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Life insurance data improving: Regulators
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAY 2018
... individual non-advised cover in every instance. Individual non-advised claimants suffered particularly lower admittance in TPD cover, registering 67% while group was admitted at an 84% rate, with individual-advised reaching 86%. Death cover achieved ...
Life insurers should fund medical rehabilitation: MLC
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 MAY 2018
... through income protection (IP) products (including Group Salary Continuance products) and Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) products, MLC said in its submission. MLC Life Insurance chief claims officer Natalie Cameron said the change could benefit ...
Industry fund simplifies super access
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
... balances. The two entities have worked together since 1988. In November 2017 the super fund reduced the rate of life insurance and TPD premiums by 7%, locked in for three years. It previously did the same for income protection cover.
Royal Commission case study: advice put retirement in ruins
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 APR 2018
... $166,000 in a HESTA superannuation account and $52,000 in a Cbus account. Between them they had about $300,000 in life and TPD insurance through super. Liabilities reported to the adviser included a $444,000 mortgage, a personal Westpac loan for $40,000 ...
Cardena Private Wealth adds life insurance
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 APR 2018
... MBS-Cardena integrated insurance offering will include business continuity insurance, income protection insurance, trauma, life, TPD cover - for individuals as well as for group risk protection of companies' staff. MBS has secured the partnership at ...
Merged super funds save $30m for members
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
... week, Sunsuper announced it became a signatory of the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice and will drop TPD insurance premiums for life product members by an average of 20%. From 1 July 2018, Sunsuper will adopt a tiered cover approach ...
Industry fund signs super code, slashes premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 MAR 2018
... industry fund is the latest signatory to the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice, announcing it will drop TPD insurance premiums by an average of 20% at the same time. Signing up to the code from March 31, Sunsuper believes it will ...
TAL named top life insurer for 2017
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2018
... during the implementation stages of the Life Insurance Framework," he said. Other winners on the night included: Term Life/TPD Product of the Year - Zurich (Death Cover) Risk Production Innovation - AMP (LIF Resource Hub for advisers); and MLC Insurance ...
MetLife expands retail life business
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... members drop from $4.82 per week to $2.89 per week, effective 28 October 2017. All MTAA members meanwhile will see life and TPD premiums lower by 21% on average, while the level of default cover remains unchanged. The firms are also working together ...
Advisers reckoning with direct risk sales growth: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2018
... have dominated in-force annual premiums (42%) over the last decade, followed by income protection (27%), trauma (14%) and TPD (10%). TPD recorded the fastest-growing segment, 8.1% over the past 10 years and 13.8% year-on-year. Stepped premiums dominated ...
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