Are you clueless about your own financial situation? Many of us do not have a clue about our own financial and retirement goals. Worse still, we do not even keep track of our spending and how much we are saving towards their retirement.  This is an issue. Everybody should know their own financial situation and goals. After losing control of their own financial situation, many of us end up accumulating insurance products that do not benefit us. Or even worse, we do not know what these insurance policies cover and end up getting policies with overlapping coverage. It will not[…]

I nearly forgot – I have an appointment with my financial advisor later! I guess I do not have to prepare anything for the appointment. Because, I have organised, neatly filed and placed all my insurance documents under my bed. Appointment time! “Good afternoon, Mr. Lim. Do you have all your documents prepared for your policy review?” my advisor asked. Obviously, I have safely kept all of them under my bed. I went to my bedroom to grab my documents. To my disbelief, the files were not there. I searched high and low throughout my house, but to no avail.[…]

In Kuala Lumpur, RM300 million of benefits went unclaimed in the insurance and takaful industry. The same goes for the situation in Singapore, an alarming amount of over 8,000 insurance payouts in Singapore are unclaimed in 2016. We tend to forget about these insurance documents and just dump them at a certain corner of our homes. We get you; it is hard to track the amount of important paperwork and documents that snowball over time. Woefully, insurance documents are often misplaced and overlooked, resulting in many unclaimed insurance policies. Has any of your loved ones ever experienced this? And what happens if you[…]