News

28
Oct

Five things you need to know about life insurance

Life insurance offers important protection for millions of Australians, making it critical to understand the benefits and latest news. Life insurance comes in many different forms such as life cover, total ...

24
Oct

Understanding trauma insurance

Trauma insurance is all about supporting your recovery from a serious illness – helping you afford the treatment of your choice and allowing you to make necessary changes to your ...

23
Oct

Myths about life insurance in Australia

We often talk to people who have negative feelings when it comes to personal life insurance. It’s worth knowing the facts, as some of these myths could be stopping you ...

23
Oct

The establishment of new self-managed super funds has seen a few years of decline, with the number established in the most recent quarter being below 4,000 for the first time at ...

11
Oct

ASIC has warned Australian investors considering establishing their own self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) to be particularly aware of the potential downside to such a strategy, and that many Australians set ...

11
Oct

We know that medical professionals are short on free time. Most of the day is spent working on clinical matters and very little time is left over for administration tasks ...

04
Oct

Money Management reported today here that The Financial Services Council (FSC) has released new data around mental health-related total and permanent disability (TPD) claims - noting ...

23
Sep

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has recently provided an update on various topics regarding superannuation, including life insurance.  In their update, the ATO noted that they have received just over ...

23
Sep

The ATO are currently sending letters to about 17,700 self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees and their auditors where the SMSF holds 90% or more of its funds in one asset or ...

04
Sep

According to research just released by S&P Dow Jones, in their SPIVA Australia Scorecard, Australian large-cap equity funds achieved an average return of 6.3% for the 12 months to 30 ...