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Insurance ‘myths’ contribute to public reluctance

first_imgInsurance is expensiveFinancial coach Philip Mulyana said during the webinar that people could essentially determine for themselves the kind of protection they wanted based on how much they were willing to pay, as insurance “is a flexible product that you can structure” accordingly.“Insurance companies can cover a huge amount of money with the small amount that you spend,” said Philip.“The price of an insurance premium depends on your coverage and age. The more coverage you want, the higher the premium,” Karin said.She explained that an insurance premium included the cost of risk and cost of administration to cover the customer’s policy. If the product has a cash value or an investment component, it also builds up to the pricing of the policy.Indonesians’ purchasing power has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in business closures, layoffs and furloughs across all business sectors. This is evident in recent consumer surveys and inflation rate touching the lowest level in 20 years at 0.07 percent in May.My employer covers my insuranceThe difference between what is offered by employers and independent health insurance is that the benefit of the former is only offered as long as the person is employed to that company, Philip explained. “If you are ill and you can’t continue your employment, you can’t continue that health benefit,” Philip noted.For Karin, the problem she has encountered frequently when discussing insurance coverage by employers is that many times the employee is not aware of the degree of coverage.  “Find out what’s covered and whether your spouse and dependents are also covered,” Karin said.This is an issue common to the “sandwich generation”, or those who have to provide for both their young family and old parents at the same time. These aging parents will need protection as well and might not be covered by existing insurance plans, Karin noted.It is difficult to access insurance“Information is available, you just need to do the research and spend time to read the offer,” Karin suggested.Customers can engage with insurance companies on social media, as well as other digital platforms, including buying policies on e-commerce platform Bukalapak or the Gojek app.Throughout 2019, 92 percent of policies were submitted electronically, while 15 to 20 percent of issuance policies were delivered within 5 minutes, down from policy issuance of seven to nine days prior. Aside from that, the share of e-policies has reached 46 percent.Topics : Young people do not need insurance“When you’re young, you think you’re bulletproof,” Karin said. “Unfortunately that is not always true”. She noted that the average age of a person making an insurance claim was 37 years old, with many illnesses deriving from unhealthy lifestyle choices. Apart from promoting a healthy lifestyle to prevent unwanted risks, insurance has become a financial vehicle that more young people are gravitating toward to hedge against risks.  “The cost of having insurance is cheaper when you’re younger because you have lower risk, and hence, a lower premium,” Karin noted.  Several myths surrounding insurance have contributed to the reluctance among the public at large to purchase its products, according to major insurer Allianz Life Indonesia.Allianz Life Indonesia chief marketing officer Karin Zulkarnaen explained that these myths persisted despite rising awareness about the importance of being insured due to the pandemic. Insurance penetration in Indonesia has been low for a long time, with 2017 data from the World Bank pointing to 1.3 percent life insurance premium volume to GDP.During The Jakarta Post’s webinar Jakpost Up Close on Monday, titled “How to navigate insurance during a pandemic”, Karin debunked the four most common insurance myths.last_img read more

Police think former NFL WR Reche Caldwell may have been targeted in killing

first_imgCaldwell’s mother, Deborah Caldwell, confirmed the news.”He was set up,” Deborah Caldwell said, via the Tampa Bay Times. “I’m going to follow it all the way to the end. You get killed right here in your hometown? You made a statement here, and y’all just took it away from us?”TMZ had more details on the shooting: Former NFL receiver Reche Caldwell was shot in his leg and chest outside his home, according to TMZ, and died at the age of 41.”Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim of a gunshot wound in the front yard of a residence. Officers immediately began providing life-saving measures,” police said, per TMZ. “Tampa Fire Rescue arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. This does not appear to be a random act. However, it is very early in the investigation and detectives are working to develop leads in the case. Updates will be provided as they become available.” Caldwell’s mother tells us [he] was getting ready to take his girlfriend out on a date when he went back inside his home to grab a jacket. Reche’s [girlfriend] says the former player was “ambushed” by a “couple of people” who jumped out of bushes trying to rob him. We’re told Reche was shot in the leg and chest — and someone called 911.Caldwell was the leading receiver on the 2006 Patriots, and the team issued a statement on his death. The receiver’s other teams, the Redskins and Chargers, also released statements.We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of former Patriot Reche Caldwell.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/mxBtkTXTKD— New England Patriots (@Patriots) June 7, 2020We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of former Charger Reche Caldwell.Our thoughts and prayers go out to Reche’s family, friends and teammates during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/vsoj0zeeWP— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) June 7, 2020We are terribly saddened to hear of the passing of former Redskins WR Reche Caldwell.Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Caldwell family along with all of Reche’s friends and teammates. pic.twitter.com/0uvTObcNRh— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) June 7, 2020Caldwell played for the University of Florida before the Chargers selected him in the second round of the 2002 draft. The Gators said in a statement, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of former Gator WR Reche Caldwell.”Caldwell finished with 152 catches for 1,851 yards and 11 touchdowns in his NFL career.last_img read more