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eEASY save V
1. What is eEASY save V?
This is a regular premium, non-participating universal life plan denominated in Singapore dollars. It matures on the policy anniversary immediately before the life insured attains 100 years old. This plan has a premium payment term of 2 years. It offers the opportunity for wealth accumulation, financial flexibility and the assurance of life insurance coverage through providing death benefit.
2. How can I benefit from this plan?
High Guaranteed Crediting Rates
With eEASY save V, you will enjoy a guaranteed crediting rate of 2.68% p.a. on your Account value for the first 6 years from policy commencement date. Thereafter, the crediting rate will be determined by us subject to the minimum guaranteed crediting rate of 0% p.a.
Financial Flexibility with Withdrawal(s)
This plan allow you to make partial withdrawal(s) any time after the policy issue date. Please refer to the Withdrawal(s) section for more details.
In the event of death during the policy term, 101% of the Account value, less any amounts owing to us, will be paid as the death benefit and the policy ends. We are unable to pay the death benefit for death from suicide within the first 12 months and for any death due to pre-existing conditions throughout the policy term. Please refer to the policy provisions for more details.
Rewarded with loyalty bonuses
This plan offers a non-guaranteed loyalty bonus, equivalent to 0.6% of the Account value, at the end of the 6th policy year and at every subsequent 6 policy year interval (12th, 18th, 24th, 30th, 36th policy year and so on), as long as no partial withdrawal has been made before.
Long term benefits to age 100
Enjoy the benefits of eEASY save V up to age 100. At maturity date, if the policy is still in force, the maturity benefit payable is the Account value less any amounts owing to us.
3. How is the Account value calculated?
The Account value is calculated as:
The Regular premiums less
a) premium charge on the first year Regular premium; and
b) partial withdrawal amount and partial withdrawal charges (if any)
plus accumulated interest.
1. Who can buy this plan?
You can purchase this plan for yourself if you fulfill the following criteria:
1. You are:
– a Singapore Resident with a valid NRIC or FIN; or
– a foreigner but you must be holding a valid Work Permit, Employment pass or Social pass.
2. You are between age 17 to 75 (age next birthday).
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2. How many policies can I buy?
There is no limit to how many eEASY save V policies you can buy.
1. What is the annual premium amount limit?
The minimum annual premium per policy is S$10,000. The maximum annual premium is subject to our approval. Annual premium amount must be in multiples of S$500.
2. How can I pay the premium?
You can choose to make payment for your total premiums as a lump sum at the point of application, or spread the premium payment over a 2-year period. This lump sum option allows you the convenience of pre-payment of second-year premium upfront at point of application.
|With ‘Lump Sum’ Premium|
Payment of first year premium and pre-payment of second year premium at application
|Payment of premiums over 2 Years|
Payment of first year premium only at application
First Year Premium & Second Year Premium
First Year Premium
Second Year Premium
Kindly note that for payments using PayNow QR and Direct Debit, policies are issued immediately once payment is successful.
For PayNow UEN and FAST transfer, kindly select ‘Pay Later’ Option when prompted. Once selected, an email will be sent to you as an acknowledgement of your application submission. Please be reminded to indicate your Reference Number under Transaction Reference. Kindly note for a premium size above S$200,000, you may be required to make multiple transfers.
3. When will GIRO deductions be made for the second year premium?
|Policy Anniversary Date||Scheduled Deduction Dates|
|1st attempt||2nd attempt(If 1st attempt unsuccessful)|
|1st of current month to 15th of current month||10th (of current month)||25th (of current month)|
|16th of current month to 31st of current month||25th (of current month)||10th (of following month)|
If the scheduled deduction date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, the deduction will take place on the next working day. We will notify you of any failed attempt to deduct the second year premium from the designated bank account. Kindly note that after two (2) unsuccessful deductions, the GIRO facility will be discontinued.
4. What are the benefits and terms & conditions for paying lump sum?
Etiqa is providing a discount of 3% on your first year premium if lump sum premium payment is selected.
Once you have opted in for lump sum premium payment and paid your total regular premiums as a lump sum:
- Premium payment for the second year premium is not required at the end of the first policy year.
- Withdrawal of the pre-paid second-year premium is not allowed during the policy term after the 14-day free-look period.
- Change of payment option is not allowed.
In the event you surrender the policy before the end of the first policy year, we will refund the second year premium (without any interest) and the surrender value.
5. What will happen if I stop paying premium?
If you have chosen to spread the premium payment over a 2-year period, the second year premium should be paid within 30 days from the premium due date. If premium is not paid on time, this policy will lapse and we will pay the surrender value (if any).
6. How do I know if my application has been completed?
If your application and premium payment are successful, you will receive a confirmation email with your policy documents.
7. How can I view my policy status?
You may view your policy status such as your Account value and annual policy statement on TiqConnect.
1. How can I withdraw money from my policy?
You may withdraw money from your policy through the following ways:
You may request for partial withdrawal(s) after the policy issue date, subject to the following
• The withdrawal amount must be at least S$500 (or its multiples) per withdrawal
• Partial withdrawal will reduce the Account value by the withdrawal amount and partial withdrawal charges (if any).
