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AI Driven Personalized Life Insurance Premiums; Aye Or Nay ?


wealthymttersThe mortality risk is not the same across different sections of the population.So one of the ways in which life insurance companies have traditionally competed is by restricting their offerings to people who have lower risks of dying early and thus keeping premiums lower and/or bonuses higher.The classic example is the Postal Life Insurance plans of the past that were offered exclusively to government servants vs similar plans of the LIC that were open to all. In more  recent times,insurance companies target the more educated, affluent, urban ,financially successful professional/managerial class with better living standards and access to world-class healthcare.

Insurtech powered by AI can increase the ability of life insurance companies to make fine distinctions in mortality risks, resulting in more risk classes .So one of the merging trends in life insurance is the increasing number of risk classes as insurers seek to better match risk with premiums.Thus in theory, rather than dozens of risk classes, thousands of risk classes or even lakhs of risk classes are possible. In fact if the AI is astute at risk classification, its possible that each policyholder would be in his/her own risk class. In other words, we would have personalized premiums,designed and calculated on a custom basis for each insured person. Read more of this post

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My Thoughts On YES Bank


wealthymattersPersonally I dislike being compelled to deal with murky businesses, taking on unknown and unknowable risks with my finances and gambling with the lives and well-being of myself and dependents, simply because those in the government think that we can all be compelled to be more honest by dealing via banks and serve the country’s development needs best by investing in financial products. Now as I’m hardly the type to keep my discontent and opinions to myself, I’ve also been one of those howling for a thorough overhaul of our banking and financial system on a pretty routine basis. However, I also believe that when the system delivers, we need to appreciate the breakthrough made. There is much around us to criticize, but let’s not allow our negativity to undervalue the good in what we have at hand. So let’s take a step back and evaluate things a bit. Read more of this post

How To Use A Short-Term Personal Loan To Improve Your Credit Score ?


personal loan to build credit scoreA credit score is a 3-digit number generated by credit information agencies such as CIBIL, CRIF ,Experian,Equifax etc ,based on which banks and NBFCs (Non Banking Financial Corporations, such as loan and insurance companies, co-operative banks, stock broking firms, etc.) evaluate a person’s creditworthiness ie their capacity and willingness to repay loans extended to them on time. Based on this assessment companies accept or reject loan applications.

The different credit score ranges and their grades are as follows –

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Effect Of Long Term Capital Gains Tax On Equity Investments


Effect Of Long Term Capital gains tax On Equity Investments

SEBI Classification Of Mutual Funds


SEBI Classification Of Mutual Funds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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