SINGAPOREANS' protection gap in terms of death and critical illness cover has been a perennial concern. But in recent years - in terms of death cover - that gap appears to be closing...

THE cost of investment and insurance products is stubbornly high in Singapore. But a new financial advisory venture - backed by a social enterprise group - may well be a game changer.

FEE-ONLY advisory firm Providend faced an uphill climb when it was set up in 2001.