Tweets on 2008-09-25

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I’ve previously dissected Bharti AXA’s AspireLife Unit Linked Life Insurance Plan and found it to be a terrific example for bad financial jargon, lame financial products, and lame advertising — in short a toxic financial product (as most ULIPs are). A recent issue of MoneyToday carried an ad for Bharti AXA’s Life AspireLife Unit Linked […]

A Real-Life Lesson: The Value of Being Debt Free, Having Independent Health Insurance, and an Emergency Fund

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The past one-and-half months have been traumatic as my mother’s health has steadily deteriorated into a critical condition. We’ve given her the best medical care possible — probably that’s what has kept her going this far. I couldn’t have afforded this medical care if it were not for three things: Clearing my debts and keeping […]

Tweets on 2008-09-03

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Due to a prolonged personal emergency, I haven’t been able to update this blog since early last month. I’d like to thank my readers who have written to me expressing their concerns. I’ll try and be back as soon as possible. Thanks for your support in this moment of need.