INVESTMENT PREFERENCE AND IMPACT OF INSURANCE SECTOR

Mrs. L. A. Razia Fathima , Mr. E. Jeeva , Mr. R. Bhuvanesh

Abstract


An investment is an asset or item that is purchased with the hope that it will generate income or will appreciate in the future. In an economic sense, an investment is the purchase of goods that are not consumed today but are used in the future to create wealth. Insurance contract are the contract of mutual trust and confidence. Both parties to the contract i.e., the insurer and the insured must disclose all relevant information to each other. Individuals who insure their lives to cover the risks of old age and death are induced to save a part of their current income, which is by itself of great importance.   Insurance is also a source of employment for the people. The people get employed directly in its offices spread over the country and it also provides opportunities to the people to earn their livelihood by working as agent of the insurance companies. The availability of various sources of investment medias, the paper tend to understand preference of respondents towards investment sources and aims to identify the importance of Insurance sectors.

Keywords


Insurance, Investment, Awareness, Policies etc.

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