Insurance

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
Give us your passwords
Rental flat residents asked to type SingPass details into insurance agent’s iPad to buy policies. - TNP
Aviva's whole life plan allows customers the flexibility to put their premiums on hold if they lose their job, with no interest or penalty charges. -Advertising feature
MAS: Conditions ripe for S'pore to become global insurance hub
It will work with players to build up capabilities to achieve 2020 goal. -BT
What the expert says
Financial stability in retirement begins with early planning and involves more than just basic insurance coverage. -My Paper

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