How to calculate the insurance required for your child's future
While choosing an insurance plan for your child, the primary thing is to ensure that there is sufficient coverage and no shortcoming of offered protection exists. There are certain steps that you need to take to ensure that the coverage offered by an insurance plan is sufficient. These steps are mentioned below:
- Plan for futuristic projections: A child plan, like the traditional insurance plan is always futuristic in nature and this means that the sum assured under the plan must match the mandatory future goals that your child will require, including the educational costs, costs for extra-curricular activities, any additional activity, higher education and also offers you the scope for saving for later life goals like marriage etc.
- Take inflation into account: Before calculating or arriving at the required amount of coverage that you desire for child, make note of the fact that any amount of financial planning is incomplete if inflation is not taken into account. Inflation or the general increase in prices over a period of time is a reality of our times and this means that by the time your child will be ready to fulfill the planned goals, the general costs will be higher than what they are today. Therefore, you have to ensure that inflation is taken into account and the corpus created by the term maturity is sufficient for complete coverage.
- Starting early is the key: The right kind of insurance that you will calculate for your child depends on the factor of time. This means that if you start early at the time of your child’s birth, the amount of fund-corpus that will be created by the time your child reaches the age where she/he requires educational needs will be more than enough. This is because the factor of time will be in your favor and therefore, your funds will grow by leaps.
HDFC Life offers HDFC Life YoungStar Udaan - a child specific plan that offers comprehensive financial benefits for your child so that you can give wings to your child’s dreams and aspirations. For details, click on the mentioned link: https://www.hdfclife.com/children-insurance-plans/youngstar-udaan
Income Tax Slab 2021-22
February 17, 2020
Income Tax Return Guide - Details You Should Know
November 07, 2016
Best Tax Saving Investment Options in 2022 (FY 2022-2023)
November 08, 2016
Subscribe to get the latest articles directly in your inbox
14 Best Investment Options In India
October 30, 2018
Short Term Investments: Top 11 Short Term Investment Options For 2022
November 08, 2016
Insurance vs Investment - Did You Get the Right Financial Plan?
November 05, 2018
Popular & Recent Articles
How to Plan for Retirement as Per your Age
"The thumb rule for retirement planning is - the earlier you start, the more you save. However, with age, your priorities change too. So, you need to factor in the cost of living in the present vis- a -vis future."
HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited. CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101.
Registered Office: Lodha Excelus, 13th Floor, Apollo Mills Compound, N.M. Joshi Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai 400 011. Email: [email protected], Tel No: 1800-266-9777 (10 am to 7 pm). The name/letters “HDFC” in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (“HDFC Limited”) and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited.
For more details on risk factors, associated terms and conditions and exclusions please read sales brochure carefully before concluding a sale.
|BEWARE OF SPURIOUS PHONE CALLS AND FICTIOUS/FRAUDULENT OFFERS