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Tangerine Insider

A Sustainable and Secure Future

A secure financial future goes beyond finances alone, it permeates every area of life, including a safer, cleaner world.
Niniola Yomi-Layinka
Tangerine Insider

ARM Life joins Tangerine Life

To provide our customers, with a financially secure future, we have continually created financial solutions. Now, we have more great news!
Tofarati
Tangerine Insider

Attaining financial security on a 'Middle Class' income (2)

When budgeting is done and reviewed properly, insights into personal lifestyle choices can be reviewed more clearly.
Nnayelu Ijezie
Tangerine Insider

Attaining financial security on a 'Middle Class' income (1)

Attaining financial security on a 'Middle Class' income (1)
Nnayelu Ijezie
Tangerine Insider

Financial Inclusion and Life Insurance

When budgeting is done and reviewed properly, insights into personal lifestyle choices can be reviewed more clearly.
Niniola Yomi-Layinka
Product Education

Insurance cover in life and after life

Our Term Life Plus insurance plan goes a step beyond cover in case of death to include a redeemable critical illness benefit.
Niniola Yomi-Layinka
Tangerine Insider

Insurance Innovation and the opportunities available

Jolted by several factors the global insurance industry has in recent years, evolved. How has it evolved and what opportunities does this present?
Niniola Yomi-Layinka
Tangerine Insider

Protecting Lives: Our new documentary

Protecting Lives is serious business. Ask anyone who has done it before. Don’t know anyone? No worries, Tangerine Life has you covered.
Tofarati
Product Education

REAL COVER for you and the heroes at the frontline"

Protecting Lives is serious business. Ask anyone who has done it before. Don’t know anyone? No worries, Tangerine Life has you covered.
Tofarati
Product Education

SIMPLER, SAFER, FASTER; How the Tangerine KYC process works

KYC is an acronym for Know Your Customer. The KYC process is a guideline for businesses designed to help them accurately identify the customers they are doing business with.
Olamide Olawale
Tangerine Insider

Tangerine goes to ArtX 2020

This year, Tangerine is once again going to - ArtX and it promises to be even more fun than last year.
Tofarati
Tangerine Insider

Tangerine Health insurance, your ticket to better health

Our goal is to provide a financially secure future for all Nigerians. We realize that it is impossible to do that without considering healthcare. So we came up with a solution.
Tofarati
Tangerine News

Tangerine Life joins forces with insurance companies to provide COVID-19 Insurance Cover for Health Workers

In these difficult times, our health workers and volunteer caregivers are our first line of defence against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Tofarati
Product Education

Tangerine Term Life insurance plan: Protecting your loved ones in uncertain times

Tangerine Term Life Insurance plan is designed for uncertain times like this. Get a fixed payout of N1 million for your loved ones.
Tofarati
Product Education

The Inspiration Behind The User Experience Of The Tangerine App

Adventures of Titi is a web video series featuring a young law graduate Titi and a YouTube channel where she discusses the importance of financial security, especially insurance.
Olamide Olawale
CSR

We did it! Thanks to you

We presented the 2020/2021 Academic year Tangerine Life Recycling Scholarship to its recipient- Yetunde Saheed.
Tofarati
Tangerine Insider

We just launched Project Life

In light of recent events in Nigeria, we felt the need to lend a helping hand to help people rebuild all that has been lost and cope with what cannot be rebuilt.
Tofarati
Tangerine Insider

We’re bringing Tangerine to you

At Tangerine, we plan to help you attain financial freedom by further optimizing our services through digital platforms; to guarantee your convenience and safer transactions.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

What does the Tangerine mean?

When we chose the fruit, what were we thinking? What is the difference between a Tangerine and an Apple? What do our colours mean?
Tofarati
Product Education

10 Insurance terms you should know

Insurance is a contract signed by an entity (individual or company) and a company (Insurance company) with the latter agreeing to provide financial protection or reimbursement in case of specified losses as stated in the contract (policy).
Olamide Olawale
Product Education

3 things that make the Tangerine Life App the best place to buy Insurance

Beyond the slick, beautiful looking interface of the app, the Tangerine app at its core is a suite of well thought out products, designed to help you live a life without worries and secure your financial future.
Olamide Olawale
Gen Z's know money

8 financial goals that could turn 2021 around for you

Traditionally, in the first few weeks of the year, people set financial goals and some people make conscious efforts to achieve those goals. However, if you weren’t able to set goals or you haven’t been able to set the ball rolling on your planned goals it is not too late to get started.
Olamide Olawale
Product Education

