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Does my medical insurance cover me while I’m riding my scooter in Vietnam?

Does my medical insurance cover me while I’m riding my scooter in Vietnam?

Insurance is essential for scooter riders in Vietnam – and for all riders of two-wheeled vehicles in Asia! Adon Beddoes outlines how having a scooter as your main mode of transport can affect your medical insurance policy in the unfortunate event of an accident.

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Adon Beddoes

Adon Beddoes

Posted on November 01, 2017 in Insurance.

Are you more likely to get cancer than get married?

Are you more likely to get cancer than get married?

According to Macmillan Cancer Support, we are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than to get married. The consequences of cancer are often devastating, and with the rising costs of healthcare dealing with a serious illness can be financially challenging. Dermot Monaghan discusses how you can mitigate these challenges with a solid protection plan.

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Dermot Monaghan

Dermot Monaghan

Posted on July 24, 2017 in Insurance.

Life insurance - or is that death insurance?

Life insurance - or is that death insurance?

Infinity's Trevor Keidan is on an insurance roll at the moment, having covered travel and health insurance in previous posts. Now he’d like to turn your attention to life insurance, which is another vital cornerstone of a sound financial plan.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on July 24, 2017 in Insurance.

Cyber insurance: a new tool for protecting yourself against cyberattacks

Cyber insurance: a new tool for protecting yourself against cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are increasingly prevalent in the modern world and most people are vulnerable. Infinity's Duncan Taylor discusses the growing need for cyber insurance in a rapidly changing tech landscape.

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Duncan Taylor

Duncan Taylor

Posted on June 20, 2017 in Insurance.

Don’t confuse health insurance with travel insurance

Don’t confuse health insurance with travel insurance

Travel insurance will cover you against becoming ill or injured during a temporary visit abroad, but it's not a long-term solution for those who choose to settle abroad. Trevor Keidan explains why.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on June 12, 2017 in Insurance.

Don’t travel unprotected by insurance – please!

Don’t travel unprotected by insurance – please!

With any kind of insurance there are always the naysayers who believe that it is a waste of money. Infinity's Trevor Keidan has a very different opinion - here is a detailed list of reasons why you should never travel without insurance.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on June 08, 2017 in Insurance.

14 common questions regarding expatriate medical insurance in Asia

14 common questions regarding expatriate medical insurance in Asia

Infinity's Carl Turner answers some of the questions expatriates should ask when looking for medical insurance in Asia.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on May 28, 2017 in Insurance.

Specialist loss of licence insurance for airline pilots in Kazakhstan

Specialist loss of licence insurance for airline pilots in Kazakhstan

Being ‘grounded’ due to medical problems is often a pilot’s worst nightmare. Luckily, there is a solution in the form of loss of pilot's licence cover. Infinity's Dermot Monaghan investigates.

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Dermot Monaghan

Dermot Monaghan

Posted on May 02, 2017 in Insurance.

Maternity insurance for expats: don’t wait for pregnancy!

Maternity insurance for expats: don’t wait for pregnancy!

Maternity insurance is often overlooked by expats, but it is worth thinking about if you’re a young female - even if pregnancy is off your radar.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on April 06, 2017 in Insurance.

Specialist Loss of Licence Insurance for Expatriate Pilots

Specialist Loss of Licence Insurance for Expatriate Pilots

Infinity's Sam Barrie takes a look at a specialist insurance product that protects expatriate pilots from the loss of their pilot's licence.

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Sam Barrie

Sam Barrie

Posted on February 19, 2017 in Insurance.

Why expat women in Asia shouldn’t wait until they are pregnant to put maternity cover in place

Why expat women in Asia shouldn’t wait until they are pregnant to put maternity cover in place

Carl Turner takes a look at the ins and outs of maternity insurance cover for expatriate women.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on October 26, 2016 in Insurance.

Life insurance for expats in Asia – are your family protected if you move?

Life insurance for expats in Asia – are your family protected if you move?

Infinity's' Carl Turner explains the dangers of not reviewing life cover when you move countries. Vital information for expatriates.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on October 21, 2016 in Insurance.

Think you can do without health insurance when living overseas? This might change your mind

Think you can do without health insurance when living overseas? This might change your mind

In his debut post, Infinity's Simon Boyle takes a look at a horror story which underlines the crucial importance of health insurance for all expatriates.

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Simon Boyle

Simon Boyle

Posted on April 28, 2016 in Insurance.

