TPD

Insurance

The Federal Court has ruled in favour of QSuper regarding non-payment of a total and permanent disablement benefit to a member....

Insurance

The prudential regulator is collecting more granular data on insurance premiums given the deteriorating experience in individual disability income insurance....

Insurance

Superannuation trustees have more work to do with their insurer to improve restrictive definitions, claims handling, and insurance data, according to the corporate regula...

Features and Analysis

Many of the objectives of the Government’s changes to insurance in superannuation may have been laudable but one of the outcomes has been higher premiums and higher costs...

Insurance

The corporate regulator’s report on life insurance in superannuation found there was value for money in the products but it also highlighted areas that needed addressing,...

Insurance

The latest Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has confirmed the value of group insurance within superannuation. ...

Insurance

Some members would see an increase in premiums with an average increase of 30% while others would have significant reductions....

Institutional investment

A lawyer has hit back at claims that insurance inside superannuation is not suitable for mental health conditions as it is “demonstrably incorrect”. ...

Insurance

Men are significantly claiming more accidents than women, and women have more mental health claims, according to data. ...

Insurance

Five terminal illness claims and two death claims have already been turned away by Hostplus for members unaware of the PYS changes and the fund believes this is just the ...

Expert Analysis

While ASIC’s TPD report is an important step to restoring consumer confidence there is still work to be done. ...

Insurance

ASIC has found that 60% of ‘activities of daily living’ claims are declined and AMP, Asteron, and Westpac had decline rates higher than expected....

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Grant Banner

From my perspective, 40- 50% of people are likely going to be deeply unhappy about how long they actually live. ...

2 months ago
Kevin Gorman

Super director remuneration ...

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Anthony Asher

No doubt true, but most of it is still because over 45’s have been upgrading their houses with 30 year mortgages. Money ...

2 months 1 week ago

Equity Trustees has announced a strong earnings uplift in its latest half-year results....

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The ethical investment manager has reported positive net flows despite “challenging market conditions”....

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ASIC has issued a warning to super trustees regarding the underperformance of Choice super products....

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