Life Insurance Sensibility

What is your attitude to Life Insurance? There is often an air of reluctance to discuss personal life risk matters.  Life insurance sensibility is your general attitude to this topic. In this post, we trust that you will come to see that some of the life risks that you encounter can: have a devastating effect on your financial future; andthat financial risk to you and your family, can be mitigated using appropriate [...]

By |2021-06-30T21:29:18+10:00May 13, 2015|Risk Insurance Strategies|0 Comments

TPD Insurance within Superannuation

Should I hold my TPD insurance within Superannuation? In our article 'Superannuation linked Life Insurance', we discussed which insurance products could be taken through a superannuation account. TPD Insurance is one product that is eligible to be held within superannuation. We  also revealed some of the limitations on such a practice, that are imposed through the Superannuation Industry Supervision (SIS) legislation. Since that article was published, readers have raised questions as to the [...]

By |2022-03-08T19:37:22+10:00November 21, 2014|Risk Insurance Strategies|0 Comments

Beware direct insurance reliance

Direct life insurance, taken online from a TV ad, may be convenient - but can you rely on it to provide protection when needed? We look at a range of issues that influence people's decisions in relation to protecting their financial well-being from risks of ill health, accident - and even death; and highlight some of the reasons to beware direct insurance reliance that is not well founded. (As suggested in [...]

By |2021-01-21T15:05:19+10:00September 17, 2014|Risk Insurance Strategies|0 Comments

Accumulating wealth

Accumulating wealth: but 'When is enough?' Knowing that most of those people born in generations following 'the Baby Boomers' will probably live longer after retirement than they worked prior to retirement, accumulating wealth for that phase of life is a primary goal for most of us. For this article 'enough' is the amount that you are satisfied will enable you, in all reasonably-assumed circumstances, to achieve all of your lifestyle and financial needs, [...]

By |2020-12-10T15:10:02+10:00October 16, 2013|Wealth Management|0 Comments

Superannuation linked Life Insurance

What is superannuation linked life insurance?Should I have life insurance product linked to my superannuation? Superannuation linked life insurance products are those that have elements of the protection for the insured covered both inside and external to superannuation. A particular policy structure links the two elements. Many of us have at least some of our life insurance protection paid through our superannuation accounts. In some cases this is a cash flow [...]

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