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Senior Industry Appointments

Two well-known industry contributors have been appointed to key board positions: (more…)

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· January 31, 2019 in Uncategorized  

MLC Life Names New Chief Underwriter

MLC Life has named a new Chief Underwriter as part of a round of appointments aimed at expanding the operational capability of the life insurer. (more…)

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0 · December 4, 2018 in Company News, Uncategorized, Underwriting  

Advised Insurance Best for Claims

Advised life insurance has a higher rate of admitted claims than non-advised insurance across all four product types, according to new data released by ASIC and APRA. (more…)

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3 · May 25, 2018 in Uncategorized  

Veteran AFA Adviser Recognised with Michael Murphy Award

Veteran financial adviser, Godfrey Phillips, has been recognised for his service to the profession and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) in particular, by being named as the recipient of the AFA Michael Murphy Award. (more…)

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· October 12, 2017 in Uncategorized  

News in Brief

Fox Makes Kokoda Trek for AFA Foundation; MBS Insurance Promotes Two; AFA and FPA Announce Headline Speakers (more…)

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0 · August 22, 2017 in Uncategorized  

Insurers Aiming to Define Churn

Life insurers are working with ASIC to reach an industry definition around ‘churn’ but are still dealing with it on a case by case basis, according to the heads of a major life insurer. (more…)

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8 · August 21, 2017 in Uncategorized  

FPA Continues Call for Tax Deduction on Advice

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has continued its long running campaign to make advice fees tax deductible stating the cost of advice has deterred some people from seeing an adviser. (more…)

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· March 28, 2017 in Uncategorized  

Complexity of Insurance Taxes Deters Consumers

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has called for the equalisation of the taxation treatment of life insurance benefits and the wider application of tax deductibility on premiums to remove complexity for consumers and create incentives to purchase life insurances. (more…)

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· January 29, 2017 in Uncategorized  

ASIC Called to Publicly Name Errant Advisers

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) should be given the authority to publicly report individual advisers and their licensees for misconduct according to a report from a Parliamentary Committee examining the financial services of the four major banks. (more…)

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· November 25, 2016 in Uncategorized  

Market Like a ROCK Star

A US marketing expert has shared with advisers how they can transform themselves from marketing rookies into marketing experts…

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0 · June 22, 2016 in Uncategorized