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Critical illness coverage: Insurance for your income - BT Money Hacks (Ep 129)

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Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips.

How can you make sure you don’t suffer ‘lost earnings’ from having to take time off work to recover from an illness? And how affordable is critical illness coverage in this inflation-riddled environment?

For more insights, correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Colin Chan, managing director for group marketing at Great Eastern.

This episode is brought to you by Great Eastern.

Highlights of the conversation: 

01:53 The concerning critical illness insurance gap

04:44 The lingering misconceptions debunked

08:31 Affordability of C.I. plans

09:56 C.I. coverage continues to evolve

12:19 How to reframe the message

Produced by: Howie Lim ( and Claressa Monteiro

Edited by: Howie Lim

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