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Starting a business?

Starting a new business can be exciting but there’s a lot to think about and organise too. Before you even begin, consider how prepared you are to make the difficult decisions, work those long hours required, face possible and ongoing

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Key-person insurance: Protection for your business

How would your organisation cope if something happened to a key person? Unexpected events can play havoc not only with people’s lives but also with businesses. However, business owners are often so busy they don’t stop to consider the true

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Retirees and Life Insurance

You’re retired, the house is paid off and the children are self-sufficient, – it may be time to review your life insurance? Policies expire People take out life insurance while they are working to protect their dependants if they die

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Safeguarding your retirement plan

From wills to long-term budgeting, there’s a lot to think about when making your retirement to-do list. Here’s some top tips to make sure you’ve ticked all the boxes. 1. Check your Will and Power of Attorney documents Without a valid

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Protect your Assets from Expensive Mistakes

Protecting yourself from frivolous creditors and lawsuits is becoming an increasingly common concern. Here we outline some of the ways you can insulate your assets. Check your insurances Liability insurance is a must if you want to safeguard your assets

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Want to control diabetes? Check your plate first

What if you could reverse diabetes with chickpeas, fish and olive oil? A new study from Newcastle University links a very-low-calorie diet with the cessation of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition, at first managed by

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Four common mistakes when buying insurance

If your life insurance policy is in a drawer gathering dust, your family could be in for a nasty shock in the event of a claim. Here we outline some pitfalls to avoid when taking out cover. 1.      Buying on

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Are you insuring your biggest asset?

With the majority of Australians still dangerously underinsured, is it time you reviewed your cover? Jeff is a clean-living 53-year-old who exercises regularly, doesn’t smoke, enjoys a healthy diet and only indulges his love of good wine at the weekend.

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Insuring Your Teens

It’s devastating to watch the nightly news and see reports of young drivers, especially P platers, who are fatally injured or worse, killed on Australian roads.  As a mum of two P-platers, it certainly concerns me. Unfortunately, there are no

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A super alarming reality for women

You might be shocked to know that the average super account balance for women when they retire is $90,000 less than the average for men, and 90% of women will retire with inadequate savings to fund a ‘comfortable’ lifestyle.1 These

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