Tag: medical insurance

The Cost of Covid-19 Treatment Has Left Families Destitute Around the World

The continuing spread of Covid-19 in poor countries hasn’t only truncated hopes for an economic recovery. It has also bankrupted families who had to spend...

Here’s what you need to know about buying travel insurance during a pandemic

Just 18 months ago, the standard travel insurance policy wouldn’t have covered losses stemming from a pandemic. But nowadays some countries demand exactly that and...

A young techie deals with covid expenses and medical insurance

As the second covid wave makes its way through India, Mint speaks to people across the country on how they are saving, spending and coping...

My boyfriend agreed to go part time to look after my teenage kids. I paid him $650 a month. We split up — now he’s crying foul

Dear Quentin, I would like your perspective as to whether my perspective is off. I have been the primary earner in the household. A few...

How to pay for healthcare costs in retirement

As retirement risks go, it’s one of the more impossible to manage and mitigate. For years now, firms in the financial services industry, as well...

Here are the 10 best places in the world to retire

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret...

budget 2021: Budget 2021 could give more tax relief on medical expenditure, insurance in wake of Covid

The Finance Minister is set to present a paperless Union Budget on February 1, 2021, and has her task cut out given that the fiscal...

Americans are just one Supreme Court decision away from even higher drug prices

The newly configured Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in the Republican lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which would affect millions of people...

I’m 52, won’t live past 80 and have $1.6 million. ‘I am tired of both the rat race and workplace politics.’ Should I retire?

I started working when I was 19 and have been saving half of my salary since my mid-20s. Now at 52, I am tired of...

Health care will cost this much in retirement — but probably even more

A 65-year-old couple retiring this year should expect to spend about $295,000 on health care costs alone in retirement — but quite frankly, that estimate...

Insurers can’t hike premium of policy based on a single-claim experience

My senior citizen mother was treated for covid-19. The insurance company covered part of the claim on her individual health insurance policy as the amount...