Benefits of seeking life insurance advice

Anyone watching TV recently would be well aware of the increasing number of Life insurance companies promoting direct insurance to consumers. Increasing the awareness of the need for personal insurance cover is great as most Australians and their families are underinsured. Many people have been misled by the advertisements and believe that insuring direct without…

SCT Rulings, Dominated by Life Insurance Complaints

The last quarter of 2012 financial year saw a great number of life insurance complaints filed at the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal. Telephone complaints coming from fund members totaled 2809 while the number of written complaints reached 627.   Summary of complaints with decisions by both fund trustees and insurers upheld by the SCT:   In…