Myths About Insurance
Updated: Dec 6, 2021
When it comes to insurance, it is very easy to believe what we hear. Perhaps you have spoken to some family and friends about it. Most of them must have told you how seemingly impossible the coverage is. At some point, you can no longer differentiate the facts about insurance you learned from financial advisors and those myths that you heard other people say about insurance. And to honestly see the value of investing your money on home, car and business insurance, debunking the myths should be the first step to it.
Myth 1: Insurance Companies don’t Live up to Their Payment Plan
One of the worst fears of anyone who has put money in an insurance company is not to be able to get it when they need it the most. To think that insurance companies won’t pay out is a myth. Although there are some cases when the insurance company may refuse to pay, it is done for particular reasons. The common reason for the decline of the request is the non-disclosure of the client of valuable information. If you are not sure whether the information you have yet to provide is relevant or not, it is best to talk to an insurance advisor.
Myth 2: It’s okay not to Spill the Beans
If you think that it’s okay for you not to disclose all the information to your insurance company, to help keep the premiums down, then you are not helping yourself. In fact, you are putting yourself at more risk of not being covered by your insurance. It is necessary for you to spill the beans and tell your insurance provider everything that they need to know to strengthen your coverage. It is only through this that your investment becomes genuinely safe.
Myth 3: Insurance Coverage is Expensive
Can you imagine losing everything you worked so hard for after your home was put down by fire? Without insurance, you can only wish the heavens could give you enough money to rebuild your home from scratch. But that is just next to impossible. Weigh out the cost of insurance and the coverage that it provides. From there, you will see how precious it is.
If you are still not sure what type of insurance coverage to get, it would be best to talk to an insurance advisor. They can help you make the right choice.