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While it’s never welcome news to hear that a risk needs a serious investment of time and money to improve its insurability, it’s even less welcome news to receive a month before an insurance renewal is due, says Steadfast Risk Services senior risk consultant, Josh Giansiracusa.
Financial wellness describes how we manage our finances and cope with its related stress. It’s important because it can significantly affect our overall psychological wellbeing.
AMP’s recent financial wellness research found three money habits in common with people who are financially secure.
The long-awaited final report from the Royal Commission into aged care quality and safety was released earlier this month, recommending sweeping changes to the aged care sector.
As long as money makes the world go round there’ll never be a shortage of businesses, and that means plenty of work for business writers, whether you’re writing about them (as a journalist) or for them (as a communications writer, content writer or copywriter).
The Federal Government allowed Australians affected by COVID-19 to access some of their superannuation during much of 2020.
For many people, the early release of super scheme was a lifesaver, with the money accessed from retirement savings helping provide additional support at a time of economic uncertainty.
With motorcycle ownership continuing to grow in popularity in Australia, there’s a higher chance than ever that you’ll come across a client who’s looking to cover a special bike.
But it’s important to know that not all motorcycle insurance is created equal.
Home loan holidays granted to borrowers impacted by Covid are winding up. So what happens next? What are your options? What help is available? Here are the answers to all of your mortgage deferral questions.
At PPS Mutual, we only provide insurance cover to a select group of professionals. Because of our unique focus on, and understanding of, our Professional Members, we are finely attuned to their pressures and needs, and are well placed to make obtaining the right amount of insurance easier for them.
It’s with this focus in mind that we have launched a market-first income protection underwriting offering for newly qualified professionals at the beginning of their professional career.
When most businesses think of an insurance broker, they think of a professional that helps them navigate the often-complicated world of buying insurance, ensuring they buy insurance cover for the right risks at the right price. But, as any business that has ever experienced a major insured event will attest, it is only in the event of such a crisis that the true value of an insurance broker is revealed.
Farm insurance agency ARGIS has improved its new business quote turnaround times by 60-65%, thanks to the introduction of new automated bot and artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Your clients love their classic and prestige cars, but unfortunately, they’re not the only ones. Car theft is a fact of modern life and the motivations range from opportunists looking for temporary transport or a joyride, to organised criminals looking to steal cars for profit.
Growing recognition of systemic pricing failures across financial services adds to mounting pressure on life insurers
In what is becoming an all-too-familiar story, yet another sector of the financial services industry has been identified as giving new customers a better deal than its long-standing, loyal ones.
From time to time at Dawes we receive a phone call from a broker with the following enquiry:
“My client would like to add his 22 year old daughter as an additional driver on the policy for his Maserati Quattroporte. He taught her to drive himself and assures me she’s an excellent driver with a clean record.”
If you’re on a budget this Christmas, these 12 budget-friendly Christmas meal and entertaining ideas will put a smile on everyone's dial without burning a hole in your pocket. Because remember: The true spirit of Christmas is about friends and family getting together and celebrating, not about how much you spend.