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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 kill preconceptions and engage clients.... 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 indemnity, according to new research released... 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 2004 and June 2012, according to a joint study... 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. The amount of money paid... 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 insurance sales, according to Rice Warner.... 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 Investments Commission (ASIC). ASIC... read more



Insurance Articles

Things to Consider While Choosing Commercial Building Insurance
A commercial building is one where your business is housed. Whatever is the type of your business, be it manufacturing, sales, retail, or any service, there is certain quantum of risk for which insurance... read more

To insure ... or not to insure
A question oft posed by many a business or household is whether insurance is really worth the expense. After all, the "It'll never happen to me" syndrome (unless we're talking about death) always seems... read more

Get to Know About Contractors Insurance
Contractors insurance is a specialized coverage for risks associated with contractor's work as a result of a contract. The purpose of purchasing this insurance policy is to protect contractors against... read more

Business Interruption Insurance - Things Every Business Needs to Know
Any business, small, medium or large is susceptible to damages from events like natural calamities, or man-made disasters. They may be forced to shut down their business due to lack of sufficient financial... read more

Insurance: Why worry?
If we want our plans to succeed we need to understand the factors that might hinder that success, risks, and, one way or another, make sure they don't get in our way. read more

Benefits of Buying Insurance Through a Reputed Brokerage Firm
From carpet to car, man to machine everything needs insurance in today's litigious and uncertain world. And when it comes to buying a policy, consumers are often confused as where to start and how to... read more