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Lying rife in life insurance applications

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
... statistic, MetLife's latest Value of Life Insurance report aims to increase customer engagement. As a part of the research, Rice Warner showed that underinsurance costs the government $57 million for life insurance and $1.26 billion for TPD; people without ...

Life insurance drives economy: Research

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
... taxpayers. The latest budget showed the government's largest budget item was social security and welfare at 33.9%. Rice Warner research also showed that underinsurance costs the government $57 million for life insurance and $1.26 billion for TPD;people ...

KPMG recommends super changes

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... Discrimination Act to be amended to allow willing employers to make higher superannuation payments for female employees. Rice Warner, which is now owned by Deloitte, implemented this for its staff after getting an exemption on the Act. KPMG national ...

Rice Warner prepares to shut up shop

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2021
Actuarial firm Rice Warner is in the final stages of closing down as its team heads to Deloitte. At the end of April 2021, Rice Warner will officially cease trading and its consulting staff will all transfer to Deloitte. Rice Warner was founded by Michael ...

FSC proposes new advice model

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
... peak body has laid out its recommendations in a new green paper, Affordable and accessible advice, underpinned by Rice Warner and a consumer-focus group. The FSC is calling for a simpler advice model that is consistent with the new Design and Distribution ...

Rice Warner acquired by Deloitte

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
Actuarial firm Rice Warner has been acquired by Deloitte. Rice Warner's chief executive Andrew Boal, head of superannuation Stephen Freeborn, and executive general manager of insurance Jennifer Baxter will become Deloitte consulting partners. Michael ...

Chant West to buy Rice Warner insurance comparator

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
Chant West has entered an agreement with Rice Warner to buy the latter's Galaxy Insurance Comparators business. The 16-year-old business is an insurance comparison tool for desktop software providers to the financial advice industry, institutional ...

Age pension spending to rise: ISA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... ditching the 12% superannuation guarantee could add over $33 billion to Age Pension spending. ISA said modelling from Rice Warner suggested the Age Pension would have to make up for the superannuation guarantee not increasing. "Plans to either ditch ...

Super concerns over legislation: Schroders

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... from the industry with Industry Super Australia believing the reforms will only benefit retail funds. In addition, Rice Warner has concerns over the benchmark will miss the impact on member outcomes for asset allocation - usually the most important source ...

Group insurance using shoddy data: Rice Warner

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 JAN 2021
... group insurance data is conducive to administrative blunders that are notoriously difficult to rectify, according to Rice Warner. Superannuation funds and their life insurance partners are falling short of improving data collection, management and analyses ...
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