Insurance through super – with choice comes complexity

Recent changes to superannuation legislation present exciting opportunities when it comes to ways of funding life insurance. With choice, however, comes complexity and the challenge is to isolate the benefits offered by the various funding alternatives.

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Date posted: 2015-09-14 |


Trauma fills the gaps

Heart disease and stroke continue to be the two most common causes of death5 in Australia for people over the age of 45 and accounted for over 30,000 Australian fatalities in 2012. Incredibly, thousands of Australians are underinsured or have no insurance in place to cover the expenses should they suffer a debilitating illness.

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Date posted: 2015-09-14 |


Why China’s Property Market Matters

A credit-fuelled property bubble enabled China to maintain its incredible run of growth through the global financial crisis (GFC). However, now China has to deal with a massive excess supply of property that is causing construction activity to contract along with a range of other linked sectors in the Chinese economy, as millions of homes lie vacant.

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Date posted: 2015-09-14 |


Five steps to consider before entering an aged care home

If the need for residential aged care is nearing you or a loved one, following these five steps will help you make a smoother transition.

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Date posted: 2015-09-14 |


Is an SMSF right for you?

Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are the largest and fastest growing super sector in Australia and for many good reasons. But before you start an SMSF, it’s important to weigh up both the advantages and disadvantages and consider seeking advice to determine whether an SMSF is right for you.

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Date posted: 2015-09-14 |


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