Financial planning in an uncertain world (part 1): Kidnap and Ransom Insurance

Financial planning in an uncertain world (part 1): Kidnap and Ransom Insurance

Worldwide the number of kidnappings is skyrocketing and, worryingly for expatriates, it is increasingly foreigners, tourists and business travellers that are being targeted. For some expats, particularly in high risk parts of the world, kidnap and ransom insurance is now something to be considered as part of their financial planning.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on April 14, 2016 in Insurance.

The ‘secret’ insurance policy parents need to know about

The ‘secret’ insurance policy parents need to know about

Infinity's Trey Archer explains the many benefits of little known whole-life insurance policies for children.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on March 27, 2016 in Insurance.

Six reasons you can’t do without health insurance in Myanmar

Six reasons you can’t do without health insurance in Myanmar

Carl Turner takes a look at the importance of having international health insurance in Myanmar.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 22, 2016 in Insurance.

The importance of Medical Insurance and how to select a suitable plan

The importance of Medical Insurance and how to select a suitable plan

Infinity's Sam Barrie takes a look at selecting a medical insurance plan and suggests a number of ways to keep premiums affordable.

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Sam Barrie

Sam Barrie

Posted on March 14, 2016 in Insurance.

Life Insurance: Don’t leave home without it!

Life Insurance: Don’t leave home without it!

Nobody can predict what fate has in store but you can protect your family from the unforeseen as Infinity's Trey Archer explains.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on March 07, 2016 in Insurance.

Don’t neglect critical illness insurance

Don’t neglect critical illness insurance

Hong Kong consistently ranks among the best places in the world for expatriates to live but it can have a downside. Lynda Calver explains why you neglect to take out critical illness cover at your peril.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on March 01, 2016 in Insurance.

PROTECTION GAP – What is it? Do you have one? And if so, what size?

PROTECTION GAP – What is it? Do you have one? And if so, what size?

Infinity's Sam Barrie takes a look at insurance shortfall and the reasons why many people are vulnerable to the 'protection gap'.

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Sam Barrie

Sam Barrie

Posted on February 17, 2016 in Insurance.

Think you can do without health insurance in China?

Think you can do without health insurance in China?

No matter how healthy or lucky you are Infinity's Trey Archer makes a compelling case for all expatriates living in China to have health insurance.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on January 26, 2016 in Insurance.

What does insurance have to do with financial planning?

What does insurance have to do with financial planning?

Infinity's Trey Archer takes a look at insurance and examines its role in the financial planning process.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on January 13, 2016 in Insurance.

The importance of insurance – according to Winston Churchill!

The importance of insurance – according to Winston Churchill!

With over 60 years in public service Winston Churchill expressed opinions on many issues and usually in the most eloquent way. Infinity's Trevor Keidan takes a look at his attitude to insurance.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on October 26, 2015 in Insurance.

The tragic impact of severe family illness

The tragic impact of severe family illness

Someone who loses the capacity to earn a living, even temporarily, is robbed of their most valuable asset. Trevor Keidan looks at how severe illness to a family breadwinner can result in financial as well as emotional stress. And how it can be avoided.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on September 28, 2015 in Insurance.

Life insurance – we have the Romans to thank

Life insurance – we have the Romans to thank

The first forms of life insurance were created by the Romans however, as Lynda Calver explains, 2,000 years later the majority of families are still unprotected.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on August 03, 2015 in Insurance.

Unravelling the insurance misconception

Unravelling the insurance misconception

Peace of mind insurance is often misunderstood and under utlised. Paul Dodd takes a look at why so many people do not make use of vital insurances and as a result leave a yawning gap in their financial planning.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on July 20, 2015 in Insurance.

Life insurance: the three main factors affecting your premium

Life insurance: the three main factors affecting your premium

Lynda Calver takes a look at life insurance and the issues that affect how much you pay.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 07, 2015 in Insurance.

Don’t rely on Myanmar healthcare – ensure you carry international health insurance

Don’t rely on Myanmar healthcare – ensure you carry international health insurance

Carl Turner takes a look at the state of healthcare in Myanmar and explains why international health insurance is essential for expatriates.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on June 18, 2015 in Insurance.

Insurance: the importance of disclosure and the small print

Insurance: the importance of disclosure and the small print

Paul Dodd looks at insurance and the importance of disclosure and the small print.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on April 03, 2015 in Insurance.

The importance of life insurance

The importance of life insurance

What would be the financial implications of your death? It's an unpleasant a subject, but as Carl Turner explains, it is not something that should be ignored.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on August 11, 2014 in Insurance.