The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS is an insurance scheme that funds supports to people with a permanent disability. The idea is that those supports work to reduce or remove things that disable a person. It is currently helping almost 450,000 people, so it affects a lot of us either directly or indirectly.
Changes are happening to income protection insurance. In recent weeks we have discussed two major changes happening in the income protection world. This week, we discuss the third change, which affects the duration of an existing policy.
Changes are happening to income protection insurance. One of the main changes has already taken effect and we discussed it in an article two weeks ago. There are two more major changes, the first of which we discuss this week. We will discuss the final change next week.
Changes are happening to income protection insurance. One of the main changes has already taken effect, with a couple of others slated for 2021. This article will discuss the changes that have already taken place and we will publish a couple of articles in November discussing the changes that are yet to come.
the mathematics underpinning life insurance has a lot in common with betting on horse racing. Because of this, most punters and most life insurance policyholders ‘do their dough.’ That said, life insurance is a bet you hope you lose - which makes it very different to backing a slow horse.
Obviously, we hope that none of our clients ever make a claim on their life insurance policy. But, from time to time, claims need to be made. Here is our step-by-step guide to what happens when you make a life insurance claim.
People typically need life insurance at the same time as there are many demands on their income. In fact, it is the presence of these demands that creates the need for insurance in the first place. Because money is tight, it always pays to make life insurance premiums as affordable as possible.
One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘who needs what’ kind of insurance cover? This week we examine the major types of life insurance and give our opinion as to who needs to take out each form of cover.
The tax treatment of life insurance premiums can be complicated. That said, if you can make your insurances as tax effective as possible, you can save many thousands of dollars over the life of your policies.