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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... 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... 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... 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... read more


Insurance Articles

Insurance disputes
Just because your insurance company has rejected your claim ... doesn't necessarily mean your case is closed. If you think that you've been unfairly treated,... read more

The 5 Common Mistakes Business Owners Make When Evaluating Their Insurance Requirements

Looking over your insurance premiums each year, you may be wondering how you could save a dollar or two on your next premium. As an intangible asset,... read more

A Healthy Tax Time Tip form the Money Tips Team
Changes to the Private Health Insurance Rebate are coming on 1 July, 2012, so if you’ve been putting off “doing something” about your health... read more

The Funnier Side of Insurance
Insurance isn't usually something associated with humor ... but we thought we'd share some of these real-life true accounts of car insurance claim statements... read more

Disability Insurance - How it Works
If you work in a sedentary occupation and are young and healthy, insurance and especially disability insurance is probably not at the top of your list of... read more