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June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that more than 14,000 Australians are diagnosed with Bowel Cancer each year? This makes Bowel Cancer our second biggest cancer killer. Bowel Cancer Awareness month aims to educate Australians to the fact that bowel cancer is very curable i..

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Does Insurance Have To Be Confusing?

A recent report by Dr Allan Fels, former head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) highlights the confusion that many people feel with respect to insurance. The discussion paper, although referring to home and contents insurance..

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Income Protection for Small Business Owners

Julianne’s story tells the importance of Income Protection for self employed and small business people to ensure continuity of trading (and therefore income) through accident or ill health. Julianne, 52, worked hard over many years to turn her lifelong..

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4,500 Reasons You Need Trauma Insurance

In 2013, more than $600m was paid to 4,500 Australians as a result of claims on their Trauma Insurance policy. That’s 4,500 people who, with a little forethought and planning, have avoided the often catastrophic financial burden that accompanies acci..

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Can You Afford Cancer?

Each and every day, more than 100 Australians die of cancer.Improvements in medical treatment and greater awareness of cancer prevention and screening has saved or prolonged many thousands of lives in recent years. Whilst this is undoubtedly good news, su..

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Heart Disease On The Rise in Under 35s

Heart disease is on the rise in young Australians, driven mainly by poor diet, a lack of exercise and smoking. According to a recent article in The Age, a rise in obesity and binge smoking are behind a 30% increase in heart disease and stroke related h..

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Insurance For High Risk Candidates

Many Australians choose personal insurance such as Life Insurance or Income Protection at key times in their lives such as marriage, purchasing a house or starting a family. It is often not until they actively investigate their insurance options that som..

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Mid 40s: Trauma Insurance Danger Years

Australians are most likely to cancel their Trauma Insurance at the very point in their life when they are most likely to need it, according to research recently conducted independently by two of Australia's leading Insurance Companies, TAL and Asteron. ..

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Retirement Planning Essentials

Whatever you plan for your twilight years, one commonality is that most of us work hard for many years to secure a comfortable retirement so that we can life the lifestyle we’ve planned and not be a burden to our families as we get older. Life Insur..

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