprepared for retirement: Survey
Many hope to retire comfortably but only a minority are actually taking tangible steps to meet that goal, the survey of 1,000 Singaporeans and permanent residents. -ST

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