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Australians seeing Centrelink as "life insurance substitute"

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2015
... needs, people can find themselves in dire straits if something goes wrong, finding out the hard way that they are mis-insured, as their policy does not cover them for the risks they thought they were protected against."

Gen Y can drive SMSF growth

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2015
... form, with two thirds (66.7%) of Generation Y trustees and close to three quarters (73.2%) of Generation X trustees being insured."

Glass-Steagall Act reintroduced to US Senate

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2015
... Senator Warren, said: [the legislation] "Would separate traditional banks that have savings and checking accounts and are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from riskier financial institutions that offer services such as investment ...

Small funds winning group risk race

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2015
... insurance sector, the regulator recently reported a 20% annual increase in insurer premium income. Specifically, average sum insured per dollar per week has fallen 4.6% over the past 12 months for combined death and total permanent disability (TPD) cover ...

Financial services SMEs top confidence survey

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2015
... companies reporting that larger organisation were slower to pay invoices. Reflecting that, 29% of those surveyed are now insured against the risk of bad debt versus 15% in July 2014. The financial services companies surveyed reported higher optimism ...

FEATURE: Where next for risk advice?

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2015
... and make recommendations on how the industry can respond to the issues identified to ensure Australians are adequately insured and receive world class financial advice. An interim report was issued in December 2014, based on extensive consultation and ...

Upfront commissions linked to bad advice

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 10 OCT 2014
... premium. With upfront commissions, ASIC said, "the commission is calculated on the premium, which is based on the sum insured, so generally the higher the premium paid, the more revenue is earned by the adviser." ASIC gave one example where an adviser ...

Insurance through super saves $403 million

STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 29 AUG 2014
... size of insurance cover across the community, group insurance within super represents 71% of total death benefit sums insured, 88% of overall total and permanent disablement (TPD) sums insured and 59% of income protection monthly benefits. "Underinsurance ...

Integrate next-gen insurance policies into NDIS

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 7 AUG 2014
... policy benefits to reflect how medical treatment is changing all the time, while insurers don't have the ability to require insured people to change their behaviour," said Batten. Phillips said in South Africa some insurers encourage policy holders to ...

Research contradicts group risk claims crisis

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 16 JUN 2014
... and how much they pay in premiums, has actually improved on a whole-of-industry scale. For death/TPD cover, average sum insured per dollar weekly premium for a 40 year old low risk Workplace member in 2014 is $62,249 - up 2% on last year and 5% in five ...