A financial plan that assures better health

Access to quality healthcare and quick diagnosis assure a high chance of recovery from a disease like Malaria.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

ANDROID NATIVE WITH KOTLIN AND THE TANGERINE LIFE APP

Kotlin is an Android-compatible language that is concise, expressive, and designed to boost the productivity of developers so they can build high-performance mobile applications.
Olamide Olawale
Tangerine Insider

Create your risk management checklist

Security is an indispensable need in every aspect of our lives therefore managing risk is equally as much about identifying opportunities for progress as avoiding or minimizing losses.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

Financial literacy for Gen Y’s and Gen Z’s and its benefits

Financial literacy is having the necessary knowledge to make good decisions about your money. \nThe importance of being financially literate ties directly to one’s chances of growing and managing wealth. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
Olamide Olawale
Gen Z's know money

Four Financial red flags to avoid in 2021

Red flags are oftentimes attached to relationships, but we would like to inform you of red flags you need to avoid regarding your finances in 2021 i.e., what ways can you disrespect money that will be unhealthy for you and your finances.
Adeoluwajoju Aladegbongbe
Tangerine Insider

Gen Z’s and Gen Y’s! The biggest financial lessons to learn from Gen X and Baby boomers.

Over the last century, most of the world’s finances have been managed by the ‘Baby Boomers’ and ‘Gen X’. Nigeria is not an exception to this, the finances of families, organizations, and religious institutions to mention a few have been controlled by the people in the two generations.
Olamide Olawale
Product Education

Get a sustainable plan to financial security

Tangerine is committed to helping individuals (no matter the socio-economic class) get on the right path to financial recovery and security.
Anuoluwapo
Product Education

It Starts with You

A world with 'Zero Malaria' Starts with you
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

Normalizing Women's Financial inclusion

Without intentional efforts to include and support women, we will not solve financial inclusion.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

Preserving the systems that secure our future.

A healthy and safe world rooted in sustainable practices impacts our chances of providing genuine financial security for us and generations to come.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine CSR

Tackling pollution, offering Hope

Join the initiative to offer hope while preserving the planet for the next generation.
Anuoluwapo
Tangerine Insider

What has Gen X told you about Life Insurance and what are your thoughts about it?

According to research on the Nigerian fintech space by Mckinsey, only 3% of digital financial products are focused on Insurance, while the others cover payments, savings, investments, accounts, and loans.
Olamide Olawale
Product Education

What I learnt while Building Tangerine Life App

My name is Dotun Jolaoso and I currently work as a backend Engineer at Tangerine Life. Over the past year, we have successfully built, shipped, and launched insurance products designed to help solve several financial problems for the average Nigerian at affordable rates.
Olamide Olawale
Product Education

Why we preferred NestJS for building our Tangerine Life APIs

Choosing server-side technology is one of the most important decisions that every CTO or VP of Technology must make. The choice determines how fast a product can be shipped to market, the total cost of ownership and what future maintenance will be.
William Ukoh
Gen Z's Know money

Financial Freedom - A Myth or a Reality?

In layman's terms, financial freedom is having enough money to never worry about money again. We often mistake financial independence for financial freedom. At the end of this article, we hope you are able to differentiate one from the other and see that financial freedom is indeed possible.
Olamide
Gen Z's Know money

How to finish the year strong financially

The Ember months are here and the race to finish the year strongly has begun. I mean, who doesn’t want a December filled with “milk and honey” or sweet, sweet Tangerines, everyone wishes for a December where they can spend and enjoy themselves as a reward for all the work throughout the year (That Detty December vibe).
Olamide
Product Education

Finance doesn’t end at Savings, Investment or Retirement - Enter Insurance

Let’s play a game. If you got a hundred thousand Naira for reading this article, what would you spend it on? Given that you've chosen your answers, I am sure Insurance was not an option. This isn’t because you don’t think it’s important, rather it is because you do not understand why you need it.
Joju
Tangerine Insider

Tangerine Africa is Making Finance Sweeter

Tangerine Africa, a financial services company, is leading the way in designing financial tools and services that are accessible to everyone no matter who they are or where they are from and is giving the world a front seat in this journey through its new campaign ‘Finance Made Sweeter”.
China
Product Education

Using Tang Overdrafts

Nowadays, our needs are increasing at an astronomical rate: there’s always a bill to cover or a shopping list to get through. As a result, we could go over our budget before the month runs out, leaving us without extra cash to get what we want urgently. But Tangerine’s (Tang) Overdrafts in the app means you can now get extra cash anytime to get what you want.
China
Product Education

