Critical Illness Insurance
Happy Chinese New Year! The time for family reunions, great food, and of course…getting that sweet angpow! It’s a tradition where married adults give red packets containing $$$ to children, teenagers, and unmarried adults. You can actually get a sizeable amount over CNY. How to spend it is a question we ask ourselves every year. As most parents would advise when it comes to angpows, “Spend it wisely!” We’d recommend that as well! However, you don’t necessarily need to let go of treating yourself. Although there is no standard guideline, we recommend spending 80% of your angpow responsibly
Critical illness cover is becoming increasingly important as high medical inflation has persisted consistently for many years in Malaysia. Critical illnesses are serious illnesses such as cancer, stroke or heart disease. The high treatment cost for critical illnesses and its negative effect on ability to work makes it important for Malaysians to consider critical illness cover. For example, the average cost for a single continuous hospital stay for cancer across public and private hospitals in Malaysia was RM7,087 in 2017. There was an 11% increase in new cancer cases and nearly 30% more
Insurance is essential because it financially protects you or your loved ones against unexpected events such as hospitalization, critical illness, or even the unthinkable. When it comes to something so important, it’s advisable to avoid insurance mistakes for better financial planning and proper coverage. To avoid confusion, here’s a guide to avoid those mistakes. Source: Giphy Delaying getting insurance You may feel young, and that your insurance risk is very low. But so long as you are uninsured, uncertainty looms over your financial planning and financial worries can remain.