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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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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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Direct Life insurance vs Individual Life Insurance

There are a large amount of advertisements recommending you take out life cover out with automatic acceptance, and no medicals.  Simply sign up and be covered in under two minutes.  Sounds too easy, right? But what issue does this pose at claim time?

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Shacking Up or Moving On?

  If there’s only thing life constantly throws at us, it’s change! It often occurs when we least expect it and can take us by surprise.  Especially when it’s the end or start of a relationship!  Sometimes when emotions are

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Are Your Insurances due for a Check-Up?

Warning, warning, warning, open your calendar now and lock in your insurance reviews!!! Things have changed in your life.  Change is the one big constant in this world.  Some change is radical and obvious like loosing a job, or getting

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Medical Exams are nothing to be Afraid of!

For many, getting life insurance itself can be a scary thing, but it’s not about paying premiums.   As cover can at times, be funded by super, this sometimes isn’t even an issue! The idea of preparing for not being here any

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Stay Afloat! Don’t Sink!

  The story of Noah is an old one, recently retold (and completely reinterpreted) by Russell Crowe… although I must say not retold very well! Many ancient cultures mention a Great Flood in their writings or legends.  Why is it

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Major Life Events mean Insurance Review time!

In our busy day-to-day activities, we sometimes overlook a very important aspect of our planning: that of protecting ourselves, and our loved ones financially if things don’t go according to the Grand Plan. Sure we provide financially for them now, but what

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It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Most of us have been touched by having someone we love be diagnosed with, battle or suffer with cancer.  Most recently, a lifelong girlfriend of mine passed away after a 7 year fight with breast cancer, at the age of

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What is he thinking?

A recent chat with a friend soon turned into a request for a review of his financial situation, as I had a bit of time over the weekend we ended up having this very important discussion. The lack of proper

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