INCOME PROTECTION

Financial planning

Based on enrolments in its industry-aligned courses, TAL Risk Academy has revealed the most commonly-sought areas of help for advisers in the last year....

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Features

The life insurance industry’s losses have stemmed mostly from unsustainable income protection products, Jassmyn Goh writes, but will the new products help end bad habits?...

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People & Products

The life insurer has launched two income protection products that allow most customers to have the maximum sum insured allowable with premium stability and product sustai...

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Life/Risk

Consumers will have the choice between sticking with increasingly expensive features-rich income protection products or moving to more affordable products to be launched ...

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Life/Risk

An under pressure OnePath has stepped up its efforts to cut its losses on income protection insurance by announcing a 25% increase in premiums for existing customers as w...

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Life/Risk

Insurer Clearview has confirmed it will cease the sale of agreed value income protection policies from 31 March....

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Expert Analysis

Many Australians will have insurance as part of their superannuation, writes SuperFriend’s Sandy Macleod, but could the industry do more to support its clients?...

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People & Products

The fintech firm has launched a new online product comparison tool to help advisers compare the fees and features of over 1,000 superannuation, pension and investment fun...

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Financial planning

ClearView has announced the removal of its financial advice segment from embedded value calculations as a part of a broader resetting of its business in 2H FY19....

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Expert Analysis

The components of life insurance and income protection can seem like a maze. Col Fullagar turns the confusion to clarity by looking to the past to explain why each compon...

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Life/Risk

Life/risk insurer, ClearView has announced new premium pricing in the face of claims experience and the economic environment....

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Life/Risk

A new white paper has argued for the life/risk sector to adopt a new approach to income protection reflecting the reality of economic conditions and earnings....

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People & Products

Zurich Insurance Group has launched a research program in conjunction with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University. ...

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Expert Analysis

With income protection insurance benefit commutations becoming increasingly prevalent and calls from the insured and advisers seeking assistance growing, Col Fullagar pro...

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Life/Risk

Nearly a quarter of income protection claims involve mental health conditions, according to ANZ claims data....

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