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Damian Revell
DAMIAN REVELL  |  FRIDAY, 28 JAN 2022
With the new income protection (IP) product requirements that came into effect from 1 October 2021, there are key considerations that may affect the approach advisers choose to take. Read more
Alex Koodrin
ALEX KOODRIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JAN 2022
If your client base includes business owners, chances are you have turned your mind to what might happen to their superannuation and proceeds from life insurance policies should their circumstances drastically change, and they become bankrupt. Read more
Michael Mulholland
MICHAEL MULHOLLAND  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
MetLife Australia undertakes an annual Understanding the Adviser-Client Relationship Report, which explores the attitudes, behaviours and expectations of current and potential advice clients to help advisers build and strengthen long-term relationsh ... Read more
Amy Lewis
AMY LEWIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
Superannuation funds typically offer three types of insurance to members. Read more
Russell Cain
RUSSELL CAIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
You might have read in the news of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) changes coming to income protection insurance contracts. APRA has announced a significant shakeup to income protection policies, and none of it benefits the customer. ... Read more
Carly Van Den Akker
CARLY VAN DEN AKKER , MICHAEL RENNY  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
One of the emerging risks raised in this year's Swiss Re SONAR New emerging risk insights report (SONAR report) is 'mental health among the young'. Read more
Jeffrey Scott
JEFFREY SCOTT  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
Advisers are often asked whether or not a client should own their total and permanent disability (TPD) policy individually (self-owned) or have it structured via a superannuation fund where they are a member. When comparing the pair, the answer may ... Read more
Crissy DeManuele
CRISSY DEMANUELE  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020
Running a business means taking all sorts of risks, many of which can be difficult to control: economic ups and downs, increased competition and changing consumer behaviour, to name a few. Read more
Andrew Reynolds
ANDREW REYNOLDS  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
An unintended consequence of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Protecting Your Superannuation Package) Act 2019 (PYSP Act) that came into effect on 1 July 2019 means that many total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance claimants may have significantly ... Read more
Rachel Leong
RACHEL LEONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 DEC 2019
Annual events such as Movember highlight the need to consider the various insurance policies that can protect clients against the financial impacts of serious diseases most commonly affecting men, such as prostate cancer. Read more
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