• With the exception of free partial withdrawal benefit as described below, any partial withdrawal made within the first 6 years from policy issue date are subject to the following charges. After the first 6 years, you can make partial withdrawal(s) without any charges.
|No of years from Policy commencement date||Surrender Charge / Partial Withdrawal Charge(% of amount withdrawn from Account Value)|
|7 and above||0%|
Free Partial Withdrawal Benefit
You may make partial withdrawal(s) without paying partial withdrawal charge upon the following events:
If You or Your spouse is certified by a Doctor to:
a) be physically or mentally incapacitated from ever continuing in any employment;
b) have a severely impaired life expectancy;
c) lack capacity within the meaning of Section 4 of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the lack of capacity is likely to be permanent; or
d) be diagnosed with Terminal illness.
We may appoint a Doctor to re-examine You or Your spouse on the certified medical condition.
You can exercise this benefit subject to the following conditions:
a) Any of the above-specified events has to occur after the policy issue date or latest reinstatement date;
b) The maximum partial withdrawal amount is the lower of S$50,000 or 50% of the total regular premiums paid (not including Premiums paid in advance); and
c) This benefit can only be exercised once throughout the policy term.
Upon full surrender, we will pay the surrender benefit in one lump sum which is equivalent to the Account value less surrender charges (if any) and any amounts owing to us. You may request for a full surrender any time after the free look period.
2. How can I request for a partial withdrawal?
You may make a partial withdrawal after the policy issue date by logging into your personal account on TiqConnect. You will receive the partial withdrawal amount via Direct Credit to your DBS/POSB bank account registered with us during application.
1. What if I change my mind?
You may return this policy for cancellation within 14 days after you receive the policy document, for any reason. We will deduct any costs incurred by the company in assessing the risk under the policy, such as payments for medical check-up and other expenses, from the premium you paid and refund the balance to you.
If your policy document is sent by email, we consider this policy is delivered to you 1 day after the date of emailing.
1. How to file for a death claim?
To file for a claim, written notice must be given to us within 3 months of the occurrence of the claim event. The claimant must supply at his/her own expense, all certificates, information and evidence required by us for assessment of the claim. We reserve the rights to conduct a post-mortem and we will bear the expenses.
1. What is a universal life plan?
Universal life plan is a whole life insurance that pays a death benefit and allows buildup of cash value through offering interest crediting rate. Our universal life plan offers a guaranteed minimum crediting rate.
2. How do I check the status of my requests via TiqConnect?
If you have submitted a request via TiqConnect, you may refer to ‘My Request’ tab on your personal TiqConnect account for all your request status including any partial withdrawal(s).
3. I am still not sure if I need this product. What should I do?
This product is sold online without advice. If you are unsure of the product suitability, you are encouraged to seek advice from a financial adviser who will be able to advise you on other suitable product(s).
You may contact our friendly Customer Care Consultants through Whatsapp at +65 6887 8777 during our operating hours – Mondays to Fridays, 8.45am to 5.30pm, for assistance.
4. Are there any useful resources which I can refer to?
You should consider your financial commitments (e.g. loans, family expenses and children’s educational needs) and existing insurance coverage, including insurance provided by your employer, when deciding the insurance coverage that you need. You may use the Insurance Estimator from Central Provident Fund to help you decide on the amount of coverage you need.
You should also consider whether you can afford to pay the premiums for the entire duration of the policy, taking into account your outstanding loans, regular expenses and your income over the long term. If you are unable to pay the premiums, your insurance policy will lapse (or end) and you will no longer be covered. You may use the Budget Calculator available on the MoneySENSE website to check if the premium is affordable based on your current income and expenditure.
You may also consider the different types of Direct Purchase Insurance (DPI) and other types of life policies available, and whether the life policy is suitable for your financial circumstances and needs. To do this, you may visit the compareFIRST website to understand the features and premiums of DPI and other types of life policies.
5. What is Selected Client and Trusted Individual?
Under MAS regulations, we are required to identify and put in place safeguards for customers who are Selected Clients. A Selected Client is someone who fulfills two of the following:
– 62 years and older;
– Not proficient in spoken or written English; or
– Has below GCE O-level or ‘N’ level or equivalent qualification.
If you are a Selected Client, you may only proceed with the online purchase if you are comfortable to do so without a Trusted Individual. A Trusted Individual is someone who meets all the following:
– Is at least aged 18;
– Possesses at least GCE ‘O’ or ‘N’ level certifications, or equivalent academic qualifications;
– Is proficient in spoken or written English; and
– Is a person you trust
6. How is my policy protected?
This policy is protected under the Policy Owners’ Protection Scheme which is administered by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation (SDIC). Coverage for your policy is automatic and no further action is required from you.
For more information on the types of benefits that are covered under the scheme as well as the limits of coverage, where applicable, please contact us or visit the Life Insurance Association (LIA) or SDIC websites (www.lia.org.sg or www.sdic.org.sg).
7. Where is my premium invested?
Your premiums are invested mostly in bonds. Investment return is affected by bond performance like dividend yield and actual profit / loss realization in addition to policyholder’s behaviour like withdrawal, surrender, etc.
8. Who is Etiqa?
Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd. is a licensed life and general insurance company registered in the Republic of Singapore and governed by the Insurance Act. It is an insurance arm of Maybank Group which is among Asia’s leading banking groups and South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets. To know more about our corporate profile, visit our website at www.etiqa.com.sg.
9. Who should I contact if I have further questions?
You may contact our friendly Customer Care Consultants via WhatsApp at +65 6887 8777 during our operating hours – Mondays to Fridays, 8.45am to 5.30pm. We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays.