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Question 2 (38 marks)

 

(a) Using the information given in the case study above, determine Belle’s

 

insurance requirement using the CPF Insurance Estimator found at

 

https://www.cpf.gov.sg/cpf_trans/ssl/financial_model/insurance_estimator/ie

 

1.asp

 

Assume in your study that under Dependant’s Needs:

 

i. Household expenses (including Parental Support) will be reduced by 30% in the

event of Belle’s death. Round down the result to the nearest whole number.

(need to show the step bt step how to derive the answer)

 

ii. Expected returns and Inflation are 2% and 3.5% respectively

(need to show the step bt step how to derive the answer)

 

 

In your answer, insert a detailed printout of your results – all the headings and their items must

 

be shown (a sample is shown below)

 

(18 marks)

 

 

 

 

b) Insurance is an important risk management tool for personal financial

 

planning, and insurers need to be able to make a proper and unbiased

 

evaluation of the risk they underwrite. To do this, insurers depend on the

 

principle of Uberrimae Fidei. Please read the two references given below:

 

1. Your Guide to Life Insurance found with The Life Insurance

 

Association (LIA) at

 

http://www.lia.org.sg/files/document_holder/Consumer_Guides/YGTLI_Eng%28Oct07%

 

29.pdf,

 

2. Section 25 (5) of the Life Insurance Act (Chap 142)

 

“No Singapore insurer shall use, in the course of carrying on insurance

 

business in Singapore, a form of proposal which does not have prominently

 

displayed therein a warning that if a proposer does not fully and faithfully

 

give the facts as he knows them or ought to know them, he may receive

 

nothing from the policy.”

 

 

 

i. What is meant by Uberimmae Fidei, especially in the context of insurance

 

contracts? Refer to Investopedia.

 

(6 marks)

 

 ii. Why is Uberrimae Fidei important to the underwriting and issuing of contracts of

 

insurance? What will be the impact of non-disclosure of material facts.

 

(6 marks)

 

 iii. If Belle were to die of cancer, comment on which of Belle’s insurance policies

 

will be paid out, and if not, why not. (8 marks)

 

Question 3

 

 

 

 

 

(a) Belle would like advice on how she can contribute to SRS in 2014. How and in what

 

amount can she contribute towards Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) Contribution,

 

when would she would be able to claim relief for the contribution. Give her your advice

 

with reasons.

 

(10 marks)

 

(b) From the SRS Booklet (dated 18 February 2011) downloaded from the Ministry of Finance

 

website, what type of investments are allowed under the SRS.

 

(5 marks)

 

(c) What are the criteria for, and total amount of Qualifying Child Relief Belle can claim for the

 

Year of Assessment 2014? Show working to justify your answers.

 

(5 marks)

 

Question 4 (22 marks)

 

(a) Discuss with Belle how she will be able to give her assets to her family (including her parents)

in the event she passes on.

(10 marks)

b) In the event that Belle passes on without making any formal arrangement (as discussed in (a)above) to pass on her estate, how will her estate then be distributed. Explain with relevant references.

(12 marks)