Making mistakes is part and parcel of life. But a mistake associated with purchasing insurance is a mistake we cannot afford. Purchasing the wrong insurance policy with insufficient coverage or even overlapping coverage can hurt us financially in the long run. It will cost us precious time and money when it can be avoided altogether. Below is the list of common mistakes you could make when buying insurance. Let’s check them out. Not making any comparison Most of the time, people will avoid making comparisons for the insurance coverage that they’re going to purchase. It’s such a hassle they said. The[…]

23.07.2019, Tuesday. History has been made. Never has it occurred in the world of financial advisory that it is possible for consultants and consumers to share a mutually beneficial relationship with just a click of an app. For the consultants – no more shunned phone calls or cold calling, no more struggles in finding new leads and now you can just sit back and let the app do the visualisation of your client’s financial health on your behalf. Afterall, a picture paints a thousand words. Open cases after cases – with the support of SyncWealth’s proprietary features, specially designed with[…]

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[…]

Do you find yourself missing policy renewals and ended up in late payment? With SyncWealth, you’ll receive timely reminders way before your policy lapses. We know the importance of being sufficiently covered, and God-forbid it, we missed our policy renewal due to mistakes that were avoidable.  We’ve all been there. Mentally reminding ourselves. Getting our spouse to remind us. Writing it down in our notebooks. Typing it on our phones to help us keep track of our premiums, deadlines, bills, and all other possible payments – and that’s good. But let’s get real, that will only work if we remember[…]

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[…]