Personal Insurance in Super – Its your choice?

Did you know that tailored personal insurance super structuring can give you a greater choice and affordability of your life Insurance and Income Protection? If you have known about this before yet have doubts about the possible benefits, then now is the time you consider it seriously. In the past, you only had the choice…

SMSF New Compliance Requirements

Self-Managed Superannuation Funds represent the fastest growing segment within Superannuation – the average SMSF now has $964,000 in assets. People are choosing SMSF for the following key reasons Having control over there Super Investments and their own retirement destiny Flexibility and investment choices Ability to purchase property and even borrow under some circumstances Able to…

AIA – Priority Protection Improvments

AIA Life announces the following range of updates to help clients purchase insurance within super. Purchasing income protection insurance is made easy through appropriate cover level payments through superannuation. This means greater insurance purchase flexibility for clients. Self-employed individuals representing the biggest percentage in growth opportunity will benefit. Employees without employer superannuation support need no…

AXA launches enhanced Insurance Solutions

Elevate insurance enhancements offer flexible and accessible insurance solutions. Flexibility and accessibility are two important factors that make life insurance solutions work and this is what is made available to our clients through enhanced insurance solutions. Mining Industry – Income protection – Extended benefit period for certain mining jobs – Increased maximum monthly benefit amount…

New insurance guidelines for My Super

A draft version of the latest guidelines for MySuper legislation was released this week. The guidelines detail recommendations for a number of aspects of insurance and intra-fund advice, including clarification of commissions and payments for advisors, particularly in the field of group insurance. In the area of insurance, according to the new guidelines, MySuper trustees…

Life Insurance Coverage Put at Risk by Superannuation

The number of Australians with life insurance coverage through superannuation has increased while there was a drop for the same number of people with stand-alone coverage, potentially worsening the insurance gap. In 2006, the Financial Services Council said a similar study showed an increase in the number of Australians with superannuation life insurance coverage from…

Asteron life upgrades income protection insurance offer for 2012

Asteron life has recently announced a number of upgrades to their income protection insurance product. Previously known as “Asteron Lifeguard,” the updated portfolio will be known as “Asteron Life Complete” and includes revisions to their disability definition and the implementation of a three tiered approach to disability claims. Under the new policy there will be…