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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... 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... 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

NSW Insurance broker suspended
May 22 :: A Menai-based insurance broking firm has had its licence suspended for seven months following surveillance conducted by the Australian Securities and... read more


Insurance Articles

The Insurance Claim Game
If you've never had to file an insurance claim, consider yourself lucky - in more ways than one. While it's terrific that you haven't suffered a loss... read more

Life Insurance: How much is enough?

When considering life insurance, you’re planning and preparing for an event most of us would rather not think about. But life insurance represents... read more

Insurance Policies a Startup Company Should Consider
Insurance is essential for a startup company irrespective of the amount of capital invested. This ensures security and the ability to overcome any kind... read more

Insuring against loss of income
An important part of stress-testing yourself involves imagining what would happen if your source of income were cut off.

If you've done that... read more

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 Weird and Wonderful World of Insurance
We came across this amusing (but true) insurance story with an interesting twist. Only in America! read more