Making a Case for Insurance

We understand value better in retrospect. If someone told you that it was going to rain today, you probably won’t see the value of that information until it rains. It goes like this for almost everything in life.
China
Tangerine Insider

How to Make People Care about Sustainability

Some of the best movies are those with flashback scenes. Because a good flashback typically gives a clearer perspective to the present and helps us, the viewers, connect all the dots.    So, in the spirit of flashbacks and gaining a clearer perspective, here’s a necessary flashback for sustainability, one that serves as a necessary reminder of our collective responsibility and how to map the way forward.  
China
Product Education

If Insurance plans were romantic partners

There’s one question that keeps us up at night; makes us toss and turn; makes us pace back and forth. And believe it or not, that question is: what if some insurance plans were...romantic partners?
China
#IWD

The Unconscious bias we have against Women

Remember that one time you requested for an Uber ride and your driver was female (ok ok, maybe unlike some of us, you’ve never had to take an Uber) or that time you saw a female bus driver and couldn’t help but be shocked?
Nnenna
Product Education

We Traveled to the future to have a Conversation about Pensions

Breaking news! We took a trip to the future to have a conversation(with the future) about pensions in Nigeria. This time-travel was inspired by our obsession to go over the top for you, and answer all your questions about pensions or any of our products in ways no one has ever thought about.
Nnenna
IWD

Give 22 Women Free Insurance Cover to Power their Hustle

Stability is the life force for business owners. For entrepreneurs to keep building thriving businesses, they need cover from loss, damage, and unforeseen expenses across all corners of their lives.
Nnenna
IWD

How to position your business for continuity

It is often said that any country where you do not find a Nigerian running a business is as good as uninhabitable. This underscores the dogged African spirit or in this case, the dogged Nigerian spirit. The will and drive to always find a way.
Nnenna
Tangerine Insider

What happens when Tangerine Meets Polo?

On Saturday, the 9th of April 2022, some of the most prestigious polo teams in Africa converged at the Ikoyi Polo Club to compete in the 2022 President’s and Easter Cup. The tournament, which is set to last for a week, has been packed with thrilling moments, and Tangerine is at the centre of it all.
Nnenna
Product Education

Switching to Tangerine Pensions, a Guide.

You might have seen/heard about this zesty brand, Tangerine and perhaps you are currently protecting yourself and the things you love with Tangerine Insurance, and then the National Pension Commission (PenCom) says you can switch from your current Pension Fund Administrator to Tangerine Pensions, so you are asking yourself, why you haven’t switched yet.
Nnenna
Product Education

A secure future: The gift your child deserves

It’s just natural for parents to want the best for their child(ren). We say it is natural because the moment a child is born or adopted, your love, genuine affection and commitment to the child grows most often than not without tutelage.
Nnenna
Under the hood

Our priority is building products to help people build a secure financial future

There has been an increased need in recent years for Product managers (PM) in the Tech space as more and more companies strive to innovate and develop products that meet their customer’s needs or solve a problem. “The product manager of today is increasingly the mini-CEO of the product.”
Nnenna
Product Education

Understanding your Pensions/Retirement Savings Account

We found out there are 3 categories of people when it comes to understanding pensions and how it works. Here is what we think.
Nnenna
Product Education

What type of auto-insurance do I need?

We have all agreed that whatever you spend your money to acquire or whatever you own needs to be protected right? Since we have established that fact, let’s help you choose the right insurance plan for your car.
Nnenna
Tangerine Insider

A Very Sweet Partnership

The sweetest partnerships are the obvious kind. At first glance, you can see how they would work perfectly, how their personalities correspond, how their core values align, and understand without being told why this is meant to be.
Nnenna
Tangerine Insider

Look who got a Tang Badge

While the title, Head Engineering & Core Business Application sounds very streamlined, you’ll be surprised to find out the role requires more than just a good background or commendable track record in engineering as we will see from Saikat’s POV.
Nnenna
Product Education

Lights, Camera, Action. Plan for your future like a star.

Remember how you wanted to grow up so fast as a child/teenager, the future promised to bring you all the beautiful and imaginative pictures you had in your head. The lives the adults had was the ultimate and you couldn’t wait to live it; and boom, lights, camera, action, you’re on stage and it’s time to be an adult.
Nnenna
Product Education

Protecting Your Loved Ones in the Afterlife

“We are never going to be the same”. Those were my mom's words when the news broke out about our Dad’s demise.
Olamide
Product Education

BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON – PREPPING FOR NOW AND THE FUTURE

As we gradually draw the curtains on ‘summer 22’ and transition into another school season, we have put together a few tips to help parents transition and prepare for now and the future.
Nnenna