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ClearView closes ClearChoice Super Rollover, launches trauma options

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
... the ability for customers to hold trauma cover for longer by extending the expiry age to 70, up from age 65. Income protection waiting period definitions have also changed for all occupations. ClearView head of distribution and marketing Kathryn Williamson ...

Aussies underestimate life insurance's importance: Investment Trends

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
... 800,000 Australians are interested in Total Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance, and 1.8 million are considering Income Protection insurance, the impact of a trusted brand cannot be understated," Guiamatsia said. Regarding client satisfaction and client ...

ESG professionals' salary guide revealed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
... with seniority." Additional employee benefits reported by participants were salary sacrificing, extra leave, income protection, study costs being covered, share options, work phones, volunteer leave, a compressed work week and flexible hours.

UniSuper selects new group insurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
... birth, explaining that males are more likely to claim on death and TPD, while women are more likely to make income protection claims. As it stands, members' cover changes each year while their premiums stay the same. From June, both cover and premiums ...

TelstraSuper reduces admin fees

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... grows, your administration fees won't once you reach these new account balance limits." However, members with income protection, or applying for income protection, were also advised by the fund the monthly income benefit would be increasing effective ...

Financial services class actions surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... data breaches. On 22 December 2023, a class action was filed against Rest alleging it signed new members up for income protection cover by default. A couple of days earlier a class action was filed against IC Markets for consumer harm caused by offering ...

Rest faces class action over IP premiums

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
Shine Lawyers filed a class action on behalf of Rest members who may have had income protection premiums wrongfully deducted from their superannuation accounts. The class action alleges that from December 2008 to June 2019, Rest automatically enrolled ...

Vale Jason Milosevski

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
... He also gave presentations to his adviser network on what he was going through, explaining the important role income protection cover was playing for him and his family during this time, and that trauma and life cover would thereafter, Pillemer said. ...

Qantas Super reduces premiums again

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
... reduced its insurance premiums six months after it made a round of cuts. On January 1, Qantas Super premiums for income protection reduced by 13%, while rates for default and voluntary death and total and permanent disablement (TPD) cover were lower ...

Zurich cleared by Federal Court in life insurance dispute

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024
... breaching its duty of utmost good faith by the Federal Court, in a case connected to OnePath Life's avoidance of an income protection policy. The case marks ASIC's first attempt to impose a civil penalty under s13 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 ...
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