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Retail fund renews insurer, cuts premiums
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 NOV 2019
A retail superannuation fund has reappointed OnePath as its insurer, and is trimming premiums by about 20%.
Super fund bumps up premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2019
Insurance premiums have risen by up to 21% for members of an industry superannuation fund.
MLC Life wins group insurance mandate
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2019
MLC Life continues to grow its group life insurance business, taking home a new mandate.
Waiting periods cost 214% on premiums: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019
Premiums on income protection can be up to 214% higher if a member is defaulted into a shorter waiting period, research presented at the Challenger Financial Standard Technical Services Forum shows.
TAL launching new product
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 NOV 2019
Life insurer TAL is set to launch a new specialised product which it says is the first of its kind in Australia.
TAL shuffles leadership amid restructure
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 12 NOV 2019
TAL has shuffled its executive lineup, creating new roles as part of a wider realignment of the business that sees responsibility for its life insurance business split in two.
Industry fund changes insurer
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
An industry superannuation fund has swapped out Hannover Life as its provider for income protection cover, amid an overhaul of its insurance offering.
The cost of mental illness
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 4 NOV 2019
A new report from the Productivity Commission estimates mental ill-health and suicide is costing Australia up to $180 billion a year, or almost $500 million a day.
CBA finalises CommInsure sale
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019
Commonwealth Bank has completed the divestment of its life insurance business to AIA Australia, which includes a 25-year joint co-operation agreement.
OnePath introduces long-term premium projections
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 28 OCT 2019
OnePath Life has launched 10-year premium projections on alteration quotes in a bid to provide greater clarity for financial advisers and their clients.
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