Brajesh thought his life and career were on autopilot. At 34, the computer engineer was promoted to a senior role at his multinational company. His wife, 31-year-old Sunita, had also recently had their first child, a boy named Surendra. The young family had just bought their first home in Mumbai’s western suburbs when Brajesh developed […]
If you have a family, you’ve likely started taking financial planning seriously. This is especially true if you’re the primary breadwinner and have several dependants. Insurance is a must to protect your family against all eventualities, the most serious being critical illness and early, unexpected demise. Term life insurance is the most basic form, paying […]
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) caused almost 6 million deaths in India in 2014. There are many risk factors behind the most common NCDs. While some of them are beyond our control, others are modifiable because they’re linked to lifestyle. This infographic highlights some of the most common risk factors connected to NCDs.
The World Health Organization has divided critical illness into three broad buckets – injuries, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and communicable diseases and maternal, perinatal and nutritional conditions. As NCDs caused almost 6 million deaths in India in 2014, there is increasing focus on preventing these so-called “lifestyle-related” conditions. The infographic below highlights the most prevalent NCDs in […]
The burden of critical illness in India can be measured in different ways, but the statistics around non-communicable diseases – largely linked to lifestyle – are still shocking. NCDs caused almost 6 million deaths in India in 2014. Of course, as the second largest country in the world, the numbers will stand out. But when you use globally […]
made the right decision. A critical illness plan helps safeguard your income if you become sick. It acts as an income replacement and can be used to cover any costs not borne by your health insurance policy.
Kirtikumar Mehta’s life as a real estate agent was all-consuming. He traversed Mumbai daily to meet buyers and sellers, spending much of his time on the road, inevitably stuck in traffic. With two teenage sons and a wife to support, Kirtikumar was at the top of his game. His success as a prominent realtor paid […]
If you are diagnosed with a critical illness, your doctor will play an important role in your life. You will see them regularly and they may become a confidant to whom you reveal your fears and concerns.
Bharti Gehani’s life was seemingly sorted. The Mumbai native had a job as the general manager of a salon and spa, a solid group of friends with whom she traveled the world and had just gotten engaged.