News

06
Aug

Following industry consultation, the Financial Services Council has approved changes to Standard No.11 in relation to genetic testing. The resulting moratorium limits the use of genetic test results when assessing applications ...

29
Jul

Pensioner Deeming Rates Reduced

The Government has  announced a cut in the deeming rates although the reduction has fallen short of pensioner expectations with only a 0.25% change in the upper rate. The new ...

19
Jul

A study conducted by the University of Adelaide has shown that Root canal work is not as bad as people think when compared to other dental procedures. Self-reporting of their ...

10
Jul

Did you know that if you have less than $500,000 in super* and you contribute below your concessional cap ($25,000) you can carry forward any unused cap for the next ...

02
Jul

Older Australians downsizing from their family homes have contributed $1 billion to their superannuation funds, building up retirement incomes and freeing up housing for younger families, Minister for Housing and ...

01
Jul

Experien Insurance Helping With Claims

Mark Sacks of Experien Insurance Services is featured in this brief video that covers the excellent work that our insurance advisers do to help clients with life insurance claims. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoX-0zVOWDw#action=share  

26
Jun

Financial services provider, Challenger, has released information in a paper titled "Challenger Retirement Income Research" in June 2019.  This can be accessed here Challenger Retirement Income ...

09
May

Life insurer assists cancer patients

AIA Australia has launched a unique, digital health management program enabling cancer patients to receive care as soon as their claim is lodged. The CancerAid Health Coach Program is provided to ...

07
May

Cyber specialist, Emergence Insurance, has enhanced its policy wording to cover social engineering. Emergence has developed a new, optional section, Criminal Financial Loss, which offers cover for socially engineered thefts and ...

07
May

ACCIDENT ONLY INSURANCE COVER

So, you’ve made the decision to take out life insurance to protect yourself and your family but for one reason or another, you are looking for alternatives to full cover. There ...