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Category Archives: Finance & Accounting

What To Consider When Choosing A Life Insurance Policy in the UAE

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In the UAE, life insurance penetration has been relatively low. This lack of uptake is no doubt due to the primary demographic of the population – expats. Most of the expats that make up the UAE’s workforce are young and therefore feel like life insurance is not something that they need. But in the UAE, […]

Changing Mindsets and Life Insurance.

With a vaccine on the horizon, optimism is growing about the COVID-19 pandemic drawing to a close. But, with life heading towards the new normal, people’s attitudes and mindsets have permanently changed. Changing Mindsets. It’s no surprise that both people’s attitudes and priorities are changing as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. A recent study […]

What Is The Impact of BOD-49 On The UAE’s Life Insurance Sector?

On the 16th October 2020, the UAE Insurance Authority brought in its much-discussed BOD-49 life insurance regulations. Whilst these were supposed to come into force earlier, the implementation of the new regulations was delayed by the pandemic. The BOD-49 regulations are intended to combat mis-selling and increase transparency and value for consumers. What Is The BOD-49 […]

The Puzzle of Critical Illness and Medical Insurance.

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Medical insurance is mandatory in the UAE. While, on the surface, this can seem like a positive, what it also does is leave many complacent about getting critical illness cover. Life Insurance, Critical Illness and Medical Insurance: The Differences. It can be hard to decipher the differences and benefits of different types of insurance, and […]

Understanding Life Insurance in the UAE.

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The life insurance sector in the UAE has an extraordinary growth rate (10% a year) and many competing insurers which means great deals for consumers in the UAE. But understanding life insurance in the UAE can be hard. So, how do you get the right deal for you? We’ve made guides before, but in this […]

The Basics of Saving for Retirement with Life Insurance

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When we think about life insurance, we don’t immediately think how it can help save for retirement. In reality, however, life insurance can really contribute to a retirement plan. This is especially important for UAE residents, the majority of which are expats and have to return to their home countries for retirement. Obviously, shrewd saving […]

Why You Should Choose Term Life Insurance.

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The burden of looking after a family can often seem enormous. Not only must you consider their general wellbeing, but also their financial wellbeing. How can you ensure that you will always be able to provide for them, including their financial futures? At IAE, we believe that one of the best ways to do this […]

Life Insurance: Avoiding the Financial Strain of Bereavement.

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Life Insurance is the simplest and most important way to lessen the financial strain of losing a loved one. Dealing with bereavement is a difficult task for anyone, so making sure that your loved ones are protected against financial difficulties in the event of your death is of paramount importance. The Cost of Funerals. Losing […]

Remote Advice and Life Insurance: Getting a Life Insurance Policy Post-Pandemic.

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Remote Advice and Life Insurance. Over the course of the pandemic, working remotely has become the familiar reality. But with lockdowns easing all over the world and people adjusting to the ‘new normal’, there seems to be no end in sight for working remotely. The remote advice market is expected to continue through at least […]

Why You Should Have A Life Insurance Policy and Critical Illness Cover.

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Many recognise having a life insurance policy as an essential, ensuring the financial security of your family in case the worst should happen. Of these people there are a huge amount that neglect the importance of critical illness cover. But, when taking out a life insurance policy, critical illness cover really shouldn’t be forgotten about. […]