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Insurance News

If insurance was free, would there still be an underinsurance problem?
Nov 20 :: Even if price wasnít a factor, AMPís Chris Kirby argues that Australia would still have an under-insurance problem. This is why it is the industryís job to kill preconceptions... read more

Regulatory compulsion propels commercial insurance
Oct 26 :: Australia is the second largest advanced market in Asia for commercial insurance, not least because of regulatory requirements around issues of professional indemnity,... read more

Premium rates for life cover sold by advisers in decline
Oct 26 :: Premium rates for life cover products sold by financial advisers fell by an average of 10 per cent across 11 leading insurance providers between December 2004 and June... read more

Life insurers pay out $4 billion in 2011
Jul 01 :: The 10 biggest life insurers paid out just under $4 billion in claims in 2011 - up 11.4 per cent from 2010, according to research conducted by The Risk Store.... read more

Direct life insurance up but credit insurance flat
Jun 01 :: Overall direct life insurance sales have grown 11.3 per cent in 2011 and in-force annual premiums are up 10.9 per cent despite flat growth in credit-related insurance... read more


Insurance Articles

Insurance Claims - The Acid Test for Insurance Policies
How well a company handles this determines the real worth of their insurance policies that are being sold. read more

Protect Your Lifestyle With Income Protection Insurance
Income protection insurance can be a valuable product if you have mortgage repayments or credit card or loan repayments to meet each month. No one knows what is around... read more

How Much Life Insurance Coverage Do I Need?
Are you wondering how much life insurance you need? In order to make a decision about the right amount of life insurance, it's important to consider the reasons you... read more

Life Insurance: How much is enough?

When considering life insurance, you’re planning and preparing for an event most of us would rather not think about. But life insurance represents a critical... read more

Income protection insurance
It's trite but true to say that for most people, their most valuable asset is their ability to earn an income. But how relevant is income insurance to most Australians? read more