When I last wrote about getting life vs. term insurance, and firing my insurance agent now that MAS has made it possible for me to buy direct, it caused quite a stir as the articles were being shared furiously to spread the word that Budget Babe doesn’t trust most financial advisors. Not surprisingly, I got quite a few hate mail from insurance agents after, but that’s not going to stop me from writing on this topic because I think it’s important that all Singaporeans start to learn how to be smart (and not swayed) when it comes to buying their insurance.

If you’re keen to understand why, you may want to take a look at this piece I wrote for DrWealth on why the best financial advisor is ultimately…myself.

The biggest mistake people make when buying their insurance is trusting their agents blindly, without bothering to read …