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Lifting the veil on insurance pricing

While the CompareFirst portal is a boon, buyers should do their homework as pre-existing conditions may be an issue for some types of cover

TOWARDS GREATER TRANSPARENCY: CompareFirst - a joint effort by the Consumer Association of Singapore, MoneySense, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Life Insurance Association - presents an eye-opening picture, particularly on the price disparity, whether one speaks of vanilla term life plans or whole life plans.

A DECADE ago, getting comparative quotes on life insurance plans was an uphill task, even for a financial journalist.

Today the CompareFirst portal ( - a joint effort by the Consumer Association of...

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