The idea behind Critical Illness Insurance sounds great.
If you suffer from a particular critical illness, then the insurance company will pay you a lump sum.
What sort of critical illnesses are covered are defined by the policy.
It all sounds great, and sounds like a very lucrative proposition. For many, this sort of insurance bets AGAINST your very own health. People think that if they sustain a heart attack, then they’ll be entitled to a lump sum under the policy. So, eating that hamburger and skipping that workout might actually pay out in the long term if your critical illness policy works the way you think it works.
Unfortunately, many of these policies don’t work they way that you think they work, or the way that the broker who sold you the policy explained it to you.
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