1) No one in Singapore needs whole life insurance

2) Most insurance agents will immediately pitch you a whole-life insurance or an ILP (which you should not take). You should not continue dealing with them.

3) Most agents have extremely poor knowledge in financial planning and investing. Some don’t even know the inflation rate and gives you bullshit numbers.

4) If you are lazy to settle your own insurance, you will pay an arm and leg for an agent to recommend an expensive product for you. Nothing wrong with that, if you’re lazy.

5) If you are lazy to settle your own investments, you will pay an arm and leg for an agent to funnel it through an ILP to get subpar returns for you. Nothing wrong with that, if you’re lazy.

6) Don’t buy endowment plans.

7) BUYING. INSURANCE. IS. NOT. INVESTING.

8) If you need to buy insurance …