Insurance – the Key to your Financial Wellbeing

As you grow older, your responsibilities will grow, and before you know it, you’ll have a family to support. That comes with its own set of financial obligations, from college funds and home loans to cars and vacations. But if the pandemic has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected – and insurance is a vital risk management tool to protect you from unforeseen crises. It is a critical part of any financial plan – so let’s find out why insurance is so important for your financial well-being.
Jul 2022
5 mins read

Why insurance matters:

1. Protects you and your family
Given the unpredictable nature of life, every one of us could face financial problems someday. Life or health insurance provides a financial safety net for you and your family in case things don’t go as planned, mitigating the damage.

2. Reduces stress and anxiety
As the payments pile up, from rent to grocery bills, life can get daunting at the best of times. But when things go awry, a contingency fund can be a huge source of comfort. This way, you will cope better during financially difficult times without crumbling under stress and anxiety.

3. Gives you peace of mind
It's not just about money, it’s also about peace of mind. As a prudent, forward-thinking individual, you will sleep easier at night knowing that your family will be secure even if something untoward were to happen.

4. Helps you manage money effectively
The key to financial wellbeing is knowing how to effectively manage your money. This includes knowing how to allocate a budget for expenses; which funds to invest in; and most importantly, what kind of insurance you need. Your insurance commitments will help bring rigour and discipline to your budget planning.

5. Boosts your capacity to absorb shocks
Difficult times don’t come with advance notice, so it’s important to strengthen your financial capacity. The better prepared you are – whether it is with mutual funds, retirement funds, equity funds or insurance – the better equipped you will be to absorb financial shocks when they hit.

Remember, your financial plan is incomplete without insurance. It’s the financially smart way to protect everything you’ve worked for, secure your family and enjoy the fruits of your efforts with complete peace of mind.

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