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Disability insurance is good for everyone, regardless of age: BT Podcasts

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It doesn’t occur to most of us to cover ourselves specifically for disability. But disability can strike at any time and any age. Lee Kim Siang speaks to David Yip, head of accident and health business at Great Eastern and Willis Lau, Great Eastern financial representative and financial influencer for more insights.

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This episode is brought to you by Great Eastern.

Do note: This podcast is meant to provide general information only and does not have regard to the financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. GREAT CareShield is underwritten by The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited. T&C apply. Protected up to specified limits by SDIC. Visit for more product information.


00:50 How likely is it that one will become disabled?

01:44 An overview of GREAT CareShield

04:51 The importance of long-term care insurance

07:06 How much should one spend on long-term care insurance?

08:10 Busting the myth that disability is permanent

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GREAT CareShield | Great Eastern Singapore

Put disability misconceptions to rest | Great Eastern Singapore

Health insurance | Great Eastern Singapore

Written and hosted by: Lee Kim Siang (

With David Yip, head of accident and health business, Great Eastern; Willis Lau, financial representative and financial influencer, Great Eastern

Edited by: Emily Liu & Claressa Monteiro

Produced by: Lee Kim Siang & Emily Liu

Engineered by: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

Executive producer: Claressa Monteiro

Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media


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