5 Insurance Covers That You Must Have

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What to do when you got an accident? To avoid difficult situations in life such as accidents, financial problems, illness you should have enough insurance covers. You can avoid uncertainty if you stay updated with the types of insurance you may need. You should take insurance policies against various unforeseen events. An insurance cover ensures that you do not face a financial emergency.

Insurance can burn a hole in your pocket. If you are properly insured, you can overcome it. Ensure that you have at least these five insurance covers.

You should have the following five insurance covers:

1. Life Insurance

There may be only one member in your family. Think about your dependents, and how their lives will be if anything happened to you. Some times for the family it will be hard to meet monthly expenses. You can avoid a similar situation and provide coverage for your loved ones. Buy a life insurance policy to suit your needs. Consider your annual income and your debts before buying a life insurance cover. Invest enough to cover the expenses of your family after your demise and also have a look at your goals, such as children's education and marriage. There are term policy, endowment policy, whole-life policy, money-back policy, etc., pick the right one for you from this.

2. Health Insurance

What to do if you got sick and hospitalized? , if the company you are working with had insured you then it will help you to pay for the hospital treatment. Now a days most of the companies are offering health insurance cover to its employees. Check if your company has an insurance plan that covers you. Know whether there are add-ons that you need. Some insurance plans offer hospitalization plans, critical illness plans, and daily cash benefit plans.

3. Motor Insurance

These days there is no household without a car or a bike. So, you should get one motor insurance; it's important that you get the correct one. According to our traffic system and conditions of our roads, it is always preferred to insure our vehicles. The law makes vehicle insurance mandatory in India. Check how much motor insurance coverage you may need. You can buy a comprehensive plan. This would also insure your vehicle against damage. If anything happens to your vehicle, you can fund your repairs using the insurance money.

4. Home Insurance

This is one people won't give much attention on. Home insurance is also important. If anything happens as a natural disaster, fire, robbery, earthquake, etc. it can damage your house and property completely. In such situations, you will face a lot of emotional and financial insecurities. You have to suffer the emotional sufferings, but you can share the financial problems with the insurance company if you have a home insurance. You cannot replace your house overnight, but you can rely on the insurance money.

5. Travel Insurance

Most people spend a lot of time and effort planning best trips and holidays now.This is for frequent travelers. A travel insurance plan covers you against unforeseen events while you travel. You may get illnesses and accidents when you are traveling in a strange place and lose baggage and theft of valuable items. Policyholders can also get cover for delays in travel, personal liabilities, accidental death, legal expenses, etc.Before taking a plan check if a plan covers cancellations, hijacks, and accidents. Choose the policy that is best for your needs. Insurance is available for both domestic and international travel.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:43 [IST]
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