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Pentingkah Memiliki Asuransi?

sunset di Kuta Bali
Dulu tiap kali denger kata asuransi, gw selalu antipati. Rasanya seperti, "Apaan sih asuransi-asuransi? Udah duit ilang, nggak dapet apa-apa, mending diinvestasikan aja lah" Asuransi yang gw punya cuma asuransi kesehatan aja karena otomatis terdaftar di Askes sebagai anak dari PNS.

Asuransi adalah pertanggungan atau perjanjian antara dua belah pihak, di mana pihak satu berkewajiban membayar iuran atau kontribusi atau premi. Pihak yang lainnya memiliki kewajiban memberikan jaminan sepenuhnya kepada pembayar iuran/kontribusi/premi apabila terjadi sesuatu yang menimpa pihak pertama atau barang miliknya sesuai dengan perjanjian yang sudah dibuat) -  Wikipedia
Tentu saja akhir-akhir ini sudah berubah dong opini gw terhadap asuransi. Tak kenal maka tak sayang. Gw pelajari tentang asuransi lebih jauh beserta manfaatnya. Tapi, benahi dulu definisi awal asuransi. Banyak orang yang salah kira kalau asuransi adalah soal "investasi." Asuransi bukan investasi.

Little bit about multicultural marriage

This is an easy post about multicultural marriage (or relationship). Take it as entertainment if you are in the same situation as ours 😆 
Differences always fascinate me. Then I am married to someone from a different culture. It's challenging but also fun at the same time, here's why:
One becomes grammar nazi and one becomes grammar police. 
I can say that he is a kind of polyglot and I speak 4 languages daily (most Indonesians are bilingual already 😉). But we talk to each other in English because my Dutch is super broken, his Bahasa Indonesia is much better than my Dutch but we usually use it for ordering foods in when we are in Indonesia only.
So as a fluent English speaker, he always corrects me when I got it wrong. That's totally okay. Only it is not that okay when he did it during the fight 😂 Like how could you do that during the fight? Though I sometimes correct his Bahasa Indonesia when he tries to talk in Bahasa here, ordering something or trying to impress local pe…